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Platinum Jubilee Storytime and Craft

Do join us for a fun story and craft session to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee!

Booking is essential and full details are on the poster (left). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is free but donations are always welcome and go towards future events.

June Author Talk

The final author talk before our summer break organised by the Friends of Kennington Library is Heather Rosser’ talking about her memoir of Botswana . See image (left) for full details.


Our events are free and anyone is welcome. Coffee/tea and cake are served from 11 and the talk starts promptly at 11.30am and it takes place at Kennington Village Centre, OX1 5PG.

Get your cuddly toy ready for Story & Rhymetime!

Calling all pre-schoolers!

Grab your cuddly and your grown up (or they may carry you) and crawl/walk/toddle to our fun Rhymetime and Storytime sessions. My Teddy has her best scarf on and is ready to sing with you!

Details are on the picture (right).

Hope to see you then!

May Board Games Club

Come and play board games with us! We have lots of great games and you can bring your own snacks.

Booking is free but essential.

We hope to see you there!

May Author Talk

Join us for another great Friends of Kennington Library talk. Our events are FREE and friendly . Do join us on Wednesday 4th May to hear Angela Cecil Reid. Tea, coffee and cake will be served at 11am and the talk will start at 11.30am sharp (ending 12.30pm).

The event is free but donations are always welcome and will go towards future talks and events. Thanks!

Board Games Club

Come and play board games with us! We have lots of great games and you can bring your own snacks.

Booking is free but essential.

We hope to see you there!

April Author Talk

Join us for another great Friends of Kennington Library talk. Our events are FREE and friendly . Do join us on April 6 to hear Julie Anderson. Coffee and homemade cake will be served at 11am and the talk, with lots of good discussion, will start at 11.30am sharp (ending 12.30pm).

The event is free but donations are always welcome and will go towards future talks and events. Thanks!

March Author Talk 2nd March – NB new start time of 11am!

Do join us, on Wednesday 2nd March, to hear Philip Gooden talking about his fascinating books on the English language.

Coffee & tea will be served from 11am and the talk will begin promptly at 11.30am. The talk will take place in the main hall at Kennington Village Centre (i.e. the library) & is free of charge but donations are always welcome.

Half Term Story & Crafts

Join us this coming half term for stories and craft

Come join us, in half term, for a fun session of stories and mardi gras inspired craft.

This session is open to all children under 11 but they must be accompanied by their responsible adult.

There is no charge but booking is essential and donations are always welcome and all money raised goes to future events.

To book your place(s) please pop into the library or phone/email (details in the image).

We hope to see you then!

February Rhymetime

Monday 14th February may be Valentine’s Day but it is also Rhymetime at the library!

Join us in the library from 2.30pm -3pm on Monday 14th February when we will be sharing & singing some fun songs and rhymes in both English and French.

The event is free but booking is much appreciated – see image for details. All pre schoolers with their responsible adult are very welcome.

Hope to see you then!

This event is supported by Friends of Kennington Library