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Library events

Ascot Heath Library

History group

History discussion group for adults.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p for refreshments

When: 10:30am every Monday

Singing together

Drop in session to join in singing with the Willows Children's Centre.

No booking.

Cost: free

When: 2:15pm every Monday

Binfield Library

Book group (drop-in)

When: 5:45pm on the last Monday of the month.

Bounce & rhyme

Songs and fun for pre-school children.

Refreshments provided.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 9:30am every Thursday during term time

Bounce & rhyme crafts

A simple craft activity especially for pre-schoolers.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 10am every Thursday during term time.

Brain gym

Adults’ fun way to exercise your mind.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 11am on the second Thursday of the month.

Coffee morning

Come and meet others for a coffee and a natter.

Cost: 

When: 11am, last Thursday of the month.

Crafts for kids (after school)

Aimed at primary school children 5 to 10 years old.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 3:30pm every Tuesday.

Film group

DVD discussion group for adults.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p for refreshments

When: 2:30pm on the third Tuesday of the month

Knit and natter

Knitting /crocheting session suitable for all ages. Refreshments provided.

When: 2pm on the first Monday of the month and 1:30pm on the third Saturday of the month.

LEGO

We'll supply the bricks, you bring the ideas!

Cost: free

When: 3:30pm on the first Monday of the month.

Rummikub

When: 2pm on the last Friday of the month.

Saturday quiz

When: 2pm on the first Saturday of the month.

Birch Hill Library

Adult book groups

Cost: 50p

When: 1pm to 2pm on the second Thursday of the month or 5:45pm to 6:45pm on the first Friday of the month.

Bounce & rhyme (self run)

No booking required.

When: 10:15am to 10:30am every Tuesday.

Kids’ games club

Cost: 50p

When: 3:30pm to 4:15pm every Monday.

Storytime

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10.30am to 10.50am on every Tuesday.

Bracknell Library

Colouring club for adults

Come and join a relaxing morning of colouring and coffee. Some materials provided.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 10:30am to midday every Friday.

Chess club

Following on from a previous course, a weekly session for those who want to continue playing chess.

Booking required.

Cost: free

When: 1:30pm to 3:30pm every Friday.

Book club for adults

An informal group reviewing a different title each month.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 1:30pm on the first Friday of the month.

LEGO club

We'll supply the bricks, you bring the ideas!

No booking required.

Cost: 50p per child

When: 4pm to 6pm every Friday.

Children’s LEGO and card games club

Let’s get building and playing! For ages 5 to 10.

Booking required.

Cost: free

When: 10:30am to 11:30am every Saturday during term time only.

Code club

Booking required.

Cost: free

When: 10am to 11am every Saturday during term time only.

Careers advice

Bookable free sessions for adults provided by the National Careers Service. Independent professional advice on careers, skills and the labour market.

Booking required - to book call 0333 006 2966 or email ncs@adviza.org.uk

Cost: free

When: 9:30am to midday every Tuesday.

Job club

Drop in session for anyone needing help with applying for jobs or producing a CV.

No booking required.

Cost: free

When: 9:30am to midday every Tuesday.

Little Buddies

Open to all, join us for singing, stories and crafts.

No booking required.

Cost: £1.20

When: 10:30am to 11:30am every Tuesday.

Reminiscence session

Come and share coffee, memories and a few laughs with our friendly group. A different discussion topic each month.

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10:30am on the last Tuesday of the month.

Tai Chi

Reduce stress and improve posture with our weekly Tai Chi sessions.

Booking required.

Cost: £3

When: 11:45am to 12:45pm and 1pm to 2pm every Tuesday.

Family history drop in

Need help researching your family tree? Drop in to our friendly session with advice given by members of the Berkshire Family History Society.

No booking required.

Cost: donation to BFHS

When: 2pm to 5pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Sewing and quilting group

Novice or experienced quilters welcome. Come along with your current project and share tips, ideas and a cup of tea!

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 2pm to 4pm on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

Crowthorne Library

German conversation

Brush up on your German! Some knowledge of the language is required.

Cost: £1 charge including tea/coffee.

When: 10.30am to 11.30 am on the first Wednesday of month.

Reminiscences

A relaxed and friendly group remembers times past and shares an interest in local history.

No booking required.

Cost: £1 including tea/coffee.

When: 10:30am to midday on the fourth Friday of each month.

Keep calm and meditate

Take an hour out of your busy schedule to find some inner peace.

No booking required.

Cost: £3 charge including tea/coffee.

When: 1:30pm to 2:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month.

Carers' coffee morning

Coffee morning for carers and those they care for.

Cost: 50p for tea/coffee.

When: 10am to 11:30am on the second Friday of each month.

Creative writing group

Share ideas and give feedback on creative writing

Cost: £1 including tea/coffee

When: 2:15pm to 3:30pm on the 2nd Friday of each month

Parish councillors' surgery

Residents' opportunity to raise any concerns/questions with a local councillor.

When: 11am to 12am on the first Saturday of each month.

Bounce & rhyme

Songs and rhymes for children up to the age of 2.

Cost: 50p per child.

When: 9:30am to 10:15am every other Monday and every Tuesday.

Crowthorne clickers

Knitting and crochet group for all levels.

Cost: £1 including tea/coffee.

When: 2pm to 3.30pm every Tuesday.

Little stickers

Themed event for pre-schoolers, including a craft activity.

Booking required.

Cost: £1.20

When: 9:30am to 10:30am on every Wednesday.

Library chess

Drop in opportunity to play chess with others.

When: 4pm to 5pm every Thursday.

Adult colouring

Latest way to relieve stress - colouring sheets available.

Cost: 50p for tea/coffee, 25p for colouring sheet.

When: 10:30am to 11:30am every Wednesday.

Tai Chi - beginner

Beginner level for those new to Tai Chi. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Cost: £3

When: 12pm to 12:45pm every Friday.

Tai Chi - intermediate

Intermediate level for those who have attended previous classes at the library or done Tai Chi before.

Booking required.

Cost: £3

When: 1:15pm to 2:15pm every Friday.

Great Hollands Library

Adult camera club

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: first Thursday of the month from 11am to midday.

Bounce & rhyme

For toddlers.

Cost: 50p

When: 10am to 10:45am every Friday.

Building blocks club

For children.

Cost: free

When:  5:30pm to 6:30pm every Wednesday.

Kids Quiz and Puzzle Club

For children.

Cost: 50p

When: 3:15pm to 4pm every Friday.

Harmans Water Library

Bounce & rhyme (sometimes self-run)

This time is allocated for parents and guardians to lead their children in song and dance.  Recorded music and instruments provided.

No booking required.

When: 10am, every Monday

Colouring for adults

Adult colouring group. Templates and pencils provided.

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10am on the last Tuesday of the month.

Crochet & chat

A practical session with refreshments.

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 2pm every Thursday.

Children’s craft session

All ages welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

No booking required.

Cost: £1.20

When: 3:15 pm every Thursday.

Reminiscences

Sharing and listening to each other's memories of a monthly topic.

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10am on the penultimate Thursday of each month.

Book club

Reviewing a brand new title or classic of the month.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10am on the last Thursday of each month.

Sandhurst Library

Brain gym

Give your brain cells a workout.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 10:30am on the first Thursday of the month.

Bounce & rhyme

Songs and rhymes for 0 to 2 year olds.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 9:30am every Friday.

Knit & natter

Come and join fellow knitters for a natter.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 2pm on the first Saturday of the month

Scrabble

Popular board game.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 10:30am on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Food club

Come and discuss topics and people relating to food.

No booking required.

Cost: £1

When: 10:15am on the second Friday of the month.

Tots time

Storytelling, craft and songs for 2 to 4 year olds.

Cost: £1

When: 9:30am, every Monday.

Film club

We share our opinions of this month's chosen DVD.

Cost: free

When: 2pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Coffee morning

Drop in for coffee and chat.

Cost: £1

When: 10am on the last Friday of each month. Please note that this will run on 23 March.

Quilting

Cost: £1

When: 10am on the third Tuesday of the month.

Whitegrove Library

Knits of the Round Table (currently full)

Practical session with refreshments.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 2pm on alternate Mondays.

French conversation

Any levels welcome.

No booking required.

When: 10:30am on the third Monday of every month.

Film club (currently full)

Monthly discussion of a chosen DVD.

Booking required.

When: 2pm on the last Tuesday of the month.

Whitegrove Library book club (currently full)

Monthly meetings on a chosen text.

Booking required.

When: 10:30am on the second Wednesday of the month.

Bounce & rhyme

Music, action rhymes and stories for 2 to 4 year olds.

No booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 10am every Wednesday during term time only.

Children's craft session

Children are taught how to make sometimes complex but always fun crafts.

No booking required.

Cost: £1.20

When: 3:45pm every Wednesday during term time only.

Reminiscences

Listen and share memories.

No booking required.

When: 10am on the first Thursday of every month.

Friday book group

Discover and discuss books.

Booking required.

Cost: 50p

When: 11am on the third Friday of each month.

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