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Skelmersdale Library events for the week commencing Monday 22nd July 2019

Get online with Learn My Way (Skelmersdale) #digiskills

Monday, 22 July 2019 from 10:00 – 12:00

Every Monday from 10am during term time only

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 uses 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 to.

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

 

Adult Scrabble Club (Skelmersdale)

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 from 10:30 – 11:30

Calling Adult Scrabble Players of all abilities! Come and enjoy a few games at our Scrabble Club!

Every Thursday from 10am, 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

 

Reading Cafe (Skelmersdale)

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 from 10:30 – 11:30

Enjoy browsing books along with puzzles, jigsaws, knitting, tea/coffee and biscuits, plus great company!

All age groups welcome.

Every Wednesday from 10.30am to 11.30am.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Craft Circle (Skelmersdale)

Thursday, 25 July 2019 from 14:00 – 15:30 at Skelmersdale Library every Thursday from 2pm

Come and enjoy yourself. Share your skill with other crafters or learn that craft you have always wanted to try. Have you that unfinished item that you want help with? Bring it a long. There are also knitting needles and wool available if needed.

This event is free, no ticket required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Toddler Rhyme Time (Skelmersdale)

Friday, 26 July 2019 from 10:00 – 10:30 at Skelmersdale Library every Friday from 10am – 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, 26 July 2019 from 10:45 – 11:15 at Skelmersdale Library every Friday from 10.45am – 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

 

Quiet Hour (Skelmersdale)

Saturday, 27 July 2019 from 09:00 – 10:00

We are pleased to welcome you to come along and enjoy a quiet hour in a calm environment while we make your visit as comfortable as possible. Browse the books, sit and read a story, or use our Public Computers and free WiFi as normal – with a little less noise than usual. During this time there will be no events planned, we will be muting our staff computers and dimming the lights slightly.

All welcome, no booking required.

For more information, please contact us

 

Children’s Saturday Club (Skelmersdale)

Saturday, 27 July 2019 from 10:30 – 11:30

Free Fun Quality Family Time! every Saturday from 10.30am

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

 

Litcraft ~ Minecraft comes to the Library (Skelmersdale) #Litcraft

Saturday, 27 July 2019 from 12:30 – 14:00

Minecraft arrives at Skelmersdale Library starting on Saturday 6th July 12.30-2.00pm for 4 weeks.
If you enjoy building worlds in Minecraft, then come along to Litcraft club to explore the magic of “Kensuke’s Kingdom” through the fabulous world of Minecraft.
Work with family or friends to complete new challenges each week, based on chapters of the book.

Litcraft uses the popular Minecraft gaming platform to build accurate scale models of maps from classic works of literature. It aims to re-engage children with literature and reading and makes the works accessible in entirely new ways.  Reading and writing are integrated with an immersive experience of the world of the book. Litcraft was developed by the Department of English Literature and Creative Writing at Lancaster University and being showcased at libraries all over Lancashire.

Free but advanced booking required.

For more information, please contact us

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