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Talks and events in libraries

Talks and events run at our libraries throughout the year.

Digital drop-ins

If you’d like assistance using your tablet or mobile phone, bring it along to one of our drop-in sessions. Our friendly staff will be on hand to give you tips so that you can get the most out of your device.

Library Date Time
Castelnau Wednesday 6 March 10.30 to 11.30am
Ham Wednesday 13 March 10.30 to 11.30am
Whitton Wednesday 20 March 10.30 to 11.30am
Hampton Wick Wednesday 27 March 10.30 to 11.30am
Hampton Wednesday 3 April 10.30 to 11.30am

The life and works of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Join silversmith and designer, Mark Lewis, for a talk celebrating the life and work of William Morris.

You'll find out how this illustrious poet, artist, and social reformer, pioneered a movement that reacted against the soulless machine production of the Industrial Revolution. See how he attempted to promote joyful labour through the enjoyment of fine craftsmanship and simplicity of expression.

  • Dates: Friday 15 March 2024
  • Time: 11am to 12.15pm
  • Location: Whittaker Ellis Suite
  • Price: Free event, no booking required

Social media explained

Curious about Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), Facebook, and TikTok and want to find out more? This free presentation is designed to explain it all, in plain English!

Explore different social media platforms and learn how to create accounts, share posts, stay in contact with friends and family, and keep your information safe.

Our friendly professional librarians will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

  • Dates: Wednesday 27 March 2024
  • Time: 10.15 to 11.15am
  • Location: Whittaker Ellis Suite
  • Price: Free, but booking required

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Updated: 28 February 2024

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