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Breastfeeding or considering it?

  • Thornton Library
  • Every second Friday of the month (10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Support for pregnant women and new mums who wish to breastfeed their baby.

Knit and Natter

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Thursday (10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Bring your knitting or other craft for an informal gathering of likeminded people. Beginners welcome. 

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Tuesday (10:30 AM to 11:00 AM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

A weekly sing-along rhyme session for babies and carers 

Toddler Rhyme Time

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Tuesday (10:30 AM to 11:00 AM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

An energising session of singing and dancing for toddlers and carers.

Story Time

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Friday (10:30 AM to 11:00 AM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

A weekly story reading session for pre-school children. Sign up for Little Steps at this session. 

On the first and third Friday of each month, Benji, the Pets as Therapy dog, will be here

Let's Play Scrabble

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Monday (13:30 PM to 15:30 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Experience the joy of traditional board games in our digital age. Don't be bored, try board!

Let's Play Real Games

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Wednesday (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Experience the joy of traditional board games in our digital age. Don't be bored, try board!

Lego Club

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Friday (15:45 PM to 16:45 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Come along and create Lego masterpieces. All you need to bring is your imagination!

Let's Play Real Games

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Monday (17:00 PM to 18:30 PM) between 01/06/2022 and 30/06/2023

Experience the joy of traditional board games in our digital age. Don't be bored, try board!

Conversational German

  • Thornton Library
  • Every other Monday (10:45 AM to 11:45 AM) between 01/01/2023 and 10/01/2024

Come and Learn German at the Library.

Reading Group

  • Thornton Library
  • Every second Tuesday of the month (14:00 PM to 15:00 PM) between 01/01/2023 and 10/01/2024

An informal and friendly group where we read and discuss a lively mix of books?

Get your steps in - Walking Group.

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Friday (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) between 20/01/2023 and 10/01/2024

Get out, meet other people, improve your fitness and get your steps in!

Crochet Social

  • Thornton Library
  • Every other Tuesday (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM) between 21/03/2023 and 10/01/2024

Enjoy crochet? Come along and enjoy a social afternoon of crocheting.

Get Online at Your Library

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Monday between 03/04/2023 and 10/01/2024

Start your digital journey today.

Do you need any help with all things digital? Then come along to our sessions

Let's Play Canasta

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Tuesday (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM) between 04/04/2023 and 10/01/2024

Come along and enjoy a game of Canasta, it doesn't matter if you have never played before

Let's Play Chess

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Tuesday (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM) between 04/04/2023 and 10/01/2024

Come along and enjoy a game of Chess, from novice to expert everyone is welcome

Little Steps

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Wednesday (10:30 AM to 11:00 AM) between 05/04/2023 and 10/01/2024

Come along to this regular family session aimed at children aged 2 to 5 – it's all about chatting, playing, reading and learning…

Local Wildlife - A new, exciting presentation by Ron Blackburn.

  • Thornton Library
  • Tuesday 06/06/2023 (14:00 PM to 15:30 PM)

Back by popular demand Ron returns with his latest presentation.

Chaps Who Chat

  • Thornton Library
  • Every Friday (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM) between 16/06/2023 and 10/01/2024

Join our new social group for men in the local area. Come for a brew, stay for a chat, try a quiz or a join a game.

Beetle Drive

  • Thornton Library
  • Tuesday 20/06/2023 (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM)

An afternoon of fun playing Beetle Drive

Quiz afternoon

  • Thornton Library
  • Tuesday 18/07/2023 (14:00 PM to 16:00 PM)

Come along on your own or as a team and enjoy a fun afternoon testing your general knowledge. This is a social and light-hearted event and everyone is welcome.