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Library events and activities suspended

Bexley Library Service regrets that from Wednesday 18 March 2020, all library events and activities (for adults and children) will be suspended until further notice as part of our developing response to the current coronavirus situation. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Central Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Coffee and Conversation Every Tuesday 10.30 - 11.30am and Wednesday
10.30 -12 noon
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat over a hot drink and a biscuit.
Reading Group for the Visually Impaired First Wednesday of the month
10.30am – 12 noon
Discuss your choice of books and anything else of interest over cup of tea and a biscuit.
Games Club Every Wednesday
2 - 4pm
 
Reader’s Choice Reading Group Third Thursday of the month
10.30 - 11.30am
Chat about books of your choice – ideal for parents and carers with babies and toddlers.
Chess Club Every Thursday
4.30 - 6.30pm
All ages and levels welcome.
Central Library Reading Group Last Thursday of the month
5.45 - 6.45pm
A Reading Group where we discuss and review a nominated book and share book recommendations in an informal setting.
Book Bound Book Club Second Thursday of the month
5.45 - 6.45pm
A Book Club where talk about a specific book and other books that we've read in a relaxed atmosphere.
Chatty Corner First Friday of the month
2 - 3.30pm
Come along for a friendly chat over a cuppa, puzzles and games - for people living with dementia, their family, carers' and friends.

Crayford Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Crayford Town Archives 1st, 2nd and 4th Monday of the month
2 - 4pm
Local History group focussing on Crayford.
Reading Friends Last Tuesday of the month
11am
Get together with a good book, poem or newspaper article. Meet new people, make friends, chat and have a laugh. Everyone is welcome.
Crayford Library Reading Group Third Wednesday of the month
10am – 12 noon
 
Stitch and Sew Every Thursday
10am - 12.30pm
Crochet, sewing and more with likeminded people. Please bring all materials with you.
Crayford Knitters Every Friday
11am - 1pm
Meet and swap tips with fellow knitters over a hot drink. All levels welcome.
Gardener’s Coffee Club Last Saturday of the month
10 - 11am
Meet and swap tips with fellow gardeners over a hot drink.

 

Additionally, an Age UK Befriender’s Coffee group meet in the meeting room in the Community Centre above the library every Friday from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Erith Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Games Club Every Monday
11am - noon
 
Stitch and Sew Every Tuesday and Wednesday
10am - noon
Crochet, sewing and more with likeminded people. Please bring all materials with you
Coffee Morning Every Tuesday
10.30 - 11.30am
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat over a hot drink and a biscuit
Reading Friends 3rd Tuesday of each month
2pm
Get together with a good book, poem or newspaper article. Meet new people, make friends, chat and have a laugh. Everyone is welcome.
Erith Library Reading Group Second Wednesday of the month
11am – 12 noon
 
Family History Every other Wednesday
10am – 12 noon
Volunteer-led help with family tree research

Sidcup Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Reader’s Choice Reading Group First Monday of the month
10.30 - 11.30am
Chat about books of your choice – ideal for parents and carers with babies and toddlers.
Coffee Morning Every Monday
10.30am - 12.30pm
 
Every Wednesday and Friday
10am – 12 noon
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat over a hot drink and a biscuit.
Coffee Afternoon Every Tuesday
1 - 3pm
 
Every Thursday
2 - 4pm
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat over a hot drink and a biscuit.
Scrabble Group Every Tuesday and Wednesday
2 - 4pm
Join us for a friendly game over a hot drink.
Stitch and Sew Every Wednesday
1pm onwards
Crochet, sewing and more with likeminded people. Please bring all materials with you.
Sidcup Library Reading Group First Wednesday of the month
5.45 - 6.45pm
 
Chess Club Every Thursday
10am – 12 noon
All ages and levels welcome.
Jigsaws and Coffee Every Friday
2 - 4pm
 
Living Well with Dementia Second Friday of the month
2 - 4pm
Come along for a friendly chat over a cuppa, puzzles and games - for people living with dementia, their family, carers' and friends.
Crime and Thriller Reading Group Second Saturday of the month
2 .30pm
 

Thamesmead Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Coffee Morning Every Monday and Friday
10.30am - 12.30pm
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat.
Thamesmead Library Reading Group Second Monday of the month
10 - 11am
 
Craft T Every Wednesday
1.30 - 4.30pm
Crochet, sewing and more with likeminded people over a hot drink. Please bring all materials with you.
Games Club Every Friday
10.30 - 11.30am
 

Welling Library

Event Day and Time Notes
Coffee Morning Every Tuesday
10am – 12 noon
Join us in a friendly and welcoming environment and meet new people, and have a chat over a hot drink and a biscuit.
'Book Marks' Reading Group First Wednesday of the month
10 - 11am
Chat about books of your choice.
Jane Austen Reading Group Every other Thursday
1.15 - 2.30pm
Come along and discuss all things Jane Austen
Living Well Every Thursday
2 - 3pm
Come along for a friendly chat over a cuppa, puzzles and games - for people living with dementia, their family, carers' and friends.
Knit and Knatter Every Friday
10 - 11am
Meet and swap tips with fellow knitters over a hot drink. All levels welcome.
Welling Library Reading Group Second Friday of the month
10.15am – 12 noon
 
Games Club Every Friday
2 - 5pm
 
Poetry Workshop Every other Saturday
2.30 - 4pm
Friendly chat and discussion of all types of poetry.

Volunteer IT Buddies are available at all branches to help with basic IT queries.

A number of Councillor Surgeries are held in libraries – more details can be found at www.bexley.gov.uk/services/councillors-elections-and-democracy

Police Surgeries are held from time to time in libraries – more details can be found at www.met.police.uk/a/your-area/

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