Regular Activities

What's on at West Barnes Library

We are sorry that all activities are cancelled until further notice

March Activities
To reserve a place where required, or talk to staff, call 020 8274 5789 or


Reading Out Loud.   4.00 -- 5.30 pm.  1:1 reading sessions for children aged 6+ . Term-time only. Booking essential.
Scrabble club .   5.00 -- 6.00 pm.  Come and join us every Monday - all ages and abilities welcome!  No booking required.

Talk English Conversation Cafe 1-2pm  Improve your spoken English and make new friends. No need to book, just come along and join in the conversation

Spanish Classes for Beginners 5.30-6.45. Informal sessions suitable for complete beginners No need to book


Kiddirama Tots.  First and second Tuesday of the month (and term-time) only, 10.00 -- 11.00 am.  Jam-packed with stories, drama, songs, movement and games.  0--5 year olds, £1.50 per child. For more info visit or email: text: 07542 170604. Please note no session the 3rd Tuesday of the month

Author Event 17th March 7.30pm Nordic Noir has been cancelled due to illness
Local History Talk  17th March. 10.30 am -- 12 noon. Wimbledon in Sporting Heritage: A talk about Wimbledon AFC fantastic heritage.Free admission Refreshments provided; no booking required. 

Rendezvous Club.  1.30 -- 3.30 pm.  Weekly drop-in for over 55s. 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

020 8543 1781.​


Knit & Natter.   11.00am--1.00pm.  Bring your knitting or crochet. We are a small group of regular knitters. We also knit items for various charities or for sale to raise money for them. Last year we knitted outfits for the 'Fish & Chips' babies in Africa, hats and scarves for the homeless, and twiddle muffs for dementia sufferers.  Free tea or coffee provided.

World Book Day Just drop in

Come and join in  at the library a book display, puzzles and colouring activities
Falun Dafa. Thursdays 5.30 -- 6.30 pm.  Falun Dafa or Falun Gong is a traditional Chinese qigong meditation practice to improve mind and body, with simple easy to learn exercises for all ages and abilities.  No booking required.

First Aid Training Information Stand, March 5th 4-5pm The British Red Cross will be in the library with information on First Aid Training for Young Adults



Fabulous Fridays!   10.00 -- 10.45 am. 'MAKE MOVE & MELODY TIME' followed by BOOK TIME.  Go wild on Fridays as we tell stories, and sing familiar rhymes and songs.  For 18 months--5 yr olds (babies are welcome). 11.00 -- 11.45 am.

 'Rock Rhyme & Rhythm Time' Have fun on Fridays as we go on a journey singing, rhyming and rocking (followed by BOOK TIME, when we read, play, chat and chill); for 0--18 months (older children are welcome).  Term time only.  £1.50 per child.

Homework Club 4-5pm (term time only) Help with homework. ages 5-11  drop in session

Ancestry Online March 20th 2-3.30pm Learn how to use  the Ancestry website and discover your family roots. Limited spaces booking essential.




Colour & Chat. 2.00 -- 4.00 pm.  Relax, unwind and join the new colouring craze.


Activities for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Stay & Play Toy Time: Second Saturday of each month, 9-10am. For children aged 3+
Karate: Third Saturday of each month, 9-10am.  For children aged 6+
Bookings must be made 2 days in advance: 020 8274 5789
Yoga and Meditation 14th March 2.30-4.30pm  Improve your health and well-being with our new class. No need to book

Flower Arranging, 28th March 2-4pm £5 in advance, booking essential and please bring secateurs or scissors

IT Drop in support 11-2pm no need to book


Friends of West Barnes Library

Opening times

Monday 9.30am to 7.00pm

Tuesday 9.30am to 7.00pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 9.30am to 7.00pm

Friday 9.30am to 7.00pm

Saturday 9.30am to 5.00pm

Sunday Closed


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