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Events and training at libraries

​​​We have lots of events and activities taking place in our libraries including IT training, reading and poetry groups and writing workshops.​​

Regular events

DateEventTimeLocationDetails
VariousFREE basic IT training coursesVariousVarious libraries See a list of IT training sessions in libraries
VariousReading, writing and poetry groups and a range of activitiesVariousVarious libraries Find regular activities at your local library
VariousBookstart Bear Club ​sessions for childrenVariousVarious libraries

Find your local Bookstart Bear Club sessions

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Libra​ry ​e​vents and training

Code Club, Alkrington Library
09 September 2017
10am-11am, every other Saturday. Code Club is a nationwide volunteer-led coding club for children in Key Stage 2.
Family History Helpdesk, Alkrington Library
11 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday. Come along to our FREE sessions.
Code Club, Littleborough Library
11 September 2017
4pm-5pm, every other Monday. Term time only. Learn how to use a computer, laptop, ipad or tablet in our FREE classes.
Family History Helpdesk, Castleton Library
18 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday
Lego club, Alkrington Library
18 September 2017
6pm-7pm​, third Monday of the month. Calling all Lego fans!! Come along to Lego Club at Alkrington Library!!
Macmillan coffee and reminiscence afternoon, Junction Library and Community Centre
22 September 2017
Coffee and reminiscence afternoon to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Author visit by Sarah Ward, Crime Writer, Smithy Bridge Library
26 September 2017
Meet crime writer Sarah Ward.
Author visit by Sarah Ward, Crime Writer, Alkrington Library
26 September 2017
Meet crime writer Sarah Ward.
National Poetry Day Poetry Writing Workshop
28 September 2017
Poetry Writing Workshops on the National Poetry Day theme ‘Freedom’ organised by the Spotland Scribblers Writing Group
Knit and natter, Alkrington Library
02 October 2017
2pm-3.30pm​, fortnightly on a Monday. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an avid knitter, bring along your wool and your needles and enjoy a cup of tea with our lovely knitting group.
Get Online Week 2017 – First Steps to Getting Online, Middleton Library
04 October 2017
This session is an introduction to Learn My Way, an online learning package that will help you develop your IT skills. This is a basic IT course that will help you with using a mouse, keyboard and searching the Internet.
Get Online Week 2017 – Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton Library
06 October 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Lego club, Alkrington Library
06 October 2017
4pm-5pm​, first Friday of the month. Calling all Lego fans!! Come along to Lego Club at Alkrington Library!!
The Biggest Coffee Morning in the World, Smithy Bridge Library
07 October 2017
Annual ‘Biggest Coffee Morning in the World’ for MacMillan nurses.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Balderstone Library
12 October 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
14 November 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
14 December 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.

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