There’s plenty on offer for young people this summer at Wokingham Borough libraries.
Come and learn about different artists with creative activity. For children aged 7 to 11 years old. £2 charge per session.
Winnersh Library: Saturday July 28, 1pm to 2pm, Saturday August 11, 1pm to 2pm, and Saturday August 18, 1pm to 2pm.
Baby Mindful Taster Session
Each class is based around a traditional nursery rhyme incorporating a range of activities which will gently simulate and calm your baby whilst supporting their normal development. For adults and babies up to six months.
Wokingham Library: Monday August 6, 11am to 12noon
Woodley Library: Monday August 13, 11am to 12noon
Children’s Games Afternoon
Selection of board games and puzzles for children
Winnersh Library: every Tuesday and Thursday, 2pm to 4pm
Children’s Chess Club
For young people aged 8 years old and over.
Woodley Library: Thursday August 2, 3.30pm to 5pm
Creative Writing Workshops for Teens
A full day workshop session for teens with Igniting Writing. £5 charge.
Wokingham Library: Saturday July 28, 10.30am to 3pm, and Saturday August 4, 10.30am to 3pm
Explore Learning – Put a spring in your step
Children can jump straight into this comprehension workshop and learn some fantastic skills that they can apply to any text they read. For children aged seven to nine.
Lower Earley Library: Friday August 10, 10.45 to 11.45am
Twyford Library: Tuesday August 14, 10.45 to 11.45am
Wokingham Library: Thursday August 16, 10.45 to 11.45am
Woodley Library: Tuesday August 21, 10.45 to 11.45am
Family Learning Puppet Crafts
Try different forms of puppet making and learn to help your children develop their storytelling skills. For families with children aged 4 and over. £5 charge. Book via adult and community learning team on (0118) 974 3797 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wokingham Library: Thursday July 26, 10am to 12noon
Finchampstead Library: Thursday July 26, 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Family Learning with Lego
Hands on session for parents to discover how you can help your child to explore basic maths such as symmetry, bar charts and fractions –whilst playing with Lego. For families with children aged 5-7 years. £5 charge. Book via Adult and Community Learning Team on (0118) 974 3797 or email: email@example.com
Wokingham Library: Monday July 30, 10am to 12noon and
Guide Dogs Morning
Just drop into learn and meet guide dogs and their owners. Take part in some fun activities.
Wokingham Library: Monday July 30, 10am to 12noon
Greek Myth - Eros and Psyche - Summer Theatre Show
Suitable for children aged 5 and over, £5 charge per person.
Woodley Library: Monday August 6, 2.30 to 3.30pm
Energising, stimulating & connecting through music, Come and join us for some musical fun with singing, laughing and dancing. Free taster session.
Lower Earley Library: Thursday July 26, 10am
Woodley Library: Thursday on August 30, 10am
Themed Lego building session, for children aged 5 to 10 years old. £1 charge.
Wargrave Library: Monday July 30, 2pm to 2.45pm and 3.15pm to 4pm
Winnersh Library: Wednesday August 1, 2pm to 2.45pm and 3.15pm to 4pm
Twyford Library: Monday August 13, 2.15pm to 3pm and 3.30pm to 4.15pm
Spencers Wood Library: Tuesday August 14, 2.45pm to 3.30pm and 4pm to 4.45pm
Mischief Makers Activity Session
Activity session for children aged 12 and under. £2 charge
Twyford Library: Tuesday July 31, 10.45am to 11.45am
Finchampstead Library: Wednesday August 1, 10.30am to 11.30am and August 8, 3pm to 4pm
Spencers Wood Library: Thursday August 9, 10.30am to 11.30am
Winnersh Library: Friday August 10, 11am to 12noon
Arborfield Library: Monday August 13, 3pm to 3.45pm
Wargrave Library: Wednesday August 15, 10.45 to 11.45am
Mischief Makers Volunteer Activity Sessions
Talk about your Summer Reading Challenge books, storytelling and other fun activities with our Summer Reading Challenge volunteers. Just drop in!
Wokingham Library: Monday July 30, August 6, 13 and 20, 2.15 to 3.45pm and Wednesday August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10.45am to 12.15om
Lower Earley Library: Tuesday July 31, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2.15 to 3.45pm, and Thursday August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10.45am to 12.15pm
Woodley Library: Wednesday August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2.15pm to 3.45pm and Friday August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 10.45am to 12.15pm
Just drop in and create a sand art picture with Kids Bee Happy with Maddi. £4 per picture, for children aged 4 to 11 years old.
Wokingham Library: Monday August 20, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Lower Earley Library: Tuesday August 21, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Woodley Library: Wednesday August 22, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Summer read along with ABC to read
Bring along your summer reading challenge books and discuss or read your books with a trained ABC to read volunteer.
Wokingham Library: Monday July 30 from 2.15 to 3.45pm
Woodley Library: Friday July 27 from 10.45am to 12.15pm
Storytime with Healthwatch Wokingham
Come and hear a story and find out about Healthwatch Wokingham. For children age 8 and under, just drop in!
Wokingham Library: Tuesday July 24, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Woodley Library: Monday July 30, 11am to 12noon
Lower Earley Library: Tuesday August 14, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Finchampstead Library: Monday August 20, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Spinning Stories Event
Come and spin the wheel and take part in stories and craft with books written by author Julia Donaldson. For children aged 7 and under, £1 charge
Arborfield Library: Monday August 13, 2pm to 2.45pm
Wargrave Library: Monday August 20, 11am to 11.45am
Winnersh Library: Wednesday August 22, 11am to 11.45am
Spencers Wood Library: Thursday August 23, 11am to 11.45am
Finchampstead Library: Friday August 24, 11am to 11.45am
Twyford Library: Friday August 31, 11am to 11.45am
YA Book Drop at Wokingham Library
Check out the latest YA books we have in the library for you to borrow. Leave a book review for the board or try one of the weekly challenges. For 11 to 16 year olds, just drop in!
Wokingham Library: Thursday July 26, 2pm to 4pm
All events marked with an * must be booked, please call the library involved. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information regarding an event, please contact the host library:
• Finchampstead Library (0118) 908 8176
• Wargrave Library (0118) 940 4656
• Lower Earley Library (0118) 931 2150
• Winnersh Library (0118) 979 7519
• Wokingham Library (0118) 978 1368
• Spencers Wood Library (0118) 988 4771
• Woodley Library (0118) 969 0304
• Twyford Library (0118) 934 0800