Events at the Library

July and August Events

Summer Reading Challenge 2015!

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Come into the library now with your children aged 5 – 11 years and register them to join in with our The National Summer Reading Challenge Record Breakers. Every one of 6 books read earns your child a prize, culminating in a certificate and medal. It’s all FREE!


BC1Book Club
on Saturday 29th August 2.30 to 3.30pm

The 19th Book Club title is Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
Elizabeth is Missing cover
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.

The group is growing with each month, which is great! However, as we are in danger of exceeding our 12 attendees per session limit, please contact Rita (details below) to confirm if you will be attending at least a week before the next gathering.

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

Age: Adults
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

If you have the need to read, join us!

Refreshments will be available.

FREE computer access at Upper Norwood Library

Our public access computer system has been replaced. If you are already a member, come in for your PIN number so you can gain access and if you are not a member, join! Also note: 1. Please bring a USB stick if you need to save any work; 2. There are no facilities for printing your work yet and 3. There is no booking station in operation yet.untitled

SP1Stitch Pitch: Patchwork and Quilting Workshop will next be on Monday 7th September 2015 from 10am to 1pm

Hooray!  Stitch Pitch takes place on two Mondays per month (usually the 1st & 3rd).

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.

Next few meeting dates are: 7th & 21st September, 5th & 19th October 2015.

Age: Adults (16 years old plus)
Charge: £2 for your first 3 sessions then £3 per session after that.

Light refreshments will be available.

The Norwood Society

There are no meetings in the library during the summer months as walks are organised instead. The next Norwood Society Meeting to be held in the library will be on September 17th.

Talk: The Crystal Palace – a sporting history
UntitledStuart Hibberd has been co-author of a history of Crystal Palace Football Club and will talk about the history of the club and other pioneers of sporting history associated with Crystal Palace.

Age: All
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

Refreshments will be available.

Book Club on Saturday 27th September 2.30 to 3.30pm
The 20th Book Club title is The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber.
Book of Strange new Things cover

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.

The group is growing with each month, which is great! However, as we are in danger of exceeding our 12 attendees per session limit, please contact Rita (details below) to confirm if you will be attending at least a week before the next gathering.

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

Age: Adults
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.

If you have the need to read, join us!

Refreshments will be available.