Library Events

We have lots of fab events taking place in libraries across the Borders this July. Read on for more...

 

PEEBLES LIBRARY WRITING GROUP

Date: Monday 2 July 2018
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 10:30 – 12:00 
Cost: Free
Interested and enthusiastic about writing?  Want to be part of a writing group?  Come along and bring your ideas.  Meets on the first Monday of the month.
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date:  Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 July 2018
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 09:15-10:30
Cost: Free
Computer learning classes aimed at the complete beginner. Booking essential.  Contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date: Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 July 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 14:30-15:30
Cost: Free
Computer learning classes aimed at the complete beginner. Booking essential.  Contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

STITCH AND CHAT CRAFT GROUP
Date: Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 July 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 10:00-12:00
Cost: Free
Stitch and Chat are a craft group that meet every Tuesday at Galashiels Library. Bring your own work, share skills and meet people. New members always welcome. Contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk for more information.

PEEBLES LIBRARY READING GROUP
Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 10:30–11:30
Cost: Free
Love reading?  Enjoy discussing books?  Want to be part of a reading group?  The group will be discussing ‘The Snow Angel’ by Lulu Taylor on Wednesday 4th July.
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

DUNS LIBRARY READERS GROUP        
Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018
Location: Duns Library Contact Centre
Time: 10:00 -11:15 and 11:45 – 13:00
Cost: Free
• Love Reading?
• Enjoy discussing books?
• Want To Be Part Of A Reading Group?
Group A will discuss A Long, Long Way. Group B will discuss a book of their choice. For more information contact Duns Library Contact Centre on 01361 882622 or Email: libduns@scotborders.gov.uk

CODE CLUB HOLIDAY TASTER SESSION
Date: Tuesday 17 July 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 14:00-16:00
Cost: Free
Interested in starting Coding? Come along to Galashiels Library for a beginner’s taster session and give it a try.  Aimed at 8-12 year olds. Places are limited so booking is essential. Contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk for more information.

INNERLEITHEN TUESDAY BOOK GROUP
Date: Tuesday 17 July 2018
Location: Innerleithen Library Contact Centre
Time: 18:00–19:00
Cost: Free
Read the chosen book then come along to join in the discussion.
Join others interested in reading to discuss books in this informal setting.  The group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  The group will be discussing ‘This is How It Is’ by Laurie Frankel on Tuesday 17th July.  For further information please contact Innerleithen Library Contact Centre on 01896 830789 or Email: libinnerleithen@scotborders.gov.uk

BOOKBUG – Teddy Bears Picnic Special
Date:  Thursday 19 July 2018
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 10:30–11:00 (for babies 0-4 years)
Cost: Free
There will be no regular Bookbug sessions over the summer but there will be a special ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ session.  Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or Email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND ONLINE BANKING DROP-IN SESSION
Date: Friday 27 July 2018
Location: Eyemouth Library
Time: 10:30 – 12:30
Cost: Free
Royal Bank of Scotland will be providing advice on safe and effective banking online, and are available to answer banking queries following the closure of their Eyemouth branch office.  For further details, please contact Eyemouth Library on 01890 752767 or email: libeyemouth@liveborders1.org.uk

HEARING AID REPAIR DROP-IN SESSION
Date: Friday 27 July 2018
Location: Eyemouth Library
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Cost: Free
Come along to this volunteer-run drop-in session providing basic help with hearing aid maintenance, including:
o Battery replacement
o Hook replacement
o Re-tubing & ear-mould adjustment
o General enquiries about hearing aid care
Please contact Eyemouth Library on 01890 752767 or email: libeyemouth@liveborders1.org.uk

GALASHIELS LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Date: Monday 30 July 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 14:00-15:00
Cost: Free
Interested in joining a Book Group? Galashiels Library reading group meets at the Library on the last Monday of every month. New Members are always welcome. If you would like more information contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

FRIENDS OF KELSO LIBRARY    
Date: Tuesday 31 July 2018
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre
Time: 19:15
The Friends of Kelso Library invite you to join them for their AGM.  All welcome.   Contact Kelso Library Contact Centre on 01573 223171 or email libkelso@scotborders.gov.uk

CHILDREN’S DROP IN CRAFT EVENT
Date: July 2018
Location: Melrose Library
Time: Library opening hours
Cost: Donation
Come along to the Library and enjoy our holiday craft session.  Help in creating the new wall display in the children’s library.  For more information or to book a place contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or email libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

CHILDREN’S DROP IN CRAFT EVENT
Date: July 2018
Location: Peebles Library
Time: Library opening hours
Cost: Free
Come along to the Library and enjoy our holiday craft session.  Help in creating the new wall display in the children’s library.  For more information or to book a place contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or email libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

CODE CLUB
Date: There are no Club meetings over the holidays but look out for ‘Taster Sessions’ over the summer.
Location: Hawick Library
Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

CODE CLUB DROP IN TASTER SESSIONS
Date: 1 August 2018
Location: Hawick Library 
Time: 10:00 - 15:00 
Suitable for 8-12 yrs

Interested in Coding?  Come along to the Library and try out a fun Code Club Activity.

Contact the Library for more details.
libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk
01450364640

We are looking for donations of LEGO to start a Lego Club! If you're able to give, please drop off any donations at Melrose Library

Jedburgh Library Contact Centre will be closed on Friday 13 July and Saturday 14 July for the local holiday.

Kelso Library Contact Centre will be closed on Saturday 21 July for the local holiday.