Our December film is Champions on TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER. A former minor-league basketball coach is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities. He soon realises that despite his doubts, together, this team can go further than they ever imagined. Spend a winter evening in the library feeling good about the world in all it’s guises.
Please come in to the Library to see this amazing exhibition created by local children and their childminders. Superbly led by Hannah Oddy but please Read More for everyone’s names and ages… Amazing!!
The Reading Agency’s #WinterMiniChallenge kicks off on 5th DECEMBER 23
Head to wintermini.org.uk to sign up, review books, find fun activities, and earn rewards! It’s a fantastic way to keep children motivated and excited about reading and it could help those reluctant readers fall in love with reading Spread the word and get involved with their new resources here
Did you know that we are a Warm Welcoming Space? Every Thursday and Friday afternoon 2pm-4.15pm we are providing FREE cuppa soups, why not drop in and help yourself. On these afternoons we will also have a range of games out and will have our television on quietly. We also have newspapers, The Week, Which? and other publications – not to mention books! Everyone welcome.
We are pleased that NAL are looking to hold adult learning sessions in the library, starting with An Introduction to IT and Essential Digital Skills (EDSQ). We would be delighted to establish BL&H as a regular venue for adult learning so please do get in touch with NAL if you would be interested in attending. Minimum numbers are required. Dates tbc. Read More for contact details.
Sing along with Elation Community Voices & St Lawrence Singers, 7.30pm to 9pm. Doors open at 7pm. Festive refreshments available and there is a Raffle too! FREE ENTRY but BOOKING ESSENTIAL!
We have our very own bookmarks for sale in the Library. Two superb designs by David Cadd featuring the Market Square. For all who delight in the paper book !!
We are partnering with The Long Buckby Practice who are supporting patients. Do you need some help from your surgery? Want to know more about online services? Do you look after someone and want advice? Need help with a social problem or your wellbeing?
The next session is Tuesday 28th November, 3pm to 4pm.
Our next film coming up sees Harold, an ordinary man, who has passed through life, living on the side lines, until he goes to post a letter one day. A seemingly unremarkable man in his sixties, he embarks on a walk, only to keep going for 724kms until he reaches his destination, much to the despair of his wife Maureen. Doors open at 7pm.
Unfortunately we have had to reschedule our Well Woman event, planned for Thursday 23rd November as there hasn’t been enough uptake this time. However, the speakers are all keen to participate so we aim to reschedule the event in March 2024 around International Women’s Day. If you have bought a ticket, please return it for a refund. Watch this space for a new date!
Our October film brings the US adaptation of the wonderful book by Fredrik Backman and a remake of Sweden’s “A Man Called Ove”. Otto is a grump who’s given up on life following the loss of his wife and wants to end it all. Doors open at 7pm, film starts at 7.30pm.
Commencing on 8th September we will be hosting monthly WNC drop-in sessions at 10.30am. West Northants Council advisers will come in once a month on a Friday morning, for members of the public to ask anything or raise any issues. Further sessions will take place on 6th October and 10th November and they will…