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

< August 2018 >
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    1 2Dennis the MenaceDennis the MenaceTime: 11:00 - 12:00
Paint your own plaster of paris Dennis the Menace statue. Please wear old clothes. Age: 8+ Booking opens 19th of July (to book please phone0121 464 2274 or speak to a librarian at the information desk in Sutton Coldfield library) Parents of children aged 8 and under must remain in the building during the session. As places are limited if you book a session and cannot attend please inform the library so places can be given to other children. This event is is part of the Summer Reading Challenge programme of events and is run by Sutton Coldfield Library staff and funded and supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust and The Reading Agency.
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6Mischievous MonkeysMischievous MonkeysTime: 02:15 - 03:15
Stories and crafts with a monkey theme. Age: 3+ Booking opens 23rd of July (to book please phone 0121 464 2274 or speak to a librarian at the information desk in Sutton Coldfield library) Parents of children aged 8 and under must remain in the building during the session. As places are limited if you book a session and cannot attend please inform the library so places can be given to other children. This event is is part of the Summer Reading Challenge programme of events and is run by Sutton Coldfield Library staff and funded and supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust and The Reading Agency.
7Toddler Story TimeToddler Story TimeTime: 10:30 - 11:00
A free story time for preschoolers run by staff at Sutton Coldfield Library. Time 10.30 - please call the library for further info 0121 464 2274
8 9 10Dance-themed arts and games workshopDance-themed arts and games workshopTime: 10:30 - 12:30
A free creative workshop linked to the Summer Reading Challenge, ideal for 4-11 year olds. Brought to you in conjunction with Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies
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13 14Toddler Story & Craft TimeToddler Story & Craft TimeTime: 10:30 - 11:30
A free story time with a simple craft for preschoolers run by staff at Sutton Coldfield Library. Time 10.30 - please call the library for further info 0121 464 2274
15Family History Help DeskFamily History Help DeskTime: 13:00 - 15:00
Queries about any aspect of Family History research welcomed, whether relating to Sutton Coldfield families or those from across the UK. Booking not essential, but recommended if you wish to guarantee time with our expert volunteer Family History researcher during Help Desk hours:https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/
16Getaway CarsGetaway CarsTime: 02:15 - 03:15
Decorate your own getaway car and listen to some naughty stories! Age: 6+ Booking opens 2nd of August (to book please phone 0121 464 2274 or speak to a librarian at the information desk in Sutton Coldfield library) Parents of children aged 8 and under must remain in the building during the session. As places are limited if you book a session and cannot attend please inform the library so places can be given to other children. This event is is part of the Summer Reading Challenge programme of events and is run by Sutton Coldfield Library staff and funded and supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust and The Reading Agency.
17 18Let's Play PokémonLet's Play PokémonTime: 10:00 - 12:30
Come and join us at a special one-off event with Sutton Coldfield Pokémon League this summer holiday in Sutton Coldfield Library.
Enjoy a range of activities including learning to play different games (or practising your existing skills!) and advice on cards and trading.
All gaming equipment will be provided for the session but if you have a deck of cards or a Nintendo DS with Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon feel free to bring them along
10-12.30
All ages welcome
Free
No booking necessary
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20BB TaylorBB TaylorTime: 10:30 - 11:30
An exciting family story session with local author BB Taylor. Family event. Booking opens 6th of August (to book please phone 0121 464 2274 or speak to a librarian at the information desk in Sutton Coldfield library) Parents of children aged 8 and under must remain in the building during the session. As places are limited if you book a session and cannot attend please inform the library so places can be given to other children. This event is is part of the Summer Reading Challenge programme of events and is run by Sutton Coldfield Library staff and funded and supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust and The Reading Agency.
21Toddler Story & Craft TimeToddler Story & Craft TimeTime: 10:30 - 11:30
A free story time with a simple craft for preschoolers run by staff at Sutton Coldfield Library. Time 10.30 - please call the library for further info 0121 464 2274
22Digital Storyteller Gadget ShowcaseDigital Storyteller Gadget ShowcaseTime: 10:00 - 16:00
Come and try some of the amazing gadgets we will be using in our free digital drama workshops later this year at Sutton Coldfield Library on 22 August 10-4pm. This is your chance to find out more about our forthcoming Digital Storyteller workshops and have some fun with some amazing technology at the same time. Where: Sutton Coldfield Library Who: 10-14 year olds Full details of the project can be found here:
foliosuttoncoldfield.org.uk/digital-storytellers
Any questions? Please email
digitalstorytellers@foliosuttoncoldfield.org.uk
23Robert A Brown, author of book William the Hedgehog BoyRobert A Brown, author of book William the Hedgehog BoyTime: 02:15 - 03:15
The author of 'Hedgehog Boy' will be reading part of his book and showing a short film about the care of hedgehogs. Plus a craft activity at the end of the session.
Age: 6+
Booking opens 9th of August (to book please phone 0121 464 2274 or speak to a librarian at the information desk in Sutton Coldfield library) Parents of children aged 8 and under must remain in the building during the session. As places are limited if you book a session and cannot attend please inform the library so places can be given to other children. This event is is part of the Summer Reading Challenge programme of events and is run by Sutton Coldfield Library staff and funded and supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust and The Reading Agency.
24Play-themed arts and games workshopPlay-themed arts and games workshopTime: 10:30 - 12:30
A free creative workshop linked to the Summer Reading Challenge, ideal for 4-11 year olds. Brought to you in conjunction with Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies
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27 28Toddler Story & Craft TimeToddler Story & Craft TimeTime: 10:30 - 11:30
A free story time with a simple craft for preschoolers run by staff at Sutton Coldfield Library. Time 10.30 - please call the library for further info 0121 464 2274
29 30 31Music-themed arts and games workshopMusic-themed arts and games workshopTime: 10:30 - 12:30
A free creative workshop linked to the Summer Reading Challenge, ideal for 4-11 year olds. Brought to you in conjunction with Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies