Events

Toy and board game handling session

Date: 22nd December 2018

Location: Clifton Park Museum

Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Cost: Free

Come along and enjoy our free Christmas object handling session, with toys and board games from the past and present to play and learn about.

Escape from the Christmas shopping chaos. Come along and enjoy our free Christmas object handling session at Clifton Park Museum.

Play some board games or handle some toys from the past and present. You can also learn about their history.

Happening today, 11th December 2018

Beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft 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!

Beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Kimberworth Library

Location: Kimberworth 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!

Children's games and craft club

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

A drop in session for children.

Board games, colouring and a variety of craft activities.

Drop in, no need to book.

Citizens Advice Bureau Debt Advice Sessions

Date: 8th December 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every fortnight

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Citizens Advice Bureau will be visiting the library to give information and advice about managing your debts and finances.

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help!

Free and confidential expert debt advice and support.

Appointments necessary - please call Citizens Advice Bureau or speak to a member of staff on site.

Call Citizens Advice Bureau on 01709 515680

Family History

Date: 3rd November 2015 - 31st March 2019

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

Father Christmas at Riverside

Date: 11th December 2018

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: £3 per child - to be paid in advance

Join Father Christmas for festive fun as he visits the Library at Riverside.

Join the Riverside library elves for:

  • Stories and activities
  • Meet Father Christmas
  • Receive a gift

Please note: Bookings must be made in advance - No places will be available on the day.

To book please pop into the library and see a member of staff.

This event is also on Thursday 13th December 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Free IT support

Date: 16th June 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

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.

Call 01709 254615 for more information

Health advice

Date: 20th October 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Get support and encouragement to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Health Trainers are local people who are trained to help you make positive lifestyle changes. They offer you practical support and advice on a range of lifestyle changes that will help you make small achievable changes to the way you live your life.

Health Trainers can help if you:

  • want help to eat more healthily
  • would like to lose weight or become more active
  • are feeling depressed, stressed or anxious
  • want advice on drinking sensibly or stopping smoking

The service is free and confidential.

Homework club

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft Library

Cost: Free

Join us for our homework help session.

Help with homework and computer based activities.

Suitable for children aged 7 - 11 years.

ICT classes

Date: 8th August 2017 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth 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!

Help is available from a Rotherfed Digital Champion who can also offer one to one support in using all your digital devices.

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 373028 to book

ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

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

In 2 Athletics - Tuesdays at Herringthorpe Athletics Stadium

Date: 6th November 2018 - 18th December 2018

Every week

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Cost: Various /pay per term

In 2 Athletics is suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years. It is an introduction to athletics using England Athletics 365 programme and UKA Awards programme.

Location: All sessions are now being held at Herringthorpe Athletics Stadium, Middle Lane South, S65 2HR. Please note this session is outdoors so appropriate clothing is essential. (However, we do have some indoor space if needed).

Our In 2 Athletics programme offers fun activities and games for young people aged 5-11yrs (primary school aged).

Winter Term 2018: Tuesday 6th November to Tuesday 18th December (7 weeks) £21.00

Times: 17:00 - 18:00

Cost: Payment is by block. If the block has started sessions are costed at £3.50 per session.

In 2 Athletics is suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years. It is an introduction to athletics using England Athletics 365 programme and UKA Awards programme.

Each week athlete's take part in a track and a field event and lots of fun and games.

- To pay click here

To get a FREE taster session please contact before turning up: 01709 363355 or email herringthorpe.stadium@rotherham.gov.uk (send your child'd name, age and a contact number and the session you are interested in attending Tuesday or Saturday)

Places are limited

Kiveton Park Advice Session

Date: 2nd June 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Advice on welfare benefits, disability benefits, tax credits, legal issues, debt and employment.

We can offer:

  • Information and advice
  • Practical help with form completion
  • Help with debt management issues
  • Help with first tier tribunal appeals
  • Legal advice from volunteer solicitors

 No appointment needed, drop in and see an advisor.

Kiveton Park Independent Advice Centre

Ladies sewing for beginners

Date: 20th October 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Ladies group to learn and improve sewing skills.

Come along and learn dressmaking, hemming, repairs and other sewing skills.

Please call the library to book your place.

Call the library on 01709 370038

Mini Melodies

Date: 26th September 2017 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: £4

Music and movement for children.

Come along and have fun at our Music and Movement sessions, for children aged 0-5 and their parents/carers.

The first session is free, further sessions £4. Just turn up on the day, no booking required.

Rhyme Time at Dinnington Library

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library

Location: Dinnington Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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 January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups plus a Yummy Mummy coffee morning.

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 Mowbray Gardens Library

Date: 20th October 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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

Rhyme Time at Thurcroft Library

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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 Wath Library

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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!
 

Scrabble Club

Date: 13th October 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Pit your Scrabble skills against others in our friendly drop-in Scrabble sessions every Tuesday.

Come along to our weekly drop-in Scrabble Club for a game or two!

There's no need to book and it's totally free!

Senior Citizens beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library

Location: Dinnington 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!

This class is run by the Senior Citizen's Computer Club.

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 334426 to book a place

Toddletime

Date: 12th September 2017 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: £1 per child

Toddletime is an informal baby and toddler group which has been running for 12 years.

Our main aim is to provide a safe, fun environment, where children can play and parents/carers can chat and meet new friends. Refreshments for the children will also be availble during the session.

No need to book. session held in Wath Community room for parents and toddlers to meet up and enjoy and enjoy a play session with their children. For babies and pre-school aged children. Children can enjoy refreshments as part of the session.

Work club

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Thurcroft Library

Location: Thurcroft Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday. 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: 27th January 2015 - 31st March 2019

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: Free

Every Tuesday with National Careers Service. 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!