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Skelmersdale Library events for the week commencing Monday 4th June 2018

Get online with Learn My Way (Skelmersdale) #digiskills

Monday, 4 June 2018 from 10:00 – 12:00 at Skelmersdale Library every week

Free 6 week course at your local Library

Free help to get online and learn a number of different skills which could include, using the mouse and keyboard, searching the web safely, applying for jobs completing on-line forms, using email, finding free entertainment, follow your hobbies, using public services and your library online.

These courses use the short Learn My Way online modules that you choose to meet your requirements with 1:1 support from library staff, Lancashire Adult Learning and volunteers. The courses are self-directed and interactive and allows people to progress at their own pace with support.  You can also bring your tablet or laptop along and access this course using the Library’s free Wi-Fi.  Once you have enrolled, if you have a computer at home you can access the modules in your own time.

We provide bite-size courses and one to one help. It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, it doesn’t matter if you’ve never used a computer, we can help you! There are also follow on courses you can access if you wish too.

This is a free event, but places are limited, so advance booking is essential

This is a 6 week course of 2 hour sessions. Please ensure you can attend all sessions before registering.

For more information, please contact us

 

Improve your Self-esteem through Art (Skelmersdale) #LancsLearning

Monday, 4 June 2018 from 13:30 – 15:30

This short 2 week course aims to further explore how art can be used as a tool to build confidence and raise self-esteem. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with a range of mediums and reflect on the benefits they have felt to both their physical and mental health.

This 2 week course is on Monday 4th & 11th June, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

This event is free to all adults over 19, but booking is required.

Book your place now.

 

Reading Group (Skelmersdale) #LancsLibRG

Monday, 4 June 2018 from 14:00 – 16:00 at Skelmersdale Library every month

Why not come along and join in with this informal and friendly group where we read and discuss a lively mix of books? A reading group is a great way of sharing the love of reading and inspiring you to try something different.

Lancashire Library provides set of books to readings groups large and small, for all ages, throughout Lancashire for extended loan periods and you can choose a title every month. See our Reading Groups page for details.

This event is free, no ticket required, just drop in.

You might also be interested in…. You’ll find a Shared Reading Group in many of our Libraries. A friendly, comfortable group, where we read to you this is peculiarly suitable for people who aren’t ‘big readers’.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Bookhouse Games Café (Skelmersdale)

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 from 10:30 – 14:00 at Skelmersdale Library every week

The Bookhouse Games Café is an exciting new event for people who want to unwind and play a variety of board games in a relaxed and friendly environment. We offer a whole range of different board games that anyone can wander in and play, with our recommendations if you don’t know what you want to do. Whether you’re a board game expert or just looking for a laugh, come in and try your hand at a new game!

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Work Club (Skelmersdale) #LancsLearning

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 from 13:45 – 16:15 at Skelmersdale Library every Tuesday.

Work Clubs are two & a half hour sessions for up to six weeks for people who are actively seeking a job. You will get help and advice with covering letters and application forms and will be advised about relevant training opportunities and courses. We will show you how to use Find a job to search and apply for the latest jobs locally, nationally and abroad.

This session is free. Open to all adults over 19.

Book your place now. 

For more details contact Lancashire Adult Learning.

 

Relax your Mind, Relax your Body (Skelmersdale) #LancsLearning

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 from 09:30 – 11:30

This short 2 week course aims to raise awareness of the importance of relaxing your mind as well as your body.
Many people have very busy lives with work, family, friends and general commitments, but often don’t take the time needed to relax.
During this course you will learn some techniques to help you relax and you will create a personal action plan to help you to put this new knowledge into practice.

This 2 week course is on Wednesday 6th & 13th June, 9.30am to 11.30am.

This event is free to all adults over 19, but booking is required.

Book your place now.

 

Bookhouse Reading Café (Skelmersdale) #LancsLibRG

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 from 10:30 – 11:30 at Skelmersdale Library every week

The Bookhouse Reading Café is a great way to spread your love of reading in a relaxed space, with a cup of coffee in one hand and a book in another! Come for a friendly chat about your favourite books and authors, and maybe come away with a new list of things to read.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Lego Club for Adults (Skelmersdale)

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 from 10:30 – 12:00

Lego isn’t just for children – join us on Wednesdays for some therapeutic building and crafting, and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while you’re at it!

On Wednesday every week from 10.30am to 12 noon, term time only.

This event is free, no ticket required.

Please note this event is only held during school term times

For more information, please contact us

 

Crafts and Chat (Skelmersdale)

Thursday, 7 June 2018 from 14:00 – 16:00 at Skelmersdale Library every week

Come along to meet, chat and share ideas with an informal group of people who enjoy their own crafts. Bring along your UFO s (UnFinished Objects) for this community craft event. Refreshments will be provided.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Toddler Rhyme Time (Skelmersdale)

Friday, 8 June 2018 from 10:00 – 10:30 at Skelmersdale Library every week – term time only

Sing-along songs and rhymes with movement and actions for pre-school children from around 18 months upwards. Rhyming is more than just fun, it actually helps young children make connections between sounds and words, encouraging their language development plus the actions help develop motor skills. It will keep your toddler entertained and engaged in learning!

You might also be interested in…many of our libraries also hold regular Story Time sessions for pre-school and Baby Bounce and Rhyme.

This event is free, no ticket required.

Term time only.

For more information, please contact us

 

Baby Bounce and Rhyme (Skelmersdale)

Friday, 8 June 2018 from 10:45 – 11:15 at Skelmersdale Library every week – Term time only

Enjoy lively sing-along songs, gentle movements and rhymes with your baby, plus meet and chat with other parents and carers. Suitable for babies up to around 18 months of age.

You might also be interested in…many of our libraries also hold regular Toddler Rhyme Time and Story Time sessions for slightly older children

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Bookstart Bird Boogie Story and Rhymetime (Skelmersdale)

Friday, 8 June 2018 from 10:45 – 11:15

We are celebrating National Bookstart week with a Bookstart Bird Boogie story and rhymetime session. Collect and keep your very own copy of A Busy Day for Birds.

Pre-school children.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Children’s Saturday Club (Skelmersdale)

Saturday, 9 June 2018 from 10:30 – 11:30

Free Fun Quality Family Time!

Each session is different, drop in and join other families and friends as we make, do, and explore books together.

This event is free, no ticket required. For more information, please contact us

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