Library News- June

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Bracknell Forest libraries

Sandhurst Library.


Due to essential building works, Sandhurst Library will be closed week commencing 18th June. We hope to reopen the library on Monday 25th June. We apologies for any inconvenience.

Children's Stillness.


Reduce anxiety, sleep better, feel calmer & happier, improve concentration at school, boost their confidence and manage their emotions better towards themselves & others.

Forthcoming sessions will be taking place at Bracknell Library, Binfield Library and Sandhurst Library.  

For more information please contact the individual library.

  • Bracknell Library- 01344 423149
  • Binfield Library- 01344 306663
  • Sandhurst Library- 01252 870161 

Author visit.

Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers.

Tues 19th June, 7pm at Crowthorne Library

Come and meet Salley Vickers- author of Aphrodite's Hat and Where Three Roads Meet. There will be an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of Salley's latest novel The Librarian. Please book your space on 01252 870161.

Tickets cost £3.

Please note that we have changed the location of this event due to essential building works.

Congratulations to our competition winner!

Presentation to BorrowBox competition winner

Congratulations to Sonia Owen, who won an iPad Mini in our BorrowBox competition.

Sonia was presented with her prize by Fiona Atkinson, Library Services Manager. Thank you to Bolinda UK for donating the prize.

Have you tried our BorrowBox e-book/e-audio book service? Download the BorrowBox app to your smartphone or tablet and simply login with your member details to enjoy the library’s collection of free e-books and e-audiobooks anywhere, everywhere. More information about our e-books and e-audio books.

Bounce & Rhyme.

bounce & rhyme

    Calling all babies and toddlers

    Come and enjoy a short story, sing some songs & play some instruments.




    • Ascot Heath Library, Mon, 2.15am
    • Binfield Library  Thurs, 9.30am
    • Birch Hill Library  Tues, 10.15am
    • Crowthorne Library  Mon, 9.30am (term time only)
      Tue  9.30am (term time only)
    • Great Hollands Library Fri, 10am
    • Sandhurst Library  Fri, 9.30am
    • Whitegrove Library, Wed, 10am (term time only)

     Donations and charges apply.

    Saturday Community Surgeries at Birch Hill Library.

    birch hill

    Calling all residents of Hanworth and Birch Hill


    Got something on your mind?
    We’re here to help you.

    If you have a problem or query which you think your
    local councillors can help you with, just pop into the
    Birch Hill Library between 10.00am and 11.00am on any of the dates below. All are welcome and we look
    forward to meeting you.

    Saturday 21st July
    Saturday 11th August
    Saturday 8th September
    Saturday 20th October

    “With your support we’re making Hanworth and Birch Hill a great place to live, work and play.”

    Adult colouring.


    De-stress this summer at one of our colouring sessions.

    • Bracknell Library, Fri, 10.30-12 noon
    • Crowthone Library, Wed, 10.30-11.30am
    • Harmans Water Library, Tues 26th June, 10am

    Donations and charges apply.

    Craft Fair at Bracknell Library.


    Saturday 23rd June 2018.

    Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm to pick up homemade arts and crafts. Free entry.

    If you are interested in having a table, we may be able to fit you in! Please ask Chrissy at Bracknell Library for more information.

    3D Animation course.

    Great Hollands Library.

    Do you have children aged 7-10 who'd like to learn about 3D animation at Great Hollands Library?

    Great Hollands

    Card 'n' chat.

    Friendly card class for all abilities.

    Bracknell Central Library

    Thursday 12th July, 1.30-2.30pm

    Please book your place at Bracknell Library on 01344 423149

    Planning a holiday in the UK?

    OS maps at Bracknell Library

    Check out our guide books and maps before you go!

    All our libraries have guide books for information on different areas of the UK and places to stay. Bracknell Library has the complete range of Ordnance Survey (OS) maps, and many of our libraries have a selection of maps for the main tourist areas in the UK.

    Of course if you’re going abroad, we also have travel guides for all areas of the world and language books and language courses on CD.

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