Portadown Library

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Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Storytime  
Second Wednesday of each month from 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Booking essential.
Storytime sessions help children aged 4 - 8 years develop a love of books, improve their listening skills, inspire creativity and feeds their imagination. Join our friendly staff as they read popular books and introduce children to a whole range of different authors.
08/05/2024 03:45 PM 11/12/2024 04:15 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.
Junior Reading Group  
Second Tuesday of the month from 3:30pm - 4:15pm.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children aged 9 to 11 years to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
14/05/2024 03:30 PM 10/12/2024 04:15 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 Monday from 10:00am - 12:00 noon.

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.
20/05/2024 10:00 AM 09/12/2024 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.
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00am - 1:00pm.
 
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.
21/05/2024 10:00 AM 19/12/2024 01:00 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.
Cryptic Corner  
Every Wednesday from 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Call in and have a go at solving Crosswords in our Cryptic Corner.
 
22/05/2024 10:00 AM 18/12/2024 01:00 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.
Teen Reading Group  
Every Wednesday of the month from 4:30pm - 5:00pm.

Teenage Reading Groups are a great way for young people aged 12+ to explore a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

The group meets for one hour on a regular basis between September and June.
22/05/2024 04:30 PM 18/12/2024 05:00 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 Saturday  from 10:30am - 11:00am.

Booking essential - please ring on Friday morning from 10:00am to book a place.
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!
25/05/2024 10:30 AM 14/12/2024 11:00 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.
Lego Club  
Every Saturday from 11:00am - 12:00 noon.
Come along and have some lego fun.  For children aged 8+ Must be accompanied by an adult.
25/05/2024 11:00 AM 14/12/2024 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.
Mindful Colouring  
Every Tuesday from 10:00am - 12:00noon.

Mindful Colouring groups are for anyone who wants to explore the world of adult colouring with intricate colouring patterns and designs. They can enhance well-being, help calm the mind and relieve stress through relaxed, meditative colouring in.
28/05/2024 10:00 AM 03/12/2024 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 Thursday from 10:30am - 11:00am.

Booking essential-please ring on Wednesday from 10:00am to book a place.
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!
30/05/2024 10:30 AM 19/12/2024 11:00 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.
Toddler Storytime and Craft  
Toddler Storytime and Craft for children aged 1 - 4 years. Last Thursday of the month from 11:00am - 11:30am.
 
Sessions help children aged 1 - 4 years develop a love of books, improve their listening skills, inspire creativity and feeds their imagination. Join our friendly staff as they read popular books and introduce children to a whole range of different authors.
30/05/2024 11:00 AM 28/11/2024 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.
Chatter Books Reading Group  
Last Thursday of the month for ages 7 - 9 years, from 3:30pm until 4:15pm.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
30/05/2024 03:30 PM 28/11/2024 04:15 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 Friday from 10:30am - 11:00am

Booking essential.  Please ring on Thursday from 10:00am to book a place.
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!
31/05/2024 10:30 AM 20/12/2024 11:00 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.
Pancake and Poetry  
Last Friday of the month from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.
 
Bring your favourite poem and come and enjoy the pancakes.
 
Everyone welcome.
31/05/2024 12:00 PM 29/11/2024 01:00 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.