Events

Beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Thurcroft 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.

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!

Happening today, 23rd April 2019

Beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st December 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 December 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 December 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 advice session

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every fortnight

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough 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.

The first hour is by appointment only, drop in thereafter.

Call 03444 111 444 to make an appointment

Citizens Advice Bureau Debt Advice Sessions

Date: 20th October 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every fortnight

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

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

Easter Crafts

Date: 23rd April 2019

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: £1

Rabbit masks, Daffodils and make your own board game

Come along to Riverside Library for more Easter Crafts! In this session we will be making rabbit masks, Daffodils and you'll even have the chance to make your own board game!

This event is aimed at children aged 4-11. There is a small charge of £1 per child.

Family History

Date: 3rd November 2015 - 31st December 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

Free IT support

Date: 16th June 2015 - 31st December 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

Have a go!

Date: 23rd April 2019

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: £2 per child. Places must be paid for at the time of booking

Come to Riverside Library and make your very own rabbit mask and daffodils, even your own board game.

This event is open to everyone who wants to join in and is held in the Children's Library.

To book you need to come to the Library in person as payments cannot be taken over the phone.

Health advice

Date: 20th October 2015 - 31st December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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

Kiveton Park Advice Session

Date: 2nd June 2015 - 31st December 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 December 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

Lego Club

Date: 16th April 2019 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Libraries

Location: Libraries

Cost: Free

Join us for Lego club at Dinnington Library.

A drop in session to let loose your creativity, and building skills. Perfect for 4-11 year olds. Join us anytime between 3:45pm-4:45pm.

Lego Club

Date: 8th January 2019 - 24th December 2019

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: Free

The event is well supported and we have Lego quiz sheets for the children to do as well.

No pre booking required. Parents and children like the fact that its flexible.

We have two six week challenges, making a different model each week for six weeks, on completion the children can choose a small gift from the dip box which they really like.

Other dates:

Tuesday 3.30pm - 4.15pm

Saturday and Sunday 9.45am - 11.30am

Lego Day

Date: 16th April 2019 - 23rd April 2019

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library

Location: Rawmarsh Library

Cost: Free

Lego available all day

Why not drop into Rawmarsh Library each Tuesday during the Easter Holidays for Lego fun. What can you make? How creative can you be? Come along, join us and see. No need to book, call in anytime.

Mini Melodies

Date: 26th September 2017 - 31st December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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 December 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!
 

Rhymetime

Date: 1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Cost: Free

This free event takes place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10am -11am it is a popular children encouraged to learn numbers, alphabet, colours, shapes and movement.

rhyme time session for pre school children 10-11am free session including singing dancing playing instruments in time to a wonderful mix of old and new nursery rhymes. Followed by story time and a craft/colouring activity.
 

Senior Citizens beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st December 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

Spot the Bunny

Date: 13th April 2019 - 27th April 2019

Every day

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Find the Easter Bunny's hiding place in this FREE competition at Wickersley Library.

Find the Easter Bunny's hiding place in this FREE competition at Wickersley Library. Take part anytime during the Easter Holidays with no need to book.

Every day during our opening hours starting from 13th April 2019 until 27th April 2019.

See library opening times

Spring Has Sprung

Date: 23rd April 2019

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: £1

Crafty bunny and spring flower-making at Wickersley Library.

Crafty bunny and spring flower-making at Wickersley Library on Tuesday 23rd April at 3pm-4pm. Ages 4-11 years and booking is essential. £1 per child. Contact the library on 01709 544134 to book your child's place.

Toddletime

Date: 12th September 2017 - 31st December 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.

Which Craft

Date: 26th September 2017 - 31st December 2019

On this day every month

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: £2.00

Taster craft session for adults.

Come and join us at Wickersley Library for a taster craft session for adults.

This session requires a deposit of £2.00, plus additional small fee on the night to cover resources.

Booking is essential, please contact Wickersley Library and Neighbourhood Hub to book.

Contact Wickersley Library and Neighbourhood Hub on 01709 544134

Work club

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st December 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 December 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!

World Book Night Events

Date: 23rd April 2019

Location: Swinton Library

Location: Swinton Library

Cost: Free

World book night events, 23rd to 27th April 2019 -FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

To celebrate World Book Day/Night 2019 the Royal Photographic Society, Yorkshire Region will be hosting a Festival of Books.

Tuesday 23rd 13.00-19.30pm, Friday 26th afternoon and

Saturday 27th morning at Swinton Community Library

Station Street, Swinton. Mexborough S64 8PZ.

There will be Photo book displays, a Photographic exhibition on Used Bookstores by John Pyatt FRPS, Visual resources and information about handmade books from Don Harris FRPS ,Conversations with local authors Jeanette Hensby, John Newey and Michael Fowler, 5pm to 7.30pm on 23.4.2019.No charge - please ring Swinton Library on 01709 254615 to book