Library Events

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

CODE CLUB
Date: Tuesdays & Wednesdays throughout September 2018
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 15:45 – 16:45
Cost: Free
Code Club is FREE at the Library!  Learn how to make computer games, Websites and animations. Suitable for 9-11yrs.  Booking essential as spaces are limited.  Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date:  Every Tuesday
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 SURFING SESSIONS
Date:  Every Wednesday
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

BOOKBUG
Date: Monday 3, 10, 17 and 24 September 2018
Location: Selkirk Library
Time: 14:00 –14:30
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Selkirk Library on 01750 726410 or Email: libselkirk@liveborders1.org.uk

PEEBLES LIBRARY WRITING GROUP
Date: Monday 3 September 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 (unless a Public Holiday).
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk


STITCH AND CHAT CRAFT GROUP
Date: Tuesday 4, 11, 18 & 25 September 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.


GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date: Every Tuesday
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


DUNS LIBRARY READERS GROUP        
Date: Wednesday 5 September 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 ‘Mauricewood Devils’; Group B will discuss ‘Number 11’. For more information contact Duns Library Contact Centre on 01361 882622 or Email: libduns@scotborders.gov.uk   

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE – MEDAL CEREMONY
Date: Wednesday 5 September 2018
Location: Melrose Library
Time: 17:30
Cost: Free

The medal ceremony for the Summer Reading Challenge Mischief Makers takes place, for further details please contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or email: libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG 
Date:  Thursday 6, 13, 20 and 27 September 2018
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 10:30 –11:00 (for babies 0-2 years)
Time:  14:30–15:00 (2-4 years)
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers. Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or Email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk


BOOKBUG
Date:  Thursday 6, 13 and 27 September 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 10:00 -10:30
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  To book a place contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or Email: libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk 

BOOKBUG 
Date:  Friday 7 & 21 September 2018
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre Library
Time: 10:30 -11:00
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers. Please contact Kelso Library Contact Centre on 01573 223171 or Email: libkelso@scotborders.gov.uk


BOOKBUG
Date: Friday 7, 14 and 21 September 2018
Location: Melrose Library
Time: 10:00–10:30 (for under 1’s)
Time:  10:45–11:30 (for toddlers)
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or Email: libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

GAMES CLUB
Date: 8 September 2018
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 (Term time only – every Saturday)
Cost: Free
Come along and play some role playing games, wargaming games and board games including Pathfinder, Warhammer, Carcassonne and more.  Game sets are provided and are suitable for 10-16yrs.  No booking required.  Please Contact Hawick Library at: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk or phone 01450 364640.

BOOKBUG
Date: Tuesday 11, 18 and 25 September 2018
Location: Burgh Hall, Peebles
Time: 10:00–10:30
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

RNIB DROP-IN SESSION
Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 10:30-12:00
Cost: Free
Come along to this drop-in session to:
- Discuss any concerns or needs you have as a result of sight loss.
- Pick up leaflets & information.
- Try a small range of daily living equipment.
Please contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND ONLINE BANKING DROP-IN SESSION
Date: Friday 14 September 2018
Location: Eyemouth Library
Time: 14:30 – 16:30
Cost: Free
In advance of their Eyemouth branch closing, Royal Bank of Scotland will be providing advice on safe and effective banking online.  For further details, please contact Eyemouth Library on 01890 752767 or email: libeyemouth@liveborders1.org.uk

INNERLEITHEN TUESDAY BOOK GROUP
Date: Tuesday 18 September 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 ‘The Buried Giant’ by Kazuo Ishiguro on Tuesday 18 September.  For further information please contact Innerleithen Library Contact Centre on 01896 830789 or Email: libinnerleithen@scotborders.gov.uk

Scottish Borders Diversity Week: 17 – 22 September 
Creative Writing Workshop – Diversity Week Event - Funded by Scottish Book Trust Live Literature Funding
Date: Tuesday 18 September
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Cost:  Free
A fun interactive creative writing workshop aimed at adults on the theme of belonging, health and wellbeing. No previous experience is required. Limited spaces.  No charges but book your place HERE or pop into your local library. For more info contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640
libhawick@LiveBorders1.org.uk

Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Cost:  Free
This year’s theme is ‘Belonging’.  Poet and Educator Helen Boden will host this Creative Writing Workshop for Health and Wellbeing. Places are free but limited and must be booked HERE
 

For more information and to see the full ‘Diversity Week’ programme, visit:
http://www.nhsborders.scot.nhs.uk/diversityweek


CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Date: Thursday 20 September 2018
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 13:00 – 14:30
Cost: Free
A fun interactive creative writing workshop aimed at adults on the theme of belonging, health and wellbeing. No previous experience is required.  Limited spaces.  No charge but book your place HERE or pop into your local library.  For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

KELSO LIBRARY READERS GROUP        
Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre
Time: 14:15
Cost: Free
Love reading? Enjoy discussing books? Want to be part of a reading group?
For more information contact Kelso Library Contact Centre on 01573 223171 or Email: libkelso@scotborders.gov.uk

PEEBLES LIBRARY READING GROUP
Date: Wednesday 26 September 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 ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr on 26 September.
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

PEEBLES LIBRARY JUNIOR READING GROUP (P5-P7)
Date: Friday 21 September 2018
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 14:30–15:30
Cost: Free
Interested in reading and talking about books?  The Junior Reading Group for P5-P7 meets the 3rd Friday of the month in Peebles Library.  First meeting of the new term, come along and see if it’s for you.   For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

OPEN SPACES CREATIVE WRITING FOR MINDFULNESS & WELLBEING
Date: Friday 21 September 2018
Location: Eyemouth Library
Time: 10:30 – 12:30
Cost: Free
First in a series of six creative writing sessions with a focus on free writing and writing for mindfulness and wellbeing.  Spaces are limited, for further details please contact Eyemouth Library on 01890 752767 or email: libeyemouth@liveborders1.org.uk.

PRINT MAKING EXPLORERS
Date:  Friday 21 September 2018
Location: Duns Library
Time: 13:30-15:30
Cost: £2
A drop in activity for 3-8yr olds at the Exhibition room in Duns Library. Please wear old clothes or wear an apron. Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Duns Museum on 01361 884114 or Email: dunsmuseum@liveborders1.org.uk. 


GALASHIELS LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Date: Monday 24 September 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 welcome. If you would like more information contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

HEARING AID REPAIR DROP-IN SESSION
Date: Friday 28 September 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:
- Battery replacement
- Hook replacement
- Re-tubing & ear-mould adjustment
- General enquiries about hearing aid care
Please contact Eyemouth Library on 01890 752767 or email: libeyemouth@liveborders1.org.uk

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