Events

Active Always at Swinton Highfield

Date: 6th February 2017 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Highfield Court, Swinton

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Cost: £3.00

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.

Every Monday 10.30am to 11.30am

Cost: £3.00

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.

For more details about this class, please contact Kev Parkin.

Call Kev on 01709 790 867

Email us

Happening today, 11th December 2017

Active Always at Swinton Highfield

Date: 6th February 2017 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Highfield Court, Swinton

Location: Highfield Court, Swinton

Cost: £3.00

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.

Every Monday 10.30am to 11.30am

Cost: £3.00

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.

For more details about this class, please contact Kev Parkin.

Call Kev on 01709 790 867

Email us

Adults racquets session

Date: 4th September 2017 - 24th December 2017

Every week

Location: Rotherham Leisure Complex

Location: Rotherham Leisure Complex

Cost: £1.50

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.

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

Advice session

Date: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park Library

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: 13th April 2015 - 31st March 2018

On this day every month

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft Library

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 01709 546150

Chatterbooks

Date: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

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 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

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.

Get To Know Your Tablet PC

Date: 24th October 2016 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

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 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby 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!

Booking is essential. 

Call 01709 812150 to book

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley 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.

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):

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

ICT classes

Date: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

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: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

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: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park 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: 4th September 2017 - 31st March 2018

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).

IT Clinic Drop in

Date: 26th October 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

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

Monday Table Tennis

Date: 8th May 2017 - 18th December 2017

Every week

Location: Clifton Methodist Church Hall

Location: Clifton Methodist Church Hall

Cost: £2

A social/friendly adults table tennis session. Ideal for those returning to the game after a break.

The sessions are ideal for beginners or improvers (other sessions have been so popular we have been asked to add this session! ) all equipment is provided and tuition available if needed. Come and try your first session for free. Refreshments tea/coffee/ biscuits are provided free of charge. A very friendly and enjoyable session

Readers Group

Date: 19th October 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens 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 the library on 01709 370038

Rhyme Time at Kimberworth Library

Date: 11th May 2015 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Kimberworth Library

Location: Kimberworth Library

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 - 31st March 2018

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

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

Location: Davies Court - Dinnington

Cost: £4 - first session free

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

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Carole on Monday 17 April 2017

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."

Call Carole Burgan for more information.

Call Carole on 07969 073 111

Thurcroft Local History Society

Date: 12th May 2014 - 31st March 2018

On this day every month

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft Library

Cost: Free

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

Thurcroft Local History Society meets to look at, and discuss, the history of Thurcroft and the surrounding areas.

The group are currently working on an ongoing project looking at links between the surnames of the original inhabitants of the village, and its current residents today.

Any help or information greatly appreciated!

Work club - National Careers Service

Date: 4th September 2017 - 31st March 2018

Every fortnight

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

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