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Date posted 29 Oct 2021

What's On In Bromley Libraries

Date posted 24 January 2022

Events and Activities from Monday 24th January

Booking is required for most events. All events listed are free to book, unless otherwise stated.

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Baby Rhyme Time

BOOKING ESSENTIAL, book a free place by phoning or emailing the relevant library (Eventbrite for Orpington Library),

Mondays

9.45-10.15am              Shortlands Library 020 8460 9692 shortlands.library@gll.org

10.00-10.30am                        Beckenham Library 020 8650 7292 beckenham.library@gll.org

10.00-10.30am                        St Paul’s Cray Library 020 8300 5454 stpaulscray.library@gll.org  [from 24 January]

Tuesdays

9.45-10.05am              Hayes Library 020 8462 2445 hayes.library@gll.org

9.45-10.15am              Petts Wood Library      Zoom session (please phone Petts Wood library 01689 821607 for details).

11.00-11.20 am           Bromley Central Library 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

Wednesdays

10.00-10.30am                        Mottingham Library 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org

Thursdays

10.00-10.30am                        Burnt Ash Library 020 8460 3405 burntash.library@gll.org

10.00-10.20am                        Chislehurst Library First session. (Term time only) 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

11.00-11.20am                        Chislehurst Library Second session.  (Term time only) 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

10.00-10.30am                        Orpington Library First session. Recommended age: 0-2 years Booking is essential via Eventbrite: https://orpingtonlibrarybabybouncerhymesession1.eventbrite.co.uk

10.00-10.30am                        Penge Library 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

10.30-11.00am            (term time only)           Biggin Hill Library 01959 528053 bigginhill.library@gll.org

1100-11.30am             Orpington Library Second session. Recommended age: 0-2 years Booking is essential via Eventbrite: https://orpingtonlibrarybabybouncerhymesession2.eventbrite.co.uk

Fridays

11.00-11.20 am           Bromley Central Library 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

 

Story Time

BOOKING ESSENTIAL, book a free place by phoning or emailing the relevant library (Eventbrite for Orpington Library)

Mondays

10.00-10.30am                        Burnt Ash Library 020 8460 3405 burntash.library@gll.org

2.00-2.30am                Orpington Library. Recommended age: 2 ½ -4 Booking is essential via Eventbrite: https://orpingtonlibrarystorytime.eventbrite.co.uk

Tuesdays

4.45pm                        St Paul’s Cray Library 020 8300 5454 stpaulscray.library@gll.org  [from 25 January]

Wednesdays

10.30-10.50am                        Bromley Central Library 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

3.45-4.30pm                Mottingham Library Stories and More 4-8 years 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org

Thursdays

9.45-10.15am              Petts Wood Library Craft and Story 01689 821607 pettswood.library@gll.org

2.15-2.35pm                Bromley Central Library 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

 

Fridays

2.15-2.45pm                Chislehurst Library. Story time and craft. This is a fun session for children from 18 months - 4 years. Join us for wonderful stories and a simple crafts. Enjoy bonding time with your children and meet other parents/carers. Term Time Only. 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

 

Events

 

Monday 24 January

10.00-10.30am Mottingham Library

Sing and Sign Join Claire for a song & sign session for pre-schoolers. Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

11.00-11.30am Mottingham Library

Sing and Sign (repeat session) Join Claire for a song & sign session for pre-schoolers.  Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Shortlands Library

Tea and Topics with Rupa Patel  – Health and Well-being (Part 3), with tea and coffee and chat Booking essential 020 8460 9692 shortlands.library@gll.org

5.30-6.30pm Mottingham Library

Coffee and London Talk. Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

 

 

 

Tuesday 25 January

10.30-11.15am Penge Library

Toddler Time. Stories, rhymes and craft and for pre – school children Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

3.30-4.30pm Chislehurst Library

Books Aloud. Books Aloud sessions are for children from 4 to 7 years and their parents and carers. Join in with fun stories and crafts. Booking essential 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

 

Wednesday 26 January

10.00am Beckenham Library
What’s in the box. Stories and songs for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents and carers. Term time only. Booking essential 020 8650 7292 beckenham.library@gll.org

 

Thursday 27 January

9.45-10.15am Petts Wood Library

Craft and Story Booking essential 01689 821607 pettswood.library@gll.org

 

Friday 28 January

9.45-10.15 Hayes Library

Friday Fun. A craft activity for toddlers and pre-schoolers, followed by some action rhymes and What’s in the Box? Term time only. Booking essential 020 8462 2445 hayes.library@gll.org

10.00-10.30 Mottingham Library

Toddler Time for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents and carers. Join in with songs, stories, things to make and activities. Booking essential. Please contact the library to book your place.  020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

11.30am-12.30pm Mottingham Library

Coffee and London Talk. Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

2.30-3.30pm Penge Library
Coffee and Craft. Bring along your own craft project to do whilst enjoying a coffee and a craft Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

4.00-4.45pm Petts Wood Library

Books Aloud, for children from 4 to 7 years and their parents and carers. Join in with fun stories and crafts. Booking essential. 01689 821607 pettswood.library@gll.org

 

4.00-5.00pm Bromley Central Library

Coding Club. Booking essential 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

 

Saturday 29 January

11.00am-12.00            noon St Paul’s Cray Library

Lego Club Booking essential 020 8300 5454 stpaulscray.library@gll.org

11.00-11.45am West Wickham Library

Lego Club. Get creative with Lego. Different theme each week for inspiration or build whatever you like! Ages 4-11 Booking essential phone 020 8777 4139

11.30am-12.30pm Mottingham Library

Lego Club Come along and use our Lego to build something. There’ll be a new challenge every week. Booking essential 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Chislehurst Library

Lego Club 4-11 years. Booking essential 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Penge Library

Crafty Saturday. Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

2.30-3.30pm Burnt Ash Library

Lego Club. Get creative with Lego. Booking essential 020 8460 3405 burntash.library@gll.org

3.30-4.30pm Mottingham Library

BUILD Lego Club Come along and use our Lego to build something. for children on the Autism Spectrum. Booking essential 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org

 

 

Monday 31 January

10.00-10.30am Mottingham Library

Sing and Sign Join Claire for a song & sign session for pre-schoolers. Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

11.00-11.30am Mottingham Library

Sing and Sign (repeat session) Join Claire for a song & sign session for pre-schoolers.  Booking essential 020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Shortlands Library

Tea and Topics with Elizabeth Chase – My Dutch Jewish Grandmother, with tea and coffee and chat Booking essential 020 8460 9692 shortlands.library@gll.org

 

Tuesday 1 February

10.30-11.15am Penge Library

Toddler Time. Stories, rhymes and craft and for pre – school children Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

3.30-4.30pm Chislehurst Library

Books Aloud. Books Aloud sessions are for children from 4 to 7 years and their parents and carers. Join in with fun stories and crafts. Booking essential 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

 

Wednesday 2 February

10.00am Beckenham Library
What’s in the box. Stories and songs for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents and carers. Term time only. Booking essential 020 8650 7292 beckenham.library@gll.org

 

Thursday 3 February

9.45-10.15am Petts Wood Library

Craft and Story Booking essential 01689 821607 pettswood.library@gll.org

 

Friday 4 February

9.45-10.15 Hayes Library

Friday Fun. A craft activity for toddlers and pre-schoolers, followed by some action rhymes and What’s in the Box? Term time only. Booking essential 020 8462 2445 hayes.library@gll.org

10.00-10.30 Mottingham Library

Toddler Time for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents and carers. Join in with songs, stories, things to make and activities. Booking essential. Please contact the library to book your place.  020 8857 5406  mottingham.library@gll.org

2.30-3.30pm Penge Library
Coffee and Craft. Bring along your own craft project to do whilst enjoying a coffee and a craft Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

4.00-4.45pm Petts Wood Library

Books Aloud, for children from 4 to 7 years and their parents and carers. Join in with fun stories and crafts. Booking essential. 01689 821607 pettswood.library@gll.org

4.00-5.00pm Bromley Central Library

Coding Club. Booking essential 020 3931 0900 central.library@gll.org

 

Saturday 5 February

10.00-11.30am Chislehurst Library

Social Saturday. Come along to our Social Saturday get together and chat over tea, coffee and biscuits. We also have board games and more. Adults only. Booking is essential as places will be limited. 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

11.00am-12.00            noon St Paul’s Cray Library

Lego Club Booking essential 020 8300 5454 stpaulscray.library@gll.org

11.00-11.45am West Wickham Library

Lego Club. Get creative with Lego. Different theme each week for inspiration or build whatever you like! Ages 4-11 Booking essential phone 020 8777 4139

11.30am-12.30pm Mottingham Library

Lego Club Come along and use our Lego to build something. There’ll be a new challenge every week. Booking essential 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Chislehurst Library

Lego Club 4-11 years. Booking essential 020 8467 1318 chislehurst.library@gll.org

2.15-3.15pm Penge Library

Crafty Saturday. Booking essential 020 3915 7066 penge.library@gll.org

3.30-4.30pm Mottingham Library

BUILD Lego Club Come along and use our Lego to build something. for children on the Autism Spectrum. Booking essential 020 8857 5406 mottingham.library@gll.org