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New Activities & Events November - December


Flux: Contemporary Dance Performance
Thursday 9 November
Trinity Laban's talented third year BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance Students present a selection of works, choreographed by Yael Flexer with Luke Birch, Lyndsay McConville and Zoi Dimitriuo.

Prime Time: Souvenir - A Memory Workshop
Monday 27 November
10:15 - 11:45am
A special Prime Time Session in partnership with WITH (Wellbeing in Tower Hamlets. A gentle look at ways we can help preserve our memory and memories and the way our memories work.


Hold Tight: How to read Grime Music
Saturday 2 December
3:00pm – 4:30pm
With great humour and insight, author Jeffrey Boakye dissects grime tracks to see what the genre tells us about millennials, black masculinity and being a Londoner. Booking Essential,

Eventbrite - Hold Tight: How to Read Grime Music

Children's Christmas Activites

Winter Reading Challenge Launch: WIN A BRAND NEW IPOD Shuffle!
Saturday 2 December
Really? An IPod Shuffle? Yes! You know the rules… read four books by 22 December, for your chance to win. Will you be the lucky winner?
Face Painting 11:00am - 12.30pm
Badge Making 3:00 - 4:00pm

Mission to Launch
Saturday 9 December, 2.30 - 3.30pm
Join City of London Sinfonia and their presenter Claire Henry on her Mission to Launch! She’ll need your help to launch her rocket into space, and along the way you’ll learn about the instruments of the orchestra and classical music with lots of  opportunities to sing along!

Decorate our Christmas Tree
Sunday 10 December, 2:30 - 4:00pm
Our Christmas tree is looking quite bare this year… Can you help to bring it to life with your very own Christmas tree decorations? If so, come along and let those creative powers flow this Christmas!

Santa’s Toy Factory
Saturday 16 December, 3:00 - 4:00pm
Santa delivers your presents, but where does he get those amazing treats? In this workshop you’re the boss of the factory making Santa’s toys and you have to come up with ideas for the best toys of the year.

Sparkly Winter Decorations
Sunday 17 December, 2:30 - 4:00pm
You can use simple, everyday materials to create impressive festive decorations. Join this crafts session and make decorations to take home with you.

Crazy Calendar Craft
Thursday 21 December, 2:00 - 3.30pm
Come and join us to design your 2018 calendar and the best one wins a prize. Your calendar can incorporate your favourite books or your favourite characters.

Card Games + Board Games
Friday 22 December, 4:00 - 5:00pm
On a cold winter’s day it’s best to stay indoors and play games. Join in teams to play draughts, chess, cards, dominoes, and scrabble. Will you be the winner?

See Santa!
Saturday 23 December, 3:00 - 4:30pm
Have you read your four books? Well done! Santa would like to see you personally, shake your hand, and give you a certificate. Santa will draw the names of the lucky winner of a brand new IPOD Shuffle! – will it be you? Ticketed event – tickets issued to children when they complete the Winter Reading Challenge.

Christmas Card Making
Sunday 24 December, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Eeeekk… Forgot to send your Christmas cards early this year? Have no fear, we have you covered! Come along and create your own special Christmas greeting cards. Make them as creative and colourful as you like!

New year’s Colour Explosion!
Sunday 31 December, 2:15 - 3:30pm
It’s nearly the New Year!!! Help us celebrate by making your own New Year’s Decorations, so that our Library is looking its best to welcome in the New Year!