May - Library News

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So much more than just books...

Use it, love it, join it

Bracknell Forest libraries

Colouring Clubs for Adults.

Colouring pencils

The new way to unwind

Join us for a relaxing morning of colouring.

Bracknell Library

Every Friday, 10.30am-12pm

Crowthorne Library

Every Wednesday, 10.30am-11.30am

Great Hollands Library

Last Tuesday of the month, 10am

Donations and charges apply. Please contact your local library for further information.

Kids' Quiz and Puzzle Club.

Qestion marks

Great Hollands Library

Every Friday 3.30pm-4.15pm for ages 6-12

We have a range of activities to get those brains working, and you can even use our computers to find answers to the questions. Come and see just how clever you are! Cost: 50p.

Lego clubs.


Calling all kids!

We'll supply the bricks, you bring the ideas.(Hopefully you can do a lot better than this picture!)

Binfield Library

First Monday of the month 3.30pm

NEW! at Great Hollands Library

Every Wednesday 5.30pm-6.30pm

Bracknell Library

Every Friday 4pm-6pm. Cost: 50p child

Saturdays term time only Lego & Card Games Club 10.30am-11.30am 

Chelsea Fringe.


Lyrical Library

Join us at Sandhurst library for an afternoon of garden themed poetry readings. Light refreshments will be served.

Please book your space on 01252 870161 

Suggested donation of £1.

Explore Learning

explore learning

FREE children's workshops in half term!

Bracknell Library- Tues 29th May

  • Telling the time workshop- for 5-7 years- 2.30pm-3.30pm
  • Master Maths Sorcerer- for 9-11 years- 4-5pm

Crowthorne Library- Tues 29th May

  • Telling the Time workshop- for 5-7 years, 10.30-11.30am
  • Angular Architecture workshop- for 7-9 years, 12-1pm

Sandhurst Library- Tues 29th May

  •  Put a Spring in your step- for 7-9 years, 12.30-1.30pm
  • A Squire's Journey to Knighthood- for 5-6 years- 2-3pm


Please book your space on:

  • Bracknell Library 01344 423149
  • Crowthorne Library 01344 776431
  • Sandhurst Library 01252 870161

Chess in the library.


Just started out at chess? Want to improve techniques and tactics?

Free to all adult players of any ability. Absolute beginners welcome.

  • Every Thurs at Crowthorne Library, 4-5pm
  • Every Fri at Bracknell Library, 1.30-3.30pm

For further information please contact ECF coach.

Bear's Reading Adventure.


Calling all babies and toddlers...

Join your local library and you will receive your very own copy of Bear's Reading Adventure. Free for families with children aged up to five, it follows the Bookstart blue bear mascot on his reading adventure, which takes him to the park, supermarket and library.

Contact your local library for more information.

Stillness for children.


Fun activity sessions where children learn from an early age how to still themselves and focus on happy thoughts.

These sessions are a great way to help children:

- Reduce Stress and Anxiety.
- Increase Relaxation and Calmness.
- Boost Confidence and Motivation.
- Improve self-awareness and relationships

Ascot Library, Mon 14th May, 21st May, 4pm

Sandhurst Library, Fri 18th May, 3.30pm

Whitegrove Library, Sat 12th May,10am

Please book your space on:

  • Ascot Library 01344 630140
  • Sandhurst Library 01252 870161
  • Whitegrove Library 01344 424211

Books for planning a wedding

Wedding cakes book

In our libraries...

Books on wedding flowers, cakes, food, photography, dresses, music, readings, vows, speeches, being best man and more!

New adult fiction books.

Book cover of Gunmetal Gray by Mark Greaney

New in stock at your local library.

The American Girl by Rachel English

I Did It for Us by Alison Bruce

Imperial Vengeance by Ian Ross

Murder Lies Waiting by Alanna Knight

One Kind Man by Anna Jacobs

To browse what's new in stock just go to 'New arrivals' in the left menu of our library catalogue.

Digital SLR Photography

E-magazines to inspire

Our e magazines are great for hobbies and interests


Create an account with RBdigital, install the RBdigital app on your device, login and away you go!

You can checkout as many e-magazines as you like, including back copies, and once they have been downloaded they are yours to keep. And this is all free!

More information about our e-magazines.

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