Mondays see the return of our favourite Maths and English teacher, Shirley! From 10am to 12 noon, she teaches maths from Entry Levels up to Level 1 and Level 2 which are certified exams, and great for your CV. From 12:30 to 2:30, she teaches English, again up to Level 2. Classes are fun and… Continue reading Monday Learning!
During the school holidays, keeping the kids busy can be a nightmare, so here at Southey Library, we’re holding a series of ‘Friday Discos’ to keep your children out of mischief. The sessions are between 1:00pm and 3:00pm and are suitable for children from 5 years onwards They’ll have fun and can try out the… Continue reading Friday Afternoon Disco
Everyone loves playing board games. Hours of fun without a cable in sight! Every Monday afternoon from 1:00pm onwards, we’re hosting a great choice of board games for anyone to come in and play. Games include: Snakes & Ladders, Ludo, Monopoly, Warhammer and Shadespire, while we have packs of playing cards for the more ‘traditional… Continue reading Monday Afternoon Board Games
On Thursday August 2nd between 11:30 and 12:30, children of all ages (…and more than a few adults, we’d imagine!) will be here for our ‘Science With Sweets’ series of experiments. This promises to be a really fun session, and like most of our activities, it is ENTIRELY FREE OF CHARGE!
Summer time is always a great time to visit your local library, and last week and this, we’ve had groups of local school children round in their classes with teachers and teaching assistants. We’ve been explaining just how a library works; the different things you can do and learn and how all the knowledge is… Continue reading Welcoming Local Schools
[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Here at Southey Library, we’re passionate about our readers and users, and we’ll go to almost any length to help local people. To this end, over recent years we’ve been aware that our old-fashioned fluorescent lighting has been criticised, so a while ago we set up a special fund to raise the money required… Continue reading New LED Lighting!
[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Local author, David Jackson has very kindly donated a copy of his latest, self-published book called ‘Jake and the Lad from the Manor’. This story is a fictional tale of two boys who grew up in Sheffield and the surrounding area, and gives insights into living and working in a mining community. Possibly not… Continue reading Local Author Donates His Book
[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]This year, the annual Summer Reading Challenge starts on the 11th of July running for 6 weeks, and this year, the theme is ‘Dennis The Menace’ from The Beano comic, so look out for the posters! People of all ages -but especially children- can enter this free competition to read six books over Summer.… Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge