Events at the Library

November and December Events

FREE computer courses at Upper Norwood Library

The lovely Joycellyn and her team are offering free computer training workshops to our visitors.  If you are interested in some free IT training, please contact us at 020 8670 2551 during opening hours or leave your name and contact details when you next visit the library.untitled

PLEASE NOTE: Our public access computer system has not yet been replaced, but we are hoping to report some good news soon(ish) – watch this space!

BC1Book Club on Saturday 29th November at 2.30 to 3.30pm

The ninth Book Club title is The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.9. The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Several copies are available at the library (if you can’t see it on display at the counter, just ask), or, if you show your library card to the bookseller and mention the UNL Book Club at The Bookseller Crow on Westow Street, you will get £1 off the paperback edition.

Age: Adults
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

Please contact Rita at rchakraborty@uppernorwoodlibrary.org or rchakraborty@lambeth.gov.uk,  by telephone on 020 8670 2551 or in person if you have any queries or special requirements.

If you have the need to read, join us!

Refreshments will be available.

SP1Stitch Pitch: Patchwork and Quilting Workshop on Monday 1st December at 10am to 12pm

Bring along your current stitching project or Fiona can teach you patchwork and quilting. Work will be done by hand, but if you have a PAT-tested sewing machine you may bring this along. Fiona’s sewing machine may be used on occasion, when required.

Age: Adults
Charge: £3 per session

Refreshments will be available.

Green DoorAuthor event: Christopher Bowden talk on Saturday 13th December at 2 to 3.30pm

Come and hear local author, Christopher Bowden, talk about his back-catalogue of work, which includes The Blue Book, The Red House and The Yellow Room.  Christopher will also be discussing his latest title, The Green Door.

Age: Adults
Charge: FREE

N.B. Spaces are limited, so please arrive promptly to ensure your place.

The Norwood Society party on Thursday 18th December at 7.30pmparty

Join The Norwood Society to celebrate the last year’s meetings and for a chance to revisit some of the items of interest in early copies of the Norwood Review.

Age: All
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

Refreshments will be available.

BellsThe Christmas Pantomime on Saturday 20th December at 5.30 to 6.30pm

We have booked Simply Smiley Productions to come and entertain us with a family-friendly pantomime called Outer Space Christmas.  We are looking for sponsors to help fund the event and cover the cost of hiring a hall; please contact Fiona on 020 8670 2551 or in person if you are able to make a donation.

Location: Christ Church, Gipsy Hill (nearest rail station: Gipsy Hill)
Age: All
Charge: Adults: £5.00 and children: £3.00

N.B. The pantomime is not suitable for children under three years old.

Book Club on Saturday 27th December at 2.30 to 3.30pmBC1

10. The Blue BookThe tenth Book Club title is The Blue Book by Christopher Bowden.

Several copies are available at the library (if you can’t see it on display at the counter, just ask), or, if you show your library card to the bookseller and mention the UNL Book Club at The Bookseller Crow on Westow Street, you will get £1 off the paperback edition.

Age: Adults
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

Please contact Rita at rchakraborty@uppernorwoodlibrary.org or rchakraborty@lambeth.gov.uk,  by telephone on 020 8670 2551 or in person if you have any queries or special requirements.

If you have the need to read, join us!

Refreshments will be available.