Library events for adults

Five Ways to Winter Wellness

Did you know about our ‘Five Ways to Winter Wellness’ campaign, providing free activities to support your wellbeing? Working in partnership with the community winter hubs initiative, many of the activities are being held in our local libraries.

View wellbeing activities on the Public Health Portal

Ascot Heath Library

Book group

Session details:

  • when - third Thursday of the month at 10am
  • cost - free (refreshments not currently available)

Drop in, no need to book. 

Knit and natter

Knit and natter is a great way to find new friends, share tips and enjoy some company. Prepare your yarn and needles, have a cuppa ready and get nattering.

Session details:

  • when - every first Thursday of the month from 10am to 12pm
  • cost - free (refreshments not currently available)

Drop in, no need to book.

Binfield Library

Book group

Session details:

  • when - last Monday of the month at 5:45pm
  • cost - free (refreshments not currently available)

Drop in, no need to book.

Knit and natter

Knit and natter is a great way to find new friends, share tips and enjoy some company. Prepare your yarn and needles, have a cuppa ready and get nattering.

Session details:

  • when:
    • first Monday of the month at 2pm
    • third Saturday of the month at 1:30pm
  • cost - free (refreshments are not currently available)

Contact Binfield Library to book your place.

Reminiscence group

Come along and remember together. You are welcome to bring photographs or other items to share with the group as part of the discussion.

Session details:

  • when - first and third Thursday of the month at 11am
  • cost - £1 (includes a cup of tea or coffee)

Drop in, no need to book.

Quiz Thursdays

Everyone is welcome. Our quiz is relaxed, sociable and a lot of fun.

Session details:

  • when - 11am on the second and fourth Thursday of each month
  • cost - £1

Drop in, no need to book.

Bracknell Library

Berkshire Family History Society drop-in

Are you struggling to research your family tree? The experts at Berkshire Family History Society can help. Bring your questions and get help with getting started. You may also find our local and family history page a useful resource.

Session details:

  • when - 2pm to 5pm on second Thursday of the month:
    • 9 February
    • 9 March
    • 13 April
    • 11 May
  • cost - free

Drop in, no need to book.

Chess club

Learn chess or get help to improve your game with Check Mates.

Session details:

  • when - every Friday from 10am to midday
  • cost - free

For more information and to book contact:

Colouring club for adults

A great way to relax and make new friends.

Session details:

  • when - every Tuesday 2pm to 4pm
  • cost - 50 pence

Bring your own mug for refreshments.

Knit and natter

Knit and natter is a great way to find new friends, share tips and enjoy some company. Prepare your yarn and needles, have a cuppa ready and get nattering.

Session details:

  • when - Mondays - 10am to midday
  • cost - free (50 pence for refreshments, bring your own mug)

Contact Bracknell Library to book your place.

National Careers Service (NCS) appointments

The NCS offers one-to-one appointments to help support you with careers information and advice. 

To book an appointment, contact the NCS by:

Tai Chi

Come and enjoy this excellent form of gentle exercise with many health benefits including relaxation, stress reduction and the promotion of good balance.

Session details:

  • when - two sessions every Tuesday at:
    • 10:30am to 11:30am 
    • 11:45am to 12:45am
  • cost - £5 (pay on the day with the exact money)

Contact Bracknell Library to book your place. You must book the first session and each subsequent session a week in advance.

Crowthorne Library

Seed swap on Saturday 18 February

Come along to our free seed swap. Bring your envelopes of unwanted or surplus seeds and pick up a packet of seed to take home. If you don't have any to bring you are still welcome. Keen gardeners will be on hand to help with advice on how to make the most of your free seeds. 

Session details:

  • when - Saturday 18 February at 6pm
  • cost - free

Drop in, no need to book.

Knit and natter

Knit and natter is a great way to find new friends, share tips and enjoy some company. Prepare your yarn and needles, have a cuppa ready and get nattering.

Session details:

  • when - Tuesdays from 2pm to 3:30pm
  • cost - £1 (if you would like tea or coffee, bring your own mug)

Library cards

We supply the cards and the choice of game is yours. 

Drop in and spend some time enjoying the company of other card sharks for a light hearted morning of fun. 

Session details:

  • when - Thursdays: 10:30am to midday
  • cost - £1 (if you would like tea or coffee, bring your own mug)

No gambling allowed. 

Chess club

Learn chess or get help to improve your game with Check Mates.

Session details:

  • when - every Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • cost - free

For more information and to book contact:

Scrabble

Session details:

  • when - every Friday from 2pm to 3.30pm
  • cost - £1 (if you would like tea or coffee, bring your own mug)

Contact Crowthorne Library to book your place.

Topics

A different topic will be discussed each month ranging from history, author visits and famous people. See in branch for month's topic.

Session details:

  • when - last Friday of the month 10:30am
  • cost - £1 

Book your place by contacting Crowthorne Library.

Harmans Water Library

Computer help drop-in

Pop into our computer help session. We can help you set up an email account, access websites and more.

  • when - Tuesdays, 10am to midday
  • cost - free

Drop in, no need to book.

Craft and natter

Bring your own craft and chat with fellow crafters in the community.

  • when - Tuesdays, 10:30am to 11:30am
  • cost - free to take part, 50 pence for refreshments

Drop in, no need to book.

Sandhurst Library

Brain gym

If you like any type of word or number puzzle, then this group is for you!

Session details:

  • when - first Thursday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am
  • cost - £1

Book your place by contacting Sandhurst Library.

Crafternoon

Are you a knitter, quilter or card maker? Do you enjoy embroidery or crochet? Whatever your hobby or passion bring it along and enjoy an afternoon with others.

Session details:

  • when - third Monday of the month from 2pm to 4pm
  • cost - £1 which includes refreshments (bring your own cup)

Drop in, no need to book.

Scrabble

Session details:

  • when - second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 10am to 11.30am
  • cost - £1 (if you would like tea or coffee, bring your own mug)

Book your place by contacting Sandhurst Library

Topics

A different topic will be discussed each month ranging from history, author visits and famous people. See in branch for month's topic.

Session details:

  • when - first Monday of the month from 2pm to 3pm 
  • cost - £1 

Book your place by contacting Sandhurst Library.

Whitegrove Library

Ben Kane author talk on Wednesday 22 February

Come and listen to Ben talk about the fascinating history behind his bestselling trilogy on one of Britain's most famous kings.

Session details:

  • when - Wednesday 22 February at 6pm
  • cost - £2

Contact Whitegrove Library to book your place.

Knit and natter

Knit and natter is a great way to find new friends, share tips and enjoy some company. Prepare your yarn and needles, have a cuppa ready and get nattering.

Session details:

  • when - every Monday at 2pm
  • cost - free (refreshments not currently available)

Drop in, no need to book. 

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