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.

 Poulton Library March 2019

Special Events

Friday 1stThe Murder Case of Rachel Nickell

Graham Woodward discusses the case of Rachel Nickell who was murdered on Wimbledon Common on 15 July 1992. The subsequent initial police investigation of the crime resulted in the arrest in controversial circumstances of an innocent man, Colin Stagg who was subsequently acquitted.

14:15-15:15Free
Tuesday 5thIntroduction to iPads and Tablets

Tablets, whatever the make or model, are a key tool for functioning in society today. This taster course will help you to understand the layout of the tablet you are using, how it works, how to maintain it and how to download Apps to customise it to suit your life. Limited spaces available please see a member of staff.

09:45-11:45Fully booked
Wednesday 6thFriends Against Scams

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Have you ever worried about being caught out by a scam? Why not come along and meet Nicola Henshall, Nat West Community Banker, who will look at a wide range of different scams, including how to spot and avoid them. After the talk Nicola will then be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Refreshments will available.

11:00-13:00Free
Wednesday 13thAFC Fylde Community Foundation

We welcome Dan Cookson and Chris McNally for a drop in session to explain how they can help to support people within the community who are looking for help to gain employment or education as well as supporting them with their wellbeing. If you feel this may be a benefit to yourself or others to find out more about it.

10:00-11:00Free
Friday 15thHe Didn’t Look Well

We welcome Mr Roy Pickup as he recounts his job as an ambulance person in the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s around Clitheroe, Blackburn and Burnley areas working for the Ambulance service, before the days of Paramedics. Come along and listen as he recalls his time in the role and some of the humorous moments that occurred. Refreshments will be available.

14:15-15:15Free
Wednesday 20thAchieving your Goals

Come along to this session with Eva Campo how will show how by setting targets for yourself can help you achieve your goals. 8 places available. Booking essential.

17:00-18:30Free – Booking required
Friday 22nd The History of St Chad’s

Local Author and historian Christine Storey returns to Poulton Library to give an illuminating talk on this Ancient, historical and well-loved church.

Refreshments will be available.

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 & FridayOnline 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
Wednesday 6thWednesday Evening Reading group

Why not join this group of avid readers, who like to read a variety of books? This month they will be discussing ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach’ They meet in the library, the first Wednesday of each month

18:00-19.00Free
Every WednesdayStorytime for under fives

Come along and enjoy some stories and songs every Tuesday.

14.15 -14.45Free
Wednesday  20thPoulton Wednesday Reading group

Come along and meet other avid readers and find out what the group thought of the reading group title. This month they will be discussing ‘About my mother by  Tahar Ben Jelloun’ . 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

14.00-16.00Free
Wednesday 27thMindfulness

Anne Parker is now offering one session a month of practice and discussion.  The aim of the sessions is to include some Mindfulness practice but also discuss experiences. 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

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
Group One

Thurs 7th & 21st

 

Group Two

Thurs 14th & 28th

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- extra sessions added due to popular demand

11.30-13.15

and

14.30-16.15

£3 Charge
Every FridayKnit & 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
Saturday 23rd Family Share-a-Story

Supporting families to read together; come along to escape into a magical world of imagination and words. This event is suitable for families who would like to improve their reading skills in an informal and fun way. Families welcome.

11:30-12:00Free

Exhibitions

  • 09/3/19-22/3/19 A selection of paintings of flowers and landscapes by Florence Edwards
  • 23/3/19-5/4/19 A selection of paintings in watercolour by our Poulton Library Art Group

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.

Cabinet available for March

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

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

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

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Contact details for Poulton Library

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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      So I believe, which is odd, because the list of upcoming events came from them! They must not have been aware exactly when the maintenance works were going to be carried out when they published the November activities.

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        Poulton Library opened again at the end of November 2018
        The Library is definitely open now

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