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Skelmersdale Library events for the week commencing Monday 9th December 2019

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Get online with Learn My Way (Skelmersdale) #digiskills

 

Monday 9th December

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

 

Installation of ILLUME artworks (Skelmersdale)

 

Monday 9th December

These artworks are a public exhibition and are just one element of a collaborative arts project delivered by artists from Glassball from 2017-2019.
Other artworks include; the ADF audio work in collaboration with musician Simon Tong, West Lancs College students, SHARES Pupil Parliament and residents; Alternative Futures intervention on Pimbo Industrial Estate, and New Town Reclaimed in collaboration with artist Andre Stitt and residents.

All welcome, no booking required.

This is a non-bookable event, don’t get a ticket, just turn up on the day.

For more information, please contact us

 

Little Explorers – Storytime with Stay and Play (Skelmersdale)

 

Tuesday 10th December

Join us for simple stories aimed at very young children, followed by a play session with jigsaws and building blocks, plus time for mums and carers to chat.

Every Tuesday from 10am to 11am, term time only.

Accompanied pre-school children welcome, no booking required.

This is a non-bookable event, don’t get a ticket, just turn up on the day.

Please note, you do not need tickets for this event. Registering for a ticket will not guarantee you a place and no updates about the event will be emailed to you.

For more information, please contact us

 

How to make a pin cushion (Skelmersdale) #LancsLearning

 

Tuesday 10th December

In this course you will learn how to make a pin cushion to take home.
• Choose from fabric provided by the teacher or bring your own
• Learn how to make professional-looking pin cushions – ideal for those with little or no sewing skills.

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

Book your place now.

For more information, please contact Lancashire Adult Learning.

 

Adult Scrabble Club (Skelmersdale)

 

Wednesday 11th December

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

Every Wednesday 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 11th December

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 12th December

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

 

Baby Bounce and Rhyme (Skelmersdale)

 

Friday 13th December

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

 

Toddler Rhyme Time (Skelmersdale)

 

Friday 13th December

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

 

Children’s Saturday Club (Skelmersdale)

 

Saturday 14th December

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

 

Lego Master Builders (Skelmersdale)

 

Saturday 14th December

Calling all Lego master builders come and get creative at Skelmersdale Library every Saturday during term time 2:00pm till 3:30pm.
Drop in for a while or stay and join in the fun! Children aged 5-12 welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required.

This is a non-bookable event, don’t get a ticket, just turn up on the day.

Please note, you do not need tickets for this event. Registering for a ticket will not guarantee you a place and no updates about the event will be emailed to you.

For more information, please contact us

 

Quiet Hour (Skelmersdale)

 

Saturday 14th December

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

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