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Philo Cafe at Cowes Library

Future dates and topics for philosophical discussion:

Monday 3rd October 7.00pm - 9.00pm: The love of money

Thursday3rd November 7.00pm - 9.00pm: Blood is thicker than water

Thursday 1st December 7.00pm - 9.00pm: What does it mean to be hospitable?

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.

'Harvest' Season of Plenty or Excess? Join the Island Storytellers at Cowes Library on Monday 19th September 7.30pm onwards.

An evening of harvest stories. 1st half: Tales told by Marion Carmicael,  2nd half: open microphone and your chance to tell a tale.

Suggested donation £2 per person Tel: 07837601315. 

Isle of Wight Day celebration Saturday 24th September 10am - 2pm

We are celebrating IOW Day with a special Isle of Wight themed Lego Club 10.30am - 12.30pm. This ia a free monthly club for the over 5s. Children are set a mission to complete which is then displayed until the next month.

There will be Adult Cards & Board Games for people to play.

Come and meet staff and Supporters of Cowes Library and see what the Library has to offer!

Cakes and refreshments will be available courtesy of the Supporters of Cowes Library Group.

Celebrating Age Festival Tea Party Saturday 1st October 10am - 1pm

Discover all the groups, activities and services hosted by Cowes Library. Meet a friendly representative from AgeUk for information and advice and Age Friendly Island.

Cakes and refreshments are free, but donations are welcome for the Supporters of Cowes Library Fund.

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



Cowes Heritage Ongoing Exhibition: 'Celebrations'

The ongoing Cowes Heritage display in Cowes Library is currently showing 'Celebrations' containing a mixture of interesting local celebrations covering Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard. 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