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Events

Band Development

Date: 25th September 2014 - 1st October 2015

Every week

Location: Herringthorpe Youth Centre

Time: 11:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

To provide opportunities for young people to access music related activities. Every Thursday.

Our music programme offers a wide range of activities including; band rehearsals and music recording, music technology, instrument lessons, singing, live performances and music theory and business.  Attendees have the opportunity to gain qualifications and meet new people who share the same interests in a venue that is equipped with top of the range music equipment and recording facilities.   

Call us on 01709 828107

Happening today, 18th December 2014

Band Development

Date: 25th September 2014 - 1st October 2015

Every week

Location: Herringthorpe Youth Centre

Time: 11:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

To provide opportunities for young people to access music related activities. Every Thursday.

Our music programme offers a wide range of activities including; band rehearsals and music recording, music technology, instrument lessons, singing, live performances and music theory and business.  Attendees have the opportunity to gain qualifications and meet new people who share the same interests in a venue that is equipped with top of the range music equipment and recording facilities.   

Call us on 01709 828107

Boys Group

Date: 30th October 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Eastwood Youth Centre

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Cost: Free

This is a drop in session where young men in Year 7+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities. Every Thursday.

For young men to have the space to explore issues and activities that interest them

Call us on 01709 334937

Chat 'n' Chill

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Maltby Linx Youth Centre

Time: 18:30 - 20:30

Cost: 50p

Chat n Chill -   a term-time  youth group for 13-25 year olds with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum.

We offer typical youth group activities, such as pool, table football, tuck shop, somewhere to sit and chat to your friends, games consoles, lego and board games, creative activities such as craft, drawing and cooking. a quiet room with sensory items in so that you can have space out of the group if you need to.

The activities are planned in consultation with young people attending the sessions.

We have extra staff available to ensure everyone can enjoy the activities they like.

Detached Youth Work

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Swinton Youth Centre

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Cost: 50p

Detached youth work out and about in the Kilnhurst, Swinton and Wath area

Working your area to support young people on their parks, streets and using our mobiles. 

Session involve working with groups of young people on issues such as ASB, CSE, drugs and alcohol, raising self esteem and community responsibility. 

The young people we work with are often sign posted on to other projects that will help them develop their behavioural, social and emotional selves. 

Detached Youth Work

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Mobile Bus around Anston, Dinnington, Laughton, Todwick and Woodsetts area

Time: 18:30 - 21:30

Cost: N/A

Detached youth work out and about in the Anston, Dinnington, Laughton, Todwick and Woodsetts areas

Working your area to support young people on their parks, streets and using our mobiles. 

Session involve working with groups of young people on issues such as ASB, CSE, drugs and alcohol, raising self esteem and community responsibility. 

The young people we work with are often sign posted on to other projects that will help them develop their behavioural, social and emotional selves. 

Detached Youth Work

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Mobile Bus around Dalton, Thrybergh

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Cost: N/A

Detached youth work out and about in the Dalton and Thrybergh area

Working your area to support young people on their parks, streets and using our mobiles. 

Session involve working with groups of young people on issues such as ASB, CSE, drugs and alcohol, raising self esteem and community responsibility. 

The young people we work with are often sign posted on to other projects that will help them develop their behavioural, social and emotional selves.

Family History

Date: 6th March 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Cost: Free

Sessions to help you get to grips with your family history.

This is a drop in session, no need to book.

Whether you're just unearthing the roots of your family tree, or you've got almost every branch and twig labelled, we can help! Come to one of our Family History Sessions where staff are on hand to guide you, and give you free access to sites such as Ancestry and Find My Past: We subscribe so you don't have to!   

Please phone for more information and availability.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Family History Club

Date: 20th November 2014 - 28th February 2015

On this day every month

Location: Riverside Library

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

Cost: Free

Sessions to help you get to grips with your family history.

This is a drop in session, no need to book.

Whether you're just unearthing the roots of your family tree, or you've got almost every branch and twig labelled, we can help! Come to one of our Family History Sessions where staff are on hand to guide you, and give you free access to sites such as Ancestry and Find My Past: We subscribe so you don't have to! Basic IT skills are required.

Getting into Employment, support for people with health conditions

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free

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 apprenticeships and great interview techniques.

We have experts on hand to help with careers advice, 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 370038 to book

Girls Group

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Bramley Youth Centre

Time: 20:00 - 21:00

Cost: 50p

This is a drop in session where young women in Year 7+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities.

For young women to have the space to explore issues and activities that interest them.

ICT classes

Date: 6th March 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

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.

This is a drop in session - 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
•    eMagazines
•    eBooks
•    eAudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

ICT classes

Date: 6th March 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 14:00 - 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.

Booking is essential. Please contact: 01709 812150.

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
•    eMagazines
•    eBooks
•    eAudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call to book a place

ICT classes

Date: 6th March 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

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.

Booking is essential. Please contact: 01709 812150.

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
•    eMagazines
•    eBooks
•    eAudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call to book a place

ICT classes

Date: 6th March 2014 - 18th December 2014

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.

Booking essential - phone 01709 544134.

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
•    eMagazines
•    eBooks
•    eAudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call to book a place

ICT drop in sessions

Date: 3rd April 2014 - 5th March 2015

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Time: 10:30 - 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.

No need to book - just drop in! 

Jobs advice

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library & Customer Service Centre

Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Cost: Free

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 apprenticeships and great interview techniques.

We have experts on hand to help with careers advice, 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 0114 2799760 to book

Jobs advice: Dearne Valley College Skills for Work

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

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 apprenticeships and great interview techniques.

We have experts on hand to help with careers advice, 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 812150 to book

Jobs advice: Work Club

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Cost: Free

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 apprenticeships and great interview techniques.

We have experts on hand to help with careers advice, 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 812150 to book

Knit and natter

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit Stitch and Natter

Date: 16th October 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Time: 12:00 - 14:00

Cost: Free

Learn how to knit in the library at Riverside.

Lunch with friends old and new.

Read books for ideas, patterns and projects.

Needles, wool and patterns are available to use.

Open Access

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Bramley Youth Centre

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Cost: 50p

This is a drop in session where young people in Year 7+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities.

Our open access sessions are aimed at young people who are in Y9 and above and provide space  to relax, meet friends and have fun.

Activities on offer include; music, sports, cooking, crafts, games, consoles, pool tables and opportunities to go on trips and residentials.

As well as these activities youth workers provide support and advice around issues that affect young people.

Open Access Group

Date: 30th October 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Eastwood Youth Centre

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Cost: Free

This is a drop in session where young people in Year 9+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities. Every Thursday.

Our open access sessions are aimed at young people who are in Y9 and above and provide space  to relax, meet friends and have fun.  Activities on offer include; music, sports, cooking, crafts, games, consoles, pool tables and opportunities to go on trips and residentials. As well as these activities youth workers provide support and advice around issues that affect young people.  Issues we will be covering this term will be smoking cessation and being Healthy – sports, stoptober sessions with quizzes, activities and crafts.  

Call us on 01709 334937

Open Access Youth Club - Y8 to Y10

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Dalton Youth Centre

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Cost: 50p

This is a drop in session where young people in Year 8+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities.

Our open access sessions are aimed at young people who are in Y8 and above and provide space  to relax, meet friends and have fun.

Activities on offer include; music, sports, cooking, crafts, games, consoles, pool tables and opportunities to go on trips and residentials.

As well as these activities youth workers provide support and advice around issues that affect young people.

Rhyme Time at Greasbrough Library

Date: 27th February 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. 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 Kiveton Park Library

Date: 27th February 2014 - 18th December 2014

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Time: 2:00 - 2:30

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. 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!



Rockingham Readers

Date: 20th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

On this day every month

Location: Wath Library

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

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 to book - 01709 873542

Senior Youth Club

Date: 25th September 2014 - 1st October 2015

Every week

Location: Kiveton Youth Centre

Time: 18:30 - 21:00

Cost: 50p

This is a drop in session where young people in Year 9+ can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities.

Our open access sessions are aimed at young people who are in Y9 and above and provide space  to relax, meet friends and have fun.

Activities on offer include; music, sports, cooking, crafts, games, consoles, pool tables and opportunities to go on trips and residentials.

As well as these activities youth workers provide support and advice around issues that affect young people.

Springfield Bridge Club

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 12:45 - 15:45

Cost: Free to club members (contact for joining details)

A friendly group playing Bridge together!

We are a friendly group, but we take our bridge playing seriously! Contact the library for more information and to enquire about joining us - 01709 544134.

Call for more information

Thursday night knitters

Date: 6th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

We also crochet; and sometimes work on projects together - although there is no pressure to do this.

Children welcome - we have lots of willing and patient teachers!

Transitions Group

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Maltby Linx Youth Centre

Time: 17:30 - 20:00

Cost: 50p

This is a drop in session where young people in Year 6 can attend at any time to take part in a wide range of activities.

To help with the transition from primary to secondary school; to introduce young people to youth work, supported by volunteers.

Voice & Influence Group

Date: 25th September 2014 - 24th September 2015

Every week

Location: Dalton Youth Centre

Time: 15:30 - 17:00

Cost: 50p

For young people to be involved in Voice and Influence.

To give young people from the local community a space where they can come together with youth workers to have a voice and influence on what happens for young people in the local area.

Young People's Support, Advice and Guidance

Date: 1st May 2014 - 30th April 2015

Every week

Location: Maltby Linx Youth Centre

Time: 08:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

Information, advice and guidance for young people.

The drop in sessions are open to all young people, 16 – 19 years who would like support, advice and information on Education, Training or Employment.

This can include CV writing, developing interview skills, signposting to other agencies, support with benefit claims and general advice regarding any issues facing young people today. 

Call 01709 8195813 for more information

Yummy Mummy Readers Group

Date: 18th December 2014

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 20:00 - 22:00

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 to book - 01709 544134