September groups and activities for older people in Knowsley Libraries

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There are lots of age-friendly activities and events taking place at libraries in Knowsley.

Knowsley has five libraries, located in Huyton, Halewood, Kirkby, Prescot and Stockbridge Village.

The sessions listed below take place weekly and are scheduled to take place until the end of the year. Please note that this list is just a sample of the wide range of activities taking place. Visit the Knowsley Libraries website to see the full list – https://yourlibrary.knowsley.gov.uk/ 

Special events take place at each branch so do keep an eye on the website. Contact details for each library can be found using the link above.

Knowsley libraries also provide a home delivery service for those Knowsley residents who are experiencing difficulty visiting their library. Details of this free service can be found here.

 

Maths/English

When: Mondays -10:00 – 12:00

Where: Prescot Library

Description: Free, term time only courses for Maths and English with a recognised qualification at the end of the course.

 

Knit and Knatter

When: Mondays, 10:30 – 12:00

Where: Huyton Library

Description: Experienced and inexperienced knitters welcome for a chat, pattern swapping and friendly advice

 

Book folding

When: Mondays,10:30 – 11:30

Where: Kirkby Library

Description: Come along and enjoy making decorations/gif​ts out of unwanted books

 

Book Folding

When: Mondays, 14:00 – 15:30

Where: Huyton Library

Description: Adults come along and enjoy making decorations/gif​ts out of unwanted books. Have a cuppa and a chat.

 

Sewing Bee

When: Tuesdays, 10:00 – 12:00

Where: Huyton Library

Description: Experienced and inexperienced sewers. All welcome for a chat, a cup of tea and a chance to learn a new skill. Hand sewing

 

Reading Group

When: Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:30

Where: Stockbridge Village Library

 

Craft Group (adults)

When: Tuesdays, 11:00 – 12:00

Where: Prescot Library

Description: Craft group for adults with various crafts such as sewing, appliqué, stump work, embroidery etc.

 

Knit & Natter

When: Tuesdays, 14:30 – 16:00

Where: Halewood Library

 

Art Group

When: Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00

Where: Halewood Library

Description: Art Group for all abilities. Bring your own art materials

 

Book at Breakfast

When: Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30

Where: Prescot Library

Description: A free group for people living with dementia and those close to them

 

Silver Club

When: Fridays, 10:30 – 11:30

Where: Kirkby Library

Description: Knit and natter with a quiz.

 

Crafternoon

When: Fridays, 14:00 – 15:30

Where: Huyton Library

Description: An opportunity to meet new people whilst learning a new craft & enjoying a cuppa. All Welcome

 

Wool Crafts & Chat

When: Fridays, 14:00 – 15:30

Where: Prescot Library

Description: Bring along your crocheting or knitting, swap ideas and patterns, make new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you’re here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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