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Wednesbury Library Events

What’s on at Wednesbury Library in November 2013

Our opening hours (since 1st April 2012) are as follows:

Monday: opening at 9.30am, closing at 7pm
Tuesday: opening at 9.30am, closing at 6pm
Wednesday: opening at 10.30am, closing at 6pm
Thursday: opening at 9.30am, closing at 6pm
Friday: opening at 9.30am, closing at 7pm
Saturday: opening at 10am, closing at 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Don’t forget that you can use our automated renewal line 24/7 on 0845 3524949.

Recurring events:

Monday
9.30-3.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau – ring 0121 500 6812 to make your appointment.
12 – 2.00pm Sewing & Dressmaking Course – ring 0121 556 7406 for details
2.30pm-4.30pm Stop Smoking – struggling to kick the habit? Drop in and we can help.
6-6.45pm Tai Chi - come along and learn the art of taijiguan and meditation.
6.30-8.30 Sewing & Dressmaking Course – ring 0121 556 7406 for details
7-8.00pm Flower Arranging Course – ring 0121 556 7406 for details

Tuesday
9.30-3.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau – appointments only 0121 500 6812
2-3.30pm Over 55’s – join us for a chat and a cuppa, try a quiz or something different.
2-3.30pm Flower Arranging Course – ring 0121 556 7406 for details

Wednesday
10-11.30 Stay and Play - Interactive play session for under 5s and parents/carers. Stories, craft sessions, singing and play
2.30pm-4pm Job Club – Free computer access, CV and Job Search help.

Thursday
10-11.30 Cradle Club - Interactive play session for babies and parents/carers.
1.30-3.30pm Family History Drop In – Join our informal, friendly session to help you start and trace your family history or get advice if you’re stuck.

Friday
9.30-4pm Stop Smoking – Go smoke free with Health Exchange. Free and qualified support, drop-in session to help people kick the habit.
11.00-12.30pm Councillor Mavis Hughes - Need to talk to your local councillor?  Come along to the library

Saturday
11-12.30pm Dad’s Group
11-12noon Councillor Elaine Costigan/Pete Hughes - Need to talk to your local councillor?  Come along to the library

This month:

1st Wednesbury & Me by Tony Meehan  10.30-11.30 – enjoy a cuppa listening to local people talking about their life and experiences

1st  and 15th Health Walks  - Starting from the library at 10.30am

4th  Reading Group 2.30-3.30pm – Share your views and love of reading, over a cuppa.

7th  Carers Café 11-12.30 - Informal meeting for carers to meet, discuss issues, and to support and share information with other carers.

7th Basic Word Processing 11-12 – Book your place and find out about basic keyboard skills, how to type, format a document, and how to insert a picture.

7th and 14th Connexions 1-4pm – Help, guidance and practical impartial advice for all young people 13-19 years old.

9th Book Launch  10.30-12pm Through Green Eyes by local author Elaine Coombes

10th Remembrance Sunday 10.30-12.30 Join us for refreshments after the service in the Memorial Gardens and listen to Brendan Hawthorne reading war poems at 11.45.

11th Email Taster  2.30-3.30pm – Book your place on our free session on how to set up an email account.

11th Black Country Dialects by Steve Melia 7pm – Have a good loff at the way we spake then enjoy the famous grey paes and bacon.

13th Rotary and Me by Keith Vaughan 10.30-11.30 - enjoy a cuppa listening to local people talking about their life and experiences

14th Family History Drop In 1.30-3.30pm  - Do you have a relative who died in World War 1 or 2? If you would like to find out more drop in and talk to our Family History group who will find and print off information from the War Graves site for you.

19th  Internet Basics 2.30-3.30pm – Never used the internet before? Book your place and we’ll show you the basics.

20th  History of J H Lavenders by Mike Warner 10.30-11.30 - enjoy a cuppa listening to local people talking about their life and experiences

23rd  Games Zone 2.30-3.30pm - Interactive tabletop war gaming hour

27th Universal Job Match 11-12  - Book a space if you’re struggling and we’ll help you

27th Brendan Hawthorne Book Launch – Ghost Stories of The Black Country, Black Country Wit and Humour, and Black Country Dialects  7pm – Brendan will be reading passages and talking about all three titles that are based on local themes.

30th Christmas Fayre 10-2pm –  stalls, face painting, refreshments (tables £2 each)

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