January Events and Activities

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 20
5-6.45pm Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122

Brew Monday
Drop in and join the Knit and Natter group for a cup or tea or coffee, and a natter

Tuesday 21
2.30-3pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Story Time: Chinese New Year

Stories about China and Chinese new year with craft and colouring activity afterwards.
3:30pm Battersea Park Children’s Library, 020 7720 4122
Chinese New Year.
Learn about the Chinese zodiac, draw and decorate your own Chinese zodiac animal, and pictures to celebrate the year of the rat.

Wednesday 22
10am-12pm Roehampton Library, 020 8246 6979
Digipals
Computer skills sessions in association with AgeUK  Wandsworth to  help older people access relevant information, services and entitlements online and also help them to connect with family and friends.
10.15am-11.15am, Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
Year of the Rat Story Time and Craft
To celebrate Chinese new year we will be having some stories and making some crafts to celebrate this year of the rat.
3:30-5pm Battersea Children’s Library 020 7223 2334
Chinese New Year Stories & Craft

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with stories, crafts, and colouring. Recommended for ages 3+. Free and drop in.
5.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Tech and Tea: Backing Up Your Windows Computer
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

Thursday 23
11am-12pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Chinese New Year Storytime
Prepare for the Year of the Rat at Balham Library with a special Chinese New Year storytime and craft session. Most suitable for pre-schoolers but all welcome.

Saturday 25
10.30am Earlsfield Children’ Library, 020 8946 2088
Dad’s Rhyme Time
Songs for for babies and toddlers, 0-3 years
12pm Earlsfield Library, 020 8946 2088
Tech and Tea: Backing Up Your Windows Computer
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.
2-3pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Burns Night Stories & Craft

Join our Scot-in-Residence for some stories, poetry, colouring, and crafts in celebration of Robert Burns. Recommended for ages 3+. Free and drop in.
3:30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Story Time: Chinese New Year and Burns Night

Its Chinese New Year today and also Burns night! Drop in for an unusual joint story time with stories from both China and Scotland, plus a craft activity afterwards.

Sunday 26
2.30-4.30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Tech and Tea: Backing Up Your Windows Computer
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 27
11am-12pm, Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Welcome Here Storytime
Join us to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a preschool storytime based around this year’s theme: Stand Together. We’ll share stories about welcome and community, then make flames for our Holocaust Memorial Day display. All welcome
3-5pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Action on Hearing Loss

Come along to find out information on: hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus; deaf awareness; products and technology; strategies for effective communication; local services to support people living with deafness, tinnitus or hearing loss; Action on Hearing Loss services and campaigns.
4-4.30pm, Balham Library, 020 8673 1129
Stand Together: Holocaust Memorial Day event
How do we stand up for our friends or people we don’t know? How can we be brave in the face of hate and prejudice? Join us for a special Holocaust Memorial Day event and craft session, and learn different ways to stand together. Most suitable for ages 7-11, but all welcome.

Tuesday 28
10am-12pm Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543
Digipals

Computer skills sessions in association with AgeUK  Wandsworth to  help older people access relevant information, services and entitlements online and also help them to connect with family and friends.
11am-12.30pm Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
NEW: Audiobook Group

Please speak to staff for more information, and to register with the RNIB library.
2.30-3pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Story Time: Holocaust Memorial Day, We Stand Together
A special Story Time marking the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 with stories about inclusion and friendship. Story-times are free, drop-in and suitable for children 18 months and above, children under 8 years old must be with a responsible adult at all times
4:15pm Battersea Park Children’s Library, 020 7720 4122
Chatterbooks Reading Group
Come and ‘chat about books’ at our new reading group. For ages 6-11 years.

Wednesday 29
2.30pm – 3.30pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Reading Friends
A chance to socialise and make some new friends and have a nice chat.

Thursday 30
10am-10.30am, Northcote Library
Year of the Rat Craft
To celebrate Chinese new year we will be having some stories and making some crafts to celebrate this year of the rat.
6.30-7.30 Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
PUTNEY AS FILM SET: an illustrated talk by Phil Evison

A Friends of Putney Library event. Refreshments from 6pm. Free entry, but please book in advance. Call or email Charlene.coleman@gll.org.