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    October 2018

  • 22

    Oct

    Childs Hill library coffee morning (Mondays)

    Mondays

    Childs Hill library's coffee morning provides an opportunity for local residents to meet new people, play variety of board games and tabletop games. We meet weekly on Mondays, term-time only. For more information please call 020 8359 3900. Run by the members of the Granville Estate Residents Association (GERA).

    • Adults
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 22

    Oct

    Burnt Oak library Over 55s coffee with Age UK (Monday)

    Mondays

    Coffee morning for over 55s with Age UK. Contact Age UK on 020 8432 1420 for more information. This activity is run in self-service opening hours. You will need to get a library card and register for self-service opening in order to access the library and the session.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Social activities
    • Food and drink
    • Libraries
  • 23

    Oct

    Chipping Barnet library 'The Reader' shared reading group (Tuesdays)

    Tuesdays

    The reading group with a difference. No need to read the book in advance, just come along and join in. Sessions take place on a Tuesday.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Reading and writing
    • Book clubs
    • Libraries
  • 23

    Oct

    Burnt Oak library The Reader reading group (Tuesdays)

    Tuesdays

    The reading group with a difference. No need to read the book in advance, just come along and join in. Sessions take place on a Tuesday. To find out more about The Reader, visit www.thereader.org.uk This activity is run in self-service opening hours. You will need to get a library card and register for self-service opening in order to access the library and the session.

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Book clubs
    • Libraries
  • 24

    Oct

    Finchley Church End library The Reader reading group (Wednesdays)

    Wednesdays

    The reading group with a difference. No need to read the book in advance, just come along and join in. To find out more about The Reader, visit www.thereader.org.uk

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Book group
    • Libraries
  • 24

    Oct

    Colindale library Spud & Yam A unique Irish/Jamaican musical experience for Toddlers

    Once

    This event is part of our StArt programme of activities which is bringing arts related opportunities to under-fives in Barnet libraries this autumn. The StArt project is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and we are therefore able to offer this event at a subsidised rate. Spud & Yam, (also known as Kate Corkery and Winston Nzinga) are a unique Irish/Jamaican duo of storytellers/musicians known as Spud and Yam. They specialise in developing material which is both educational and entertaining. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note that payment can only be made in cash. We will start signing in and taking payment 15 mins before the event. This activity is running during self-service opening hours, so please bring your library card, if you have one, to gain access. If you don’t have a library card yet, don’t worry, our specialist early years staff will be able to admit you and organise a library card for you. For more information please contact bookstart@barnet.gov.uk

    • Under Fives
    • Playing and Learning
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    Mill Hill library over 50s coffee morning (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Delivered by Barnet in partnership with NW7 Hub. Enjoy a chat over a coffee and a biscuit. Please feel free to just turn up and join in.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Advice and support
    • Food and drink
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    Childs Hill library The Reader reading group (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    The reading group with a difference. No need to read the book in advance, just come along and join in. Sessions take place on a Thursday. To find out more about The Reader, visit www.thereader.org.uk

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Book clubs
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    Chipping Barnet library Minibeast Story Hunt A drama workshop with Freshwater Theatre Co.

    Once

    This event is part of our StArt programme of activities which is bringing arts related opportunities to under-fives in Barnet libraries this autumn. The StArt project is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and we are therefore able to offer this event at a subsidised rate. Established in 1996 by Carol Tagg and Helen Wood, who have a wealth of teaching experience, Freshwater has become one of the most respected and established drama-in-education companies in the UK. Working with over 150,000 children each year, Freshwater enjoys lasting and ongoing relationships with many educational settings. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note that payment can only be made in cash. We will start signing in and taking payment 15 mins before the event. This activity is running during self-service opening hours, so please bring your library card, if you have one, to gain access. If you don’t have a library card yet, don’t worry, our specialist early years staff will be able to admit you and organise a library card for you. For more information please contact bookstart@barnet.gov.uk

    • 3 – 4 year olds
    • Playing and Learning
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    South Friern library Over 55s coffee and IT sessions with Age UK (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Age UK offer friendly drop in IT sessions for the over 55s, plus a cup of coffee! Call in on a Thursday morning for help with basic IT skills, email or surfing the web. Contact the library on 020 8359 3946 for more information.

    • Older people
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    East Barnet library reading group (Thursdays)

    On this day every month

    Our reading group is an opportunity to share a love of books and reading with others. Join us each month to expand your reading scope and meet fellow book lovers! Meetings usually take place on the last Thursday of each month but you will need to check at the library to confirm forthcoming dates and to find out what the group is reading next. Contact the library on 020 8359 3860 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Libraries
  • 25

    Oct

    Edgware library over 55s coffee afternoon with Age UK (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Contact Age UK on 020 8432 1420 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Social activities
    • Food and drink
    • Libraries
  • 26

    Oct

    Chipping Barnet library Little Red Riding Hood and Friends A performance by Booster Cushion Theatre

    Once

    This event is part of our StArt programme of activities which is bringing arts related opportunities to under-fives in Barnet libraries this autumn. The StArt project is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and we are therefore able to offer this event at a subsidised rate. Booster Cushion Theatre for Children was formed in 1989, specifically to work with children and to encourage them to take greater interest in books. Since then Booster Cushion Theatre has performed to over 300,000 people in schools and theatres all over the country providing quality work with care and commitment. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note that payment can only be made in cash. We will start signing in and taking payment 15 mins before the event. This activity is running during self-service opening hours, so please bring your library card, if you have one, to gain access. If you don’t have a library card yet, don’t worry, our specialist early years staff will be able to admit you and organise a library card for you. For more information please contact bookstart@barnet.gov.uk

    • Children 3-4 years old
    • Playing and Learning
    • Libraries
  • 26

    Oct

    East Barnet library fun with phonics free workshop (Friday)

    Once

    A free phonics workshop for children aged 4-6. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please enquire with East Barnet library or email nick@inclusionbarnet.org.uk

    • Under fives
    • Children 5+
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 27

    Oct

    North Finchley library Lego club (Saturdays)

    Fortnightly

    Come and join our free lego club for children aged 4+. Get creative and meet new friends at our fortnightly Saturday afternoon lego-fest! Contact the library on 020 8359 3845 during staffed hours, or talk to staff at the counter for more information.

    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 27

    Oct

    Mill Hill library computer skills sessions (Saturdays)

    Saturdays

    Delivered by NW7 Hub in partnership with London Borough of Barnet. Computer Skills Sessions - Get Online in 30 Minutes! These one-to-one sessions aim to help anyone struggling with computers. Learn how to search the internet using Google, set up an email account, use Microsoft Word and much more! Sessions are free and run every Saturday. Call in advance to reserve your 30 minute slot. Contact Mill Hill Library on 020 8359 3830.

    • Adults
    • Computers and technology
    • Skills for life
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Oct

    Childs Hill library coffee morning (Mondays)

    Mondays

    Childs Hill library's coffee morning provides an opportunity for local residents to meet new people, play variety of board games and tabletop games. We meet weekly on Mondays, term-time only. For more information please call 020 8359 3900. Run by the members of the Granville Estate Residents Association (GERA).

    • Adults
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Oct

    Burnt Oak library Over 55s coffee with Age UK (Monday)

    Mondays

    Coffee morning for over 55s with Age UK. Contact Age UK on 020 8432 1420 for more information. This activity is run in self-service opening hours. You will need to get a library card and register for self-service opening in order to access the library and the session.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Social activities
    • Food and drink
    • Libraries

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