Join an adult group

Better have a wide range of activities and groups for adults, whether you want to learn a new skill or meet new people, you're sure to find something you'll like.

These sessions are for adults only. Visit the timetable tab of your local library for session times available in your area.

Types of Adult Activities

African-Caribbean Reading Group

A reading group which focuses on reading works by African or Caribbean authors.

Age UK - Drop-in Session

Age UK are here to offer independent and confidential information and advice to older people and their carers, relatives and friends on a wide range of issues. These can include: money matters, housing, health, help in your home, transport and leisure activities.

Asian Ladies Coffee Morning

A coffee morning for women from the Asian community.

Best Beginnings Midwife Clinic

For pregnant women who've been assigned a Midwife from the Best Beginnings Team.

Breastfeeding Club

Support and up-to-date information for breastfeeding mothers, pregnant women and their  families.

Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB can provide independent, confidential information and advice on a wide range of issues. These can include: benefits, work, consumer rights, housing, discrimination, tax, healthcare, debt and money.

Citizens' Advice Bureau - Money Matters

CAB can provide independent, confidential information and advice at this session, which is specifically for money matters. Come and chat to us about benefits, debt, banking, pensions and budgeting.

Coffee Mornings

A cuppa and a chat - a brilliant way to start the day.

Coldharbour Tenants & Residents Association Drop-In

Coldharbour Tenants & Residents Association drop-in sessions are open to all local residents, where we discuss issues surrounding the local area.

Community IT session

Our library staff will help with any IT questions you might have: from printing and scanning to emailing and setting up documents.

Creative Writing Group

Practice your creative writing in a friendly, supportive group setting.

Employment, Training and Welfare Advice Drop-in

If you've got questions about getting back into work, come along for a friendly chat, as well as some extra support and guidance.

English Conversation

These informal English Conversation groups are for any adults who want to improve their spoken English in a friendly and supportive environment.

English 'Express' - Conversational English

Are you looking to improve your English skills? Come along to our English Express class with our friendly staff. Build your conversation skills, as well as taking part in grammar and reading exercises.

Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLAB)

Interested in getting back to work? This is the session for you. Come along and find out more.

Housing Surgery

Support and advice on housing issues for RBG residents in Abbey Wood and Thamesmead.

Job Centre Plus

These sessions are held by Job Centre Plus and are strictly by invitation only.

Knit and Knatter

Knit and Knatter is a sociable activity for anyone who enjoys knitting, crochet, or cross stitching; a chance to share hints and tips, swap patterns and make new friends.

Legal Advice Drop-in

Legal advice on contact with children, disputes between couples, domestic violence and disputes with Social Care.

Legal Advice Session

Legal advice on contact with children, disputes within families, domestic violence and disputes with Social Care. By appointment only: call 020 8311 5491 ext 1 to make an appointment.

Midwives Parent Craft

If you're expecting a baby - and you're already booked with the Maritime Midwife Team, then you're welcome to attend these sessions, where we share tips and ideas for preparing for parenthood.

Midwives Sessions

These evening classes are designed to help expecting parents prepare for birth and parenthood. By invitation from Marshes Midwives only.

Money & Debt Advice Sessions

If you've got money worries, or problems with debt, these drop-in and appointment sessions with an advisor could give you the help you're looking for.

Mums Aid Postnatal Counselling

These counselling sessions have been created especially for expectant mothers, or mums with children under two years old. If you're feeling depressed, then friendly, discreet support, help and advice is waiting for you right here.

National Careers Service

Get some expert career and employment advice, including support with training and CV writing.

Pop in for a Cuppa

Come and say hello! We'll supply the teas and coffees.

Potty Training Advice

Pop in and get advice from the local Health Visiting team on potty training for your child.

Reading Groups

Our monthly reading groups are a great way to share your thoughts on the book of the month.

Silver Circle Reading Group

A reading group for the over sixties; meet up with other people to share your take (and a cup of tea!) on the selected book of the month.

Stop Smoking Advice

Studies show that you're four times more likely to quit smoking with help. So if you're ready to stop, we're here to give you the support and advice that you need on your way to a smoke-free life.

Writing Groups

Join us for our creative writing group, covering everything from prose to poetry. Beginners are more than welcome.