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

Regular Events

Come and join us every Monday and Friday for Baby Bounce and Rhyme, ideal for babies up to 18 months old, from 10.00 to 10.30.

On a Tuesday we have plenty of events to keep you busy.

-Scrabble Group – beginners welcome 14:00 – 15:30.

-Family 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.

-For our younger members we have a Storytime session suitable for under-fives. Expect a mixture of stories and rhymes from 14:15 – 14:45.

On a Thursday we have the following activities.

-Toddler Rhyme Time – fun with rhymes and music, ideal for 18 months to 4 year olds from 10.00 – 10.30.

-Computer courses – Learn My Way – 10:30 – 12:00. Contact us to register your interest in our free classes.

-Adult Colouring Club bring your own book and we will provide the crayons and pencils 14:15 – 16:00.

-On the second Thursday of each month our Reading Group meet at 18:45 – 19:30.  This month they will be discussing Brief history of killings by James Marlon. Meeting Thurs 14th June

Each Friday the Knit and Natter Craft Group meet 13.30-15.00. Come and join the friendly group to knit and chat. Refreshments available.  All ages and abilities welcome.

-A new Card Crafting Group meets 10.00- 12.00. Do you want to meet others and make your very own cards? Then join this social craft group and enjoy card marking with others with the same interest. New craft group members welcome

If you and your children are at a loose end on a Saturday morning come along and play some board games between 11:00 – 12:00.

If you require any help with your computer on or offline we have a number of digital volunteers available for one to one support on a Monday from 10:00 – 12:00. And Tuesday 14.00-16.00 Contact us to book a slot.

Exhibitions

  • 19/05/2018-01/06/2018 – Paintings by Vivien Clayton
  • 02/06/2018-15/06/2018 – Dominic Trent – a selection of watercolours
  • 16/06/2018 – 29/06/2018- Christine Ashton- watercolours
  • 30/06/2018-13/07/2018 A selection of work by members of the Poulton Arts society

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

  • 19/05/2018-01/06/2018 Rea Meredith displays a selection of knitted toys and baby items which can be purchased
  • 02/06/2018 -15/06/2018 Children’s cards by Susan Wallace
  • 16/06/2018-29/06/2018 Elizabeth Coop has a selection of crochet gifts for sale
  • 30/06/2018-13/07/2018 – Catherine Thompson displays pastels and paintings
What's on at Poulton Library
Find out What’s On at Poulton library

Special Events

Mindfulness   Thurs 7th & Thurs 21st 18.00-19.15

After a range of talks at Poulton Library, 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

Fish and Ships’ – Local history talk   Fri 1st   14.15-15.15

David Pearce and Dick Gillingham present, in their own unique style – ‘Fish and ships’ stories and pictures of Fleetwood’s nautical past with poems and songs. All Welcome. Refreshments served

Just Relax with Lisa Shaw   Fri 8th   14.15-15.15

Relax and mindfulness session for busy adults who are looking for fun and effective ways to feel peaceful and calm

Art for all   Thurs 14th & Thurs 28th   12.15-14.00 and 14.30-16.15   £3 charge

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.

Joe Boe sings live    Fri 22nd   14.15-15.15

We are delighted to announce that local singer and guitar player ‘Joe Boe’ will perform at Poulton Library. Joe will be proving that musical talent really does run in the family. Joe will sing a selection of folk, rock ‘n’ roll and country and western numbers

Teddy bear’s picnic    Tues 26th   14.15- 15.15

With this being the last storytime session to be held on a Tuesday afternoon, (before the hours of the library change) why not bring your little ones along for a special picnic and storytelling session

Love the skin you are in   Thurs    18.00-19.25

Come and meet Natasha and Rebecca who will be talking about natural skincare and bodycare products and the benefits of natural beauty. They will be bringing along products for you to try. This is a drop-in session. All are welcome

Dementia talk        Fri 29th   14.15 – 15.00

This is an interactive event to help those people who are caring for someone with dementia. This session is designed to give people a better awareness and understanding of dementia and to give an insight into this often progressive disease. Refreshments served

Bug Band   Sat 30th 10.30-12.15

If you would like a morning of lively entertainment come along and join us for what promises to be a toe tapping event.  We welcome ‘The Bug Band’, a group of talented musicians on banjos, ukuleles and guitars, playing a selection of well-known songs.  All welcome and refreshments will be available

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 see, please contact a member of staff at Poulton Library.

Get in touch, or just pop into the library and speak to a member of staff (please mention you saw it on Visit Fylde Coast!)

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

Poulton Library Opening Hours: Mon 9-5, Tue 9-7.30, Wed 9-12.30, Thu 9-7.30, Fri 9-5 & Sat 9-1

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