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Readathon 22 Feb 10am - 3pm

Readathon 22 Feb 10am - 3pm

A mixture of story reading and crafts based on the books of Julia Donaldson. Free! - just turn up

Do you know anyone who needs help ...

Do you know anyone who needs help ...

... with financial advice or getting out into the community and making friends?

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Toy Sale 27 Feb 3.30 - 5.30

Toy Sale 27 Feb 3.30 - 5.30

A chance to pass on those toys you've outgrown

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Readathon 2019

Friday 22 Feb from 10am to 3 pm

Readathon

A mixture of story-telling and crafts, this year based on the books of Julia Donaldson.

Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He’s also the most accident-prone. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help him with his toughest test: capturing a princess?

No registration necessary for this free event. Come for the morning or the afternoon.

Gardening for Wildlife

15 March at 7.00pm: Gardening for Wildlife,
with Fran Halsall

If you are keen to get your garden buzzing with bees and other beneficial insects then this talk will point you in the right direction. Join Greenhill resident and gardening tutor Fran Halsall, as she explores the principles behind creating beautiful gardens that are also thriving habitats.

Tickets £5, available about a month before.

The Sheffield Free Bird Challenge

26 April at 7.30pm: The Sheffield Free Bird Challenge with Peter Brown

In 2016 well known Sheffield bird watcher Pete Brown set out to see how many bird species he could find in the Sheffield area in one year at no cost to his pocket or the planet! Birding only by bike, boots and bus (senior citizen’s bus pass) Pete set a target of finding 150 different birds and raising £1,500 for Cancer Research UK. His talk looks at highs and lows encountered during the year and shows just how rich in bird life our city and its surroundings can be.

Tickets £5, available about a month before.

Abbey Dale Forge

17 May at 7.30pm: The Tenants and Workers of Abbey Dale Forge with Pauline Burnett

How did Abbey Dale Forge become synonymous with high quality edge tools? Rising from a single grinding wheel over 400 years ago, the forge brought both wealth and bankruptcy to its tenants, but also fortune, misfortune and even tragedy to its workers. Hear about the successes and failures of the men who strived to develop this site, and the lives of some of their workers. 

Photo: Photo: The Hathi Trust Digital Library and Victorian Web

Christmas in the Library 2018

And a good time was had by all …

With singing from Greenhill, Abbey Lane and Lowedges schools plus our very own Greenhill Songsters, storytelling, lucky dip, mulled wine and cake, silent auction, and a popular Junk Modelling activity, our “Chritmas in the Library” on 8 December was a real feel-good day.

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.