South Lakes Events, Activities and Groups

There is no need to book for our regular sessions; you are welcome to drop in, whether to a library led event such as Rhyme Time or the more informal hosted activities and groups. Any special events coming up are located at the bottom of the screen, and many require advance booking. You can use the links below to reserve your place or book directly at your local library or the library hosting the activity.  For more information on regular or special events please feel free to contact us.
Activities
Activity NameDescriptionLocationDayFrequencyTime
Toddler TalesFree drop in for stories, songs and rhyme. Pre-school children and their adultsKendal LibraryTuesdayWeekly10:30-11:00
Toddler TalesFree drop in for stories, songs and rhyme. Pre-school children and their adultsKendal LibrarySaturdayWeekly11:00-13:30
Chess ClubTry your hand at one of the world`s most popular games. Will you call `Checkmate`Kendal LibraryWednesdayWeekly10:00-12:00
Knitting ClubJoin our friendly knitting club, with a bit of a natter too!Kendal LibraryThursdayWeekly10:00-12:00
Friendly GroupEmbrace your inner Picasso with our friendly group! Create a masterpiece of your very own, with a chat too!Kendal LibraryWednesdayEvery two weeks14:00-16:00
Craft & Knitting ClubGet together for coffee and a chatAmbleside LibraryTuesdayWeekly10:00-12:00
Reading FriendsReading Friends brings people together to read, share stories, meet new friends and have fun. We use reading - whether books, magazines, newspapers, or anything else - to start everyone chatting. Supported by Friends of Grange Library. All WelcomeGrange LibraryThursday1st Thursday of the month14:30-16:00
Creative WritingEver wanted to be an author? Try writing your own story! Who knows where it will take you?Grange LibraryTuesday2nd Tuesday of the month14:00-16:00
Write a MemoryJoin us fir Write a Memory!Grange LibraryWednesdayWeekly14:00-16:00
Knit & NatterGet together for a chat, with some knitting and crochetGrange LibraryMondayWeekly14:00-16:00
Knit & NatterGet together for a chat, with some knitting and crochetGrange LibraryWednesdayWeekly14:00-16:00
Barclays Bank Drop-inA friendly face and place to talk about managing your moneyUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly09:30-13:00 & 14:00-17:00
PCSO Drop-inIf you have any concerns, issues or just want a quick chat, please drop-in and speak to the local PSCOUlverston LibraryMonday1st Monday of the month11:00-12:30
Ulverston Men`s GroupA way to meet up and make friends, celebrate, come together for positivity and collaborative wellbeingUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly, Term Time18:30-20:30
Crochet GroupAn opportunity for crocheters to gather for a natter and to work on their current projectsUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly09:30-11:00
Junior Chess ClubFriendly after school chess club with the Leave`Em Laughing chess collective. Beginners welcomeUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly15:15-16:45
Health & Wellbeing Officer Drop-inSupport and guidance from a Cumbria County Council CoachUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly14:00-16:30
Ulverston Women`s GroupA way to meet up and make friends, celebrate, come together for positivity and collaborative wellbeingUlverston LibraryTuesdayWeekly18:30-20:30
Ulverston Bike ProjectUlverston Bike Project is a community group that rebuilds & refurbishes second hand bicyclesUlverston LibraryWednesdayWeekly14:00-15:30
Barclays Bank Drop-inA friendly face and place to talk about managing your moneyWindermere LibraryThursdayWeekly10:00-13:00 & 14:00-15:00

Reading Groups

We have many groups across the county. You can find our more information about your on the Reading Groups page.
Events