Barrow-in-Furness library events

What's on

    Thursday, 19 Jul, 2018

  • Ruth Sutton Author Book Signing

    Barrow Library

    Come and listen to extremely popular local author Ruth Sutton discussing her new book Burning Secrets. Set in 2001, during the Foot and Mouth outbreak, in and around Cockermouth, Workington and Carlisle. Communities struggling to manage the disaster find themselves embroiled in a man hunt when a young girl disappears. To book please call Barrow Library on 01229 407373
  • Monday, 23 Jul, 2018

  • Dennis's sneaky stones (5+)

    Barrow Library

    Take part in this years crafty craze- Secret stones! Where children paint, hide, find, post to Facebook and re-hide decorative pebbles. The fun goes on and on. Bring your own pebbles to decorate or use ours. We will also make decoupage frames to take home.
  • Dennis the Menace Day

    Barrow Library

    Come and celebrate the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge at Barrow Library. A day of fun, interactive activities for all the family. Drop in and take part. Dress up in your best Dennis the menace fancy dress and do the Gnasher dash treasure trail. (Fancy dress parade at 2:30pm!)
  • Tuesday, 24 Jul, 2018

  • Minecraft (8-10y)

    Walney Library

    Come and take part in this fun 1 hour session which will introduce the element of coding.
  • Lego club (6+)

    Barrow Library

    Let your imagination run wild in these fun filled Lego sessions! Activities last 1 hour.
  • Friday, 27 Jul, 2018

  • Holiday Fun at Dalton Library (5-11y)

    Dalton Library

    Come along to Dalton library to these fun Friday sessions. Crafts, stories and films!
  • Monday, 30 Jul, 2018

  • Mischief Makers Animation (7-11y)

    Barrow Library

    Take part in this clay model stop motion session. A full day of fun- bring a packed lunch with you!
  • Tuesday, 31 Jul, 2018

  • Dennis's sneaky stones (5+)

    Walney Library

    Take part in this year's crafty craze- Secret stones! Where children paint, hide, find, post to Facebook and re-hide decorative pebbles. The fun goes on and on. Bring your own pebbles to decorate or use ours. We will also make decoupage frames to take home.
  • Thursday, 2 Aug, 2018

  • Dennis's sneaky stones (5+)

    Roose Library

    Take part in this year's crafty craze- Secret stones! Where children paint, hide, find, post to Facebook and re-hide decorative pebbles. The fun goes on and on. Bring your own pebbles to decorate or use ours. We will also make decoupage frames to take home.
  • Friday, 3 Aug, 2018

  • Holiday Fun at Dalton library (5-11y)

    Dalton Library

    Come along to Dalton library to these fun Friday sessions. Crafts, stories and films!
  • Monday, 6 Aug, 2018

  • Dennis's Wreath Making Mischief (5+)

    Askam Library

    Take part in this fun wreath making session. Create decorative flowers to add to our community wreaths which will be displayed when the Tour de Britain comes to Barrow! Will you see your artwork on the TV?
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (0-5y)

    Barrow Library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (3+)

    Barrow Library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Tuesday, 7 Aug, 2018

  • Minecraft (8-10y)

    Roose Library

    Come and take part in this fun 1 hour session which will introduce the elements of coding.
  • Wednesday, 8 Aug, 2018

  • Kodu games design (8-14y)

    Barrow Library

    Sign up to this exciting series of sessions where you will learn the elements of game design and create your very own computer game.
  • Friday, 10 Aug, 2018

  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures on foot (0-5y)

    Dalton Library

    We are delighted to welcome the Wordsworth Trust for this ever popular session. Explore the history of the beautiful Lake District using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures on foot (3+)

    Dalton Library

    We are delighted to welcome the Wordsworth Trust for this ever popular session. Explore the history of the beautiful Lake District using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Monday, 13 Aug, 2018

  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (0-5y)

    Walney Library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (3+)

    Walney library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures on foot (0-5y)

    Barrow Library

    We are delighted to welcome the Wordsworth Trust for this ever popular session. Explore the history of the beautiful Lake District using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - adventures on foot (3+)

    Barrow Library

    We are delighted to welcome the Wordsworth Trust for this ever popular session. Explore the history of the beautiful Lake District using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wednesday, 15 Aug, 2018

  • Kodu games design (8-14y)

    Barrow Library

    Sign up to this exciting series of sessions where you will learn the elements of games design and create your very own computer game.
  • Friday, 17 Aug, 2018

  • Holiday Fun at Dalton library

    Dalton library

    Come along to Dalton library to these fun Friday sessions. Crafts, stories and films!
  • Monday, 20 Aug, 2018

  • Dennis's Wreath Making Mischief (5+)

    Roose Library

    Take part in this fun wreath making session. Create decorative flowers to add to our community wreaths which will be displayed when the Tour de Britain comes to Barrow! Will you see your artwork on the TV?
  • Family Augmented Reality

    Barrow Library

    Bring a grown up and a smart phone for this mind-blowing digital family animation session. For all family members.
  • Tuesday, 21 Aug, 2018

  • Lego Club (6+)

    Barrow Library

    Let your imagination run wild in these fun filled Lego sessions! Activities last 1 hour.
  • Wednesday, 22 Aug, 2018

  • Kodu games design (8-14)

    Barrow Library

    Sign up to this exciting series of sessions where you will learn the elements of game design and create your very own computer game.
  • Thursday, 23 Aug, 2018

  • Dennis's wreath making mischief (5+)

    Barrow Library

    Take part in this fun wreath making session. Create decorative flowers to add to our community wreaths which will be displayed when the Tour de Britain comes to Barrow! Will you see your artwork on the TV?
  • Friday, 24 Aug, 2018

  • Minecraft (8-10y)

    Walney Library

    Come and take part in this fun 1 hour session which will introduce the element of coding.
  • Holiday Fun at Dalton library (5-11y)

    Dalton Library

    Come along to Dalton Library to these fun Friday sessions. Crafts, stories and films!
  • Dennis's wreath making mischief (5+)

    Walney Library

    Take part in this fun wreath making session. Create decorative flowers to add to our community wreaths which will be displayed when the Tour de Britain comes to Barrow! Will you see your artwork on the TV?
  • Wednesday, 29 Aug, 2018

  • Kodu games design (8-14y)

    Barrow Library

    Sign up to this exciting series of sessions where you will learn the elements of game design and create your very own computer game.
  • Friday, 31 Aug, 2018

  • Holiday Fun at Dalton library (5-11y)

    Dalton Library

    Come along to Dalton library to these fun Friday sessions. Crafts, stories and films!
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (0-5y)

    Roose Library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Wordsworth Trust - Adventures at Sea (3+)

    Roose Library

    In this exciting session, come and explore with the Wordsworth Trust using stories, songs and crafts.
  • Monday, 23 Jul, 2018

  • Gnasher Dash!

    Barrow group libraries

    Drop into your library at any time over the Summer to do this fun interactive treasure trail activity. Collect all the answers and hand in your sheet to be entered into a prize draw.
  • IT Help Sessions

    Barrow Library

    We run FREE internet training with friendly assistance every morning from 10:00am to 11:30am Monday to Thursday at Barrow library. The Learn My Way system offers an easy and informal way to learn about skills to equip individuals to make the best use of the internet. It covers: Basic keyboard skills Using email Internet searching Safety on the internet Job searching Filling in online forms Shopping online Using social media Accessing health information on the NHS website For more information or to book a place ring 01229 407373.
  • Askam Reading Group

    Askam Library

    All welcome at this small, friendly group.
  • Storytots

    Barrow Library

    Stories, songs and rhymes for under 5s and their grown ups at Barrow Library We hope to see you every Tuesday from 2:00pm - 2:45pm Come and join us!
  • Walney Waves Homework Club

    Walney Library

    Walney Waves Homework Club runs every Tuesday afternoon 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Refreshments provided as well as help and support with homework. We have a 'school project collection' of books which can be borrowed and computer use is available.
  • Macmillan Drop-In

    Barrow Library

    Drop in session where help is available from a Macmillan volunteer. Every Wednesday 10 - 12am
  • Knit and Natter

    Walney Library

    Meet, Make and Create at Walney Library Can you knit or crochet? Or would you like to learn? If so, come and join our Knit n' Natter Every Wednesday at 2pm FREE, All welcome, Refreshments.
  • @ppy Hour

    Barrow Library

    Do you want to get to grips with a new phone, laptop or tablet? Sign up for one of our '@ppy Hour' sessions. Two sessions are held every Wednesday at the following times: 1:15pm - 2:15pm 2:30pm - 3:30pm For more information or to book a place please ring 01229 407373
  • Knit and Natter

    Roose Library

    Come along and meet new friends and share your techniques and patterns. Thursdays 10.00 - 12.00noon
  • Silver Surfers

    Barrow Library

    If you would like some help using the computer, laptop or want to learn something new, then this is the session for you. Free refreshments and a friendly atmosphere here at Barrow Library. Every Thursday from 1:30pm - 3:30pm . Please book a session at the enquiry desk or ring Barrow Library (01229) 407375 for more details.
  • Rhymetime

    Barrow Library

    Come and join us for songs and stories for under 5's and their grown-ups. This is a drop in session. Friday mornings 10.30am - 11.00am
  • Creative Writing Group

    Barrow Library

    Furness Writers: free creative writing session for aspiring authors, 3:45pm - 5:00pm, every Friday at Barrow Library.
  • Adult Creative Writing Group

    Roose Library

    Our Creative Writing Group meets on second Monday of every month at 2.00pm. Contact Roose Library on 01229 811674 for further information and dates. New members welcome.
  • Councillor's Surgery

    Askam Library

    Last Saturday of the month 9:00 - 10:am Venue Askam Library
  • Adult Reading Group

    Dalton Library

    Meet at Dalton Library last Friday of every month 10.30am-12pm. Dalton library is now located in Dalton Community Centre, Nelson Street. Reading is not just a solitary activity; sharing it with others can gives us a different perspective and open our eyes to new genres and writers. All welcome.