This page lists special events in Cornwall Libraries and One Stop Shops. Events listed on this page are free, unless otherwise stated.
Please see your local library pages for regular events and activites in a library near you.
Open sessions in digital editing suite
- Wednesday's 2pm-4pm in Truro Community Library (digital editing suite is on the first floor)
- Drop in and try the Macs - help with software available
- No fees but you must have your own library card
- St Ives Library has launched a Lego club. If you have any unwanted Lego at home, all donations of unwanted Lego would be gratefully received. The lego club is free to all primary school aged children, but places are very limited, so please contact the St Ives library to sign up in advance to ensure a place.
Tracing family history with Ancestry
- The Family History group is meeting on Friday 19 December in St Ives library from 10:30am-12.00pm. Knowledgeable volunteers will on hand to help trace elusive family members worldwide, and there is free access to the Ancestry website, all are welcome.
Christmas decoration workshop
- On Monday 22 December, Jo McIntosh is holding a Christmas decoration workshop in St Ives library from 11:00am until 1:00pm. The cost of this workshop is £3.00 to include all materials, however places are limited so please contact the library in advance to book your place.
South West Reading Passport 2014
1 October 2014 to 30 December 2014.
Pick up your reading passport from a Cornwall branch library this autumn. Four ‘worlds’ have been selected to reflect different genres of writing and readers will be taken on a journey through the macabre mixed with bittersweet romance via sci-fi with a twist and settling back with a poem or two. Reading passport additional reading lists: future worlds, lyrical worlds, world of darkness, world of passion.
This year’s Reading passport project is bigger than ever with free events with authors at libraries. Four featured writers, Patrick Gale, Adam Nevill, Gareth L Powell and Julia Copus will bring the Reading Passport to life, visiting libraries to meet readers through public talks and workshops to support the Reading Passport content and www.readingpassport.org. The Reading Passport project supports library membership and writers by offering an innovative and engaging way to encourage readers to explore a wider range of reading for pleasure.
Six Book Challenge
If you're thinking about improving your reading or would like to read more, then the Six Book Challenge is for you. You are invited to choose six reads, review them and enter prize draws. Run by The Reading Agency to build your reading confidence and literacy skills. Just ask about the six book challenge in your local library.