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Events and training at libraries

​​​We have lots of events and activities taking place in our libraries including IT training, reading and poetry groups and writing workshops.​​

Regular events

DateEventTimeLocationDetails
VariousFREE basic IT training coursesVariousVarious libraries See a list of IT training sessions in libraries
VariousReading, writing and poetry groups and a range of activitiesVariousVarious libraries Find regular activities at your local library
VariousBookstart Bear Club ​sessions for childrenVariousVarious libraries

Find your local Bookstart Bear Club sessions

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Libra​ry ​e​vents and training

Code Club, Alkrington Library
09 September 2017
10am-11am, every other Saturday. Code Club is a nationwide volunteer-led coding club for children in Key Stage 2.
Family History Helpdesk, Alkrington Library
11 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday. Come along to our FREE sessions.
Code Club, Littleborough Library
11 September 2017
4pm-5pm, every other Monday. Term time only. Learn how to use a computer, laptop, iPad or tablet in our FREE classes.
Family History Helpdesk, Castleton Library
18 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday.
Lego club, Alkrington Library
18 September 2017
6pm-7pm​, third Monday of the month. Calling all Lego fans!! Come along to Lego Club at Alkrington Library!!
Knit and natter, Alkrington Library
02 October 2017
2pm-3.30pm​, fortnightly on a Monday. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an avid knitter, bring along your wool and your needles and enjoy a cup of tea with our lovely knitting group.
Lego club, Middleton Library
06 October 2017
4pm-5pm​, first Friday of the month.
Futures Club
23 October 2017
9.30am-1pm, every Monday. Futures Club is an informative drop-in session for care leavers.
Card-making class, Spotland Library
31 October 2017
2pm-4pm, every Tuesday. Make beautiful hand-crafted cards to take home. Each session costs £3.50 with all materials, envelopes and instruction provided.
Games club, Heywood Library
03 November 2017
1.30pm-3.30pm, first Friday of the month. Come and join our small, friendly Games Club. Board games to suit everyone or bring your own.
Rochdale-in-Stitches at Spotland Library
18 November 2017
10am-12noon, first and third Saturday of the month. A new group at Spotland Library for people who enjoy cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, or who would like to start.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Smallbridge Library
18 January 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Thursday, 2pm-3.30pm.
Code Club, Castleton Library
18 January 2018
4pm-5pm every Thursday. Come and join in the fun learning how to create games, animations and websites. Booking is required. Suitable for children aged 8-12.
Storytime with Sue, Middleton Library
20 January 2018
A brand-new exciting Storytime for children aged 5-9 and their parents.
Laptop/iPad and tablet helpdesk, Castleton Library
22 January 2018
10am-12noon every Monday. iPad, tablet and laptop sessions, for help with your mobile devices.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library
23 January 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Tuesday, 2pm-3.30pm.
Creative Writing at Rochdale Central Library
23 January 2018
Every Tuesday from Tuesday, 23 January - Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Improve your writing by making it interesting and exciting.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton Library
26 January 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Friday, 10am-11.30am.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Heywood Library
02 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Friday, 2pm-3.30pm.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
06 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Tuesday, 11am-12.30pm.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
08 February 2018
Barclays UK Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library
09 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Friday, 10am-11.30am.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Smallbridge Library
15 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Thursday, 2pm-3.30pm.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library
20 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Tuesday, 2pm-3.30pm.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton Library
23 February 2018
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Find out how to book your place for Friday, 10am-11.30am.

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