September Events and Activities 

The Summer Reading Challenge runs until Sunday 10th September. Please ask in your local library for more details. Keep checking back as more events are being planned all the time.

Friday 1, 10-11:30am Tooting Library
Summer Reading Challenge
Starting School
Half an hour of stories and songs all about starting school or Nursery, stay afterwards to help Make Topsy and Tim their new school uniform.
Contact: Tooting Library, 0208 767 0543

Saturday 2, 11.30am-12.30pm Earlsfield Library
Summer Reading Challenge
Animal Crafts
Make an animal bookmark, for children aged 3+
Contact: Earlsfield Library, 0208 946 2088

Tuesday 5, 10.30am-12.30pm Putney Library
Computer Course
Would you like to learn to use a computer - but you’ve never even handled a mouse? Now’s your chance! Runs Tuesdays in September. Please call to book a place. FULLY BOOKED
Contact: Putney Library, 020 8780 3085 or ask at the library

Friday 8, 3-3:30pm York Gardens Library
Back-to-School Story Time
It’s a brand new season of story time! Join us for some favourite stories to get back into the school year.
Contact: York Gardens Library 020 7223 2341      

Saturday 9, All Day Wandsworth Town Library
Summer Reading Challenge
It’s your last change to earn your medal for the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge! Come and let us know if you have read all your six books. Also, submit your Wanted poster and Special Agent’s colouring sheets to stand a chance of winning a prize.
Contact: Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742

Saturday 9, 11am-1pm Battersea Library
Mapping The Wandle
Explore the natural and industrial history of the river Wandle and share your own stories of the river. Participants will learn collage techniques using copies of archive sources from Wandsworth Heritage Service which relate to the river Wandle. This workshop is free but places are limited please book in advance
Contact: Wandsworth Heritage Service at Battersea Library, 0207 223 2334 9 (press 2 at the menu) email heritage@gll.org

Saturday 9, 11am-12pm Southfields Library
Summer Reading Challenge
Animal Agents Crafts Celebration
Design a new animal agent. An arts and crafts session in the children’s library to mark the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.
Contact: Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945

Saturday 9, 2-4:30pm Battersea Library
Summer Reading Challenge
Animal Agents Closing Ceremonies
It’s your last change to earn your medal for the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge! Submit your best guesses to solve the mystery and claim a lucky dip prize. Plus, GIANT colouring all day long.
Contact: Battersea Library, 0207 223 2334

Monday 11, 11.30am Putney Library
Spanish/English Exchange
A volunteer run session for speakers of English or Spanish, who want to improve their spoken skills in the other language.
Contact: Putney Library, 020 870 3085

Tuesday 12, 3.30-4.15pm Battersea Park Library
Roald Dahl Day
Draw your favourite Roald Dahl characters to put on display in the Library.
Contact: Battersea Park Library, 0207 720 4122

Wednesday 13, 10am York Gardens Library
English Classes for Beginners (ESOL) Initial Assessment Session
If you would like to join an English course, you will need to attend and initial assessment session. You will have an opportunity to meet the tutor who will help you to assess whether the course is the correct level for you. You will also have a chance to discuss your needs.
Contact: York Gardens Library 020 7223 2341

Monday 11, 4-4:30pm Battersea Library
Back-to-School Story Time
It’s a brand new season of story time! Join us for some favourite stories to get back into the school year.
Contact: Battersea Library 020 7223 2334

Wednesday 20, 6.45-8pm Putney Library
Friends of Putney Library Quiz
With Quiz Master Phil Evison. Bring your friends or join up with a team when you arrive! Refreshments available and Prizes to be won!
Contact: Putney Library, 020 870 3085

Friday 22, 3-3:30pm York Gardens Library
Story Time: Welcome Autumn!
Celebrate the autumn equinox with seasonal stories and colouring.
Contact: York Gardens Library 020 7223 2341 

Saturday 23, 2-4pm Putney Library
Belly Button Healing
Free Belly Button Healing experience courtesy of BodyNBrain yoga www.bodynbrain.co.uk/ www.bellybuttonhealing.co.uk
Contact: Putney Library, 020 870 3085

Tuesday 26, 3.30-4.30pm Battersea Park Library
National Poetry Day
Share and read aloud your favourite poem in the Chidren’s Library. Have a go at writing your own poem.
Contact: Battersea Park Library, 0207 720 4122

Saturday 30, 10am-12pm Putney Library
Digital Photography Course
Sign up now for our ten week digital photography course. The course will cover lighting, portraits, and outdoor photography (outdoor session later in the course.)
Contact: Putney Library 020 8780 3085 or email Charlene.coleman@gll.org for more details.