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Our first market since covid struck!

Our first market since covid struck!

A big thank you to the stallholders, visitors and hard-working volunteers for bringing a real buzz to our market event on 26 Sept. Photo gallery below.

Each Thursday 10.30 - 11.30

Each Thursday 10.30 - 11.30

Free tea coffee, biscuits and conversation! Note the library will not be open for book borrowing so there will be plenty of room to spread out

Story Time is back!

Story Time is back!

Stories and poems for pre-schoolers with Janet Black, on alternate Thursdays. For session times and dates and to book online visit greenhill.bookwhen.com

Status Update

Status update 13 November 2021

We have restored the layout and seating back to normal throughout the library. Our volunteers will continue to use face masks and we ask you to do the same. Please continue to use use hand sanitiser before handling books etc. We still have the “sneeze screens” at the front desk.  Families are welcome to browse but we ask that children stay with their parents.

Storytime (for pre-schoolers) has restarted on alternate Thursday mornings. For dates and to book a (free) family ticket online, visit greenhill.bookwhen.com

We are sorry to say goodbye to Lucy Booth, who after two-and-a-bit years of spearheading our Lowedges library project has now left for “pastures new”. We are grateful for all her hard work in establishing the library. If you are interested in applying for the post to replace Lucy, there is more information here. In the meantime Lowedges library is operating on reduced hours of 10am – 1pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Our coffee mornings continue on Thursdays. They run from 10.30 to 11.30  and offer free tea, coffee, biscuits, and conversation.

On Friday 26 Nov we have a spectacular demonstration of flower arranging from Elizabeth Bishop. Tickets (£5) are available online using this link, or from library reception.

Our next producers and artisan market runs from 11am to 3pm on 28 November.

Our evening cinema program continues on 3 December with a showing of Little Women. Book online using this link.

Our children’s cinema program continues on 4 December with a showing of Arthur Christmas. Book online using this link. We only have a few tickets left.

We’ll be closed over Christmas. Closing 4pm on Friday 24 Dec and re-opening 10am on Wednesday 5 Jan.

A good way to keep up to date with what’s going on is to subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter. More info here.

Chris Brown (Chairman, Friends of Greenhill Library)

Flower Arranging Demonstration

Friday 26 November at 7.30
An evening of flowers with Elizabeth Bishop

Join us for a talk and spectacular demonstration of flower arranging with freelance florist Elizabeth Bishop. Elizabeth is in demand for flowers for weddings and funerals, corporate work and floral workshops. Doors open and refreshments 7pm; demonstration starts 7.30. Ticket price (£5) includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of the completed arrangements.

Book online using this link or pick up a ticket in the library.

Little Women

Evening Cinema
Friday 3 December at 7.30

Little Women

2019 adaptation of the classic by Louisa May Alcott. Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on their own terms.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00 pm. Film starts 7.30

This is a free screening. There will be an opportunity to make a donation on the evening. Audience numbers will be limited. To guarantee a place please book on-line using this link.

This is a reschedule of the film originally scheduled in April 2020 prior to the pandemic.

Arthur Christmas

Children’s Cinema
Saturday 4 December
Arthur Christmas

Our Christmas children’s film this year tells the story of Santa’s clumsy son Arthur who sets out on a mission with Grandsanta to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours. Doors open 2.00pm, film starts 2.30. Sweets, ice creams and drinks available. Free showing, but advance booking is advised to guarantee a place using this link. Please only book the number of spaces you actually intend to use.

Our children’s cinema events provide an easy-going atmosphere ideal for younger children.