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

< January 2019 >
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  1 2 3Knit and natterKnit and natterTime: 14:00 - 16:00
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome at this free drop-in session.
Sutton Coldfield Library
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7 8 9Family 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/
FREE
Sutton Coldfield Library
ElderberriesElderberriesTime: 13:30 - 15:00
Aged 50+? Come and meet up with others at our Elderberries events - an opportunity to share memories of Sutton Coldfield. Refreshments provided. Sutton Coldfield Library
10Yoga Bears - Story MassageYoga Bears - Story MassageTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 10 January 2019
10-10.30am Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
11 12BCAT STARZ Arts ClubBCAT STARZ Arts ClubTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A FREE workshop for 6-12 year olds combining arts, drama, dance, games and the world of Roald Dahl! This workshop is being run by Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies, funded by a Big Lottery Grant BCAT STARZ is part of BCAT’s community work with young people. BCAT run several free clubs that use art, dance, drama and music to assist your child in improving their interest in books and reading. Projects are designed, not only to improve literacy development, but also self-esteem and communication. Participants will gain practical experience in a variety of arts forms and games that will encourage the development of social skills and interaction with their peers.
Sutton Coldfield Library
40 minute lego club taster sessions40 minute lego club taster sessionsTime: 13:00 - 15:20
We're running three lego club taster sessions today:
1-1.40
1.50-2.30
2.40-3.20
Sessions are all free, but have a maximum capacity of 30 people. If we are full when you arrive, please take a look around the Local Clubs Fair and come back in time for the start of the next taster session.
Sutton Coldfield Library
Local Clubs FairLocal Clubs FairTime: 13:30 - 15:30
Give it a go!
Discover a new hobby!
Find a new activity to join!
Local clubs, societies and activity groups Fair - lots of local groups who are keen to find new members will be holding a "freshers fair" type event. Why not come and browse the stalls and discover something new you'd like to do, try or learn. Clubs for both adults and children.
FOLIO will also be offering taster lego club sessions (drop-in) during the fair.
Sutton Coldfield Library
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14 15 16 17Yoga Bears - Story MassageYoga Bears - Story MassageTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 10 January 2019
10-10.30am Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
18Lego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesLego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Home Ed Lego Club at Sutton Coldfield Library
£2 per family
Booking essential via homeedlego@gmail.com
Please note: These lego sessions are for home educating families only.
Sutton Coldfield Library
19BCAT STARZ Arts ClubBCAT STARZ Arts ClubTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A FREE workshop for 6-12 year olds combining arts, drama, dance, games and the world of Roald Dahl! This workshop is being run by Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies, funded by a Big Lottery Grant BCAT STARZ is part of BCAT’s community work with young people. BCAT run several free clubs that use art, dance, drama and music to assist your child in improving their interest in books and reading. Projects are designed, not only to improve literacy development, but also self-esteem and communication. Participants will gain practical experience in a variety of arts forms and games that will encourage the development of social skills and interaction with their peers.
Sutton Coldfield Library
Lego ClubLego ClubTime: 13:00 - 14:30
BOOKING ESSENTIAL A free playful session with building challenges. Come and show us your lego talents! Funded by the M6 Toll Community Fund.
Sutton Coldfield Library
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21Introduction to Creative WritingIntroduction to Creative WritingTime: 13:30 - 16:00
Learn to write for pleasure and profit in the 2.5 hour workshop with Sally Jenkins, an author of two novels and many short stories and articles. This is a workshop for adults. Tickets are free but booking is essential.
https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/e/ev-s70j-20190121133000
Participants need to bring paper and pens / preferred writing media. Refreshments will be available to purchase from the café in the library.
Sutton Coldfield Library
22 23 24Yoga Bears - Story MassageYoga Bears - Story MassageTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 10 January 2019
10-10.30am Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
25 26BCAT STARZ Arts ClubBCAT STARZ Arts ClubTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A FREE workshop for 6-12 year olds combining arts, drama, dance, games and the world of Roald Dahl! This workshop is being run by Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies, funded by a Big Lottery Grant BCAT STARZ is part of BCAT’s community work with young people. BCAT run several free clubs that use art, dance, drama and music to assist your child in improving their interest in books and reading. Projects are designed, not only to improve literacy development, but also self-esteem and communication. Participants will gain practical experience in a variety of arts forms and games that will encourage the development of social skills and interaction with their peers.
Sutton Coldfield Library
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28 29Pre school Story TimePre school Story TimeTime: 11:00 - 11:30
Pre school Story Time led by Sutton Coldfield Library staff
Sutton Coldfield Library
30 31Yoga Bears - Story MassageYoga Bears - Story MassageTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 10 January 2019
10-10.30am Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required