Libraries Week: Learning in Libraries Special!

Libraries Week is here across the UK, celebrating the all that libraries have to offer to the community. It’s not just our books that inform and inspire, from events to courses to drop-in taster sessions across Hampshire Libraries… What better way to find out than at our range of Learning In Libraries courses?

Would you like to learn a new skill, maybe a new language, learn to paint or become a photographer? Learning in Libraries provides an extensive choice of informal courses and workshops in Hampshire County Council Libraries, with the intention of offering learning opportunities at a time, location and price that suits you.
We also offer free courses in some areas, depending on availability, for those who need to improve their digital skills, are socially isolated or could benefit from improved health and well-being as well as those looking for work.
Why not take a look at whats on offer at your local Library, you will be amazed at what you could learn!

While the courses run all academic year, Libraries Week is a particularly good time to embrace the possibilities at your nearest location. We have a range of FREE taster sessions:

Eastleigh Library: Online Safety for Parents & Carers – Tuesday 10th October, 10-11.30am Supervising children’s online activity can be challenging, especially when they have access to their own computers, smartphones, tablets etc.  Understand the risks yourself and plan ahead before allowing children access to the internet. FREE, but tickets required.

Portchester Library: Introduction to Tai Chi & Qi Gong – Wednesday 11th October, 11.30am-1pm Learn about the benefits these two forms of gentle exercise can bring. Gain an awareness of which form would best meet your specific needs.

Chandlers Ford Library:                                                                                                                                Paper Quilling Workshop – Wednesday 11th October, 10am-1pm                                                  An introduction to the craft of paper quilling. Using some basic techniques you will create a decorative greetings card. FREE, but tickets required.

Waterlooville Library:                                                                                                                         Pilates Taster Session Thursday 12th October, 12 noon – 1pm
   Online safety for parents and carers Friday 13th October, 10-11.30am

Petersfield Library:                                                                                                                              Online Safety for Parents & Carers Weds 11th October, 10-11.30am                                         Tai Chi – Taster Session  Thursday 12th October, 1.30-2.30pm
   Ukulele – TasterSession Thursday 12th October, 3-4pm

Andover Library:                                                                                                                                        Sewing Thursday 12th October, 10am – 1pm

If you like what you see you can also sign-up to our term tickets on the online Shop

Pilates courses at Waterlooville Library – Various Tuesdays & Thursdays in October & November

Dressmaking at Fleet Library – Tuesdays 31st October to 28th November, 10.00am to 12.00pm

Crochet – Mixed Ability at Farnborough Library – Fridays 3rd November to 8th December, 7.15- 9.15pm

Get to know your iPad at Havant Library – Mondays 27th November to 4th December, 1-4pm

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