South Lakeland library events

What's on

    Wednesday, 29 May, 2019

  • Local History Month -Coffee Morning

    Ambleside library

    Join us for refreshments and reminiscence with wonderful old photographs of Ambleside and displays from the Ambleside Oral History group 10am-1pm
  • Thursday, 30 May, 2019

  • Rosie and Jim Stories and Puppet Making

    Kendal Library

    As part of Local History Month we are celebrating Rosie and Jim with a free family session. Listen to stories and make fun Rosie and Jim puppets to take home. Please book as places are limited. 01539 713520
  • Monday, 27 May, 2019

  • Local History Treasure Trail

    Ulverston library

    For Local & Community History Month we are running a FREE Treasure Trail for children this half term. We have hidden some wonderful pictures of Ulverston's past around the library, can you find them all? Ask library staff for an entry form, all completed entries will go into a prize draw. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible person.
  • Wednesday, 5 Jun, 2019

  • Pyjamarama story session

    Sedbergh library

    Join us for a fun story and rhyme session with simple crafts for little ones and their grown ups. Why not bring your teddy to join in the fun?Receive a free book to take home. No need to book, just turn up. 10.30am-11.15am
  • Pyjamarama story session

    Kirkby Lonsdale library

    Join us for a fun story and rhyme session with simple crafts for little ones and their grown-ups. Why not bring your teddy to join in the fun? Receive a free book to take home. No need to book, just turn up. 1pm-1.45pm
  • Friday, 7 Jun, 2019

  • Robert Scragg

    Dalton Library

    Dalton Library Author Event Robert Scragg Friday 7 June 2019 2:00pm Robert Scragg is a crime writer living in the North East of England. His debut, What Falls Beneath the Cracks, impressed the judges at last year's Theakstons Crime Festival in the Dragons Pen, enough to get a thumbs up all round and is now available to pre-order on Amazon but a signed copy is always best! Tickets £2. Call Barrow Library 01229 407373
  • Monday, 10 Jun, 2019

  • Carers Week Coffee Morning

    Ulverston library

    Are you looking after someone and would like some support? Join us for coffee and chat with Furness Carers and South Lakeland Age Uk to get some helpful advice. 10am-12pm
  • Tuesday, 11 Jun, 2019

  • Author Event - Katie Hale

    Ambleside library

    Join us for an afternoon with Cumbrian poet and novelist, Katie Hale on 11th June, who will be talking about her new novel, 'My Name is Monster'. Inspired by Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein, My Name Is Monster is a novel about power, isolation, and female relationships. 'A terrific piece of writing; tough and tender and insightful. Loved it!' Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat. The talk starts at 3pm and tickets (£2) are now available from Ambleside library 015394 32507
  • Thursday, 13 Jun, 2019

  • 'My Name is Monster' book launch with Katie Hale

    Roose Library

    'My Name is Monster' book launch with Katie Hale Cumbrian author Katie Hale will join us at Roose Library to launch her debut novel 'My Name Is Monster'. She will discuss the story and her writing before taking questions and signing copies.
  • Author Event - Katie Hale

    Ulverston library

    Join us for an evening with Cumbrian poet and novelist, Katie Hale on 13th June, who will be talking about her new novel, 'My Name is Monster'. Inspired by Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein, My Name Is Monster is a novel about power, isolation, and female relationships. 'A terrific piece of writing; tough and tender and insightful. Loved it! Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat. The talk starts at 7pm and tickets (£2) are now available from Ulverston library 01229 404151
  • Thursday, 27 Jun, 2019

  • Read Regional Author Event with Andrew Micheal Hurley

    Ambleside library

    Read Regional authors are travelling across the north! Join us at Ambleside library for an evening with Andrew Michael Hurley. Andrew's first novel The Loney won the Costa Best First Novel Award and Book of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards in 2016, and is in development as a feature film. Devil's Day is his second novel. Tickets are available at £2 from Ambleside library 015394 32507
  • Friday, 28 Jun, 2019

  • Katie Hale - Auithor Event

    Grange Library

    Join us for an afternoon with Cumbrian poet and novelist, Katie Hale on 28th June, who will be talking about her new novel, My Name is Monster. Inspired by Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein, My Name Is Monster is a novel about power, isolation, and female relationships. A terrific piece of writing; tough and tender and insightful. Loved it! Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat. The talk starts at 2.30 pm and tickets (£2) are now available from Grange Library.
  • Tuesday, 2 Jul, 2019

  • Health Information Week Coffee & Chat

    Ulverston library

    We'll be joined by Univeristy Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust and South Lakeland Age UK for a friendly chat about how to access good quality health information. Free event 10am-12pm
  • South Lakeland District Council Drop In

    Ambleside Library

    A South Lakeland District Council Adviser is available to help with council-related issues every Wednesday between 10.15am and 1pm. No booking required.
  • South Lakeland District Council Drop In

    Windermere Library

    A South Lakeland District Council Adviser is available to help with council-related issues every Tuesday and Thursday between 9.15 am and 12.15 pm. No booking required.
  • Storytime at Grange Library

    Grange Library

    Storytime at Grange Library for pre-school children with parents, grandparents and carers. Come along and enjoy some lovely stories. Storytime is termtime only, check with Library for dates.
  • Rhymetime

    Kendal Library

    Rhyming session. Free Drop-in for babies and pre-school children and their adults.
  • Storytime

    Ulverston library

    Stories, songs and rhymes for under 5s and their grown ups at Ulverston library. We hope to see you every Friday 9.30am-10am (during term-time) 01229 404151
  • Toddler Tales

    Kendal Library

    Come along and join us at this free weekly event for preschoolers and their adults! Stories, songs and rhyme to enjoy at this half hour session. No need to book just turn up!
  • IT Help Drop In

    Ulverston library

    Pop in to Ulverston library on Tuesday afternoons for all your IT enquiries with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer. 1pm-3pm
  • IT Drop In Sessions

    Windermere Library

    Monthly IT Drop In sessions with Age UK South Lakeland volunteers supporting the community with any queries or problems regarding Laptops, Tablets or Smart Phones. Try Cumbria libraries online offer of FREE eBooks, eAudiobooks, newspapers, magazines, and more. Monthly Drop In from10.00 am to 12 noon on the second Friday of the month.
  • Dementia Awareness Drop In

    Ulverston library

    A friendly drop-in session with a volunteer from The Alzheimer's Society - for anyone affected by Dementia. Monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month. 11am-12pm 01229 404151
  • Falls Prevention with South Lakeland Age UK

    Windermere library

    A drop-in session with advice on staying steady. Monthly on the last Tuesday each month. 10am-12pm 015394 88945
  • IT Drop In

    Grange Library

    Monthly IT Drop In sessions with Age UK South Lakeland volunteers supporting the community with any queries or problems regarding Laptops, Tablets or Smart Phones. Try Cumbria libraries online offer of FREE eBooks, eAudiobooks, newspapers, magazines, and more. Monthly Drop In from2 to 4 pm on the last Thursday of every month.