Events in libraries

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

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Tech & Connect 2015

Would you like to know more about the devices you own? Perhaps you need help understanding and connecting to Wi-Fi, or want to download a book? Staff will be on hand to offer help, advice and guidance at a series of free drop-in sessions being held over the summer. No need to book, just come along.

  • Wednesday 22 July 2015 4.30 to 5.30pm
  • Saturday 25 July 2015 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Thursday 30 July 2015 2.30 to 3.30pm
  • Saturday 1 August 2015 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Tuesday 4 August 2015 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Saturday 8 August 2015 10.30 to 11.30am
  • Thursday 13 August 2015 4.30 to 5.30pm
  • Saturday 15 August 2015 2.30 to 3.30pm

For further information, please contact the Information & Reference Library

Love Food, Hate Waste Library Roadshow

The Love Food , Hate Waste Roadshow will be visiting the following libraries this summer to promote all sorts of ideas to save food rather than throwing it away. These sessions are run by West London Waste:

Know Your Place 2015

Richmond upon Thames has a rich and vibrant history and throughout September 2015 we will be celebrating it with our third annual Know Your Place heritage festival.

Visit our Know Your Place pages for all the details.

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:

  • Saturday 7 November
  • Saturday 14 November
  • Saturday 5 December
  • Saturday 12 December

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 the third Friday of every other month.

Upcoming reading groups:

  • Friday 21 August
  • Friday 16 October
  • Friday 18 December

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.

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Updated: 24 July 2015