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Skelmersdale Library events for the week commencing Monday 20th August 2018

Summer Lego Club (Skelmersdale)

Monday, 20 August 2018 from 14:00 – 15:00

Family Lego Club.

Lots of Lego, lots of fun! Come and join us for an afternoon of building and creating, all you need to bring is your imagination.

Every Monday during the summer holidays from 2pm to 3pm

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Bookhouse Games Café (Skelmersdale)

Tuesday, 21 August 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 #workclub

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 from 13:45 – 16:15 at Skelmersdale Library every Tuesday 1.45pm – 4.15pm.

Work Clubs are two and 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, but booking is required.

Book your place now. 

For more details contact Lancashire Adult Learning.

 

Bookhouse Reading Café (Skelmersdale) #LancsLibRG

Wednesday, 22 August 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

 

Fun Reading SCART Club (Skelmersdale) #SCARTclub #LancsRJ

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 from 14:00 – 15:00

Lancashire Reading Journey presents…. The SCART Club

Celebrate our Summer Reading Programme with a fun Reading and craft activity. Don’t forget your SCART booklet!

Lancashire Libraries have launched their Summer Reading programme for 2018. This year the scheme is called The SCART Club and children will be invited to sign up at any Lancashire Library, for free.
SCART Club stands for Science, Culture, Active, Reading and Technology and 11 new characters have been created as members of the club; 10 boys and girls and the club’s mascot Scart Squirrel. Children from 5 – 12 years old are invited to come and discover these new characters by taking on the challenge at their local library.

Upon sign up each child will be presented with a task booklet, an A4 wallet and a blank name label for them to personalise.
There’ll be lots of activities taking place across all our libraries over the summer weeks, plus plenty of ideas to keep you entertained. So make sure you visit from the 30th June and start your Reading Journey!

Free – advanced booking required. Tickets available from the library only.

For more information, please contact us

 

Crafts and Chat (Skelmersdale)

Thursday, 23 August 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, 24 August 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, 24 August 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

 

Children’s Saturday Club (Skelmersdale)

Saturday, 25 August 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

 

Teen Reading and Writing Group (Skelmersdale) #LancsLibRG

Saturday, 25 August 2018 from 14:15 – 15:15

Are you between the ages of 11-18 and an avid reader? Then this reading group might be for you!
Bring your thoughts about your favourite books to the group, where like-minded people can share ideas and have a friendly discussion about the types of books they have been reading.
Are you also into writing? Feel free to share your work or simply just get some inspiration!

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

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