Something for everyone at the library
Looking for new activities this New Year? Downton Library has a few options for all ages.
For the crafty, join the adults Crafternoons every other Monday, 12:45-1:45pm. Or come along to a special craft session on Friday 23 February, 10:30-11:30 am. No need to book, just bring your craft supplies. Children’s craft activities and story times are run occasionally during school holidays (pop into the library to find out more).
For little ones, fun and friendly Rhyme Time runs every other Friday morning, 9:30-10am. It's a free event and all pre-school babies and children are welcome.
For young bookworms (4-16 year olds), there is a new Story Adventures’ Club. A challenge to read 100 books! There is no time limit, a free booklet to log your reads and stamps to collect as you read more books.
For history lovers, Richard Nash is back by popular demand to repeat his talk "Walk through Downton in old postcards”. Booking is essential, call/visit to book.
For crime/thriller lovers, would you like to be part of a crime/thriller reading groupthat meets in the library? Provide your details at the library to find out more.
For Lego enthusiasts, there is a Lego Club that runs once a month (booking is essential) and the occasional Lego Play session during holidays and weekends.
As it’s winter and it’s getting colder, you might like to know that the library is one of Downton’s warm spaces and if you’d like to take some time for yourself and enjoy a chat in the comfort of the library, “Happy to Chat” is run by the library’s friendly volunteers on a Thursday.
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