Saintfield Library

Saintfield Library

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Customer Notice

Saintfield Library will be closed on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April. Alternative libraries include Downpatrick


Saintfield Library will be closed from 1:30pm - 2:00pm on Tuesdays and Fridays starting from Tuesday 8 August. Alternative libraries include Ballynahinch and Downpatrick. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Events

Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Adult Reading Group  
Second Tuesday of the month from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.

Adult Reading Groups are a great opportunity for members to join in some lively literary discussions in a relaxed, friendly environment. The groups encourage people to read for pleasure, share their enthusiasm and express opinions about books and their authors.

The group meets on a regular basis and the book the group will be discussing can be borrowed from the library catalogue for free.
14/11/2023 02:00 PM 11/06/2024 03:00 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.
Storytime  
Every Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:00pm.

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.
28/11/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 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.
Rhythm and Rhyme  
*PLEASE NOTE BOOKING IS REQUIRED BY CALLING THE BRANCH DIRECTLY*
 
Every Thursday from 10:15am - 10:45am.

Booking is required.

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!
30/11/2023 10:15 AM 13/06/2024 10:45 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 Thursday from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
Come along to have Lego building fun.

Fun and creative ideas for things to make and build.
Ages 6+ Children must be accompanied by an adult.
30/11/2023 03:30 PM 13/06/2024 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.
Knit and Natter  
Every Friday from 11:00am - 1:00pm.

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.
01/12/2023 11:00 AM 14/06/2024 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.
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Saturday from 10:00am - 12:30pm.

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.
02/12/2023 10:00 AM 15/06/2024 12:30 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 Saintfield Library for an additional 38 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

Saintfield Library Fire Action Notice and Floor Plan

Byelaws and Terms and Conditions