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Regular events at your local library

Check out what events happen each week in the Library @ The Curve! Check out what events happen each week in Langley Library Check out what events happen each week in Cippenham Library Find out what's on at Britwell every week

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Book for events, activities, music and story times, courses, workshops and shows, Pop into your library and grab your copy of our latest brochure.
Your new seasonal brochure is now available! Download the January to April brochure. Look out for lots to do including, events, activities and shows.

Book for shows and workshops online www.thecurveslough.com

New weekly chess sessions

Chess board with white and black pieces

The new year brings fun and games to Slough Libraries Culture with a variety of sessions for all ages including Chess, Coding and STEM activities.

Drop in chess sessions are starting in January for people to play and learn more about the popular board game of Chess. The free sessions, which are starting early in the New Year, are for all ages over 8 years and all experience levels. Slough’s Libraries & Culture Service have linked with organisation Chess in Schools and Communities, who support over 200 libraries in the UK, to enable trained library staff and volunteers to explain the rules and general themes of Chess at each session. The Service is also eager to encourage the inter-generational nature of playing Chess and adults are welcome to attend.

Sessions run weekly beginning Saturday 18 January at both Cippenham Library, from 12noon to 2pm, and The Curve from 3pm to 4.30pm. Britwell Library Sessions will run midweek beginning on Thursday 20th February at 2.30 – 3.30pm (note subsequent sessions will run from 3.30 – 4.30pm).

National Storytelling Week

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Plenty to do this National Storytelling Week at all of the libraries across Slough. Events and activities include:

  • Fantastic Mr Fox Stories and Craft | Sat 18 Jan - Sat 1 Feb @ all libraries
  • A Magical Evening of Storytelling with Olivia Armstrong | Mon 3 February, 4pm & 4.45pm @ Langley
  • After Hours Storytelling with Olivia Armstrong | Mon 3 February, 6pm @ Langley
  • The Naughty Fox | Tue 4 February, 11am @ The Curve
  • Amazing Tales for Families with Nell Phoenix | Tue 4 February, 5.30pm @ Cippenham
  • Enchanting Adventures - stories for 8+ with Nell Phoenix | Tue 4 February, 6.15pm @ Cippenham
  • Bedtime Stories | Tue 4 & Fri 7 February, 6pm @ Langley
  • Harry Potter Book Night: Triwizard Tournament | Thu 6 February, 5pm @ all libraries
  • Mama G's Storytime Roadshow | Sat 15 February, 11.30am @ The Curve
  • Jack and the Beanstalk | Fri 21 February, 2pm @ The Curve

Find a full list of events and activities for each library can be found on their individual site pages on the left of this page.

LEGO® is at your local library

LEGO Sessions Did you know? We have LEGO® and DUPLO®  sessions at all our libraries.

DUPLO® Sessions:

Langley Library- Every Tuesday 2-3pm and every Friday 11.45am-12.45pm
Cippenham Library- Every Wednesday 10.45-11.45am
Britwell Library- Every Friday 11.15am-12.15pm

LEGO® Sessions:

Langley Library- Every Saturday 10.30-11.30am
Cippenham Library- Every Saturday 10.30-11.30am
Britwell Library- Every Saturday 11.30am-12.30pm

Don't forget to book your FREE tickets at: www.thecurveslough.com

 

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