Events at Marylebone Library & Information Service
Adult Learners’ Week at Marylebone Library
Westminster Adult Education Service Information Day
Wednesday 22 May, 11:00am to 4.00pm
Westminster Adult Education Service offers a wide range of language courses including ESOL courses. Do you want to learn a new language or improve your language skills? Come and speak to WAES tutors who will be available to discuss your needs!
28 May to 2 June 2013
Monday-Friday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 2.00 - 4.00pm
Come and pick up a bargain!
Monthly Meditation Group
Sessions are from 6.00 to 7:30pm, on the first Thursday of the month
Mindfulness is a renowned wisdom practice. This group cultivates mindfulness through meditation and refreshing life-skills, so offers you an integrated, nurturing experience.
Bring yourself and a notebook; be prepared to practise (in the group and at home), share learning and enjoy benefits.
- 6 June: Nurturing Well-being and reducing stress
Facilitator Christene Burgess has studied Mindfulness (masters course) at Bangor University and extensively practised Mindfulness (insight) meditation since 1985. A value of nurturing well-being, human potential and community development has inspired Christene in this field.Free to attend - please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to join the group. For general information visit: www.mindfulness-mbsr.com
Westminster Adult Education Service courses in Marylebone Library and Information Service
Westminster Adult Education Service offers a range of courses that will help you develop Your reading, writing, listening, speaking and IT skills. Marylebone Library host a few of these...
Every Monday & Wednesday from 1.00 to 3.00pm in Marylebone Library
All are welcome and there is no need to book.
*Functional Skills English and Maths courses at Westminster Adult Educational Service are funded by the government and are free of charge. If you are in receipt of certain benefit, courses may also be free. In order to study you will be required to show one of the following during enrolment:
- Passport or Identity Card
- Home Office documentation
- Proof of benefits (dated within the last 3 months).
Computer classes for absolute beginners
Tuesdays from 10.00am to 12.00 noon, in Marylebone Information Service
If you're new to IT and want to learn the basics, we will teach you how to use a computer, use the internet to find information, This IT qualification is great if you're new to IT and want to learn the basics.
You'll learn how to use a computer, use the internet to find information, send emails and keep in touch with friends using email and social media (like Facebook and Twitter).
These sessions are free and there is no need to book: just turn up!
- drop in sessions
Saturdays 25 May, and 29 June, from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.
Talk to an IT expert about your computer problems. You can even bring in your laptop for hands-on advice.
There is no need to book. These sessions are popular - come early if you can!
New Marylebone Library
Marylebone Library and Information Service is moving! A brand new library will be built, opening in 2015. In the meantime, the library will move to temporary premises later this year. To find out more see the New Marylebone Library Plans page.
Regular events for children are run during term-time only, unless otherwise stated.
|Event||Time / date||Info|
|Tiny Tots||Tuesdays at 10.30am||For more information and other sessions available, visit the sessions for under 5s page.|
|Children's Games Club||Tuesdays at 4.00pm||Come along to play board games and have fun!|
|Homework Club||Wednesdays, 3.45 - 5.30pm||Ages 7-13. For more information and other sessions available, visit the Homework Clubs page.|
|Chatterbooks Reading Group||Every second Thursday of the month||Ages 8-11. Contact the library for details.|
|Storytime for under fives||Fridays at 3.45pm||For more information and other sessions available, visit the Sessions for Under 5s page.|
|Family fun with stories and crafts||Saturdays at 11.00am|
|Event||Time / date||Info|
|Healthy Westminster||Regular information & advice sessions.||For more information, please see the Health events page.|
|Writers' Group||Monday evenings - 6.45pm to 7.45pm||For more information, visit the Westminster Writers' Group page.|
|Reading Group||Monthly on a Tuesday||For more information, visit the Reading Group page.|
|Chess Club||Tuesdays at 6.00pm||All abilities welcome. We will try to match you with a suitable partner|
|Graphic Novel Club||Monthly on Wednesdays||For more information, visit the Reading Group page.|
|Local Police Surgery||Monthly event
||A surgery for the public with police community officers from the Bryanston and Dorset Square ward. They will be there to listen to any concerns the community have about what is happening in their neighbourhood.|
|Employment Advice Service||
Wednesdays 10.00am - 12 noon (NextStep)
|This drop-in service is held in Marylebone Information Service (upper floor). For more information and details of other sessions, visit the Employment Advice page.|
|Family History Group||Second Wednesday of every month, 5.30 - 7.00pm. Next meeting - 8 May 2013.||Share your tips and experiences with other people researching family history. No need to book. For more information please email: email@example.com|
|Graphic Novel Club||Monthly on a Wednesday||For more information, please visit the Reading Group page.|
|Discover the Self
Every three weeks on Sundays at 3.00pm
These self discovery meetings are open to all and offer a platform to:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join or for an information leaflet about topics being discussed in session
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