Events in libraries

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

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Get Techy This Christmas

Use the internet in new ways this Christmas – either to find that perfect gift or send family photos. See how technology can help you to stay in touch with friends and family. Thinking of buying a tablet? Try one of our selection before deciding which one is best for you or for someone else.

Session timetable
Date Time Session Booking
Monday 23 November 2.30pm Online Shopping Book online
Monday 23 November 4.30pm Etsy Book online
Tuesday 24 November 10.30am Try Before You Buy Book online
Tuesday 24 November 2.30pm Instagram Book online
Wednesday 25 November 2.30pm Email Book online
Wednesday 25 November 4.30pm Try Before You Buy Book online
Thursday 26 November 10.30am Pinterest Book online
Thursday 26 November 2.30pm Skype Book online
Friday 27 November 10.30am eBay Book online
Friday 27 November 2.30pm eBooks Book online
Saturday 28 November 10.30am Try Before You Buy Book online

Talking 'Lean' in your meetings and conversations

Alan Palmer, author of 'Talk Lean: Shorter meetings. Quicker results. Better relations' (shortlisted for the CMI 2015 Management Book of the Year Award), will give a short introduction to the 'Interactifs Discipline'. This approach enables you to get more from your business relationships and the meetings where those relationships are built.

Discover how to ensure your meetings and conversations produce more concrete results and positive relationships.

Book online

Storytime for Adults

Storytimes are not just for children! Come along to Castelnau Library and join us for some delightful stories for adults followed by the chance to chat about books over a cup of tea.

  • Date: Friday 4 December
  • Time: 3 to 4pm
  • Location: Castelnau Library
  • Price: Free, booking is essential

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Twickenham Library Craft Markets

Come along to one of our regular craft markets. Stalls are available for hire.

Upcoming craft markets:

  • Date: 7 November, 14 November, 5 December, 12 December
  • Time: 11am to 3pm
  • Location: Ground floor, Twickenham Library

For more information email Kim Hacker at or Maris Henderson at

Play reading group

Our new play reading group will be meeting on the third Friday of every other month. We will read a different play each time.

Upcoming reading groups:

  • Date: Friday 18 December
  • Time: 2 to 5pm
  • Location: Twickenham Library

Please let the library know if you are interested in coming to one or all of the sessions on 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: 25 November 2015