Events & activities – Autumn 2016


tfiThinking Forward Initiatives – Literary Classes for Women 

Reading and writing classes to develop your confidence in writing applications, CV’s, personal statements, completing forms and writing letters, to support the practicalities of everyday life

Starting Date: Saturday 1st October 2016 (Every two weeks)

Time: 11:30am- 1:00pm

The sessions will provide support with;

  • Getting about
  • Accessing services (schools and GP’s)
  • Raising concerns effectively
  • Understanding formal documents

The project leaders are qualified teachers and tutors with coaching experience

Book Club

If you have the need to read, join us! Refreshments will be available

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
29th October 2016 – 2.30 to 3.30pm

Copies of the featured book are usually 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.
Please confirm if you will be attending at least a week before the next gathering. Also, if you have any queries or special requirements, please contact Rita at Age: Adults (16+)

Charge: Free, but donations welcomed. 

Digital Inclusion Classes

Tuesdays 11- 12pm and Thursdays 10.30 – 12pm

FREE Computer classes for all ages and levels. Sign up at the front desk – ASK FOR JAMES 

Digital Inclusion classes will help you improve your:  

  • Access – the ability to actually go online and connect to the internet
  • Skills – to be able to use the internet
  • Motivation – knowing the reasons why using the internet is a good thing


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Subject: Building Restoration, Conservation and Masonry

20th October 2016 

Nick Wilson from Stonewest, one of Britain’s major restorer of historic billings based at Crystal Palace, describes the techniques and challenges of the work of his company

 Upper Norwood Library Games Club

The Upper Norwood Library Games Club is a fortnightly meet up for anyone wanting to play board games, role-playing games and card games