Holywood Arches Library

Holywood Arches Library

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Customer Notice

Holywood Arches Library will close at the earlier time of 6:00pm on Tuesday 28 May. Alternative libraries include Woodstock. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Events

Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Monday from 10:00am - 11:00pm.

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.
22/04/2024 10:00 AM 16/12/2024 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.
Storytime  
Every Tuesday.
 
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.

Children 4 - 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential.
 
Contact:
Christy Niblock
t: 028 9050 9216
23/04/2024 03:30 PM 17/12/2024 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.
Cryptic Corner  
Every Wednesday.

Keep your mind active, relax with puzzles, crosswords and sudokus in good company.
24/04/2024 10:30 AM 18/12/2024 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.
Chess Club  
The Chess Club is for anyone who wishes to participate in a chess game. It is an opportunity to meet new people, discuss tactics and strategies and browse/borrow our chess books whilst enjoying complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits.

Chess sets available.
24/04/2024 12:00 PM 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.
Knit and Natter  
Every Thursday from 10:30am - 12:00noon.

Booking required - contact staff for 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.
25/04/2024 10:30 AM 19/12/2024 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 Friday from 10:30am - 11:00am.

Booking required - contact staff for details.

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!
26/04/2024 10:30 AM 13/12/2024 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.
Junior Reading Gang  
Takes place on the last Friday of every month.
 
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. The children can discuss their thoughts on the book and take part in some fun activities!
For children ages 7-9.     
 
26/04/2024 04:00 PM 29/11/2024 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 Monday from 10:30am - 11:00am.

Booking required - contact staff for details.

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!
29/04/2024 10:30 AM 16/12/2024 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.
Mindful Colouring  
Every Monday from 10:30am until 11:30am.

Reduce the stress of every day life through meditative colouring and tea. Ask staff for details.
 
Contact:
Christy Niblock
t: 028 9050 9216
29/04/2024 10:30 AM 16/12/2024 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.