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

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2 3Toddler story timeToddler story timeTime: 10:30 - 11:15
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
Plant Pot Flower Arrangement WorkshopPlant Pot Flower Arrangement WorkshopTime: 13:00 - 15:00
Bring the Summer indoors and make your own plant pot flower arrangement to take home with you. All equipment included. Coffee and cake provided. Tickets: £35 Pre-booking essential. Book your place here: https://floraljazz.bigcartel.com/product/plant-pot-flower-arrangement-workshop
4 5 6 7Children's plant workshopChildren's plant workshopTime: 14:00 - 16:00
Juliette Green, Environmental Education Teacher from Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston, will be running FREE children's plant workshops. Activities will include naming the parts of a plant and acting out pollination, seed sowing craft and a story.
There are 2 sessions - one starting at 2, and a second starting at 3pm.
Booking encouraged: https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/
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9 10Toddler story timeToddler story timeTime: 10:30 - 11:15
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
11ElderberriesElderberriesTime: 13:30 - 15:00
Aged 50+? Come and meet up with others at our Elderberries events - an opportunity to share memories of Sutton Coldfield and plan future events. Refreshments provided.
12A talk by Jonathan Ensell from Roots to FruitsA talk by Jonathan Ensell from Roots to FruitsTime: 13:30 - 15:30
A FREE talk by Jonathan Ensell from Roots to Fruits about his experience teaching horticulture, from mainstream colleges to prisons and working with people with physical and educational disabilities, as well as those with mental health issues.
No booking required. Audience limited to 40.
13 14Launch of the Summer Reading ChallengeLaunch of the Summer Reading Challenge 15
16 17Toddler 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
18Family 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/
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23 24Toddler 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
25 26 27Sutton Park Summertime StorytellingSutton Park Summertime StorytellingTime: 10:00 - 12:00
Join us for a free, interactive family storytelling session with Gavin Young telling and making stories about our favourite and special places in Sutton Park. Gavin was the resident storyteller at this year's Concerts in the Park. Please get in touch to let us know what your favourite places are in the park so they can be incorporated into this extra-special storytelling session! There will be a short break in the middle of this session, so please bring snacks or plan to enjoy a takeaway coffee and cake at the cafe!
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30BB Taylor - Creative WritingBB Taylor - Creative WritingTime: 10:30 - 11:30
Creative writing session with local author BB Taylor for children aged 7+ Booking opens 16th 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.
31Toddler 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