Kesgrave Library - April

by Alan Comber

Sunday Crafts (10am-noon):

The following craft activities will be taking place during April.

  • Sunday 1: CLOSED
  • Sunday 8: It's time for April showers and rainbows! Pop along and make your own rainbow cloud.
  • Sunday 15: Spring is finally here! Create a bouquet of flowers to brighten up your home.
  • Sunday 22: April 25 is World Penguin Day. Make a 3D penguin sitting on its own mini ice flow!
  • Sunday 29: If you look carefully you may be able to see caterpillars on leaves and trees. Design your own pom-pom caterpillar to take home.

Activities are free. Parents must stay with under eights. There's no need to book—just turn up and have a go.

Free BookStart Sessions — every Thursday including all school holidays.

Free activities for pre-school children and their parents or carers. Why not come along and join Maggie every Thursday for songs, rhymes and stories?

  • Tot Rock: action rhymes, songs and stories for toddlers, 9.45-10.15am.
  • BabyBounce: songs and rhymes for babies, 10.30am-11am

FreeStoryTimeSessions—every Friday 9.45-10.15am includingschool holidays. Session combines stories and rhymes. All welcome. Why not pop along?

Other Library Events for April 2018

Lego Club Re-Launch: Every Tuesday afternoon (term time), 3.45-4.45pm. We now have a volunteer who will lead this activity and each week will be a different theme. What will you design? Parents must stay with under eights.

Wednesdays, April 4 & 18: Knit and Natter from 2.30pm. £1 donation with tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Now every other week; new members very welcome. You don't need to knit, just pop along for a natter.

Thursday, April 5: Afternoon Book Group, 2.45pm. Currently reading I Found You by Lisa Jewell.

Thursday, April 26: Evening Book Group, 7pm. Currently reading The Underground Railroad by Colsen Whitehead.

If you are interested in joining any of the groups, please ring or speak to a member of staff

Lego Afternoons: Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 April, 2.30-4.30pm. Do you love creating Lego models? Why not pop along on one of these days and help create a Lego village for the library to display? You can build anything that you may find in a real village, for example a house, church, castle, car, tractor or a farm. We will have volunteers who can help and refreshments which are free. Parents must stay with under eights.

Did you know? The library also provides the following services — A4 and A3 photocopying in both black and white and colour, A4 printing in black and white and colour, free use of computers, free public Wi-Fi, sale of stamps as well as loaning out books, DVDs, CDs (for a small cost) and audio books. We also have an e-library that you can borrow e-books, e-audio books, free e-magazines and download music from.

Don't have a Library Card? If you would like a library card, please call in and speak to a member of staff. You just need to bring in some ID which has your name and address on it. Children can also have a card from any age, but need to be with their parent/guardian at the time of signing up.

IT Help Sessions: Are you having trouble getting to grips with a piece of technology? Or would you like help downloading e-books to your e-reader? If you would like some help with your technology, please phone up or speak to a member of staff about booking one of our half-hour slots.

Maggie Lusher

Kesgrave Library Manager,
Kinsey House,
Kays Close,

Tel: 01473 626103

Tuesday: 9am-noon, 2.30-5pm
Wednesday: 2.30-6pm
Thursday: 2.30-8pm
Friday: 9am-noon
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-3pm

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