Chatterbooks - great fun for 6-11 year olds!

posted 8 Nov 2017, 10:48 by Judith Pitchforth   [ updated 8 Nov 2017, 10:50 ]

Chatterbooks is happening on Wednesdays after school, during term time, from Wednesday 8th November, for an hour from 4.00 - 5.00pm. Refreshments will be provided, in the Children's Library. The cost is £1 per session or £5 for the coming half term. Please see the poster and the letter for more details!

Ukelele Club - Starts 14 November 2017

posted 8 Nov 2017, 03:33 by David Chinchen

A Ukelele Club for beginners and intermediate players aged 7-11 years will commence on Tuesday 14 November and run for six weeks until Christmas. This offers fun and tuition and is a good way of introducing children to stringed instruments. Attendance is charged at £4.00 per session of which £1.00 is donated to Broomhill Library. Please register your child in advance at the library reception desk. 

Aviva Community Fund Bid - help us win £5000...

posted 31 Oct 2017, 02:30 by Judith Pitchforth   [ updated 13 Nov 2017, 08:35 ]

We have submitted a bid to the Aviva Community Fund to help us to raise money to employ heritage experts to work with us to draw up detailed plans for the restoration projects to transform the library building and garden. We need the backing of the community, so please will you vote for us? All you need to do is to register and place your votes (each person has 10 votes and you can use them all for one project or spread around)
Please cut and paste this link to take you directly to our bid page:   or open the flyer for more details and use the link there.
Thank you!

Open Garden and Schmapped! Wednesday 11th October

posted 5 Oct 2017, 10:31 by Judith Pitchforth

Join us for this event to find out what the app Schmapped can do. It's also an opportunity to look round our garden as we re-discover what was there.... 11.00 am - 12 noon.

An evening with Ruth Harman - Thursday 12th October

posted 4 Oct 2017, 10:20 by Judith Pitchforth   [ updated 5 Oct 2017, 10:33 ]

Join Ruth for an evening talking about her latest Pevsner Guide to the architecture of Yorkshire West Riding - Sheffield and the South on Thursday 12th October, 7pm to 9pm - venue is of course Broomhill Community Library!

An evening with Jan Ellen - Monday 9th October

posted 4 Oct 2017, 10:13 by Judith Pitchforth

Join local author Jan Ellen to find out what it is like to write a book and get it published! Details on the attached poster. Donations requested to support the library

Music at Babytime! Tuesday 10th October

posted 4 Oct 2017, 10:09 by Judith Pitchforth   [ updated 4 Oct 2017, 10:09 ]

Join Jill Vincent with Music at Babytime on Tuesday! Details on the poster attached

Regular Children's Activities during term time

posted 17 Sep 2017, 09:16 by Judith Pitchforth   [ updated 8 Nov 2017, 03:36 by David Chinchen ]

During term time, join us for children's events: 
Monday 2 - 3pm       Storytime for 2 to 4 year olds - story and fun time
Tuesday 10 -11am    Baby & Toddler time - music, singing, stories, play
Wednesday 4 - 5pm ChatterBooks for 6 - 11 year olds
Friday 4 - 5.15pm       Art & Craft for 5+ year olds

fliers are attached.

60th Anniversary Celebrations

posted 13 Sep 2017, 01:47 by Judith Pitchforth

Our 60th anniversary celebrations continue through to October. The Lord Mayor came to the library on 12th September and cut the fantastic cake that Sofia had made for us. More events for all ages coming up - see the attached flyer. Remember our book sale is ongoing - fantastic bargains for all!

Anniversary Book Sale

posted 5 Sep 2017, 14:29 by David Chinchen

Our Anniversary Book Sale starts at 10.00am on Friday 8 September and will run until 4.00pm on Saturday 16 September. We will have a huge stock of donated and ex-library books on display  on the ground floor, upstairs and in the newly accessible basement area next to the rear garden. You may be particularly interested in our collection of vintage books published from the 1920s to the 1950s. We also have a few vintage Wentworth jigsaws still remaining for sale. Prices from 50p to £2.50 there will something for everyone. 

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