Whitehead Library

Whitehead Library

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Please note that the Summer Opening Hours are currently in effect and run until Saturday 3 September 2022.

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Events

Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Lego Club  
Every Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
For children aged 6-10. Those children aged 8 and under to be accompanied by a carer.
Booking essential.
Contact:
Sharon Hughes
t: 028 9335 3249
e: whitehead.library@librariesni.org.uk
01/02/2022 03:30 PM 30/08/2022 04:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12 noon.

Numbers are limited, please contact branch for more details.

Tea and Newspapers groups give adults the opportunity to meet new people, socialise and discuss local and national affairs in the newspapers while enjoying complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits.
02/02/2022 10:30 AM 31/08/2022 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Knit and Natter  
Every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12 noon.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Please contact staff for more details.

Knit and Natter groups are for adults who enjoy knitting, crochet, cross stitch and other crafts. They are free of charge to attend and participants have the opportunity to share hints and tips, swap patterns, meet new people and learn new skills. Members can bring along a project they are already working on or can start something new.
02/02/2022 10:30 AM 31/08/2022 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Rhythm and Rhyme  
Every Wednesday.
Children attending this event must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential.

Rhythm and Rhyme sessions introduce parents and children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories.

Each session offers an entertaining opportunity for children to engage with others, provides a good foundation to develop their reading, listening and language skills and of course to have lots of fun!

Contact:
Sharon Hughes
t: 028 9335 3249
e: whitehead.library@librariesni.org.uk
02/02/2022 11:00 AM 31/08/2022 11:30 AM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Scrabble Club  
Every Wednesday.

Join us for some friendly competition and lots of laughter.

Everyone welcome. Booking advisable.

Contact:
Sharon Hughes
t: 028 9335 3249
e: whitehead.library@librariesni.org.uk
02/02/2022 02:00 PM 31/08/2022 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Summer Reading Challenge Lego Challenge  
For children aged 4 - 8 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Booking essential please contact Whitehead library to register as places are limited.
16/08/2022 03:30 PM 16/08/2022 04:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Summer Reading Challenge Storytime and Craft  
For children aged 8 - 12 years.
 
Booking essential please contact Whitehead library to register as places are limited.
26/08/2022 02:00 PM 26/08/2022 03:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.

 

The Out of Hours Service allows adults (aged 18 years and over) controlled access to Whitehead Library for an additional 34 hours per week outside of normal opening hours.
Registered members can access a limited but important range of services on a self-service basis, including broadband/Wi-Fi access, printing facilities, study space and book borrowing. To register, just call in or contact the library during normal opening hours and ask staff for details.

You can view the opening hours of the service on this web page.

You can download more information at the links below.

Out of Hours Induction Pack files

General Guidance for using the Out of Hours Service

How to use the Wi-Fi and print facilities

Whitehead Library Fire Action Notice and Floor Plan

Byelaws and Terms and Conditions