What’s on at Retford Library

by | 11 November 2022 | Children's Group, Community facility, Heritage, Hobbies, Library, Retford

Hammer Horror!

Monday 31st October, 6.30pm
In his annual Halloween talk, local horror enthusiast Martin Jones offers an entertaining guide to the legendary Hammer Film Studios. Expect fangs, fake blood, screaming maidens and good triumphing over evil! Tickets £2.50 to include refreshments. Booking advisable.

Exploring Ancestry

Saturday 12th November, 10.00am to 11.30am
Join one of the librarians for a small group session, where they will demonstrate some of the lesser-known aspects of this valuable family history research tool. Ancestry.com is free to use in Inspire Libraries, and at Nottinghamshire Archives. Free (booking essential). Book online at www.inspireculture.org.uk, call 01623 677200 or book at the library Help Desk.

Choose Your Adventure

Saturday 19th November, 1.30pm
Join a host of wonderful characters, in a fully interactive choose-your-own-adventure style workshop with the theatre-making team from Nottingham Playhouse. Sessions are ideal for children aged two to five, siblings always welcome and parents / carers are positively encouraged to join in! This is free, and booking is advised. Call 01623 677200 or book online at www.inspireculture.org.uk.

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn

Thursday 3rd and 17th November, 1.30pm to 3.00pm
Bring along your own craft project to work on and have a chat with others over coffee and biscuits. £1.00 including refreshments.

Retford Library Writers’ Group

Alternate Thursdays, 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Come along, listen and share. An informal friendly group with members at different stages of the writing process, including beginners.

Rattle Rhyme and Roll

Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.00am to 10.20am
Stories and rhymes for the under fives in the lovely children’s library. Just turn up and join in the fun.

Board games

Retford Library has a selection of new and exciting board games for a range of ages to enjoy throughout the library. Come along and try something new!

For further information about any of these events and to book tickets, please phone 01777 708724, email retford.library@inspireculture.org.uk, visit www.inspireculture.org.uk or visit the library’s Facebook page.