Events

Adults racquets session

Date: 9th January 2017 - 31st March 2017

Every week

Location: Rotherham Leisure Complex

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Cost: £1.50 per 1 hour session

Come along to this weekly session and play badminton, squash or racquetball.

Rotherham Leisure Complex is hosting a non-competitive racquet session for adults, perfect for new players or beginners with little experience.

Sports on offer include badminton, squash and racquetball.

All equipment for the session, including racquets, balls and shuttlecocks, are provided as well as instruction from coaches if you want one-to-one training.

Two separate sessions run 5pm to 6pm and 6pm to 7pm.

(Please note, that there will be no session on August 29)

No booking is required for this event and payment can be made on the day.

Happening today, 23rd January 2017

Adults racquets session

Date: 9th January 2017 - 31st March 2017

Every week

Location: Rotherham Leisure Complex

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Cost: £1.50 per 1 hour session

Come along to this weekly session and play badminton, squash or racquetball.

Rotherham Leisure Complex is hosting a non-competitive racquet session for adults, perfect for new players or beginners with little experience.

Sports on offer include badminton, squash and racquetball.

All equipment for the session, including racquets, balls and shuttlecocks, are provided as well as instruction from coaches if you want one-to-one training.

Two separate sessions run 5pm to 6pm and 6pm to 7pm.

(Please note, that there will be no session on August 29)

No booking is required for this event and payment can be made on the day.

Advice session

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help!

Free and confidential expert advice and support on a wide range of subjects - debt, housing, benefits, relationships, consumer advice and more.

Drop-in, no need to book.

Chatterbooks

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 15:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

A fantastic readers group for seven to 11 year olds.

Read and talk about the books that you want to! Argue over the best authors, the most evil characters, whether the ending is up to scratch or not. As well as reading and discussing books, there are games, competitions, arts and crafts! Drop in, no need to book.

CV Workshop

Date: 24th October 2016 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Cost: Free

Come along for free advice and support for CV writing or updating your existing CV's.

This event is suitable for all ages. Anyone is welcome to attend.

These sessions are drop-in workshops.

No booking is necessary. Just come along on the day.

English for speakers of other languages

Date: 2nd November 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 9:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

English class for speakers of other languages.

Want to improve your English reading, speaking and writing skills? Join our entry level group to learn and develop your everyday English. We can also support you as your English skills improve.

This course is delivered by Premier Learning. You will get a Triity College London certificate to recognise each level you reach.

Please contact Mowbray Gardens Library to register.

Call the library on 01709 370038

Get To Know Your Tablet PC

Date: 24th October 2016 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Time: 14:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

Come along to a free tablet PC course.

This course provides free one-to-one advice and support for using a tablet PC.

These drop-in sessions are with a Rotherfed Digital Champion that can be tailored to what you need to know.

The tablet course is open to anyone that wants or needs support using a tablet device. The sessions are run on a one-to-one basis and can be tailored to suit learner needs so would be helpful for older people who may need support with using their tablet PC.

No need to book.

Anyone can attend this course. Everyone is welcome.

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 373028 to book

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 14:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Booking is essential. 

Call 01709 812150 to book

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Time: 15:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Drop in - no need to book.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call 01709 544134 to book a place

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call 01709 544134 to book a place

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Time: 14:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e=Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

IT Clinic Drop in

Date: 26th October 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Mastered the basics and wondering what to do next? We can help!

Help with IT from advanced Microsoft Office to basic website development via digital photography.

(No Apple devices). 

Drop in - no need to book! 

IT course

Date: 19th October 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Time: 14:30 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Three week beginners computer course.

This course covers getting on a computer, how to use word processing software, as well as how to access and browse the internet and how to set up your own email address.

Call 01709 873542 to book your place

Readers Group

Date: 19th October 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

A friendly, welcoming group with a shared love of books!

We love books, and we love talking about them! Join us for lively, interesting debate in a friendly and relaxed setting.

We read all sorts of books, and no genre is taboo! Everyone can influence the choice of book and everyone's opinion counts!

We are not a stuffy group, but a warm and welcoming one where the socialising is just as important as the reading.

Some groups have tea/coffee, cake and even wine clubs - contact us for details.

Booking is essential.

Call the library on 01709 370038

Rhyme Time at Kimberworth Library

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Kimberworth Library

Time: 11:15 - 11:45

Cost: Free

Every Monday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

There is no need to book, simply come along on the day! And be sure to ask us about our Bookstart Bearclub!

Rhyme Time at Wickersley Library

Date: 11th May 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 14:00 - 14:45

Cost: Free

Every Monday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

There is no need to book, simply come along on the day! And be sure to ask us about our Bookstart Bearclub!

Strength and Balance Classes: Falls Prevention and Step 4 (Active for Health)

Date: 5th October 2015 - 16th December 2017

Every week

Location: Davies Court - Dinnington

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: £4 - first session free

Exercises and activities to help prevent falls, improve strength, balance and confidence.

Otago Strength and Balance exercise classes at various locations across the borough.

"As a result of the falls prevention class I have progressed from walking gingerly and painfully with a frame, to crutches and then to one crutch. I can now get up and down stairs. My quality of life has improved greatly."

Please note - during the Christmas period the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Monday 26 December
  • Monday 2 January 2017

This class restarts on Monday 9 January 2017.

Call Carole Burgan for more information.

Call Carole on 07969 073 111

Work club - National Careers Service

Date: 5th January 2015 - 30th April 2017

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Cost: Free

Every Monday. Get into Work: expert help and advice to help you get into, or back into, work!

Join us for sessions covering everything from writing an excellent CV and applying for jobs online, to information on local opportunities and great interview techniques. 

We can help with information on careers and every aspect of looking for, and applying for, your chosen jobs.

We offer free access to computers and free internet access.

Get help individually tailored to your needs!

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 873542 to book