Events

Action on Hearing Loss

Date: 19th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Wath Library

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Free help, advice and repairs for your hearing aid!

Come along to a free coffee morning, and get advice on the maintenance of your hearing aid - you can also have new batteries fitted!

Drop in on the day, no need to book. 

Happening today, 19th October 2017

Action on Hearing Loss

Date: 19th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free

Free help, advice and repairs for your hearing aid!

Come along to a free coffee morning, and get advice on the maintenance of your hearing aid - you can also have new batteries fitted!

Drop in on the day, no need to book. 

Active Always gentle exercise classes

Date: 8th October 2015 - 14th December 2017

Every week

Location: Treeton Baptist Church

Location: Treeton Baptist Church

Cost: £3.50 (1st Session Free)

Gentle Exercise classes designed to improve your general fitness.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Carole on Thursday 20 April 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated and standing exercise, improved mobility and strength.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

Call Carole Burgan on 07969 073 111

Code Club

Date: 14th September 2017 - 26th October 2017

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free

Code Club is an after school group aimed at secondary school children to learn more about Coding.

Compete coding projects using Scratch and build your skills each week.This is a term time only group.

Each week, new projects will teach children how to program by showing them how to make computer games, animations and websites.

Students will progress and learn more whilst at the same time using their imaginations to make creative projects using programmes such as Scratch, HTML, CSS and Python.

Contact Wath Library to book a place: 01709 873542

Council housing advice session

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Housing officers are on hand to discuss a wide range of property issues.

 

Drop-in, no need to book.

Disability employment advice

Date: 22nd October 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Advice and support for people with disabilities wanting to move into to work.

Get help to search and apply for jobs. Find work and training placements to improve your skills and confidence.

This is a drop in service, no appointment required. 

Family History

Date: 5th November 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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 Find My Past: We subscribe so you don't have to!   

Please phone for more information and availability.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Free I.T. Support

Date: 18th June 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Weekly free I.T. sessions to help you to improve your computer skills.

Want to improve your IT Skills?

Join this friendly group where you can receive basic IT support and gain new computer skills.

Use our computers free of charge or bring your own device to connect to the free Wi-Fi.

Gentle exercise in Ferham

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Ferham Reach Centre

Location: Ferham Reach Centre

Cost: £3

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

Gentle exercise in Kimberworth

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Forty Martyrs Church Hall, Kimberworth

Location: Forty Martyrs Church Hall, Kimberworth

Cost: £3

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Sam on Thursday 20 April 2017
  • Session with Sam on Thursday 1 June 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

Gentle exercise in Rawmarsh

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Apollo Street, Rawmarsh

Location: Apollo Street, Rawmarsh

Cost: £3.50

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Sam on Thursday 20 April 2017
  • Session with Sam on Thursday 1 June 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

ICT classes

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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):

•    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: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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):

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

ICT drop in sessions at Riverside House

Date: 7th September 2017 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: Free

Riverside House Library is offering free ICT Classes for customers who are not confident using ICT to gain basic ICT skills.

From Monday 4 September 2017 the Housing Benefits and Council Tax Reduction service will transfer online.

Riverside House Library is offering free ICT Classes for customers who are not confident using ICT to gain basic ICT skills. Sessions are drop in and will take place in Wing C of Riverside House Library (nearest the cafe) on Mondays (2.00 pm - 4.00 pm) and Thursdays (10.00 am-12.00 pm).

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

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 and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

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 and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

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 and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

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 and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

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: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

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.

Local History

Date: 16th April 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

A friendly, welcoming group looking into various aspects of the history of Greasbrough.

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

Join this group to chat, share and learn about Greasbrough heritage and how you can trace your own ancestors.

This session is organised by Greasbrough Community History Society.

Local History Group

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Small fee tbc

A gathering for those who are interested in exploring local history.

Come along and discuss the fascinating history of Swinton and the surrounding area.

Maltby Local History Society

Date: 19th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby Library

Cost: Free

Join us for themed meetings and listen to a guest speaker.

Call 01709 812150 for more information

Mini work club for people with learning difficulties

Date: 29th October 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every fortnight

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

A mini work club for people with learning disabilities who are seeking employment.

This is a service for adults with a learning difficulty and is provided by Jobcentre Plus by referral only by Rotherham Jobcentre Disability Employment Advisers.

We can help you build your confidence in using IT and support you with job searches to help you look for work.

National Careers Service

Date: 28th September 2017 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library

Location: Dinnington Library

Cost: Free

Come along for some careers advice at Dinnington Library.

National Carreres Service - Prospects will help with CV's, application forms, mock interviews, apprentiships and much more.

Funding for training after redundancy, if applicable.

For more information and to book an appointment call: 01142799760

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Readers Group

Date: 19th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

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.

Call 01709 873542 for more information

Readers Group

Date: 19th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

On this day every month

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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

Rhyme Time at Brinsworth Library

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

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 Greasbrough Library

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

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: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park Library

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 Thorpe Hesley Library

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

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.

Please check availability before attending.

Call 0114 2457027 to check availability

Rotherham health trainer session

Date: 7th January 2016 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library

Location: Swinton Library

Cost: Free

Health trainers help adults in Rotherham make healthy lifestyle changes. The service is free and confidential.

You may want to become healthier but dont know where to start.

Health trainers will work with you on a one-to-one basis, helping you decide what part of your life you want to change, and then help and support you along the way.

Health trainers live and work within Rotherham and understand the everyday problems of local people. Occasionally, the health trainer service will not be able to help you, in these cases, we will try and refer you to a service that can.

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Senior citizens advanced ICT classes

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

ICT class for senior citizens run by the Senior Citizens Computer Club.

Mastered the basics and wondering what comes next? Why not join our advanced computer class?

This class is for the more advanced individual. If you feel ready to learn something more, then this is the class for you.

Free computers, internet and wi-fi available.

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 234426 to book

Springfield Bridge Club

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Thursday night knitters

Date: 5th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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!

walk to run

Date: 11th May 2017 - 21st December 2017

Every week

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Cost: free

weekly session aimed at improving stamina and fitness with progression from short runs then walks into longer distances

weekly run session for begginers/improvers, a supportive environment for those wishing to get fitter,or maybe progress to entering events or participating in parkruns etc.

Work club

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. 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!

Work club

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. 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 812150 to book

Work Club

Date: 7th September 2017 - 26th October 2017

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library

Location: Dinnington Library

Cost: Free

Work Club run by The Millers Community Every Thursday. Get into Work: expert help and advice to help you get into, or back into, work!

Join us for sessions covering, 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!

Work club

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st December 2017

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. 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!