Regular Events for Adults at Local Libraries

Join others who enjoy reading, poetry, chess, computers, crochet and knitting

Here's what's on offer every week:

Reading groups

There are several reading groups across the borough and libraries are expanding their provision. Admission is free. Please contact the individual library for further details. Groups are facilitated by library staff and meet monthly as follows:

Askew Road Library, first Tuesday of the month, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Fulham Library, first Thursday of the month, 6pm - 7pm
Hammersmith Library, second and last econd and last Wednesday of the month, 6pm - 7pm plus second Saturday of the month, 10.30am - 11.30am

Fulham Library, Spanish & Latin American reading group.
Limited places available. Email for more information.

Read and Relax reading groups

Kick back, listen, read, chat and have a cuppa. For more information contact Liz Ison: 07807 106 815 or email:

Fulham Library

Tuesday, 10.30am - 12 noon


Hammersmith Library

Tuesday, 1.45pm - 3.15pm


Avonmore Library

Wednesday, 10.30am - 12 noon


Shepherds Bush Library

Wednesday, 2pm - 3.30pm

Chess Club

With Hammersmith Chess Club, for both adults and children

Hammersmith Library, Wednesday 6pm-7.45pm
Fulham Library, Thursday 6pm - 7.45pm

Poet’s Corner

Join Poet 'The Wizard' and indulge yourself in the works of a poet's mind. Free workshop for experienced and inexperienced poets.

Askew Road Library, first Thursday of the month, 6pm-7pm

Coffee mornings

Askew Road Library Wednesday 11am Please telephone 020 8753 3863 for more information
Avonmore Library Last Friday of the month. For more details, email:

Computer help sessions

Fulham Library, Monday, 2pm - 3pm; Tuesday, 2.30pm - 3.30pm;Thursday, 2.30pm - 4.30pm and Saturday 11am - 12 noon
Hammersmith Library, Friday and Saturday, 12 noon - 2pm
Askew Road Library, Wednesday, 2pm-3.30pm - Group drop-in; Thursday one to one 30 min sessions. Please see staff for more information.
Hammersmith Library, Friday and Saturday, 12noon - 2pm
Shepherd's Bush Library,Wednesday, 3pm - 4pm;Thursday, 3pm - 4pm; Friday, 2.30pm - 4.30pm and Saturday, 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Contact Shepherds Bush Library to book your 1 hour slot. Avonmore Library, 'TechTalk', free one to one computer skills support is available every day on a drop in basis or by appointment via email

Crochet and knitting clubs

Askew Road Library, Thursday 2pm - 3m. All welcome, just bring your own needles and wool.
Shepherd's Bush Library Thursday , welcome regardless of knitting and crochet ability. Just bring your own needles and yarn
Hammersmith Library Friday 2pm- 3.45pm Knitting club
Fulham Library, every other Saturday, 10am - 12 noon. Knitting club; meetings take place in the Teen Area. £1 adults, 50p children. Please bring your own materials. For more information, email:

ESOL conversation groups

Would you like to improve and practise your English? If English is not your mother tongue and you want to have fun and meet people from all over the world while practising your spoken English, then this is the place for you.

Hammersmith Library Monday 10.30am-11.30am, Thursday 10.30am- 11.30am.
Shepherd's Bush Library, Wednesday 10.30am - 12noon, for beginners only and Saturday 10.30am-12pm
Askew Road Library Saturday 2pm - 3pm

Table Top sale

Come and pick up a bargain, refreshments are also available at this popular community event. Contact the library to confirm the date as it may vary.

Fulham Library, first Saturday of the month, 10.30am - 4.30pm. £10 to hire a table for the day, contact Fulham Library for more information.

National Careers Service

Avonmore Library, caeers advice.Appointments available on Monday and Tuesday.To book, call: 0800 100 900.

Creative writing group

Hammersmith Library Once a month, 6pm - 7.30pm. Dates of next meetings: Tuesday 6 February and Tuesday 6 March 2018. Everyone is welcome and no creative writing experience is required; beginners are particularly welcome. To book your free place, email: or just turn up.

Poetry enjoyment group

The group meets once a month for people to bring a favourite poem or two to read. It is not a creative writing group; all poems must be by published poets. All are welcome to attend the group and enjoy the poetry, however the opportunity to read aloud is limited to ‘group members’ and the group is currently full; attendees are welcome to join the membership waiting list. The group is led by professional poetry performer Lance Pierson.

Fulham Library, first Sunday of the month, 2pm - 4pm. Please contact the library as occasionally times and dates change.

O2 Tech Club

Come and join the O2 Gurus to understand:

Mobile phone basics
Finding your way around smartphones
How to enter and save a number
How to find and call a number and more
How to send a text
How to take a photo
How to record a video and more
Downloading other apps
WhatsApp hands-on experience
Video calling, voice notes and more
Online safety
Learn more about O2's partenership with NSPCC
O2 Tech Club

Shepherd's Bush Library,Friday, 11am - 12.30pm

Police contact point

Visit the local police teams' contact point and speak to your local officers for help and advice.

Shepherds Bush Library, Wednesday, 2.30pm - 4.30pm


January 15, 2018