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Events and training at libraries

​​​We have lots of events and activities taking place in our libraries including IT training, reading and poetry groups and writing workshops.​​

Regular events

DateEventTimeLocationDetails
VariousFREE basic IT training coursesVariousVarious libraries See a list of IT training sessions in libraries
VariousReading, writing and poetry groups and a range of activitiesVariousVarious libraries Find regular activities at your local library
VariousBookstart Bear Club ​sessions for childrenVariousVarious libraries

Find your local Bookstart Bear Club sessions

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Libra​ry ​e​vents and training

Things to do during the school holidays
25 July 2017
There's lots to do during the school holidays​​, whether it's in the library, ​countryside or one of the many other venues in the Rochdale borough​.
Cloud Computing, Rochdale Central Library
16 August 2017
Practical beginners session aimed at business start-ups using Cloud Computing.
Imagination Gaming Boardgame workshop, Alkrington Library
17 August 2017
An exciting board games workshop, featuring innovative table-top games, both classic and modern, on the theme of animal and detective antics, run by Imagination Gaming.
Imagination Gaming Boardgame workshop, Junction Community Library
17 August 2017
An exciting board games workshop, featuring innovative table-top games, both classic and modern, on the theme of animal and detective antics, run by Imagination Gaming.
Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 – CodeBug Event, Middleton Library
18 August 2017
An interactive coding session aimed at 7-11 year olds.
Noise Orchestra, Rochdale Central Library
18 August 2017
What is a Noise Machine?
Lion Learners Animal Storytime, Middleton Library
22 August 2017
Join Lion Learners to meet and handle one of their animals, learn about its senses and skills, plus enjoy related stories and activities.
Lion Learners Animal Storytime, Langley Library
22 August 2017
Join Lion Learners to meet and handle one of their animals, learn about its senses and skills, plus enjoy related stories and activities.
Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 – CodeBug Event, Alkrington Library
24 August 2017
An interactive coding session aimed at 7-11 year olds.
Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 – CodeBug Event, Littleborough Library
25 August 2017
An interactive coding session aimed at 7-11 year olds.
Police Fun Day, Alkrington Library
25 August 2017
Join the local police for a fun day of insights into police work, and have a go yourself.
Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 – CodeBug Event, Rochdale Central Library
01 September 2017
An interactive coding session aimed at 7-11 year olds.
Teddy’s picnic puzzle, Littleborough Library
01 September 2017
Teddy’s picnic puzzle – help our teddy solve some puzzles to find his friends for the teddy bear's picnic.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Middleton Library
12 September 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Author visit by Sarah Ward, Crime Writer, Smithy Bridge Library
26 September 2017
Meet crime writer Sarah Ward.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Balderstone Library
12 October 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
14 November 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
14 December 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.

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