Autumn 2019 Events Programme
- We have something for everyone with our Events Sep – Dec 2019 programme
Chatterbooks Book Club for 7-11 year olds
Halton Libraries Chatterbooks meetings will be filled with activities, games and plenty of time to share your love of reading with other children.
Chatterbooks is now running Weekly – Every Monday in Widnes library 4-5pm and Every Thursday in Halton Lea library 4-5pm.
For more information contact Nikki Lamb 0151 511 8323 or email@example.com
- Code Club runs every school holidays in each of our libraries. Watch this space for more details.
- Every Wednesday at Halton Lea Library and Widnes Library 3.30-4.30pm.
Drop in for help with using the Internet, emails, your digital device and more. Available in all libraries throughout each day. No appointment necessary.
- Tuesday at Ditton Libray 3.30-5.00pm
- Thursday at Runcorn Library 3.30-5.00pm
- Drop-in, no need to book. Suitable for ages 5-12
- Monday at Halton Lea Library 3.30 – 5.00pm
- Tuesday at Halton Lea Library and Widnes Library 5.00 – 7.00pm
- Thursday at Widnes Library 3.30-5.00pm
- Children get creative with Lego!
Midweek Meet up
- Wednesday at Widnes Library and Halton Lea Library 2.00-4.00pm
- Unwind with some colouring in, have a go at a board game and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment. The perfect antidote to a busy lifestyle.
Keep up to date with all the news and events from Halton Libraries with our monthly newsletter
Read and Relax
Thursdays 12.00-1.00pm at Halton Lea Library
Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am at Widnes Library
In partnership with The Reader, we are holding free, weekly Read and Relax groups at Halton Lea and Widnes libraries for adults. Come along to one of our friendly, welcoming sessions to read aloud a book, short story or poem. Group members can choose to read aloud, share personal reflections or simply listen – in this way people can form real connections with the stories and with each other.
A reading group is a group of people who meet together to talk about a book they have read. They read one book a month and discuss it at the following meeting. Each meeting lasts for an hour.
Halton Lea Library
- Thursday Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 5.45pm
- Saturday meets on the last Saturday of every month at 10.30am
- Adventures in Reading meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5.45 pm
- Tuesday 1 meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5.45pm
- Tuesday 2 meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 5.45pm
- The Classics group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5.45pm
- Runcorn’s reading group meets on the last Monday of the month 10.30am – 11.30am
We also provide collections of books for reading groups to borrow. These include fiction, classic fiction and non- fiction books. A list of the books available is in the recommended reads section of the booklist.
If you would like to join one of our groups or borrow a collection, please contact Trudy Jones or Caroline Unsworth at Halton Lea Library
- Tuesday at Runcorn Library and Ditton Library 11.00-11.45am
- Thursday at Halton Lea Library 11.00-11.45am
- Friday at Widnes Library 11.00-11.45am
- Songs and stories for preschool children.
- Saturdays at Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries, 12-2pm
- Board games, colouring, doodling and lots of fun, every Saturday at Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries.
- Recommended age 8+. Suitable for children and families.
- Saturdays at Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries, 11-11.45am
- Bring your little ones along to our new Saturday Stories sessions, every Saturday at Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries.
Time to Read events
Looking for other book related events in north west libraries? Check out Time to Read
- Every Monday at Halton Lea Library 10.00am – 4.00pm
- Every Monday at Widnes Library 1.00-3.00pm
- Every Friday at Halton Lea 10.30-12pm
- Drop in sessions to help you improve your CV, job search and apply for employment
Garry Jotter and the Magical Murders, Friday 27th September, 6.30-9pm, Halton Lea Library https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/garry-jotter-and-the-magical-murders-tickets-65406527685 Cake and Crime Evening with Cath Staincliffe, Wednesday 9th October, 6-7.30pm, Widnes...
Tuesday 17th September, 5.30-6.30pm, Widnes Library Thursday 19th September, 5.30-6.30pm, Halton Lea Library Free, book online here for Widnes Library or here for Halton Lea Library or at your local library We are hosting two very special presentation ceremonies for...
Friday 27th September - 6.30-9pm, Halton Lea Library Tickets - Early bird £7.50 (book before 15th September) / Full price £10. Book online or at any Halton Library Join murder maestros Highly Suspect for a night of murder, mystery and entertainment placing you at the...
Wednesday 9th October - 6-7.30pm, Widnes Library Tickets Early Bird £5 (book before 1st October) / Full price £7.50 (Cake included in the ticket price). Book online or at any library. Book lovers, thriller readers and anyone who likes a good TV crime drama are...
From 8th January 2019, we will no longer be charging fines on overdue items.