Christmas and New Year Opening Times:
Christmas Eve
: Open until 1pm Christmas Day & Boxing Day: All libraries closed Friday 27th December: Normal opening times
New Year's Eve: Open until 5pm New Year's Day: All libraries closed Thursday 2nd January: Normal opening times

The Cards For Good Causes Christmas Card shop has returned to Putney Library. Buy cards and Christmas goods and support a range of charities at the same time. Shop opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10am-4.30pm.

Take part in the Wandsworth Town Library Christmas Quiz. Hand your completed quiz in at any Wandsworth library by 5pm on Friday 13th December to enter the Prize draw and qualify for a free DVD rental. Questions can be picked up from your local Wandsworth Library. Winners will be announced on Saturday 14th December.

If you would like to attend an event please contact the library in advance to see if booking is required.

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Monday 9

5.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Film Club: Once
Inspirational drama about two kindred spirits who find each other on the bustling streets of Dublin. For more details contact Jadranka.Vucinic@gll.org

Tuesday 10

3:30 Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
Christmas Card-Making
Come along to the Library to make a Christmas Card for your friends and family.  Ages 4+ years

Wednesday 11

3:30-4:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Holiday Card Making
Create some beautiful cards for family and friends this holiday season! Ages 3+. Free and drop in.
5.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Tech and Tea: Word Overview

A free and relaxed technology and IT workshop with Communitech. Find out how technology can bring people together https://communitech.org.uk/events/ No question is a silly question

Friday 13

10.30-11.30am Earlsfield Children’s Library, 020 8946 2088
Christmas Crafts
Make Christmas cards, Christmas decorations and Christmas lanterns!
2.30pm – 3pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Santa’s Baby Rhyme Time
Sing along with Father Christmas himself.

Saturday 14

All day, Wandsworth Town Children’s Library
Make a Mini Christmas Tree
Drop-in to make and decorate a mini paper Christmas tree.
10.30-11.30am Earlsfield Children’s Library, 020 8946 2088
Christmas Crafts
Make Christmas cards, Christmas decorations and Christmas lanterns!
11am-12:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Winter Wonderland Sensory Play and Craft
Join a seasonal play session for the whole family. Babies engage in sensory play with different sounds, sights, and textures of the snowy season, while older children make a winter craft. For children and their families. Free and drop in.
11.30am-12.30pm Putney Children’s Library, 020 8780 3085
Children’s Turkish Reading Group- TÜRKÇE ÇOCUK KITAPLARI
Starts today and runs on the second Saturday of each month. Interested? Email: turkceokumagrubu@gmail.com  Or just turn up!
12pm Earlsfield Library, 020 8946 2088
Tech and Tea: Word Overview
A free and relaxed technology and IT workshop with Communitech. Find out how technology can bring people together https://communitech.org.uk/events/ No question is a silly question.
2pm Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
Christmas Quiz Winners Announced
Followed by Santa’s Story Time

Sunday 15

2.30-4.30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Tech and Tea: Word Overview
A free and relaxed technology and IT workshop with Communitech. Find out how technology can bring people together https://communitech.org.uk/events/ No question is a silly question

Monday 16

4-5pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
The Quizmass Party
Test your knowledge of all things seasonal with a Christmas Book Quiz designed by teenagers at Balham Library, and see if you’ve got what it takes to win a  free book…
4:30-6:30pm, Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
Christmas Craft Workshop
Join our fabulous Knitting group to make a Christmas gift or Decoration and learn a new skill. Free Session.

Tuesday 17

11am Battersea Park Library, 020 720 4122
Baby Rhyme Christmas Party
Join us to sing along to some Christmas songs as well as some of our favourites. Small prize for the best Christmas outfit.
5.15pm – 6.35pm Southfields Children's Library, 020 8780 1945
Reading Support
The chance for children to read aloud one to one from a book of their choice with one of our young volunteers. Ages 6-11

Wednesday 18

10.45am – 11.45am Southfields Children's Library, 020 8780 1945
Christmas Card Craft
Come and make a special Christmas Card for someone special this year. Ages 3+
3:30-4:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Tree Ornaments
Decorate our tree with some homemade ornaments or bring them home for your own celebrations. Ages 3+. Free and drop in.
5.15pm – 6.30pm Southfields Children's Library, 020 8780 1945
Craft Club
Learn how to make a variety of different amazing crafts each week. For ages 4+

Thursday 19

9.30-10am Balham Children’s Library 020 8673 1129
Christmas Baby Rhyme Time
Join us for a special Christmas Baby Rhyme Time at Balham Library to get you in the festive spirit…Most suitable for ages 0-3; free and drop in
3-5pm Balham Children’s Library. 020 8673 1129
Deck the Library Halls of the Children’s Library
Come and help Balham Children’s Library get ready for Christmas. Make paper chains and snowflakes and enjoy some Christmas stories and songs.
Most suitable for ages 6+; free and drop in.

Friday 20

10.30-11.30am Earlsfield Children’s Library, 020 8946 2088
Christmas Crafts
Make Christmas cards, Christmas decorations and Christmas lanterns!
11:30-12 York Gardens Children’s Library, 020 7223 2341
Festive Baby Rhyme Time
Catch the Christmas spirit with an extra special rhyme time of festive carols, jingle bells, and stories. Christmas jumpers encouraged! Ages 0-5. Free and drop in.
2-4pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Christmas Craft
Make Christmas cards and simple gifts. Free drop in and for all ages
3-5pm Balham Children's Library, 020 8673 1129
Evergreen Christmas Crafts

Join us for an eco-friendly afternoon creating winter arts and crafts in the library. Have fun, make something new from something old, and leave with a great gift for someone special. Most suitable for 6+; free and drop in.

Saturday 21

All day, Wandsworth Town Children’s Library
Create Your Own Wrapping Paper
Drop -in and create your own wrapping paper ready to wrap those special presents.
11am-12:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Winter Wonderland Sensory Play and Craft
Join a seasonal play session for the whole family. Babies engage in sensory play with different sounds, sights, and textures of the snowy season, while older children make a winter craft. For children and their families. Free and drop in.

Monday 23

11am-12pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Christmas Story Time and crafts
Join us for a special, seasonal story time and craft session at Balham Library. Most suitable for pre-schoolers but all welcome.
11-11:30am Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Festive Baby Rhyme Time

Catch the Christmas spirit with two extra special rhyme times of carols, songs, and stories. Christmas jumpers encouraged! Ages 0-5. Free and drop in.
2-4pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Christmas Craft
Make Christmas cards and simple gifts. Free drop in and for all ages,
2.30-4pm Roehampton Children’s Library, 020 8246 6979
Festive Story Time, songs, and more
Stories and songs from 2.30-3pm followed by a craft activity to make a Christmas decoration to take home, 3-4pm. For ages 3+, a free drop-in session.
4-4:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Cozy Holiday Story Time
Get in the festive mood with some super cozy stories, snacks, and colouring. Christmas jumpers encouraged! Ages 2-6. Free and drop in.

Tuesday 24

11-11:30am Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Festive Baby Rhyme Time

Catch the Christmas spirit with two extra special rhyme times of carols, songs, and stories. Christmas jumpers encouraged! Ages 0-5. Free and drop in.

Friday 27

1pm-4pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Board of the Holidays
Do you like playing games, or just need a reason to get out of the house! If so, this event is for you. Come to the Children’s Library between 1 and 4 to try your hand at different board games and make some new friends in the process…

Saturday 28

10.30am Earlsfield Children’ Library, 020 8946 2088
Dad’s Rhyme Time

Songs for babies and toddlers, 0-3 years