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    July 2016

  • 29

    Jul

    Chipping Barnet library Digital Garage (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Do you own, or work for, a small business or charity? Have you thought about starting your own business? Would you like to develop your digital skills to help your business grow? Can you commit to at least one hour of lessons? If you are aged 19 or over, come to one of our Digital Garage sessions to receive free training via Google. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more information. Visit our webpage for more information http://bit.ly/29UyfBM

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Computers and technology
    • Education and study
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Big Friendly Read Barnet Bake Off at Chipping Barnet library (Friday)

    Once

    Take part in our Summer Reading Challenge celebrations with our Big Friendly Bake-off. Competition entries should be based on your favourite book or character from a book. Perhaps you could make a Hungry Caterpillar cake, a Lemony Snicket Lemon Drizzle cake or a Harry Potter Chocolate Frog cake. There are lots of fantastic children’s books to choose from, so pick your favourite and get baking! Open to children aged 4 - 11 years, the competition is being judged by the wonderful Richard Burr, 2014 finalist of the BBC's Great British Bake Off. Prizes to be won for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, including vouchers from Hopscotch Essential Treats in Barnet and other fabulous goodies. Contact Chipping Barnet library on 020 8359 4040 for details on how to enter.

    • Under fives
    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Big Friendly Read baby bounce and play at Mill Hill library (Friday)

    Once

    Babies can join in the celebrations for this year's summer reading challenge with our Big Friendly Baby Bounce and Play activities. These 45 minute sessions combine circle time sensory play with baby friendly rhymes, songs and stories. Places are allocated on a first come-first served basis. Please sign in and pay at the library counter before the session. For more Information please email bookstart@barnet.gov.uk, or contact the library on 020 8359 3830 for more information. Suitable for non-walking babies.

    • Under fives
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Golders Green library CV workshop (Fridays)

    Once

    Help is provided in improving your CV on the last Friday of the month. Booking essential. Contact the library on 020 8359 2060 for more information and to book.

    • Adults
    • Education and study
    • Reading and writing
    • Skills for life
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Grahame Park library job club (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Job assistance provided by Ground work. Contact the library on 020 8359 3930 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Charity and community
    • Skills for life
    • Advice and support
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Church End library creative writing group (Fridays)

    Once

    A monthly meeting, open to all, to help writers share their creative work and get feedback from other writers. For more information contact Church End library on 020 8359 3800.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Reading and writing
    • Libraries
  • 29

    Jul

    Burnt Oak library Over 55s coffee morning (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Drop in for a nice cup of tea or coffee. Term time only For more information please contact Burnt Oak library on 020 8359 3880.

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

    August 2016

  • 1

    Aug

    South Friern library Jungle Book drama and music workshop

    Once

    Create a performance of The Jungle Book with all your favourite characters, using masks, circus skills and music to move to the jungle beat! We are delighted to have Splats theatre group running a drama workshop for us this summer. Over the three afternoons the theatre director will guide you to a performance of The Jungle Book to be shown on the last afternoon in a spirit of fun and adventure. Suitable for ages 10+ the course runs from Monday 1 August - Wednesday 3 August 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Cost £15.00. To book your place, visit www.futureversity.org.uk and search for courses in Barnet. Alternatively contact Canada Villa young people's centre on 020 8359 5281.

    • Teenagers
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Hendon library Wall of words poetry workshop (Mondays)

    On this day every month

    Are you a budding poet? Come along to this monthly meeting featuring separate reading and writing sessions. Bring a poem you have written but don't add your name. Poems will be discussed anonymously. We meet on the first Monday of the month. Contact the library on 020 8359 2628 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read arts and crafts event at East Finchley library (Monday)

    Once

    Celebrate this year's summer reading challenge with an afternoon of arts and crafts. Fun for the whole family to enjoy together. Contact the library on 020 8359 3815 for more details.

    • Under fives
    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read samba drumming workshop at Chipping Barnet library (Monday)

    Once

    We are delighted to welcome back another group of young people who are taking part in this summer's National Citizen Service (NCS) Challenge. This year they will be running a FREE samba drumming workshop for children (and grownups!) over two afternoons - Mon 1 August and Tuesday 2 August. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more details. Not suitable for under fives. For more information on The Challenge visit their website here: http://www.ncsthechallenge.org/

    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Big Friendly read baby bounce and play at Edgware library (Monday)

    Once

    Babies can join in the celebrations for this year's summer reading challenge with our Big Friendly Baby Bounce and Play activities. These 45 minute sessions combine circle time sensory play, with baby friendly rhymes, songs and stories. Places are allocated on a first come-first served basis. Please sign in and pay at the library counter before the session. For more Information please email bookstart@barnet.gov.uk, or contact the library on 020 8359 2626 for more information. Suitable for non-walking babies.

    • Under fives
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Childs Hill library coffee morning (Mondays)

    On this day every month

    A library social gathering with hot beverages for sale. This event takes place on the first Monday of every month. Contact Childs Hill library on 020 8359 3900 for more information. Term time only

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Food and drink
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Grahame Park library job club (Mondays)

    Mondays

    Job assistance provided by Ground work. Contact the library on 020 8359 3930 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Charity and community
    • Advice and support
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

    Edgware library beginners computer class (Mondays)

    Mondays

    Beginners computer classes will help you learn all the basics to get online. Booking essential. Contact the library on 020 8359 2626 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 1

    Aug

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

    Mondays

    Age UK offer drop in IT sessions for the Over 55s, plus a cup of coffee. Pop in and ask about basic IT skills, help with email or surfing the web. Contact Age UK on 020 8432 1420 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Social activities
    • Food and drink
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    South Friern library Jungle Book drama and music workshop

    Once

    Create a performance of The Jungle Book with all your favourite characters, using masks, circus skills and music to move to the jungle beat! We are delighted to have Splats theatre group running a drama workshop for us this summer. Over the three afternoons the theatre director will guide you to a performance of The Jungle Book to be shown on the last afternoon in a spirit of fun and adventure. Suitable for ages 10+ the course runs from Monday 1 August - Wednesday 3 August 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Cost £15.00. To book your place, visit www.futureversity.org.uk and search for courses in Barnet. Alternatively contact Canada Villa young people's centre on 020 8359 5281.

    • Teenagers
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read arts and crafts event at Hendon library (Tuesday)

    Once

    Celebrate this year's summer reading challenge with an afternoon of arts and crafts. Fun for the whole family to enjoy together. Contact the library on 020 8359 2628 for more information.

    • Under fives
    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read toddler time at Chipping Barnet library (Tuesday)

    Once

    Celebrate this year's summer reading challenge with creative play for toddlers, inspired by the brilliant Roald Dahl. Suitable for ages 1+. Tickets are available to buy in advance from Chipping Barnet library. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more details.

    • Under fives
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read samba drumming workshop at Chipping Barnet library (Monday)

    Once

    We are delighted to welcome back another group of young people who are taking part in this summer's National Citizen Service (NCS) Challenge. This year they will be running a FREE samba drumming workshop for children (and grownups!) over two afternoons - Mon 1 August and Tuesday 2 August. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more details. Not suitable for under fives. For more information on The Challenge visit their website here: http://www.ncsthechallenge.org/

    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read baby bounce and play at Chipping Barnet library (Tuesday)

    Once

    Babies can join in the celebrations for this year's summer reading challenge with our Big Friendly Baby Bounce and Play activities. These 45 minute sessions combine circle time sensory play, with baby friendly rhymes, songs and stories. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please sign in and pay at the library counter before the session. For more Information please email bookstart@barnet.gov.uk, or contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more information. Suitable for non-walking babies.

    • Under fives
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Edgware library conversation cafe (Tuesdays)

    Tuesdays

    An opportunity to practise speaking English in a relaxed environment. These sessions are aimed at adults who speak English as a second language.

    • Adults
    • Speech, language and communication
    • Social activities
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Hendon library Free computer classes from Barnet College

    Tuesdays

    Free computer classes from Barnet College. Call Nick Black on 020 8275 5053 for courses at Hendon library. Visit http://www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk/delivering-careers/work-and-recreation-skills-for-adults-community-learning/courses-in-local-libraries for further information.

    • Adults
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 2

    Aug

    Burnt Oak library Reader Organisation 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 Organisation, visit www.thereader.org.uk

    • Adults
    • Reading and writing
    • Book clubs
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    South Friern library Jungle Book drama and music workshop

    Once

    Create a performance of The Jungle Book with all your favourite characters, using masks, circus skills and music to move to the jungle beat! We are delighted to have Splats theatre group running a drama workshop for us this summer. Over the three afternoons the theatre director will guide you to a performance of The Jungle Book to be shown on the last afternoon in a spirit of fun and adventure. Suitable for ages 10+ the course runs from Monday 1 August - Wednesday 3 August 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Cost £15.00. To book your place, visit www.futureversity.org.uk and search for courses in Barnet. Alternatively contact Canada Villa young people's centre on 020 8359 5281.

    • Teenagers
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read fantastic frieze event at Osidge library (Wednesday)

    Once

    This year's summer reading challenge celebrates the work of one of our most loved story tellers, Roald Dahl. So come and spend the afternoon making a big friendly frieze. Fun for the whole family to enjoy together. Contact the library on 020 8359 3920 for more details.

    • Under fives
    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read baby bounce and play at South Friern library (Wednesday)

    Once

    Babies can join in the celebrations for this year's summer reading challenge with our Big Friendly Baby Bounce and Play activities. These 45 minute sessions combine circle time sensory play, with baby friendly rhymes, songs and stories. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please sign in and pay at the library counter before the session. For more Information please email bookstart@barnet.gov.uk, or contact the library on 020 8359 3946 for more information. Suitable for non-walking babies.

    • Under fives
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Chipping Barnet library Digital Garage (Wednesdays)

    Wednesdays

    Do you own, or work for, a small business or charity? Have you thought about starting your own business? Would you like to develop your digital skills to help your business grow? Can you commit to at least one hour of lessons? If you are aged 19 or over, come to one of our Digital Garage sessions to receive free training via Google. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more information. Visit our webpage for more information http://bit.ly/29UyfBM

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Computers and technology
    • Education and study
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Grahame Park library computer classes (Wednesdays)

    Wednesdays

    Free computer classes from Barnet College. Call Nicola Borthwick on 020 8266 4211 to book courses at Grahame Park library. Classes must be booked and are term time only. Visit http://www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk/delivering-careers/work-and-recreation-skills-for-adults-community-learning/courses-in-local-libraries for further information.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Computers and technology
    • Education and study
    • Skills for life
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Grahame Park library IT support for beginners (Wednesdays)

    Wednesdays

    Our FREE IT sessions are ideal for anyone who wants to learn basic computer skills. Booking in advance is required. Contact the library on 020 8359 3930 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Computers and technology
    • Education and study
    • Skills for life
    • Libraries
  • 3

    Aug

    Grahame Park library afternoon coffee (Wednesdays)

    Wednesdays

    Over 55s afternoon coffee at Grahame Park library, run in partnership with Age UK Barnet. Contact the library on 0208 359 3930 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Social activities
    • Food and drink
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    Hendon library free computer classes from Barnet College (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Free computer classes from Barnet College. Call Nick Black on 020 8275 5053 for courses at Hendon library. Visit http://www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk/delivering-careers/work-and-recreation-skills-for-adults-community-learning/courses-in-local-libraries for further information.

    • Adults
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    Hendon library free computer classes from Barnet College (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Free computer classes from Barnet College. Call Nick Black on 020 8275 5053 for courses at Hendon library. Visit http://www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk/delivering-careers/work-and-recreation-skills-for-adults-community-learning/courses-in-local-libraries for further information.

    • Adults
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    Hendon library knit and natter (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Bring your latest project or find inspiration to start one! Meet other local knitters and make new friends. Sessions take place on a Thursday. Contact the library on 020 8359 2628 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Arts and crafts
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    Mill Hill library over 55's coffee morning with Age UK (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Over 55s morning coffee at Mill Hill library, run in partnership with Age UK Barnet. Contact the library on 020 8359 3830 for more information.

    • Older people
    • Adults
    • Food and drink
    • Social activities
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    South Friern library Scrabble group (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Test your word skills and join us for a game of Scrabble. Sessions take place every week on a Thursday, term-time only. Contact the library on 020 8359 3946 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Games and gaming
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

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

    Thursdays

    Age UK offer drop in IT sessions for the Over 55s, plus a cup of coffee. Pop in and ask about basic IT skills, help with 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
  • 4

    Aug

    East Barnet library Over 55s IT session with Age UK (Thursdays)

    Thursdays

    Age UK offer drop in IT sessions for the Over 55s. Pop in and ask about basic IT skills, help with email or surfing the web. Contact Age UK on 020 8432 1420 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Skills for life
    • Education and study
    • Computers and technology
    • Libraries
  • 4

    Aug

    Big Friendly Read crafts event at Edgware library (Thursday)

    Once

    Celebrate this year's summer reading challenge with a big friendly crafts event! Fun for the whole family to enjoy together. Contact the library on 020 8359 2626 for more details.

    • Under fives
    • 5 to 12-year-olds
    • Playing and learning
    • Libraries
  • 5

    Aug

    Chipping Barnet library Digital Garage (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Do you own, or work for, a small business or charity? Have you thought about starting your own business? Would you like to develop your digital skills to help your business grow? Can you commit to at least one hour of lessons? If you are aged 19 or over, come to one of our Digital Garage sessions to receive free training via Google. Contact the library on 020 8359 4040 for more information. Visit our webpage for more information http://bit.ly/29UyfBM

    • Adults
    • Older people
    • Computers and technology
    • Education and study
    • Libraries
  • 5

    Aug

    Grahame Park library job club (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Job assistance provided by Ground work. Contact the library on 020 8359 3930 for more information.

    • Adults
    • Charity and community
    • Skills for life
    • Advice and support
    • Libraries
  • 5

    Aug

    Burnt Oak library Over 55s coffee morning (Fridays)

    Fridays

    Drop in for a nice cup of tea or coffee. Term time only For more information please contact Burnt Oak library on 020 8359 3880.

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

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