Cowes Library

What's new

Easter crafts for children organised by the Supporters of Cowes Library

Saturday 8th April 2017 10am - 1.00pm
The event is free, but donations towards materials welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout. Cakes and refreshments will be available.

Dinosaur stomp! For 4 - 8 year olds

Friday 21st April 10.30am - 11.30am

Enjoy some dinosaur stories and make your own dinosaur to take home. The event is free and there is no need to book. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

Cowes Library is celebrating World Book Night

Saturday 22nd April 10.00am - 4.30pm

Cowes Library is celebrating World Book Night with a donated book sale and book swap table. There will also be a book related LEGO Club from 10.30am - 12.30pm. Refreshments will be available courtesy of the Supporters of Cowes Library.

Wire Wrapped Sea Glass Jewellery Workshop

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 1.30pm - 4.30pm
A Jewellery Workshop at Cowes Library in the skills and techniques of Wire Wrapped Sea Glass Jewellery for beginners.  Learn these techniques and skills to make your own Jewellery.  The session lasts for 3 hours and costs £15 for which a £5 deposit is required to secure a place. You must book in advance. Sign up sheet in library or telephone Cowes Library using the information in the 'Contact' tab above.

Limited spaces available, dependant upon sign up, please ask for details.

Dichroic Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Wednesday 10th May 2017 1.30pm - 4.30pm
A Jewellery Workshop at Cowes Library in the skills and techniques of Dichroic Fused Glass Jewellery for beginners.  Learn how to cut and layer using different colours and types of glass. Later fused in a kiln. The session lasts 3 hours and costs £30 per person with a  £10 deposit required to secure your place. You must book in advance.  Sign up sheet in library or telephone Cowes Library using the information in the 'Contact' tab above.

Limited spaces available, dependant upon sign up, please ask for details.

Genealogy on the Internet

Thursday 11th May 10.00am - 12.00pm.
Learn about how to research your family online. Run by the County Record Office in Cowes Library. Cost is £5. You must book in advance. For more information, contact the Record Office at record.office@iow.gov.uk or on 01983 823820 or to book a place contact Cowes Library using the 'Contact' tab above.

Philo Cafe at Cowes Library

Future dates and topics for philosophical discussion - Thursday 11th May 2017 7.00pm - 9.00pm Topic for discussion: Intuition or a hunch?

This is a monthly event, sponsored by the Society for the Furtherance of Critical Philosophy and is open to anyone who wants to take part in philosophical discussion about topics that matter in our lives, but in a casual way and is based on our own experiences.

To learn more about the Society for the Furtherance of Critical Philosophy please visit their website by clicking here.

Refreshments are available courtesy of the Supporters of Cowes Library Group, so just come along for an interesting and friendly evening, or for more information, contact Cowes Library using the 'Contact' tab above.

Dance Fit! Sessions in Cowes Library every Tuesday 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Run by Lily's Dance.  Dance Fit is a fun way to get fit. Its friendly dance fitness session suits all abilities.

It costs £4.50 per session. No need to book. You can bulk buy 4 sessions for £16 valid only for month of purchase.

For more information:

Telephone: 07925514321

Email: lilysdance@outlook.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lilysdanceiow 

Cowes Heritage Ongoing Exhibition: 'The development of Somerton airfield'

The ongoing Cowes Heritage display in Cowes Library is currently showing 'The development of Somerton airfield' containing a mixture of interesting local information on the people, places and businesses that have been involved over the years. The exhibition can be seen during normal opening hours and is changed on a monthly basis.

To learn more about Cowes Heritage, please visit their website at www.Cowesheritage.co.uk.