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‘Share a Book’ reading group
'Share a Book' is a new reading group with a difference.
Come and join our relaxing weekly meetings as we read a selection of stories and poems together over a cup of tea.You’ll be under no pressure to read or participate more than you want to, and there’s no need to read anything beforehand.
Come along and give it a try, everyone welcome.
Meets every Friday 11am (Starting 8 March)
Twickenham Library, Garfield Road, Twickenham, TW1 3JT
For more information please contact Twickenham Library or phone 020 8734 3340.
Books on Prescription
Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you manage your well-being using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.
The books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for managing common conditions, including depression and anxiety.
Download the Books on Prescription leaflet(pdf, 650KB) for more information about the scheme and details of what to do next. A Books on Prescription guide for health professionals(pdf, 244KB) is also available.
Want to make a real difference to your local community? Interested in building skills and gaining new experiences? Drop in to meet the Volunteer Richmond team, find out more about volunteering and search for opportunities.
|Library||Date and time|
|Castelnau Library||Friday 21 June, 12 noon to 2pm|
|East Sheen Library||Monday 24 June, 10am to 12 noon|
|Ham Library||Friday 7 June, 10am to 12 noon|
|Hampton Library||Tuesday 4 June, 10am to 12 noon|
|Hampton Hill Library||Thursday 27 June, 10am to 12 noon|
|Richmond Lending Library||Wednesday 12 June, 5 to 7pm|
|Teddington Library||Friday 21 June, 4 to 6pm|
|Whitton Library||Tuesday 18 June, 3 to 5pm|
Craft Fair at Twickenham Library
Stalls run by local people include; hand-crafted jewellery, hand-crafted cards and cushions, quilts, scarves and hats, stationery, beauty products and paintings.
Saturday 22 June 11am to 2.30pm
Twickenham Library, Free admission.
Twickenham Festival Quiz Night
Come and join a team of six on the night or make up your own team. Soft drinks provided, bring your own wine. The ticket price includes a fish and chip supper!
Wednesday 3 July 7pm Twickenham Library
Tickets £8.00 per person including a fish and chip supper. Vegetarians or those with special dietary requirements please contact the library direct to advise.
To book please visit your local library or book online.
The History of Radnor House
A talk by Mike Cherry, local historian and member of the Borough of Twickenham Local History Society, on the history of this once well-known Italianate-style house that was sited on the banks of the Thames in Twickenham.
Tickets £2 including refreshments.
Saturday 20 July 2:30pm Twickenham Library
Planting for Wildlife - a talk by Steve Guy from Squires Nurseries
Find out how you can choose plants for your garden that will encourage wildlife to visit it. Whether you have a large back garden or small window boxes, if you care about attracting wildlife to your plants, this is the talk for you.
Thursday 25 July 7pm - 8pm Hampton Hill Library
Tickets £2. To book please visit your local library or book online.
For details of other library events for children and teens, please see the Young People's Library Service news and events page.
All libraries hold a storytime for the under-5s once a week; see the Storytime page for details.
Most libraries also hold monthly bounce and rhyme sessions for pre-school children, called Tiny Teddies. These sessions are great fun and include songs, rhyme and stories. All these activities are free of charge.