Library events for adults

Online book group

Join our online book group on Zoom to meet up with other people who enjoy reading and discussing books through online chat. New members always welcome.

When: Thursday 13 October at 7pm

We will be talking about the novel ‘Nemesis' by Rory Clements, a spy and political thriller set in the second world war.

Copies of the book can borrowed from your local Bracknell Forest Library. You can check locations on our library catalogue

Book: email bracknell.library@bracknell-forest.gov.uk to book a place and if you need to you can also request a copy of the book. 

Book your place on Eventbrite.

If you have already booked for any of the previous sessions and given your consent to be notified of future discussions via email, there is no need to book again.

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)

Please contact Binfield Library to book your place.

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 every month (next sessions are 13 October, 10 November, 8 December, 12 January and 9 February)
  • cost - free

Drop in, no need to book.

Book group (New)

Share your love of reading!

We are looking for new members to restart our book group at Bracknell Library.

Come along to an introductory session to find out more and meet up with other people who enjoy reading. We'll chat about what we've been reading recently. Please bring along your recommended reads.

Just drop in, no need to book.

  • when - Friday 7 October at 2pm

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

Please 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)

Please contact Bracknell Library to book your place.

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)

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

Crowthorne Library

Brain gym

If you like word or number puzzles, this is the group for you! Numbers will be limited so pre-booking is essential. 

Session details:

  • when - last Thursday of the month from 2pm to 3pm
  • cost - £1 to be paid when booking

Contact Crowthorne Library to book your place.

Keep calm and meditate

Session details:

  • when - every other Friday from 3pm to 4pm, starting 29 April
  • cost - £5 payable in cash

Booking is essential.  To book, contact Crowthorne Library.

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 please bring your own mug)

Scrabble

Session details:

  • when - every other Friday from 2pm to 3.30pm
  • cost - £1 (if you would like tea or coffee please 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

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

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 please 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

Film group

Session details:

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

Drop in, no need to book. 

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