Regular Activities


The Old Library will be hosting various regular events from yoga to knitting to French lessons.
Check out the selection of weekly classes and workshops you can join in for a low cost or even free!

If you have an idea for a meet up then please do get in touch. We can offer free venue hire if you are a running a not for profit workshop or competitive rates for any paid for classes. We have lots of space, free WiFi & computer facilities and a small kitchen area.

All finalised dates & details will be confirmed closer to September but look out for more information on these planned activities.

Monday

Activity: Singing Story and Craft Time
When: Every Monday from 2-3pm – Starts from Monday 12th September
Cost
: Free (donations to the library)
Contact: Check Facebook link for more info
Link: https://www.facebook.com/singing.at.old.library/
Details: The Old Library has been transformed by the local community into a fantastic relaxed friendly space. Come a try the new café selling tea coffee cakes and children’s drinks and snacks. They will be reading stories, singing songs and providing a craft activity at the end of the session. There is no fee for this but it would be great if you could put something in the donations tin. All proceeds will be going to sustaining this beautiful building for all the community.

Tuesday

Activity: Stitch, Knit, Make & Mend
When: Every Tuesday from 7-9 pm – Starts from Tuesday 27th September
Cost
: £5 (starting from)
ContactEmail for more info or pop in for the signup sheet
Details: A group meetup to learn new craft skills, share your knowledge, make use of the sewing machine or socialise with crafty friends.

Wednesday

Activity: Shared Reading Taster Session
When:
 Wednesday 11 am – 12: 30 pm from Weds 14th September
Cost
: Free
Contact: Samantha Weaver 07812 238 532 / samanthaweaver@thereader.org.uk
Link: https://www.facebook.com/thereaderorg/
Details: Looking to enjoy a good read and meet new people? Join us for a Shared Reading Taster Session for older people. A trained facilitator will read aloud great stories and poems – you can relax and listen as the literature creates a lively presence in the room.  Throughout the reading we will pause to share any thoughts and personal responses.  There’s no need to do any preparation beforehand or any pressure to take a turn to read.   All reading material is provided, as are tea and biscuits!

Activity: Come Make It… Social
When:
7.30pm – 9pm on 4th Wednesday of the Month – Starting 28th Sept with Felt decorated hanging hearts
Cost: £10 includes all materials, use of tools, demo & help on hand
Contact: Lynette on makeitbristol@hotmail.com / 07725 486717
Link: https://www.facebook.com/makeitbristol
Details: A fun, relaxed, social crafting session for all. A different crafty project each month with all materials provided. Bring refreshments and maybe some nibbles to share!
Come Make It… Social is a relaxed, fun, created social evening for adults, suitable for beginners and seasoned crafters. Each session offers up a different project or experiment with different materials. It’s a great place to learn, be inspired, have fun and meet likeminded people.

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Normally we will have volunteer events on Saturdays to make improvements to the library so pop in to see us & help out!

Sunday

Activity: Weekly Volunteers Meeting
When: Every Sunday from 4-6pm
Cost: Free
Contact: Just come along or contact us for any information
Details: Join in with planning events, make suggestions or just pop along to meet the rest of the volunteers.