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Half Term Fun, Summer Reading Challenge Warm Up....and more at RBWM Libraries

Ben Kane to visit Datchet and Cookham Libraries

Bestselling author Ben Kane will be

Datchet Library. Friday 7June. 7pm

Cookham Library. Saturday 8 June. 11.:30am

Details to follow; keep an eye on our events website

Summer Reading Challenge is coming!

The Summer Reading Challenge theme this year will be Marvellous Makers. Keep the weekend of 13-14 July free for the launch.

Meanwhile, have you thought about volunteering for this annual event?

Juggling Workshop at Windsor Library

Back by popular demand! An opportunity to learn how to juggle on Thursday 28 May. Booking essential via Eventbrite here

Sunninghill Library Event: The Swan - Portrait of a Majestic Bird.

Tickets available via Eventbrite

Half Term Activities in your Local Library

All events are suitable for 4-11 year olds and are free unless stated otherwise

Tuesday 28th May

Datchet Library 2.30pm. Collage

Windsor Library 3pm. Stories and Craft

Wednesday 29th May

Old Windsor Library 2.30pm.Collage

Thursday 30th May

Ascot Library 11am. Craft activity

Cookham Library 2.30pm. Collage

Windsor Library 10:30am. Stories and Craft

Justin Newland: The Limits of Empire

Cookham Library

Thursday 9 May, 7:30pm

Justin Newland will explain the inspiration for his latest novel The Mark of the Salamander, which explores the epic story and secret history of Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation. 

Booking essential here

Lego and Board Games 

Come to Dedworth Library or Windsor Library for Board Games and Lego Fun.

Dedworth Library: Saturdays 11 and 25 May 10:30am - 12:30pm

Windsor Library: Saturdays 4 and 18 May 2:30 - 3:30pm

Suitable for 8-10 year olds, no charge and no need to book

Spaces to Hire in RBWM Libraries

For more information about hiring library spaces, please see our website.

Knit and Natter at Windsor Library

Join a friendly Knit and Natter group at Windsor Library every Thursday at 3pm. No need to book; just turn up!

Happy Bunny Project at Maidenhead Library

Calling all Creatives! Artwork submission now open!

Help us make a visually impactful collaborative exhibition for Mental Health Awareness week in May 2024. Submit your artwork by 5th of May at Craft Coop Maidenhead or Craft Coop Windsor.

Exhibition at Maidenhead Library, 13-19 May

Reading Development Services for Schools

Our service offers resources for students that will:

* enhance the pleasure and enjoyment of reading

* stimulate interest in different topics

* encourage empathy and understanding by reflecting different values and experiences

* enlarge and enrich their minds and imaginations.

Find out more about our RDS offer here

PCSO Drop-ins

Come and meet your local PCSOs and have your say on how to work towards safer neighbourhoods

Boyn Grove Library Monday 20 May 3:30-4:30pm

Sunningdale Library Friday 17 May 4:30-5:30pm

Sunninghill Library Wednesday 15 May 2:30-3:30pm

Windsor Library Wednesdays 15 and 29 May 2:00-3:30pm

Scratch Coding at Dedworth Library

10 sessions in total. Sundays 5 May to 7 July from 11:30am - 12:30pm

Suitable for children aged 8+

To book a place, please call Dedworth Library on 01753 868733

IT Help at Dedworth Library

Drop in for 1:1 support with any IT queries. No booking necessary.

Saturday 25 May 10:30am - 12noon

Looking for a new job this new year?

Your Library is the place to start for employment support and job fairs.

Dementia Action Week

The Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Action Week 13-19 May is their annual campaign that brings people together from across the country under a unified theme to take action on dementia.

On Monday 13 May at Boyn Grove Library from 2:30-5:30 we will be launching the new Reading Well Collection. Refreshments available, and a chance to browse the collection.

To find out how our libraries are supporting local residents living with dementia, please look at our Events webpage and at our library catalogue.

A Reminder of our Story and Rhyme Times:

Cox Green Library

Thursdays 2:30pm-3pm. Story and Rhymetime (term time only)

Sunningdale Library

Saturdays 11 and 25 May: 10:30-11am. Storytime. On Saturday 11 May, there is a special themed Stick Man storytime with Stick Man crafts. Bring a stick with you on that day!

Windsor Library

Storytimes Thursdays 2, 9, 16 and 23 May. 10:30-11am

Rhymetimes Tuesdays 7, 14, 21 May.10:30-11am

Save the Dates!

 Calligraphy Workshops at Old Windsor Library on 4 and 11 June. Booking via Eventbrite

Never Mind the Books, Here's the Punk Dylans!

4 punk/rock bands

 4pm on Saturday 1 June in Maidenhead Library

Tickets £4 via Eventbrite

Advance Notice: Ascot Library will be closed from Tuesday 18 June - Saturday 22 June (inclusive) for Royal Ascot.

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