Upcoming Events


Wednesday 15 March, 7. 30 pm, Poetry and Prose Evening

Leave the stresses of today’s world behind you and join us for a lovely calm evening of poetry and prose. Come along and read an extract from a favourite book on the theme of ‘Ireland’ as we are close to St Patrick’s Day. If you prefeer not to read, then just come along to listen. Drinks and nibbles will be available.

Thursday 6 April visit by children’s author and illustrator Elena Arevalo Melville

Ages 3-7, space is limited so advance booking only, tickets £1

Easter Monday Children’s Activity in the Community Orchard, 11 am – 3 pm

Come along any time between 11 am and 3 pm to hunt for letters that form an anagram of something connected with Easter. A small prize for each correct solution. If it’s wet then we will cancel. The activity will also be available in the Library from Tuesday to Saturday, 11-16 April during library opening hours.

Regular events

Engage in the afternoon, Wednesday 1 March, 2 – 3.30 pm

Caroline Norton of the Family History Society will give a talk entitled ‘A Convict in the Family or a Case of Mistaken Identity’. This will be an informal occasion – no need to book – and refreshments will be served for a suggested donation of £1.

Family Lego Club, Wednesday 1 March, 3.30 – 4.45 pm

On the first Wednesday of every month come to the library and enjoy making a lego or duplo creation. Age 4 and over please and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Games afternoons, Fridays 3 and 17 March, 2 – 4 pm

We will now be holding the games afternoons twice a month during the winder months. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided for a small donation. Current popular games are Scrabble and Rummikub, but feel free to bring along your favourite.

Secondhand books sale, Saturday 5 March, 10.30 – 2 noon

Come along and browse the wide variety of books for sale. All proceeds go to the Friends of Willingham Library

Tuesday 14 March, 10.30-12.30, Digital buddy

Do you struggle to use a computer? John Larence will be in the library to offer advice and help on the second Tuesday of each month, term time only

Knit and natter, Wednesday 15 March, 2 – 4 pm

Join us for an informal and friendly get-together at the library, bringing your own knitting, needlework or any other handicraft. We will be sitting and chatting while working and perhaps giving help and advice to others. Refreshments will be available, donations welcome.