September Events and Activities

The Summer Reading Challenge ends on Saturday 7th September. There’s still time for children to read 6 books and receive free rewards to celebrate their achievement.

f you would like to attend an event please contact the library in advance to see if booking is required.

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Tuesday 2 September
10am-12pm Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543
Tooting Job Club
A free drop-in session for advice and guidance on  developing CVs, searching for jobs and preparing for job interviews
3:30-4:30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Cosmic Constellations Craft
Design your own beautiful constellations and tell their story. Ages 4+.

Wednesday 4
10am-12pm Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742

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.
4.00pm-5pm  Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
Beast Quest Treasure Hunt 6+
Can you find the Beast Eggs and save the world before it’s too late? Eggs will be hidden around the Children’s Library with answers needed to complete your Beat Quest worksheet.
5.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Tech and Tea: How Computers Work
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
6-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Stop Beating Yourself Up: Deal with stress and … relax
A workshop by Talk Wandsworth and Putney Wellbeing Friends
6.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Crime Reading Group
Meets the first Wednesday of each month. New members welcome, contact frances.craig@gll.org for more information.

Saturday 7
ALL DAY Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Space Chase: 2019 Summer Reading Challenge Closing Ceremonies
Rocket to the library to finish the Summer Reading Challenge and earn your prizes. Enjoy space-themed colouring, and complete our Space Chase treasure hunt. For children and their families.
12pm Earlsfield Library, 020 8946 2088
Tech and Tea: How Computers Work
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.

Sunday 8
2.30-4.30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Tech and Tea: How Computers Work
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 9
5.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Film Club: The Station Agent
Award-winning comedy-drama starring Peter Dinklage as a quiet man who seeks solitude in an abandoned train station. For more details contact Jadranka.Vucinic@gll.org No need to book, just turn up.

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

Tooting Job Club
A free drop-in session for advice and guidance on  developing CVs, searching for jobs and preparing for job interviews

Wednesday 11
10am-12pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945

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-11.30am Southfields Children’s Library
Empathy Day Stories & Craft
We will be reading a selection of stories that help explain the importance of empathy to children and then together we will be showing you how to make a craft that celebrates empathy for you to take home.
6.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Capability Brown’s Wimbledon Park.
An illustrated talk by Dr Dave Dawson on the history and present state of Capability Brown’s Wimbledon Park. Refreshments available from 6. Free event - donations to the Friends of Putney Library welcome.

Monday 16
11am-2pm Roehampton Library, 020 8246 6979
ESOL Assessment

Want to improve your English? Come to a free assessement day in association with WEA https://www.wea.org.uk We will give you a practice test, tell you what level your English is, and help you find a class. Many classs are free for those on benefits.Bring friends or family if they want to learn English.We look forward to seeing you.

Tuesday 17
10am-12pm Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543
Tooting Job Club
A free drop-in session for advice and guidance on  developing CVs, searching for jobs and preparing for job interviews
10.15am – 10.35am Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
Puppets and Stories Taster Session
We will be starting a Puppet Story Time later in the year that will cost a small fee. This session will feature some stories for free and allow you to see if it's something you would be interested in paying to attend in the future.

Wednesday 18
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.
10.45am-11.45am Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
Ladybird books activities and competition
Join us in colouring in some Little Word pictures, spot the difference, Little Mermaid mazes, Little Unicorn and Peppa Pig colouring in. You can also enter a competition to win a library of Ladybird books worth £100!
3-6pm Roehampton Library, 020 8246 6979
ESOL Assessment

Want to improve your English? Come to a free assessement day in association with WEA https://www.wea.org.uk We will give you a practice test, tell you what level your English is, and help you find a class. Many classs are free for those on benefits.Bring friends or family if they want to learn English.We look forward to seeing you.
5.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Tech and Tea: Cloud Storage
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

Saturday 21
11am-12:30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Autumnal Sensory Play & Crafts
Celebrate the Autumn Equinox with a play session for the whole family. Babies and toddlers can engage in different sounds, sights, textures, and toys, while older children make an autumnal craft. Free and drop in.
12pm Earlsfield Library, 020 8946 2088
Tech and Tea: Cloud Storage
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.
2-4.30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Using Social Media
A 3 week course about using social media for work and interests. The course includes using Twitter, Linkedin and making online job applications. The course is free but you must have an active e-mail address and a mobile phone and be able to commit to the 3 sessions. Contact paul.daley@gll.org for more information.

Sunday 22
2.30-4.30pm Battersea Library, 020 7223 2334
Tech and Tea: Cloud Storage
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

Tuesday 24
10am-12pm Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543

Tooting Job Club
A free drop-in session for advice and guidance on  developing CVs, searching for jobs and preparing for job interviews
12.30-2.30pm 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.

Wednesday 25
10.45-11.45am Southfields Children’s Library, 020 8780 1945
Fairytale Hairdress and Thumbelina activities 3+
Join us in making some flowery headbands, colouring in Flower Fairies and helping them escape from the Goblin King, helping Thumbelina work through a maze and spot the difference.
7-7.45pm, Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
The Perils of Self Publishing
Paul Purnell is a QC with forty years’ experience in the criminal courts. He writes short stories which reflect his unique take on modern life, and has published a series of thrillers beginning with the ‘The Kazak Contract’ - an exciting trip into the murky world of Kazakhstan crime. His talk focuses on the pros & cons of self-publishing, and his exciting series of crime novels.

Monday 30
3-5pm Putney Library, 20 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.
6-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Self-Care and Relaxation Techniques
A workshop by Putney Wellbeing Friends and Talk Wandsworth www.talkwandsworth.nhs.uk