Events in libraries

A variety of events are held regularly in the borough's libraries.

Join our library mailing list for regular updates and news of forthcoming events.

Book an event

Cityread London 2015

Cityread London is an annual festival of literature that aims to bring reading to life for the city’s inhabitants, workers and visitors. Taking place each April, Cityread London encourages the capital to simultaneously pick up a book and read it together.

To celebrate Cityread London 2015 we have events taking place across our libraries throughout April.

View events

Spring Online 2015

Are you an IT beginner looking to learn new skills? Spring Online 2015 is a week of IT introduction sessions aimed at complete beginners. Participants will have the opportunity to get to grips with useful IT skills and programs including:

Events take place Monday 20 April to Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Information & Reference Library.

All sessions are free to attend, but booking is essential.

Book online

Childhood memories of Ham and Petersham

Gerald Stevens will talk about his book 'Childhood memories of Ham and Petersham'. If you remember Ham and Petersham in the last sixty years, come along and compare notes with Gerald. Or if you are new to the area, come along and discover how this locality has altered in the recent past.

The event takes place on Monday 18 May at 3pm at Ham Library.

Tickets are £3 including refreshments.

Book online

Twickenham Library Craft Markets

Come along to one of our regular craft markets held on the ground floor of Twickenham Library on Saturdays from 11am to 3pm.

Upcoming craft markets:

Stalls are available for hire. For more information contact Kim Hacker or Maris Henderson by email at, or

Play reading group

Our new play reading group will be meeting at Twickenham Library from 2 to 5pm on Fridays.

Upcoming reading groups:

We will read a different play each time. Please let the library know if you are interested in coming to one or all of the sessions.

Phone 020 8734 3340 or email

Children's events

For information about library events for children and teens visit Young People's Library Services.

Skills and support

Drop in sessions and groups to develop skills and meet new people.

Up to:

Updated: 30 March 2015