February Events and Activities

Gaia, the costume created by Spectra’s Programme Manager Anthony Hunte for a project funded by Wandsworth Oasis , will be on display in Tooting Library in February as part of LGBT+ History Month. Our full list of events for LGBT+ History Month is at https://www.better.org.uk/library/london/wandsworth/news/meet-author-meg-john-barker 

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 24
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.
4pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
LGBT+ History Month: Drag Story Time with Mama G
Join Mama G to celebrate LGBT History Month with a fabulous, family-friendly story time. Free, but please contact the library to book a place.

Tuesday 25
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.
2.30-3.30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Pancake Day Story Time
Yum! Yum! Free, drop in session for under 5’s and their parents or carers.
4:15pm Battersea Park Children’s Library, 020 7720 4122
Chatterbooks Reading Group.
For children ages 6-11 years.

Wednesday 26
5.30-6.30pm Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
LGBT+ History Month: Pride Craft for ages 5+
A craft activity to celebrate Pride month.

Thursday 27
6pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Modern Mudlarkers: Foragers of the Foreshore
A free, illustrated talk by Florence Evans and Monika Buttling-Smith. At low tide, Thames mudlarks hunt through the trash and treasure that the tide has revealed. Come along to discover what their finds tell us. Refreshments from 6.00 pm. Donations to Friends of Putney Library welcome. To book email Charlene.coleman@gll.org or call.
7pm Balham Library, 020 8673 1129
LGBT+ History Month: Meet author Mia Violet
An event with Mia Violet - who will be discussing and reading from her debut novel; Yes, You Are Trans Enough: My Transition from Self-Loathing to Self-Love. Mia reflects on her life and how at 26 she came to finally realise she was 'trans enough' to be transgender. Book via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wandsworth-libraries-lgbt-history-month-2020-an-event-with-mia-violet-tickets-89560358443?aff=ebdssbdestsearch or contact the library on 020 8673 1129

Friday 28
10am-12.30pm Roehampton Library, 020 8246 6979
Computer Course: Email
Free computer course. You can bring along your own laptops, tablets & devices. If you are on benefits, the course is free. For more information and to book a place, please email roehampton.library@gll.org or speak to a member of staff
12.30pm Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
Mindfullness
The first free, weekly, mindfulness session. Stretch, meditate and breathe during your lunch break. Learn how to switch off, re-focus and reinvigorate your body and mind. Sessions lead by ‘Edit B Yoga’
3.30-4:30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Leap Year Craft
Hop to it! Make an origami hopping frog. Free, drop in session for all ages.
3:45pm Battersea Park Children’s Library, 020 7720 4122
Special themed Story Time as part of LGBT+ month.
Join us for stories and a craft activity.
4-4.45pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Meet the author with Susie Day!
Wrap up a fantastic LGBT+ History Month at Balham Library with a visit from awesome queer children’s and YA author Susie Day. Learn about her most recent book, Max Kowalski didn’t mean it, her cats and her writing, then get your book signed and make a bookmark to take home. Free event; registration required. Most suitable for ages 7+ but all welcome. This event is part of Wandsworth’s program of events for Wandsworth Libraries LGBT+ History Month. 

Saturday 29
12pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Tech and Tea: Mastering your emails
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
2.30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
LGBT+ History Month: Drag Story Time with Mama G
Join Mama G to celebrate LGBT History Month with a fabulous, family-friendly story time. Free, but please contact the library to book a place.