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Library events for young people this May half term

Library events for young people this May half term

13 May 2016
Photo of a father and child reading in the library

Children’s Chess Club

For young people aged eight-year-old and above at Woodley Library on Thursday 2 June from 3.30pm to 5pm. Places must be booked by calling (0118) 969 0304.

 

Children's Writing Group

Share your ideas and take part in some fun writing exercises at Maiden Erlegh Library on Saturday 4 June from 10.15am to 11am. For children aged nine to 12-years-old. Places must be booked by calling 0118 966 6630.

 

Craft Time

Fun Knights and princesses themed craft session for children aged two to five-years-old at Finchampstead Library on Friday 3 June from 11.30am to noon. £1 charge, Just drop-in!


Elmer Day Storytime

Celebrate Elmer Day with a story and colouring activity, just drop in!

  • Maiden Erlegh Library on Saturday 28 May from 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Woodley Library on Saturday 28 May from 11am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library on Saturday 28 May from 11am to 11.30am


Explore Learning

Free session with Explore Learning, places must be booked.

  • Alice in Wonderland for children aged six to seven-years-old at Lower Earley Library on Friday 3 June
  • Captain Underpants for children aged eight to nine-years-old at Lower Earley on Friday 3 June from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • A Day at the Zoo for children aged five to six-years-old at Woodley Library on  Wednesday 1 June from 9.15am to 10.15am
  • Groovy Greeks for children aged eight to 10-years-old at Woodley Library on Wednesday 1 June from 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Gruffalo for children 
  • Tracey Beaker for children aged eight to 10-years-old at Wokingham Library on Tuesday 31 May from 9.30am to 10.30am


Get Arty

Come and make some royal crowns, paper chains and decorate a card to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Fun arts and crafts fun for children aged five and over. £1.50 charge, just drop in!

  • Finchampstead Library on Tuesday 31 May from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
  • Wokingham Library on Thursday 2 June from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Woodley Library on Thursday 2 June from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Lower Earley Library on Thursday 2 June from 11am to 12noon
  • Maiden Erlegh Library on Thursday 2 June from 3pm to 4pm


Life Bugs Story Session

Come and meet author Tina Stubbs and meet the Little Bugs at Woodley Library on Wednesday 1 June from 2pm to 2.45pm. Fun story session with activities, for children aged seven and under. Places must be booked by calling (0118) 969 0304. 


Meet the Creatures

Activity morning from the Rangers from Dinton Pastures for under 12's at Wokingham Library on Saturday 28 May from 10.30am to 11.30am. £1 charge , just drop-in!

 

Poppy’s Place with Katrina Charman

Come and meet the author of the Poppy’s Place series, Katrina Charman at Wokingham Library on Wednesday 1 June from 10.30am to 11.30am. Katrina will read some of her fantastic stories and you can also make your own version of Poppy the cat to take home. For children aged seven to 11-years-old. Books will be available for sale and signed. Places must be booked by calling (0118) 978 1368.

 

Reading therapy dog talk

Come and meet pets as therapy dog Kali and hear from her owner about the work that she carries out, followed by a fun collage a dog craft activity at Wokingham Library on Friday 3 June from 10.30am to 11.30am. £1 charge, for children aged six to 10-years-old. Places must be booked by calling (0118) 978 1368.


Rhymetime

Rhymes for under fives and their parents, just drop-in to Spencers Wood Library on Thursday 2 June from 10.15am to 10.45am.

 

Sand Art

Just drop in and create a sand art picture at Woodley Library on Friday 3 June from 11am to 12noon. £3 per picture, for children aged four to 11-years-old.

 

Saturday Storytime

Stories, rhymes and crafts for parents and children. Just drop-in to Wargrave Library on Saturday 4 June from 10.30am to 11am.

 

Spiral Workshop

Come and create your own spiral mobile, which you can paint and decorate. All materials are supplied. For children aged seven to 12-years-old. £5 charge, places must be booked by calling the relevant library.

  • Woodley Library on Tuesday 31 May from 10am to 11.30am
  • Wokingham Library on Thursday 2 June from 2pm to 3.30pm

 

Storytime

Stories, rhymes and crafts for parents and children aged five years old and under. Free, just drop in!

  • Wokingham Library on Tuesday 31 May from 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Winnersh Library on Wednesday 1June from 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Finchampstead Library on Friday 3 June from 11am to 11.30am


All libraries will have activity tables for children with word searches and colouring sheets. There is also a selection of books, audio books and DVDs for you to borrow.

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