CHARITY BINGO NIGHT IN AID OF THE LIBRARY
FRIDAY 10TH MARCH – 7PM FOR EYES DOWN AT 7.30PM
Join us for a fun evening for just £6.00 for 2 x 6 games of Bingo. The prizes are £2.00 per line and £10.00 for a full house. All proceeds go to the library funds!
You can bring your own drinks and snacks, but snacks and hot and cold drinks will be available to purchase on the night. We will also be holding a Raffle.
Get your tickets now from the counter.
GREETING CARDS & POSTAGE STAMPS
Were you aware that we have Greeting Cards available to purchase along with stamps?
Ask the volunteers for the box of cards to choose that ideal card. 10% of the sales from the cards are donated to the library.
If you shop online please consider collecting FREE donations for the Library by visiting easyfundraising.org.uk, search for lfelibrary and sign up to help us raise more funds!
We have now planned in a couple of events as follows. Make a note in your diary o you don’t miss them.
AFTERNOON TEA - 29TH APRIL 2023 – 2PM TO 4PM
We are having a Special Afternoon Tea prior to the Kings Coronation which will include sandwiches, small cakes, a scone and tea, or coffee if you prefer.
This is a ‘Ticket Only’ event and tickets are limited so purchase yours now from the counter at £6.50 per person. Please purchase your ticketby Friday 21st April so that we can plan our shopping list!
Please note we will not be holding a 1st Saturday of the Month Coffee Morning on Saturday 6th May due the the Kings Coronation.
MAY FAIR - SATURDAY 13TH MAY 2023 – 11AM TO 2PM
Our May Fair will be taking place on the car park as well as in the library. We have various stallholders attending including a Sweet Stall, Resin Makes, Candles, Jewllery, Crystals, Gemstone Trees & Suncatchers, Handmade Gifts including Macrame, Bath & Shower Soaps and more.
We also have a lady who will be selling handmade pots, which can be peronalised with drawings or message. She will also have a table for children to model their own animal and post later when fired.
Please make a date in your diary to join us and support small local businesses.
Events for later in the year include a Quiz Night, Diwali Celebration and a Christmas Fair. More details of these will follow in future Newsletters.
If you would like the library to host any other events, please pass your suggestions on to our Volunteers and these can be discussed at our Events Meeting.
POSTNATAL NUTURE – SUNDAY 26TH MARCH- 7PM TO 8PM
Sandra Lajko will be holding a taster session all mums who have newborns, toddlers or older children with a view to holding future sessions. It will include some yoga inspired moves, stretches and relaxation and a chance to chat to other mums. Come along to find out more
HIRE OF THE LIBRARY
Did you know that we Hire the library for events? Have you a Birthday coming up and want to hold a party? Do you have a need for a meeting place on a regular basis or have a one-off event that you are holding?
Then have a chat with our volunteers for details or head over to our website and complete the Hire of the Library form and we will be in touch to discuss your event with you.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP OUT AT THE LIBRARY?
We are always happy to welcome new Volunteers at the library.
Computer knowledge is not necessary as there are other ways that volunteers can contribute to the running of the library such as filing books, tidying shelves, making drinks and helping at events, etc.
Ask our volunteers for a signup sheet or visit our website, www.lfelibrary.org and apply online.
Any help would be appreciated.
During the colder months, and beyond, during our normal opening hours, we are open as a 'Warm Hub' where you can spend time:
Bring along your craft or hobby activity
Complete a Jigsaw
Play Board Games
Meet up with friends to chat and keep warm in comfort.
Bring the children along to play in our safe play area
We have the following available to purchase:
Hot drinks, Cup a Soups, Toast, Crumpets & Snacks
Monday 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 4pm
6pm to 8pm (when we hold our Craft Group)
Thursday 10am to Noon & 2pm to 4pm
Friday 2pm to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 1pm
Regular Events & Groups
LFE Stitchers – Every Monday – 7pm to 9pm
£10.00 per month – All Crafters welcome
Teapot Club – Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday – 2pm to 4pm
£2.50 per person, includes a drink and cake/biscuit
Women’s Well Being Sessions – Taichi & Qigong – 7pm to 8pm
£5.00 per session – All proceeds go to the library
Coffee and Chat - Every Wednesday - 10am to Noon
£2.50 includes a Hot Drink
The Craft Group - Every Wednesday - 6pm to 8pm
£2.50 includes a Hot Drink
Baby & Toddler Meet Up Group- Every Thursday – 10am to Noon
A drop in Session for people who look after Babies & Toddlers
THE LE3 Ladies Group – Every 3rd Thursday of the Month - 7.45pm Onwards
Next Meeting – 16th March 2023
Life in the Swinging Sixties
£30.00 per year from 1st Jan to 31st Mar
£22.50 from 1st Apr to 30th June
£15.00 from 1st July to 30th Sept
£7.50 from 1st Oct to 31st Dec
£4.00 if you are attending as a visitor
Busy Bees - Every Friday - 2.30pm to 3pm and 3.15pm to 4pm
For children of all ages
Various weekly activities may include – Stories, Book, Craft Activities, Lego, Art, Games, Songs and more.
1st Saturday of the Month Coffee Morning – 10am to 1pm
Includes Construction Club – Donations Welcome