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Photos from our Harry Potter Fun Day

Photos from our Harry Potter Fun Day

A selection of photos contributed by visitors

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Have you started the Summer Reading Challenge?

Have you started the Summer Reading Challenge?

Get yourself down to the library, grab your first two books, and get reading

Fancy yourself as the next Kenneth Branagh or Judi Dench?

Fancy yourself as the next Kenneth Branagh or Judi Dench?

Call Shelley Walsh 07925 879182 for more information, or just show up!

The Aftermath

Evening Cinema
Friday 6 September

The Aftermath

For September we are showing the 2019 movie based on the book of the same name by Rhidian Brook. After World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house. The movie, co-written by Brook, stars Keria Knightley, Jason Clarke and Alexander Skarsgård.

Tickets available now. A suggested donation of £5 gets you refreshments and a raffle ticket. Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm, film starts 7.30

Summer Reading Challenge 2019

The summer reading challenge: “Space Chase”

We’re pleased to be taking part once again in this year’s reading challenge, from The Reading Agency.  Targeted at 4-11 year olds, the theme for this year’s challenge is “Space Chase”. To complete the challenge all you have to do is read 6 books over the summer holidays. They can be any books, but they must be borrowed from the library. There are rewards for each book finished and a certificate if you complete the whole challenge. You’ll need to register (it’s free) … registration is now open.


20 Sept at 7.30pm: A ceilidh in partnership with Greenhill Primary School

Dance the night away with live music from the Bash Street Band. No previous dancing experience necessary! Tickets £10 (on sale soon); drinks available to purchase. Profits to be shared between the library and the Friends of Greenhill School. Note: this event is in the school, not the library.

Another evening with Gavin Extence

Friday 27 September at 7.30: Another evening with Gavin Extence

We are delighted to welcome back our local, best-selling author, Gavin Extence. Come along and enjoy an informal evening, when Gavin will be telling us about his latest book, “The End of Time”. Set against the background of the 2015 migrant crisis, the novel tells the story of two teenage refugees, brothers, who are travelling across Europe to the UK. This is a free event – just turn up!

Extended Saturday Hours

Extended Saturday Opening!

We’re pleased to announce that, following user feedback in our recent survey, we’ll be extending our Saturday opening by one hour, and will now be closing at 1.30pm. We’ll be trialling this for a period of three months starting on 15 June.

That’s a whole extra hour to browse our books, choose something from our bookshop, use our computers, get your hearing aid batteries, or just sit and read.


Knit and Natter

Do you knit? Would you like to learn?

Lynn Munro runs a Knit and Natter  group in the library on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 10.00 to 12.00.  Experienced knitters and beginners welcome. We can provide needles and wool if you don’t have them.

For more information email Lynn at lynnimunro@googlemail.com

Confused by Computers?

Are you confused by computers? Do you need help with filling in online forms? Or would you just like to get more out of your laptop, tablet or smartphone?

Heeley Trust run support sessions in the library every Friday morning. No need to book — just turn up. Bring your own laptop or tablet, or use the computers in the library.