What's On at Poulton Library

What's On at Poulton Library

Find out what’s on at Poulton Library with regular events held each week and special one-offs. For more details about any of these events please contact Poulton Library with the details at the bottom of the page.

For other local events check out the Events Calendar here

Special Events
Friday 3rdRugby Clubs of England

We welcome to Poulton library author Malcolm Crane to tell us all about his book. Malcolm says ‘It tells the story of English rugby for the first time from the clubs’ point of view.  All the clubs, in the book, have interesting histories and links to some of the greatest players in the sport’s history. The local clubs [Fylde, Fleetwood, Thornton & Blackpool] are also featured plus 60 clubs from Lancashire.’  Please join us for what will be an interesting talk. Refreshments available.

14:15–15:00Free
Thursday 9th SCART Club – Make your own Passbook Cover

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Calling all SCART Club members! Do you want to keep your SCART Club passbook clean and tidy over the summer and enjoy a story or two. If so come along and join us for a fun craft and story session! If you haven’t joined the SCART club already join at the same time.

14.15-15.15Free
Friday

10th

 The Unsolved Murder of Jill Dando

We welcome Graham Woodward, who has presented on cruise liners, to speak about the Jill Dando case and the wrongful conviction of Barry George. Come along and join us for what will be an interesting talk about the case which still remains unsolved. Refreshments will be available.

14:15-15:00Free
Tuesday

14th

SCART Club – Make your own Finger Puppet

Calling all SCART club members! Do you like creating stories and making things? If so you can do both at this session. Bring a story to life or make a new one whilst creating finger puppets! Join us for a fun morning of craft and a story or two. If you haven’t joined the SCART Club already join at the same time.

10:30-11:30Free
Friday 31stSCART Club – Dan Worsley – Storyteller

We are very lucky to welcome again the talented Children’s Author and Storyteller, Dan Worsley, to Poulton Library.  Dan, author of Impossible Tales and Eric Appleby series, will be here to entertain us with an enjoyable and lively storytelling session. Come along for a great session a good opportunity too to tell us what you have been reading for the Summer Reading Journey too!

14.15-15.15Free
Regular Events
 

Monday & Friday

 

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Parents – Bring along your babies up to 18 months of age for this Baby bounce and rhyme session.

10.00-10.30Free
 

 

Monday & Friday

 

 

Online Assistance

For support with a multitude of online niggles simply book a slot with our digital volunteer at the help desk.

Mon

10:00-12:00

Fri

14:00-16:00

 

Free
Monday & WednesdayScrabble Group

Join our friendly group and play a game or two of scrabble beginners welcome. Refreshments served.

14.00-16:30Free
Every WednesdayStorytime for under fives

Come along and enjoy some stories and songs every Tuesday.

14.15 -14.45Free
Wed 15thPoulton Wednesday Reading group

They will be discussing The Peculiar life of a Lonely Postman by Denis Theriault. Come along and meet other avid readers and find out what the group thought of the reading group title. Also hear what others are reading

11.00-12.00Free
Every WednesdayFamily History

Do you need help with your family tree? Meet up with our volunteer to help you with your ancestry queries. Our volunteer will answer your questions or with help you find information using the computer. Bookings taken

14.00-16.00 

Free

Wednesday 4th Wednesday18thMindfulness

Anne Parker is now offering two sessions a month of practice and discussion.  The aim of the sessions is to include some Mindfulness practice but also discuss experiences.  Anne will run the sessions in tune with the group – you can be a regular, or drop in or drop out! Mindfulness is a fresh way of living life and groups are useful for practice as well as all the other ways of learning… No need to book, just come along as it suits you. Refreshments available Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday in the month

17.45-18.45Free
Every ThursdayToddler Rhyme Time

Parents – Bring along your young children (from 18 months upwards) for a selection different rhymes at this fun event

10-00-10.30Free
 

Every Thursday

 

Computer Course – Learn My Way

To register your interest in our free classes – suitable for beginners – simply speak to a member of staff.

 

10:30- 12:00

 

Free
Every ThursdayColouring Club

Do you enjoy the therapeutic art of colouring?

Then join our group over a tea/coffee and meet like-minded budding artists! meets every Thursday (crayons provided)

14.15-16.00Free
Thurs 2nd

and

Thurs 16th

 

Art for all

Want to try something new? Learn how to paint your own watercolour with style. Come along and meet John Crompton, the local artist running these sessions, who will guide you through painting your own landscape or seascape for you to take away. Suitable for beginners. Booking Essential

11.30-13.15

and

14.30-16.15

£3 Charge
Every Friday Knit & Natter Craft Group

Join our friendly group of knitters for a chat & a drink whilst knitting! All ages and skill levels welcome! Now meets every Friday due to popular demand

13.30-15.00Free
Every SaturdayBoard Game Club

Children – Play against other boys and girls and find out which board games you enjoy playing. Suitable for 5 years and over

11.00-12.00Free

 

Exhibitions

  • 28/07/2018-10/08/2018 A selection of paintings by Maria Bertolone
  • 11/08/2018-24/08/2018 A selection of framed photographs by the Photographic Society
  • 25/08/2018-07/09/2018 A selection of paintings in acrylic by Linda Cockshott

Cabinet Display

There is a small cabinet for exhibiting small items of interest to the local community or for selling small craft items made by local artists. Please ask Library staff for further details.

  • 28/07/2018-10/08/2018 – Maria Bertolone will be displaying a selection of painted stones and cards
  • 11/08/2018-24/08/2018 – A selection of knitted toys and baby items by Rea Meredith
  • 25/08/2018-07/09/2018 – A selection of handmade cards by Hazel Gough

Poulton library is always looking for a variety of speakers & entertainment for the local people. If you have something that you think our local community would like to see or hear, please get in touch with a member of staff at Poulton Library

Tel: 0300 123 6703 or Email: poulton.library@lancashire.gov.uk

Poulton Library Opening Hours: Mon 9.00–17.00, Tue 9.00–13.00, Wed 9.00–19:00, Thu 9.00–17.00, Fri 9.00–17.00 Sat 9.00–13.00

What's on at Poulton Library
Find out What’s On at Poulton library

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Contact details:

Poulton-le-Fylde Library
Blackpool Old Road
Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 7DH

Tel: 0300 123 6703 or Email: poulton.library@lancashire.gov.uk

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