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July - Explore the World

Spud and Yam

Spud and Yam

A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive musical experience for under fives. Sessions take place throughout the month. See table below for details. 

Meet the author: Rebecca Patterson

Rebecca Patterson

Meet children’s author and illustrator Rebecca Patterson and find out about her new book A Moon Girl Stole My Friend. Have a go at writing and illustrating a story about space!

Friday 26 July | Chipping Barnet library | 2.30 - 4pm | Free | Book Online

Around the World with the RAF

RAF museum

Dressing up and craft activities from around the world with the RAF Museum. No booking required. Places will be
allocated on a first come first served basis. Children aged 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 6 July | Burnt Oak Library | 2 - 4pm | Free | Children aged 5+

The Holiday Photographer

Holiday photographer course

Learn the ins and outs of your camera or phone from professional photographers to get more from your holiday photos. This is a 4 week course. Booking required. Please email goldersgreen.library@barnet.gov.uk to book.

Thursday 4, 11, 18 and 25 July | Golders Green Library | 6 - 7.45pm | Free | Adults

Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Join in the fun as this year's Summer Reading Challenge gets under way. Children aged 4 - 11 years old can take part and earn stickers and rewards along the way! There are a galaxy of events for children throughout the summer holidays too!   

Saturday 13 July - Saturday 14 September 2019

 

Events in July

Date Library Activity Age Time Cost Booking & Information
1-31 July Chipping Barnet Around the World in 80 Authors: choose a book from our international display. All N/A Free No booking required.
Monday
1 July
Finchley Church End Pilots of the Caribbean: a talk on West Indians in the RAF. Adults 5 - 6.30pm Free Booking required. Thanks to the RAF Museum for this
event.
Wednesday 3 July Chipping Barnet Dutch for kids! Learn some simple Dutch in our fun workshop. 4 - 7 year olds 5 - 6pm  Free No booking required.
Places will be allocated on
a first come first served
basis. Children must be
accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday 3 July  Chipping Barnet An Evening with Quentin Bates, Rachael Blok & Helena Halme: Meet the authors at our crime
writers panel.
Adults 6.30 - 8pm Free Booking required. Please
email libraryevents@barnet.
gov.uk to book.
Thursday 4 July Golders Green The Holiday Photographer: Learn how to get the most from your holiday photos. Week 1 of a 4
week course.
Adults 6 - 7.45pm Free Booking required. Please
email goldersgreen.library@
barnet.gov.uk to book.
Saturday 6 July Burnt Oak Around the World with the RAF: Dressing up and craft activities from around the world with the RAF Museum. 5+ 2 - 4pm  Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Children aged 7 and under
must be accompanied by
an adult.Thanks to the RAF Museum for this event.
Saturday 6 July Finchley Church End Olde English: Join a self - learning group to explore the language of olde English Adults 3 - 4pm Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Wednesday 10 July Chipping Barnet The Wakanda Experience: Based on the Superhero movie ‘Black Panther’, learn the language of Wakanda and transform yourself into a Wakanda Warrior! 8+ 5-6.30pm Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Thursday 11 July Golders Green The Holiday Photographer: Learn how to get the most from your holiday photos. Week 2 of a 4 week course. Adults 6 - 7.45pm Free Booking required. Please
email goldersgreen.library@
barnet.gov.uk to book.
Wednesday 17 July Chipping Barnet Spanish for Kids! Learn some simple Spanish in our fun workshop. 4 - 7 year olds 5 - 6pm Free No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 18 July Edgware Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive musical experience for under fives. Under fives 11.15am - 12.15pm Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Funded by the Youth Music Foundation.
Thursday 18 July Golders Green The Holiday Photographer: Learn how to get the most from your holiday photos. Week 3 of a 4 week course. Adults 6 - 7.45pm Free Booking required. Please email goldersgreen.library@barnet.gov.uk to book.
Tuesday 23 July Finchley Church End Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
Under fives 9.45 - 10.45am Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Funded by the Youth Music
Foundation.
Tuesday 23 July Finchley Church End Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
Babies 11.15am - 12.15pm Free Details as above
Wednesday 24 July Colindale Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
2+ 10-11am Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Funded by the Youth Music
Foundation.
Wednesday 24 July Colindale Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
Under 2s 11.30am - 12.30pm Free Details as above
Thursday 25 July Golders Green  The Holiday Photographer: Learn how to get the most from your holiday photos. Week 3 of a 4 week course. Adults 6-7.45pm Free Booking required. Please email goldersgreen.library@barnet.gov.uk to book. 
Monday 29 July East Finchley Rainforest babies: themed songs, rhymes and play. Babies 11.30am-12.15pm £3.50 No booking required.Places allocated on a first come first served basis.
Tuesday 30 July Colindale Rainforest babies: themed songs, rhymes and play. Babies 2.15-3pm £3.50 No booking required.Places allocated on a first come first served basis.
Tuesday 30 July Chipping Barnet  Drawing the Figure in Space: Explore drawing techniques in our course on drawing the human figure in space, inspired by space exploration and discovery. 8 - 14 year olds 2-4pm £3.50 Booking required. Please
visit www.barnetyouth.
uk
to book. Funded by Arts
Council England.
Wednesday 31 July Chipping Barnet African mask-making: craft event. 4 - 7  3-4pm Free No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Children must be
accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday 31 July Chipping Barnet Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
Under fives 10-11am  Free No booking required. Places
will be allocated on a first
come first served basis.
Funded by the Youth Music
Foundation.
Wednesday 31 July Chipping Barnet Spud & Yam: A unique Caribbean/Irish interactive
musical experience for under fives.
Under fives 11.30am - 12.30pm Free As above.

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