South Lakeland library events

What's on

    Saturday, 26 May, 2018

  • Elmer Day children's event

    Ulverston library

    Join us for a celebration of everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant! A FREE event for children aged 3- 7 with stories, crafts and games. Entry is by ticket only as space is limited, to book a place contact the library 01229 404151. (All children under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible person) -don’t forget to dress in your brightest colours for an Elmer Day parade! www.ElmerDay.co.uk #ElmerDay
  • Tuesday, 29 May, 2018

  • Toy Swap

    Windermere Library

    Toy Swap: exchange those toy that you no longer need.
  • Wednesday, 30 May, 2018

  • Peter Digs a Den

    Grange Library

    Half Term children's story from a local author Amy Stretch-Parker. Tickets are free but numbers are limited so must be reserved by phone 015395 (32749) or in the Library.
  • Local History Day

    Ambleside Library

    Celebrate local history day at Ambleside Library - Joan Newby will be sharing her historic photograph albums of Ambleside. There'll also be a short silent film showing the local area in the 1930s and an author talk by David Banning about his latest book 'An A-Z of Cumbria and the Lake District on Film. (Coffee morning with photos and film clips 10.30-1 - free - talk starts 2.30 and should be booked in advance £1).
  • Thursday, 31 May, 2018

  • Children's Author Event: Peter Digs A Den

    Windermere library

    Peter Digs A Den is the new children's book by Cumbrian author Amy Stretch-Parker and illustrator Kate Brunskill, set in Coniston. Bring your little dreamer to our interactive story session to find out more. Entry by ticket only, please book with the library 015394 88945.
  • Elmer Day children's event

    Kendal library

    Join us for a celebration of everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant! A FREE event for children aged 3- 7 with stories, crafts and games Entry is by ticket only as space is limited, to book a place contact the library 01539 715320 (All children under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible person) -don’t forget to dress in your brightest colours for an Elmer Day parade! www.ElmerDay.co.uk #ElmerDay
  • 'Challenging Waters' a talk with John Mather.

    Kendal Library

    To celebrate his 60th birthday John thought a good way to celebrate would be to swim the length of all 17 lakes in the Lake District. John shares his experiences in this illustrated talk.
  • Friday, 1 Jun, 2018

  • Elmer Day children's event

    Ambleside library

    Join us for a celebration of everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant! A FREE event for children aged 3- 7 with stories, crafts and games. Entry is by ticket only as space is limited. To book a place contact the library 015394 32507. (All children under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible person) -don’t forget to dress in your brightest colours for an Elmer Day parade! www.ElmerDay.co.uk #ElmerDay
  • Friday, 8 Jun, 2018

  • Bookstart Bird Boogie Storytime

    Ulverston library

    A special Storytime for National Bookstart Week with stories and action-rhyme fun for pre-schoolers. We're giving out free books and take-home craft too. Fri 8 June 9.30-10 no need to book just come along and join the fun.
  • Monday, 23 Apr, 2018

  • After School Code Club

    Grange Library

    An after School Code Club for children will be starting in the Library on Monday 23rd April 2018. This will be for 6 weeks (excluding May Day and Whit Monday) from 3.30 to 4.30 pm and is FREE for children aged 7 to 11 years. Places are limited and booking is required. Reserve your place in the Library or by phoning 015395 32749.
  • Thursday, 12 Jul, 2018

  • Jenn Ashworth - Read Regional Author Talk

    Grange Library

    Jenn Ashworth will be talking about her beautiful, evocative and highly original novel 'Fell'. The novel is based in Grange, partly in the 1960s and partly the present day so the Library is particularly delighted to welcome Jenn to Grange on the 50th Anniversary of the Library opening. Tickets are £1 to include refreshments and are available from the Library or can be reserved on 015395 32749.
  • Toddler Tales

    Kendal Library

    Every Monday at Kendal Library 10:30 - 11:00am Stories, songs and rhymes for pre-school children and their adults. Free drop in all welcome.
  • Connecting Mums

    Ulverston Library

    Friendly and welcoming groups for mums. Every Monday and Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • The Breastfeeding Support and Sling Library

    Ulverston Library

    The Breastfeeding Support and Sling Library meet on Tuesday mornings 9.30-11.30am. Come along and meet other mums and chat to trained breastfeeding peer supporters.
  • Community Craft Group

    Ambleside Library

    Tuesday mornings 10.am - 12 noon. Friendly informal get-together, ring for details or just come along. Venue Ambleside Library Telephone 015394 32507
  • Rumble in the Jungle at Windermere Library!

    Windermere Library

    Don't miss our weekly Storytime Sessions for the under-5s: Tales for Tiny Tots on Tuesdays at 2.00pm. Come and join in the fun of a good story or two with your children or grandchildren - they're never too young to join the Library, so you can borrow lots more books, story sacks, toy sacks, talking books or DVDs to enjoy with them at home. Early readers will enjoy all the books designed to help them read for themselves, and older brothers and sisters can choose from a wide range of popular authors and favourites. Windermere also has an excellent selection of non-fiction, from sports to space travel or from history to hydroelectricity which also supports their school topics.
  • Bookstart Rhyme time

    Kendal Library

    Every Thursday in the Children's Library Babies and Toddlers 10.30 - 11.00 Bring your little ones to have fun at our friendly rhyming session. Free drop in. Parents are responsible for the safety of their children at all library events.
  • Storytime at Ulverston Library

    Ulverston Library

    Come along and join us for stories and songs for pre-school children and their parents/ carers. Friday mornings (term time only) 9.30-10.00am.
  • Community Police Drop In Sessions

    Milnthorpe Library

    Every Friday from 10.00 - 12.00am Venue Milnthorpe Library
  • Storytime

    Grange Library

    Storytime for pre-school children and their carers. Tuesday mornings, term-time only.
  • Games for Grown-Ups

    Ambleside Library at the Kelsick Centre

    1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 4.30-6pm including Scrabble and Chess. Come along!
  • Falls Prevention with Age UK

    Ulverston library

    Join us to learn how making small adjustments to your daily life could reduce your risk of falls and give your greater freedom and confidence. Informal drop-in sessions with a local Age UK volunteer. Every 3rd Thursday.
  • Dementia Information Session

    Ulverston library

    Monthly Drop-in 10.30-12.30 These informal information sessions are aimed at people living with Dementia, their family and carers as well as anyone interested in finding out more about Dementia. Run by a local Alzheimer's Society volunteer. Every 4th Thursday.
  • Macmillan drop-in

    Kirkby Lonsdale Library

    Second Friday every month from 2pm to 4pm.
  • Adult Reading Group

    Windermere Library

    Reading Group is held on the 3rd Monday of each month in Windermere Library meeting room at 3.00pm. Meeting room available.