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 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

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.