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Wednesday workshops – Pottery Painting

Join us in the library on Wednesday 8 August from 10.30am for pottery painting thanks to Kiln Creativity.

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Wednesday Workshops – Mad Science!

Nearly time for the Mad Science Show and hands on workshop. Think bubbling potions and experiments that go bang! £5 per child. 1 August at 10.30am. See you at the library!

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Wednesday workshops – time for Lego!

Don’t forget LEGO at the library on Wednesday 25 July from 10.30am. And sign up for the Reading Challenge!

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Summer Reading Challenge Alert!

Calling all ‘Mischief Makers’! Britannica Library Junior have set up some additional resources for all those taking part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Find out more on their website – https://britannica.co.uk/summer-reading-challenge-2018-mischief-makers/

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Summer Reading Challenge & Henley in Bloom Scarecrows

If you come along to Henley Community Library today you can sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. Whilst you are at it why not pop in to the Jubilee Gardens and support the Henley in Bloom Scarecrow Festival! We made our own contribution with Dennis the menace, who features as the theme for this year’s reading challenge.

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Library Quiz – we have a winner!

Thank you to all who entered and supported our Library Quiz. Very pleased to announce Aileen Chalker is our winner. Congratulations Aileen! Your prize will be in the library this week. 🎉🎉🎉

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Henley Library Quiz

Don’t forget Library quiz entries due in on Saturday 7th July before the library closes at 1pm. There’s still time to take part. 💭💭💭 Quiz sheets available at the library. Only £1 an entry. £20 cash prize. Winner announced on 7 July. 🎉🎉

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MISCHIEF MAKERS – Summer Reading Challenge 2018

It’s nearly time for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.   This year’s theme is ‘Mischief Makers’ celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the much-loved comic, the Beano.

It’s easy to take part. Children can sign up at the library from Saturday 14th July.  They will receive a Mischief Makers collector poster to get them started.  They borrow and read at least six books during the summer collecting stickers and incentives along the way.  They will receive a certificate and medal when they complete the challenge.

In addition, Henley Library is running a series of children’s workshops over the summer holidays on Wednesday mornings from 10.30am – 12.30pm:

25 July               Mischief Making Lego workshop

1 August             Mad Science Show and hands on workshop.

Think bubbling potions and experiments that go bang!

£5 per child

8 August             Pottery Painting with Kiln Creativity

(prices start from £10 depending on pottery piece you choose)

15th August        Henley Rocks – community ‘mischief’ rock painting

22nd August        Henley Chocolates will be on hand for chocolate pizza making

£5 per child.

29th August        Mischief in the Menagerie!  Come and meet some mischief making animals with Lion Learners animal experiences.  £5 per child.

Children must be accompanied by an adult for all workshops

https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

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This Hotel With 50,000 Books Is A Literary Lover’s Dream Come True

For those of you who love your local library so much you even want to spend your holiday staying in one, check out this article from huffington post about The Literary Man hotel in Óbidos, Portugal

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April’s News – Easter Crafts, Volunteer recruitment, Trip to London….

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