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Events for under fives

Check out our full list of the events and activities for under fives 

Events for children

Lego Club

Barnet Libraries Lego Club

Recently we have been running our LEGO clubs online but we are pleased to announce that LEGO club will be back in the library very soon! Before re-launching the regular Lego clubs in November, we are holding a free event for children ages 3 and over.

To keep everyone as safe as possible we will be limiting numbers and places will be available on a first come first served basis. You will need to book your place at the desk on arrival.

Check out our previous online LEGO club challenges 

Scientific Slime

Scientific Slime Craft Activity

Scientific Slime is a slimy craft activity with a scientific twist!

Get your hands gooey and learn all about the science of Slime making with Barnet Libraries STEM club!

Micro:bit Music Jukebox

Learn how to code music for the micro:bit and make your own micro:bit music jukebox with Barnet libraries STEM club!

Children aged 8 years and over can borrow a micro:bit for free from Barnet libraries through our Select and Collect service, or just follow along with the coding! 

Events for Adults

Barnet Libraries and Generation 2 Generation present:

An online evening with Francis Morton discussing the story of his Holocaust survivor parents, George and Renée

Francis Morton event

Wednesday 26 January 2022 from 7pm to 8pm

Francis's parents lived in Czechoslovakia before World War II but came to England as Jewish refugees. His mother came to England in 1938 on a domestic service visa to undertake housework and childcare for a family in Cambridge, while his father escaped from Czechoslovakia in 1940, illegally entering Palestine and then being interned on Mauritius by the British, before coming to the UK in 1942 as an RAF volunteer.

Francis uncovered their stories after finding some 500 letters written by family and friends during this period, and his talk also covers the fate of those family members unable to escape from occupied Europe. The talk includes a 20 minutes Q & A session.

Book a free ticket for 'An evening with Francis Morton'

Reading Friends Group

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Our weekly Reading Friends group meets to talk about books and reading.

Sessions are informal and you don't need to read before the session.

Join our friendly get together online on Thursdays at 11am.

If you’d like to join, contact us at:

Email: libraryevents@barnet.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 8359 2626 (Monday to Friday, from 10am to 4pm)

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