Balham Library offers a variety of events, sessions and classes, giving you the perfect opportunity to meet people or learn something new. There are sessions for both adults and children. Visit the timetable tab of your local library for session times available in your area.
Available at Balham Library:
Our monthly reading groups are a great way to share your thoughts on the book of the month. Evening Reading Group: 1st Wednesday of the month 7-8pm. Afternoon (Golden Years) group: 1st Thursday of the month 2-3pm
The Reading Rainbow An LGBT+ reading group. Takes place on the last Wednesday of every month, 6.00 - 7.00pm. Contact Robert.Hayes@GLL.org for more information.
Baby Rhyme Time
Help your little ones learn, with songs and rhymes for children aged 0-2. Wednesday and Thursday 9.30-10am
Inspire their imaginations early, with stories for children aged 2-5. Monday and Thursday 11-11.30am
Tiny tots take their first steps in ballet through music and movement. This fun class is a great introduction to dance and for ages 18 months – 3 years. Monday: 9.30am-10am
A problem shared is a problem halved - especially when it comes to homework. That's why this club's here to help! Monday and Thursday 4-6pm.
English Conversation Group
These informal English Conversation groups are for any adults who want to improve their spoken English in a friendly and supportive environment. Monday 7-8pm and Thursday 6-8pm
Creative Writing Group
Practice your creative writing in a group setting. Last Wednesday of each month: 7-8pm.
Building Better Stories: A Lego Adventure in Your Library Saturday 2-3pm
CV Workshops Friendly guidance with creating or editing your CV, with one-to-one help on our PCs. Sign up with your library card for an individual 30 minute session. Book in person, or ring the library. Limited places. Runs Thursday, 11am-12pm every fortnight.
To view the full range of classes and sessions Better offer across all libraries, click on the tabs below.