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Spring into Easter

Date: 19th April 2014

Location: All Saints' Square and Minster Gardens

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Join us in the Town Centre for some fantastic Easter fun!

There will be a really wonderful petting farm in All Saints' Square with rabbits, lambs and piglets to name but a few.

Easter Mega Jungle, crafts to make and take home, fun activities including egg and spoon races, hula hooping and many more.

Plus, the Easter Treasure Hunt from 2pm - 3.30pm with many Town Centre businesses taking part. We really hope to see you there!

Happening today, 18th April 2014

Anston Readers

Date: 21st March 2014 - 24th December 2014

On this day every month

Location: Dinnington Library & Customer Service Centre

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

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 essential – call for availability.

Call to book - 01709 334426

Chatterbooks

Date: 7th March 2014 - 12th December 2014

Every fortnight

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Time: 15:15 - 16:15

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!

Booking essential – phone for more information and availability.

Call to book - 01909 771823

Easter Bunny and Carrot Trail

Date: 18th April 2014 - 20th April 2014

Every day

Location: Rother Valley Country Park Adventure Valley

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Cost: Various - see below for details

Join us at Rother Valley Country Park, Adventure Valley Play Area for some Easter fun!

Easter Bunny and Carrot Trail 11 am to 3 pm.

Guest appearances from the Easter Bunny at 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm.

Craft activities will be on offer in the play area.

Car parking charge for Rother Valley - £3.50.

Adventure Valley Entrance Fee: £3.00 per child or £2.00 with a valid car park ticket.

Easter Trail - £1.00 per child.

Adventure Valley Play Area Opens at 10.30 and closes at 5.30 pm daily (weather permitting). 

Family History

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Cost: Free

Sessions to help you get to grips with Family History.

Drop in - there is 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!

This session is organised by the Reminiscence Group.

Call 01909 771823 for more information

ICT classes

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Time: 09:45 - 11:45

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 823672.

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: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Time: 10:30 - 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 "Learn my Way" 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!

Readers Circle (Premier Learning)

Date: 7th March 2014 - 24th December 2014

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

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 370038

Rhyme Time at Maltby Library

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Time: 9:30 - 10:00

Cost: Free

Every Friday. 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 Rawmarsh Library

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library

Time: 10:45 - 11:15

Cost: Free

Every Friday. 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 Riverside Library

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Time: 10:30 - 11:00

Cost: Free

Every Friday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups. Term time only.

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 Swinton Library

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Swinton Library

Time: 2:15 - 2:45

Cost: Free

Every Friday. 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: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Time: 11:00 - 11:30

Cost: Free

Every Friday. 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!

Toddler Time

Date: 28th February 2014 - 19th December 2014

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Time: 09:30 - 11:00

Cost: Free

Join us for Toddler Time, our fun, friendly and informal song, story and games session.

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes and 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.

That's not all! We play straightforward, fun games that not only help with motor skills, but also introduce shapes, colours and simple words.

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