What’s on at Retford Library

by | 1 June 2018 | Community Event, Library

Coming up at Retford Library in June is:

A Square World — Children’s Theatre
Friday 1st June, 3.00pm
A show for children aged three to six. Book online at www.inspireculture.org.uk/popup. Tickets cost from £3.00 per child, with accompanying adults free.

Poetry Café — Gardens and Gardening
Monday 4th June, 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Share a poem on the theme of ‘Gardens and Gardening’ or simply enjoy listening to others at our informal Poetry Café. Booking is advised. Tickets cost £1.00, to include refreshments.

A Travelling Cat — A presentation and talk about life on the Canal system by Chris Abbott
Thursday 7th June, 7.00pm
In 1995, Chris and her husband left the rat race behind and moved onto their sixty-foot narrowboat, taking their cat and dog along on the adventure of a lifetime. Find out about the ups and downs of life afloat as seen from Midge the cat’s point of view. Booking is advised. Tickets cost £1.00, to include refreshments.

The Deserving Poor: The East Retford Union Workhouse 1836-1930 – A talk by local author and historian Harry Foxley
Thursday 14th June, 7.00pm
Booking is advised. Tickets to cost £1.00, to include refreshments a

Writers’ Group
The Writers’ Group will meet on Thursday 7th and 21st June from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Come along, listen and share. For further information you can contact Kevin on 07903 654499 and kpm2@talktalk.net.

Craft and Coffee Club
The Craft and Coffee Club will meet on Wednesday 13th and 27th June from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. Bring along your project, swap ideas, patterns and materials over a coffee — the cost is 50p for refreshments.

Family History Group
The self-supporting Family History Group will meet on 11th and 25th June from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Library facilities, including the local studies rooms and free computer access to the Ancestry website are also available.

Local and Family History Drop-In Surgery
Need advice about family or local history? A local studies librarian will be on hand from 9.30am to 1.00pm on Thursday 14th June. This drop-in session is free and no booking is required.

Home Library Service
Retford Library has a team of Royal Voluntary Service volunteers who deliver a selection of library books to those who are housebound and cannot access the library.

Rattle, Rhyme and Roll
Have fun with your little ones and meet other parents every Wednesday and Friday from 10.00am to 10.20am. Sessions include songs, rhymes and musical instruments for babies and toddlers. Bookstart Bear will be making a guest appearance to join in the fun on Wednesday 6th June!

For further information about any of these events please contact Retford Library on 01777 708724 or retford.library@inspireculture.org.uk.