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Opening Hours

MondaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
TuesdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
WednesdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
ThursdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
FridaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
SaturdaySelf-Service9:00am - 10:00am
Staffed10:00am - 5:00pm
Self-Service5:00pm - 6:00pm
SundaySelf-Service10:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 2:00pm
Self-Service2:00pm - 4:00pm

One Off Closures:
27/08/18 AUG BH

Building

  • Automatic Doors
  • Disabled Toilets . access with a RADAR key only
  • Escalator
  • Lift
  • Meeting Room (with hearing loop)
  • Public Parking Nearby
  • Toilets

Facilities

  • Access to software
  • Computer prints
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet access
  • Microfilm and fiche prints
  • Photocopier
  • Public fax service
  • RFID

Events

Animal Glasses Craft

Come along and make some super sunglasses with an animal theme.
On 10/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Jungle Mask Craft

Drop in to make a jungle mask. What will you be?
On 13/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Swirly Snakes Craft

Come along and make a swirly snake.
On 14/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Jungle Animals Story and Craft

Join us for a jungle animals story followed by a fun craft.
On 15/08/18 from 11:30 to 12:30

Doggy Tales with the Dogs Trust Visit

Come and join us for a fun afternoon of `Doggy Tales` with with Gemma, Dogs Trust Education Officer. We will be learning all about `a dog`s needs` and `how to be a responsible dog owner` and reading some fun and exciting dog related stories! Why not bring along a picture of your dog or pet to share with the group on the day? Ages 6-11.
On 17/08/18 from 12:15 to 13:15

Exotic Bird Finger Puppet Craft

Come along and colour in an exotic bird finger puppet.
On 17/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Sandcastle Flags and Balloons Crafts

Drop in for these fun summer crafts.
On 20/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Story and Ice Cream Cone Craft

Join us for a story and then decorate an ice cream cone.
On 21/08/18 from 11:30 to 12:30

Seaside Window Decoration Craft

Drop in to make a colourful seaside window decoration to take home.
On 22/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Flowers and Festival Hangers Crafts

Come along for these summer crafts. Fun for all the family!
On 24/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Board Games

Lots of board games for all the family. Come along and join the fun!
On 28/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Story and Craft

Join us for a fun story followed by a craft.
On 29/08/18 from 11:30 to 12:30

Lucky Dip Crafts

Here`s your chance to catch up with some of the crafts you may have missed.
On 31/08/18 from 11:30 to 15:30

Lucky Dip Crafts

Here`s your chance to catch up with some of the crafts you may have missed.
On 01/09/18 from 11:00 to 15:30

Lucky Dip Crafts

Here`s your chance to catch up with some of the crafts you may have missed.
On 08/09/18 from 11:00 to 15:30

Let`s Go To The Seaside! Britain on Film: Coast and Sea

Let`s go to the seaside! Coast & Sea takes a trip along our coastline, with films from 1901 to 1978. Take a nostalgic promenade in classic British holiday destinations including Weston-super-Mare, Morecambe and Skegness. Learn about the hard work of people in our ports, from fishermen and women to shipbuilders and life boat crew. This is a free showing. Seats are on a first come first served basis.
On 21/09/18 from 11:30 to 12:30

Best in Show

Bring along your garden produce and crafty creations to put on show.
On 28/09/18 from 11:30 to 12:30


Regular Events

Lego Club

Saturdays from 11.00 to 12.00

Sunday is Fun Day

Sunday from 11.15 to 1.30

Liberal Democrats (For details phone 01234 221757)

Saturdays from 11.00 to 12.00

Baby Rymetime for 0 - 18 months (Term Time Only)

Monday from 11.30 to 12.00

Update your literacy (Term Time Only)

Tuesday from 11:15 to 1:15

RhymeTime (Term Time Only)

Tuesday from 2:00 to 2:30

RhymeTime (Term Time Only)

Thursday from 11.30 to 12.30


Other Events

Down Memory Lane

Last Friday of the month
Fridays 11.30 - 12.30

Knit and Knatter

For details phone the library
Wednesday(Fortnightly) 2.00-3.30