Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in Sutton Coldfield Library.

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        1 2Secret Cinema SocietySecret Cinema SocietyTime: 13:30 - 15:30
Free family-friendly film showings 1st Saturday of every month. Please check in the library to find out which films we will be screening or email
filmclub@foliosuttoncoldfield.org.uk
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4 5 6 7Mapping our MemoriesMapping our MemoriesTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Come and share your memories of places in Sutton now gone. An informal and friendly get-together mapping lost Sutton locations and any facts, recollections or stories about them we may have heard over the years.
Whether we are looking on a big screen at the archive photos held by Sutton Library or listening to a guest speaker, or simply sharing memories using photos participants have bought to show, all are welcome.
Free. All Welcome.
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Knit and NatterKnit and NatterTime: 14:00 - 16:00
A free, drop-in informal group which meets on the sofas outside the cafe in the library. Experienced and beginner knitters welcome.
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8 9The Archaeology of Sutton ParkThe Archaeology of Sutton ParkTime: 14:00 - 15:00
A talk by Mike Hodder.
Free (suggested donation £3). No booking required.
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11 12Parkinson's CafeParkinson's CafeTime: 10:00 - 12:00
Drop in for free tea, coffee and biscuits and a chance to chat to other people affected by Parkinson’s. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Any questions? Please call 0121 308 7826 or email sectparkinsonsnorthbirmingham@gmail.com A Parkinson’s Cafe is also held in Communitea in Boldmere on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month (ie alternating with this event in Sutton Library). Sutton Coldfield Library
13Family History HelpdeskFamily History HelpdeskTime: 13:00 - 15:00
FOLIO Sutton Coldfield is delighted to bring you a monthly Family History Help Desk, in conjunction with Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society. Please PREBOOK to guarantee time with our highly experience Family History volunteer (there is no cost to book a slot). There are 6 guaranteed slots available each month. If you drop in to the library for these sessions without booking our volunteer will be happy to help you if she has no visitors who have pre-booked a session. If you arrive and our volunteer is busy, please say hello so she knows you would like to talk to her, but then do feel free to make use of our café whilst you wait. When you book your ticket you will be asked to indicate the time you are likely to arrive (between 1 and 3) at the help desk. Help desk sessions have usual library facilities for computers and Ancestry.co.uk. The experienced and friendly family historian volunteering at the help desk can assist in getting you started with family history research, chipping away at brick walls, and a whole variety of research techniques. If possible, please come with any details relating to your family history research that will help (such as names, dates/places of birth). Attending the Family History Help Desk is FREE. If you need to print documents during this session, usual library printing fees will apply.
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ElderberriesElderberriesTime: 13:30 - 15:00
A welcoming and relaxed group for the over 50s to enjoy socialising and conversation over a cup of tea and a slice of cake.
Free.
No booking required.
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14Author Talk: Hannah Sunderland (BOLDMERE LIBRARY)Author Talk: Hannah Sunderland (BOLDMERE LIBRARY)Time: 11:00 - 12:30
If you couldn't get enough of the smash-hits Me Before You and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, then Very Nearly Normal by Sutton Coldfield author Hannah Sunderland is set to be your new obsession.
Come and find out more about this exciting debut novel and meet the author. Books will be on sale (cash sales only) and Hannah will be signing.
Free
No Booking required
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15 16Lego ClubLego ClubTime: 14:00 - 15:30
Our popular free monthly lego session for families. Booking essential.
These sessions are for ACCOMPANIED children so please book a ticket for everyone in your party.
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25 26Parkinson's CafeParkinson's CafeTime: 10:00 - 12:00
Drop in for free tea, coffee and biscuits and a chance to chat to other people affected by Parkinson’s. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Any questions? Please call 0121 308 7826 or email sectparkinsonsnorthbirmingham@gmail.com A Parkinson’s Cafe is also held in Communitea in Boldmere on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month (ie alternating with this event in Sutton Library). Sutton Coldfield Library
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