March Events and Activities

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Friday 1
10am Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
St David’s Day     
Come along to Children’s Story Time and celebrate St David’s Day. Listen to sheep stories and colour in beautiful daffodil pictures. Ages 2+
3.30pm – 4.30pm Battersea Children Library, 020 7720 4122
St David’s Day, Springtime Crafts
Celebrate St Davids Day and the coming of spring by making some lovely bright, spring daffodils!

Saturday 2
9.30-10.15am or 10.30-11am Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543
Champs Academy: Emotional Resilience Course

For children aged 6-10 years. Course runs for four weeks £10per week. Call or E-mail Champs Academy’s Leigh Stutchbury on 07709645115 leigh.champs@gmail.com for more info or to book your child’s place.

Tuesday 5
9.45am and 2 pm Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
Pancake Day Rhymes     
Join us for Pancake Day rhymes and other favourite children’s rhymes. Ages 0 – 2 years
2.30-4pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Flippin’ Good Pancake Story Time

Stories 2:30-30pm followed by a pancake themed craft and colouring for little ones 3-4pm
3.30pm Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
World Book Day
Come along to the Children’s Library and celebrate World Book Day by sharing, reviewing and drawing pictures of your favourite stories.
Tuesday 5th March,

6 March
5.30-7.30pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Meet Tracy Chevalier
Come and meet the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring who will give a talk on the writing life. In association with the Friends of Putney Library.
5.30pm – 6.15pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Knitting Club
For ages 6+ All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Thursday 7
3.30-6.30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
World Book Day

Share your favourite book with us by filling out a review for our I Love This Book! display, There will be a World book day voucher for each participants (whilst stocks last).

Friday 8
10am-12pm Roehampton Library, 020 8246 6979
CV Workshop
Tips on what employers are looking for; what to include in your CV; how to make your CV stand out; tips on format, style and language; and more
10–11am Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
World book day & Pancake Day Story Time
Special World Book Day celebration story time with favourite classic children’s tales. Come dressed as your favourite book character! Ages 2+
3.45pm Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
World Book Day Story Time
Special World Book Day celebration story time with favourite tales in the Children’s Library.

Saturday 9
1-2pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Meet Author Kate Cunningham

Explore the Story of Florence Nightingale through Story, role play and craft activities. There will be a chance to purchase Kate’s Latest book ‘Vlad and the Florence Nightingale adventure (A Flea in History) ‘ after the events at each library, price £7.99
3.30-4.30pm Balham Children’s Library, 020 8673 1129
Meet Author Kate Cunningham

Explore the Story of Florence Nightingale through Story, role play and craft activities. There will be a chance to purchase Kate’s Latest book ‘Vlad and the Florence Nightingale adventure (A Flea in History) ‘ after the events at each library, price £7.99

Monday 11
5.30-7.30pm, Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Putney Library Film Club: Untouchable
French comedy drama charting the unusual friendship between Paul, a rich aristocrat quadriplegic and his young Senegalese carer Driss.

Wednesday 13
9.45-11.30am Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
Wandsworth Enterprise Month: Confidence Building, Communication and Enterprising Behaviours
A free workshop in association with Lifelong Learning. Know what self-confidence is and learn how to boost your self-confidence; Find out about effective communication strategies and learn to develop Assertiveness skills; Find out about enterprising behaviors and identify your own enterprising qualities. To book speak to the library or email wandsworthtown.library@gll.org 
10am-12pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Digipals
Are you an older person struggling to use computers? Come along to this support session run by Age UK Wandsworth; use one of our computers or bring your own device.
5.30pm – 6.15pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Knitting Club
For ages 6+ All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Friday 15
9.15-11.30am Tooting Library, 0208 767 0543
What Employers Want
Learn how to identify individual skills and personal qualities. Outline experience, knowledge and transferrable skills. Identify strengths, areas of development and how to sell yourself at an interview. This workshop is free, please contact the library to book a place.
3.30-4.30pm Battersea Children Library, 020 7223 2334
St Patricks Day Crafts
Pop into Battersea library and celebrate St Patrick’s day by making some wonderful handmade decorations!

Saturday 16
11am–12pm Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
St Patrick’s Day
Wear green and celebrate St Patrick’s Day with some Irish Dancing! Watch Katie O’Sullivan and her troupe of little Irish Dancers! For children of all ages.

Monday 18
4-4.30 Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Shakespeare Story Time
Is this our normal Story Time I see before me? Nay, tis a session with a Shakespearean twist. We will read some of the usual picture books but will also read some of Shakespeare’s poems, stories and play a few Shakespearean themed games!

Tuesday 19
All day Putney Library, book at
https://wandsworthenterprisemonth.biz
Wandsworth Enterprise Month at Putney Library
One-to-one business advice clinics and a property masterclass. This event takes place on Putney Library’s closed day so book online at https://wandsworthenterprisemonth.biz

Wednesday 20
3.30-4.30 Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Explore Learning: Comprehension Lesson
Children can jump straight into this comprehension workshop and learn some fantastic skills that they can apply to any text they read. Can they help us predict what will happen next? And why did that character say that? Suitable for ages 7-9. All children should be accompanied by an adult.
5.30pm – 6.15pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Knitting Club
For ages 6+ All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Friday 22
9.15-11.30am Tooting Library, 0208 767 0543

CV Workshop
Recognise the importance of a CV as a ‘sales’ document. Learn how to structure a CV and what to include. Spelling, punctuation and grammar. This workshop is free, please contact the library to book a place.
10–11 Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
Celebrate Springtime!
Stories followed by a craft activity for children ages 2+.

Monday 25
3-5pm Putney Library, 020 8780 3085
Hear to Help
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.

Tuesday 26
3.30pm Battersea Park Library, 020 7720 4122
Mother’s Day Card Making
Come to the Children’s Library to make a Mother’s day card for someone special.  Ages 4+.

Wednesday 27
3.40-4.30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Comic Book Creation

A workshop designed to teach children and young people about the power of telling stories through! This session will focus on seeing sounds, creating sound effects for comic books. Suitable 5+. All children should be accompanied by an adult.
5.30pm – 6.15pm Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945
Knitting Club
For ages 6+ All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

Friday 29
9.15-11.30am Tooting Library, 0208 767 0543

Interview Preparation
Researching the organisation and where your role fits in. Dressing to impress. Building confidence, practising answers and preparing questions to ask. This workshop is free, please contact the library to book a place.
10–11 Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742
Mother’s Day Story Time and card making activity. Take home a special card for your mother, grandma or a special person.
3.30-4.30pm Battersea Children’s Library, 020 7223 2334
Mother’s Day Card Making
Show your mother how much you care by making her a wonderful card to give her on Mothers day. All children should be accompanied by an adult. 4+
3.30-4.30pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Mother’s Day Craft Session
Make a lovely bunch of paper flowers as a gift for Mum or any other special person in your life.

Saturday 30
2.30-3pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
Mother’s Day Story Time

Stories for Mother’s day 30 minutes of stories and songs celebrating all the great things about our Mums!

Tuesday 2nd April
2:30-4pm Tooting Children’s Library, 020 8767 0543
All Fools Day

Funny stories for April fools day, followed by from 3:00-4:00pm Make a Funny Clown jack in the box to take home!