Regular Activities

EVENTS: what's on this month 

To reserve a place at events, where required, you can talk to staff, call 020 8274 5789 or email:  As other regular events get going again, such as the Crime & Thrillers book club, we will include details in future newsletters. 



READING OUT LOUD.  3.30pm--4.45pm, term-time only.  One-to-one reading sessions for  children aged 5 to 11; 20-minute sessions per child.  Booking essential; call library staff on 020-8274-5789.

Special: City Lit Presents Free Platinum Jubilee Creative Family Workshop

May 30th 10am - 12.30pm.

For parents/carers and children 3-10yrs. Come and take part in Jubilee themed activities Contact Hayley on 07810836811 or email  or just turn up to take part 


KIDDYRAMA, Brining Stories to Life 10.30am--11.15am.  Suitable for children of 0 to 5 years.  Theatrical Tuesdays are jam-packed with a story, drama, songs, movement and games.   Numbers are limited, so booking is essential.  For more information, see

RENDEZVOUS CLUB.  Tuesdays 1.30pm--3.30pm.  Weekly drop-in for over 50s.  Get together for tea, cake, quiz, talks, trips out and much more.  £2 a week to cover costs.  For details, talk to library staff or call Gilli on 0750 591 4348.​

BOOK CLUB.  The book club meet once a month in the library.  If you are interested in joining us please check with library staff for our next meeting date



KNIT & NATTER GROUP.  Meets from 11.00am--1.00pm

SCRABBLE GROUP.  Meets at 4.00pm on Thursdays.  All ages and abilities are welcome!  no booking required.

FALUN DAFA.  5.30pm--7.30pm on Thursdays.  This is a traditional Chinese qigong meditation practice.

Free Fitness Classes for the over 60's Thursdays 2-3pm

Bookings via eventbrite or call Library 02082745789


KIDDIRAMA, Bringing Stories to Life Friday sessions run in term time only

  • 10.00am -- 10.45am for those aged 18 months to 5 years;

  • 11.00am -- 11.45am for those aged 0 to 18 months.

Numbers are limited so booking is essential.For more information, see

WEST BARNES BRUSHSTROKES – Adult watercolour group.  1.00pm -- 3.00pm.  Come and enjoy!  No experience necessary, but please bring your own materials.  

Book via or call library staff for more information or to book a place on 020 8 274 5789.

NB:This is a social group not a teaching class

HOMEWORK CLUB FOR AGES 5-11,  4.00pm -- 5.00pm.  Free homework help during term-time, with volunteers.  Book via Eventbrite (  Parental supervision is required.


SEND: West Barnes Sensory Library 'Stay and Play'.  8.45am--9.30am, every fourth Saturday.  booking essential, via

CHILDREN'S CRAFT HOUR.  May 28th Royal Crafts Jubilee special 2.00pm--3.00pm, Saturdays.  Join in the fun and let's get crafty!  For children aged 4 to 11.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking via Eventbrite. or contact staff on 02082745789

Free Yoga Class Saturdays 10am Please bring your own mat Booking via Eventbrite. or contact staff on 02082745789






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