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This year we're taking Christmas online with a month of events counting us down to December 25th.

Currently all our events are online, and can be watched on Facebook and YouTube

Dates and times are subject to change. Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest library news; find us @wandsworthlibs  

Wednesday 25 November
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
The regular Wed morning Rhyme Time with Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian.
3pm, watch on YouTube
Holiday Craft- Thanksgiving
Emma from Wandsworth Town Library shares a turkey craft activity to celebrate American Thanksgiving and reflects on what makes her grateful. She also shares the story of the first Thanksgiving, the complex history of relations between the Pilgrims and the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, as well as her own family's traditions.

Thursday 26
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian starts our Christmas countdown with just under one month to go.
5pm, watch at Facebook and YouTube
Stuart’s Poetry Session
Stuart from Roehampton Library reads poems online.

Friday 27
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian takes the Friday Baby Rhyme Time session.
3pm, watch on Facebook
Story Time
Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian reads stories from Scotland for St Andrew’s Day on Monday.

Saturday 28
3pm watch on Facebook

Story Explorers
Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian recommends some verse novels.

Monday 30 November
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Start with week with songs and rhymes for children led by Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.
3pm watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Scottie Dog
A craft activity for St Andrew’s Day, with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian

Tuesday 1 December
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Songs and rhymes for children with Patrick the Southfields Children’s Librarian.
11am, watch on Facebook
Advent Calendar

A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian.
3pm watch on Facebook
Online Story Time: Positively Penguins
Join Lucinda for a wildy, wintery trip to the Antarctic and meet some of its best-known inhabitants.
5pm on Facebook
Book Folding
Weekly demonstrations of book folding with Sucheta the Southfields Librarian/

Wednesday 2
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian takes over for the mid-week Rhyme Time.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar

A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian.
3pm, watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Christmas Card Making
Make some cards with Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.
5pm, watch on Facebook
Stories for Grown Ups
Why should kids have all the fun?Heather reads some of her favourite Classic Christmas writing: Going Carol Barking, from Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee; an extract from A Child's Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas; and The Twelve Days of Christmas: A Correspondance by John Julius Norwich.

Thursday 3
10am,watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
The regular Thursday morning Rhyme Time with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar

A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian.
5pm, watch at Facebook and YouTube
Stuart’s Poetry Session
Stuart from Roehampton Library reads poems online.

Friday 4
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian takes the Friday Baby Rhyme Time session.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar

A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian.
5pm, watch on YouTube
Story Time with Mama G
Stories from the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mama G.

Saturday 5
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm watch on Facebook

Story Explorers
Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian talks about stories Children’s books that deal with Alzheimer’s

Sunday 6
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian

Monday 7
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Start with week with songs and rhymes for children led by Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Gingerbread
Gingerbread Library craft  and competition! With Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian

Tuesday 8
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Songs and rhymes for children with Patrick the Southfields Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
5.15-6pm
Zoolab 
A special online event with Zoolab and their ethical and engaging animal encounters. Places are free but limited so email Heather.Shepherd@GLL.ORG to book

Wednesday 9
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian takes over for the mid-week Rhyme Time.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm, watch at watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Paper Dreidel
A paper folding activity with Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian
5pm, 
A Magical Christmas Quest
Travel all over the world on a musical, magical and fun filled adventure in a quest to find Santa. Plus there may even be some other characters from Queen Elsa to The Nutcracker who would love to drop in for some fun! A special online Christmas event with Magical Quests (http://www.magicalquests.com/) and sponsored by The Woolf Trust.
Places are free, but limited. Please email heather.shepherd@gll.org to register
5pm, watch on Youtube and Facebook
Stories for Grown Ups
Emma from Wandsworth Heritage Service and Archives reads Casting the Runes by M R James

Thursday 10
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
The regular Thursday morning Rhyme Time with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian

Friday 11
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian takes the Friday Baby Rhyme Time session.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm, watch on Facebook
Story Time
Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian reads stories for Hanukkah.

Saturday 12
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm on Facebook

Story Explorers
To celebrate Santa Lucia’s day, discover children’s authors from the Nordic countries, with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.

Monday 14
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Start with week with songs and rhymes for children led by Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Turtle Doves
Make some Turtle Dove Christmas Tree decorations with Lily the Wandsworth Town Children’s Librarian.

Tuesday 15
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Songs and rhymes for children with Patrick the Southfields Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm watch on Facebook
Story Time
Bah humbug! Subversive Christmas Stories from Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.

Wednesday 16
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian takes over for the mid-week Rhyme Time.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
5pm, watch on Facebook
Stories for Grown-ups
On the day of Jane Austen’s birthday Frances the Putney Librarian reads some of her Christmas writings

Thursday 17
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
The regular Thursday morning Rhyme Time with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
5.15-6pm
Zoolab 
A special online event with Zoolab and their ethical and engaging animal encounters. Places are free but limited so email Heather.Shepherd@GLL.ORG to book

Friday 18
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Carolyn the Battersea and York Gardens Children’s Librarian takes the Friday Baby Rhyme Time session.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm, watch on Facebook
Story Time
Stories for children from Santa’s Grotto with Patrick the Southfields Children’s Librarian.

Saturday 19
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
3pm watch on Facebook

Story Explorers
Discover stories about the Winter solstice, with Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian

Sunday 20
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian

Monday 21
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Start with week with songs and rhymes for children led by Kate the Putney Children’s Librarian.
3pm watch on Facebook
Holiday Craft –Tea Light Holder
A craft activity with Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian

Tuesday 22
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Songs and rhymes for children from Santa’s Grotto with Patrick the Southfields Children’s Librarian.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian

Wednesday 23
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
Lucinda the Balham Children’s Librarian takes over for the mid-week Rhyme Time.
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
5pm, watch on Youtube and Facebook
Stories for Grown-ups
Chris from Battersea Libraries reads a ghost story by Jerome K. Jerome

Thursday 24
10am, watch on Facebook

Baby Rhyme Time
11am, on Facebook
Advent Calendar
A daily countdown of Christmas books for children with Gillian the Roehampton Children's Librarian
Christmas Eve  Rhyme Time with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.
3pm, watch on Facebook
Story Time
Tales for Christmas Eve  Rhyme Time with Heather the Tooting Children’s Librarian.
5pm, watch on Facebook and YouTube
Stuart’s Poetry Session
Stuart from Roehampton Library reads poems online.

Monday 28
Dungeons and Dragons Online
3-5pm, to register please email lucinda.murray@gll.org
Try your hand at heroics and explore magical worlds from your own bedroom in this amazing introduction to the famous roleplaying game. Most suitable for ages 8+. 

Tuesday 29
Dungeons and Dragons Online
3-5pm, to register please email lucinda.murray@gll.org
Try your hand at heroics and explore magical worlds from your own bedroom in this amazing introduction to the famous roleplaying game. Most suitable for ages 8+.