Barrow-in-Furness library events

What's on

    Saturday, 21 Sep, 2019

  • Library Con

    Barrow Library

    Presenting... LibraryCon! Forget San Diego or London Comic Con, Barrow Library's LibraryCon is where you want to be! Our first edition will be filled with lot's of drop in crafts, a superhero mask design competition where the winning mask will win a bundle of comic books kindly donated by Atomic Comics, help build our superhero storyboard wall with your own superhero and lastly, the best are always last, our create a comic book workshop! Our talented illustrator, Sarah Docker, will be running two workshops to create your very own comic book! Learn from the best and take your comic home for others to see :) The workshops are available from 10am - 12am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Places can be booked by messaging us here or calling us on 01229 407373. Stay super everyone 😎
  • Thursday, 26 Sep, 2019

  • Writing Workshop with Caroline Gilfillan

    Barrow Library

    Thursday 26 September 2019 11am to 1pm Life Writing Workshop with Caroline Gilfillan Have you ever wanted to write your life story, but not known where to start? Or perhaps you want to write your family history, or tell the story of a family member. This workshop will show you different ways of approaching life writing. Through simple writing exercises and the discussion of extracts we'll explore how to get going on your life story project. No experience needed, just a notebook and some enthusiasm. Caroline Gilfillan has taught Life Writing for the Open University and in community settings. She's published both poetry and fiction and has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. £10 to include refreshments. Please book your place at Barrow Library Tel: 01229 407370
  • Saturday, 5 Oct, 2019

  • Book Craft

    Barrow Library

    Book Craft Club at Barrow Library 2-3pm on Saturday afternoons! 14th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 30th November, 21st December. Love books? This is for you! Fun stories and crafts based on all the best junior books! Suitable for 6-11 year olds. Make new friends and discuss your favourite authors. Fun relaxed group perfect for kids who love crafts and books. places are limited. To sign up please phone Barrow Library on 01229 407373
  • Thursday, 17 Oct, 2019

  • Dyslexia Friendly Book Club

    Barrow Library

    Thursday afternoons 4pm-5pm, 19 September, 17 October, 14 November, 12 December Are you a lover of great stories? Want to make new friends and talk about fantastic authors and great books? Are you a dyslexic teen? Then come along to our new book club just for you. We will be choosing books from our fantastic dyslexic friendly collection by Barrington stokes. Great super readable books written by the best teen authors especially for dyslexic readers. Fun relaxed group run by nurodiverse staff! Suitable for dyslexic readers aged 12+ Call Barrow library on 01229 407373 to book.
  • Saturday, 2 Nov, 2019

  • Book Craft

    Barrow Library

    Book Craft Club at Barrow Library 2-3pm on Saturday afternoons! 14th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 30th November, 21st December. Love books? This is for you! Fun stories and crafts based on all the best junior books! Suitable for 6-11 year olds. Make new friends and discuss your favourite authors. Fun relaxed group perfect for kids who love crafts and books. places are limited. To sign up please phone Barrow Library on 01229 407373
  • Thursday, 14 Nov, 2019

  • Dyslexia Friendly Book Club

    Barrow Library

    Thursday afternoons 4pm-5pm, 19 September, 17 October, 14 November, 12 December Are you a lover of great stories? Want to make new friends and talk about fantastic authors and great books? Are you a dyslexic teen? Then come along to our new book club just for you. We will be choosing books from our fantastic dyslexic friendly collection by Barrington Stokes. Great super readable books written by the best teen authors especially for dyslexic readers. Fun relaxed group run by neurodiverse staff! Suitable for dyslexic readers aged 12+ Call Barrow library on 01229 407373 to book.
  • Saturday, 30 Nov, 2019

  • Book Craft

    Barrow Library

    Book Craft Club at Barrow Library 2-3pm on Saturday afternoons! 14th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 30th November, 21st December. Love books? This is for you! Fun stories and crafts based on all the best junior books! Suitable for 6-11 year olds. Make new friends and discuss your favourite authors. Fun relaxed group perfect for kids who love crafts and books. places are limited. To sign up please phone Barrow Library on 01229 407373
  • Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019

  • Dyslexia Friendly Book Club

    Barrow Library

    Thursday afternoons 4pm-5pm, 19 September, 17 October, 14 November, 12 December Are you a lover of great stories? Want to make new friends and talk about fantastic authors and great books? Are you a dyslexic teen? Then come along to our new book club just for you. We will be choosing books from our fantastic dyslexic friendly collection by Barrington Stokes. Great super readable books written by the best teen authors especially for dyslexic readers. Fun relaxed group run by neurodiverse staff! Suitable for dyslexic readers aged 12+ Call Barrow library on 01229 407373 to book.
  • Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019

  • Book Craft

    Barrow Library

    Book Craft Club at Barrow Library 2-3pm on Saturday afternoons! 14th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 30th November, 21st December. Love books? This is for you! Fun stories and crafts based on all the best junior books! Suitable for 6-11 year olds. Make new friends and discuss your favourite authors. Fun relaxed group perfect for kids who love crafts and books. places are limited. To sign up please phone Barrow Library on 01229 407373
  • Monday Makers Craft Club

    Barrow Library

    'All manner of craft activities. Knit, crochet, weaving Come along and join in!'
  • Knit and Natter

    Barrow Library

    Join in with some friendly chat and a bit of knitting.
  • 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!'
  • Macmillan Drop-In

    Barrow Library

    'Drop in session where help is available from a Macmillan volunteer. Every Wednesday 10 - 12am.'
  • 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.'
  • Rhyme Time

    Barrow Library

    Come and join us for songs and stories for under 5's and their grown-ups. This is a drop in session. Every Friday.
  • Reading Groups

    Barrow Library

    First Monday of every month. Contact 01229 407373 for more details about this and other reading groups.