Events

Alien Attack Week 1 of our Summer Reading Challenge

Date: 24th July 2019

Location: Dinnington Library

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Cost: £1

Mask Making

Are you and Astronaut or Alien?

You decide when you make your own mask

Suitable for ages 5-11.

Booking essential as places are limited. Call into the library to book your place

Happening today, 24th July 2019

Rhyme Time at Aston Library

Date: 28th January 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Aston Library

Location: Aston Library

Cost: Free

Every Wednesday. 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 Maltby Library

Date: 28th January 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby Library

Cost: Free

Every Wednesday. 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!
 

Medieval History Society

Date: 4th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free

Learn all about this fascinating period of our history in these illuminating sessions.

Term time only.

Presentations are delivered by an expert in the Medieval Period of History; from kings and politics to the day-to-day lives of the people.

Call 01709 873542 for more information

ICT classes

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2019

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
•    Ancestry

Call 01709 544134 to book a place

Community Litter Pick Dinnington, South and North Anston

Date: 25th July 2019

Location: Dinnington, North and South Anston

Location: Dinnington, North and South Anston

Cost: Free

Want to make new friends and make a difference to your environment? Join us at a community litter pick!

Come along and get involved with other members of your community in a litter pick.

All litter picking equipment is provided and all volunteers old and new are welcome to come along. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Even if you can only stop for an hour all are welcome at this friendly community event. It's a great way to get out and about, meet others and improve our environment.

Meet at the junction of Church Lane/Athorpe Road

Scrabble Club at Wickersley Library

Date: 11th April 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Pit your Scrabble skills against others in our friendly drop-in Scrabble sessions at Wickersley Library every Thursday from 10:30am

Come along to our weekly drop-in Scrabble club for a game or two. No need to book and it's totally free!

Therapeutic Thursdays at Wickersley Library

Date: 11th April 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Adult colouring for mindfulness every Thursday at Wickersley Library from 5pm

Take time out and explore your creativity with our weekly colouring for mindfulness sessions every Thursday at Wickersley Library from 5pm. Totally free with no need to book

Senior citizens advanced ICT classes

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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

Hearing aid repairs and battery supply (RNID)

Date: 25th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

On this day every month

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Free repairs and battery supply service.

Batteries supplied free and repairs on NHS hearing aids carried out for free.

Drop in service - no need to book. 

Citizens Advice Bureau advice session

Date: 22nd October 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every fortnight

Location:

Location:

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.

Appointments only - please call Citizens Advice Bureau.

Call 0344 411 1444 to make an appointment

Junk Modelling

Date: 25th July 2019

Location: Aston Library

Location: Aston Library

Cost: £1.00

Summer Reading Challenge Activity at Aston Library - Junk Modelling

Join us for a Summer Reading Challenge activity taking place at Aston Library. We will be making space themed items from cardboard boxes, paper and other craft materials. There are eight places available. Booking essential, contact Aston Library directly to book a place.

Homework Club

Date: 6th June 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Do you need a quiet space to do your homework? Do you need the free use of a computer? Then drop into our homework club.

Every Thursday at Rawmarsh Library it gives you the chance to spend time in peaceful surroundings enabling you to complete your homework on time. Free computer use if you are a library member. Free to join the library.

Stop Smoking

Date: 13th June 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Do you want to stop smoking but don't know where to turn? Don't despair!

Get Healthy visit Rawmarsh Library every Thursday, offering free advice and support to help you on your journey to a healthier you. Call 01709 718720 to book an appointment

National Careers Service

Date: 28th September 2017 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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

How to find Dinnington Library

Disability employment advice

Date: 22nd October 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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. 

ICT Classes

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2019

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!

Rhyme Time at Kiveton Park Library

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st December 2019

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!
 

Blast off to Space

Date: 25th July 2019

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Cost: £1

Rocket Launcher and Space Helmet – Week 1 of our Summer Reading Challenge

To launch your rocket into space you will need to make a space helmet.

Activity suitable for ages 4-11

Charge of £1 per child to be paid at time of booking.

Bookings can be taken from 13th July

Debt advice session

Date: 11th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help!

Free and confidential expert debt advice and support.

Appointments are necessary.

Call 01709 515680 to make an appointment

Local History Group

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

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.

Advice session

Date: 11th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

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.

Knit and natter

Date: 11th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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!

Free I.T. Support

Date: 18th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

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.

Patchwork Quilting

Date: 11th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free

Join our informal group for patchwork quilting.

A chance for people who like quilt making to meet up, make friends and work together.

Childrens Games Club

Date: 6th June 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh

Location: Rawmarsh

Cost: Free

Challenge your friends with a selection of board games. Who will be the champion?

Drop into Rawmarsh Library every Thursday after school and enjoy a selection of board games and jigsaws. Suitable for children of all ages.

Shared Reading group - Rawmarsh

Date: 5th June 2019 - 18th December 2019

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh

Location: Rawmarsh

Cost: Free

Love to read or listen to stories and poems then Shared Reading is for you.

Our Shared Reading group is a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with others. You can just drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a great story or poem, there's no pressure to talk or read. Why not give it a try. We meet every Wednesday at Rawmarsh Library.

Contact Rawmarsh Library

Swinton Library - Space Chase Launch and exhibition

Date: 8th July 2019 - 30th July 2019

Every day

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Space Chase launch with exhibition and activities, working with Swinton Astronomical Society.

Space Chase launch with exhibition and activities, working with Swinton Astronomical Society. Live feed from the Space Station, display of Sopace memorabilia and film footage.