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, 23rd July 2019

Rhyme Time at Dinnington Library

Date: 27th January 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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 Riverside Library

Date: 3rd June 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: Free

Every Wednesday 11am to 11.30am. 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 Bear Club!

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!
 

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

Senior Citizens beginners ICT classes

Date: 10th February 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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

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

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 334426 to book a place

IT for beginners

Date: 21st October 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Beginners' IT classes for English language learners.

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer!  

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

Councillors surgery

Date: 2nd May 2018 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Surgery for Local Councillor Ken Wyatt

As a committee community activist Ken Wyatt is involved in a number of voluntary and community organisations in the local area including Swinton Sports and Health Group and the Area Housing Panel. If you need to see Ken about anything you can come to one of his regular surgeries or Ken is contactable by telephone, SMS text, email, and is also user of twitter and facebook.

Contact details:

32 Church St, Swinton, Mexborough, S64 8QA

Call Cllr Wyatt on 01709 583073

Call Cllr Wyatt on 07951 786561

Email Cllr Wyatt

Citizens Advice Bureau Debt Advice

Date: 3rd June 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help.

Free and confidential expert debt advice and support.

Appointments are necessary. 

Call 01709 515680 to book an appointment

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!

Rhyme Time

Date: 1st January 2019 - 24th December 2019

Every week

Location: Libraries

Location: Libraries

Cost: Free

This event takes place weekly at Thorpe Hesley Library.

Every Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 11am. 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 Bear Club!
 

Summer Reading Challenge - Balloon Making & Meteor Game - Morning Session

Date: 24th July 2019

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: £1.00 per child

Making balloon powered rockets and playing a meteors game

At Wath Library for the first week of the Summer Reading Challenge we will be making balloon powered rockets and playing a game with meteors.
Places are limited and booking is essential.
Bookings for this activity will be taken from Saturday the 13th of July.

 

Knit and Natter

Date: 10th April 2019 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter every Wednesday. Come and join the fun at Dinnington Library.

Whether you're a complete beginner or an avid knitter, come along to our drop in sessions where you can make new friends or meet existing ones as you swap tips and help each other.

Aliens Rule OK!

Date: 24th July 2019

Location:

Location:

Cost: £1.00 per child

Rawmarsh Library presents Week 1 of our Summer Reading Challenge Space Chase crafts sessions. Sign up for the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge for a summer of fun.

Turn yourself into an alien by creating your own alien mask. Will your alien be friend or foe, your creation, your choice. There will also be a selection of space themed colouring, complete Archies alien invasion trail, have a go at our weekly challenge and pick up our weekly competition sheet. Suitable for ages 3 - 12. Give us a call to book your place on 01709 255682

 

Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Activities

Date: 23rd July 2019 - 27th August 2019

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby Library

Cost: £1 per child

Join us at Maltby Library for our space chase themed activities.

The 2019 Summer Reading Challenge is almost here.

Come and join us throughout the summer holidays for our space themed weekly activities.

Week 1 (Tuesday 23rd July)

Smoothie lid aliens

Week 2 (Tuesday 30th July)

Rocket Making

Week 3 (Tuesday 6th August)

Solar system mobile

Week 4 (Tuesday 13th August)

Space themed lego and games

Week 5 (Tuesday 20th August)

Cardboard Aliens

Week 6 ( Tuesday 27th August)

Rocket Book marks

 

Toddlertime

Date: 14th October 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Every Wednesday. Songs, stories, actions, instruments and toys for 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Toddlertime: our fun, friendly and informal song, story and play 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 playing with toys, 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!

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

Family History

Date: 6th September 2017 - 31st December 2019

Every fortnight

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Sessions to help you get to grips with 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!

This session is organised by the Senior Citizens' Family History Group.

Call 01709 334426 for more information

Citizens Advice Bureau drop-in session

Date: 6th September 2017 - 31st December 2019

Every fortnight

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath 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.

Free IT support

Date: 17th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

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 334426 for more information

Rhyme Time at Swinton Library

Date: 27th April 2016 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location:

Location:

Cost: Free

Rhyme time –stories and songs for the under 5’s

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 about our Bookstart Bearclub! 

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
•    Ancestry

Booking is essential. 

Call 01709 812150 to book

Free I.T. Support

Date: 17th June 2015 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Rawmarsh 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.

Call 01709 255682 for more information

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
•    Ancestry

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.

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
•    Ancestry

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.
 

Summer Reading Challenge - Balloon Making & Meteor Game - Afternoon Session

Date: 24th July 2019

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: £1.00 per child

Making balloon powered rockets and playing a meteors game

At Wath Library for the first week of the Summer Reading Challenge we will be making balloon powered rockets and playing a game with meteors.
Places are limited and booking is essential.
Bookings for this activity will be taken from Saturday the 13th of July.

 

Alien Attack Week 1 of our Summer Reading Challenge

Date: 24th July 2019

Location: Dinnington Library

Location: Dinnington Library

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

Coffee & Games Morning

Date: 29th May 2019 - 4th September 2019

Every week

Location: Wath Library

Location: Wath Library

Cost: Free to attend (50p per drink)

Games, puzzles and quizzes with refreshments available

Join us on Wednesday mornings when we'll be playing classic boardgames like Scrabble and Dominoes, laying out jigsaws and handing out quizzes.

Refreshments are available for 50p each.

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.

Code Club

Date: 4th December 2018 - 31st December 2019

Every week

Location: Aston Library

Location: Aston Library

Cost: Free

Coding club for KS2 children

Learn how to build animations and games with Splash coding!

Term time only, ages 8-12. 3:45-4:45pm.

Lego Club

Date: 1st January 2019 - 24th December 2019

Every week

Location: Libraries

Cost: Free

This event is taking place at Thorpe Hesley Library.

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

Every Tuesday 3:30-4:15, Thursday 3:30-6:30pm and Sunday 9:45-11:30am.

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.