What’s on at Retford Library

by | 31 August 2018 | Community Event, Library

There is lots happening at Retford Library in November:

Crime Café
Thursday 2nd November, 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Join Retford Library staff for an informal afternoon discussing Scottish crime. This costs 50p, to include refreshments.

Author Visit
Thursday 9th November, 7.00pm
Doncaster-born Linda Stacey, award-winning author of the novel House of Secrets, will be visiting Retford Library to talk about growing up in the Bentley mining community and how her life experience has influenced her writing. The cost is £1.00 and booking is advised.

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. If you know someone who would benefit from this service, please let a member of the library staff know. Also, if you would like to volunteer to be part of this scheme, library staff would be happy to hear from you.

Writers’ Group
The Writers’ Group will meet on Thursday 9th and 23rd November 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 1st, 15th and 29th November 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 13th and 27th November 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 16th November. This drop-in session is free and no booking is required.

Free IT Sessions
Library staff can help with basic computer skills on PCs, laptops and tablets. Up to three free IT sessions are offered and they can offer a session on Ancestry and the British Newspaper Archive.

Rattle, Rhyme and Roll
Every Wednesday and Friday from 10.00am to 10.20am, enjoy songs, rhymes and musical instruments for babies and toddlers. Have fun with your little ones and meet other parents.

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