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Friern Barnet Community Library

 

 

 


 

 

    

*Current Events;   

 

 

Macmillan Cancer Support Tea.

Gather together for a cup of tea and some cake at Friern Barnet Library to support Macmillan Cancer. 7th October, 7 to 11am. (Please provide some cake if you can). 

 

 

 

Resumed English Classes,

English as a Foreign Language lessons re-run from - 12 September at 9.30 am.

Mondays & Wednesdays - 9:30.

Please see Weekly event below.

 

 

                               Quiz Night with Fish & Chip Supper

                               Join our fish supper to help save lives at sea - 

                               RNLI.ORG  #RNLIFISHSUPPORT

                               Saturday, 15 of October 2016,  19:30.

 

 

Summer Reading Challenge -  ceremony at the library on Saturday 17th September 

 

Summer Reading Challenge - 

Our Summer Reading Challenge concluded with a small ceremony at the library on Saturday 17th September at which children attended with their parents to be presented with their certificates and medals for completing the six book challenge. (see above photo)

The children were clearly delighted to receive their rewards, and congratulations to all who participated. In all, over 50 children signed up and nearly 500 children's books were loaned.

Kate Salinger and Hugh Weldon, who organised the challenge, thank all those who came and hope the children keep up the reading habit!

Regards

Hugh

 

Bare Bones Drama Project   

''Help!, I'm Addicted To My Phone''

Start 7 - 9pm 15 September 2016, for Teens.

Whole Project last a term explores how people become too dependant on their mobile phones. 

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Summer Reading Challenge -

ceremony to issue the medals and certificates. 17 September, at 1pm.

 

 

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Weekly Activities;




Monday: 

*Resumed English Classes - TEFAL, 9:30 am.

Career Advice,  11 -3 (Steve)

 

Tuesdays

Pilates, £6 (10 am)
Knit and Natter (11 am) 
YOGA* 7pm-8pm. 

 

Wednesdays

English classes between 9.30-10.30am
Baby playgroup: Mothers and Toddlers Rhyme time session 11-11:45am 


Thursdays:

Computer Classes  9.30-10.30
A playgroup for toddlers from 11-12.30pm
Knitting  from 1pm onwards 

Bare Bones - Drama Project Starts 7 - 9 pm.

 

Friday: 

Computer Classes  9.30-10.30

Saturday: 

Pilates on 09:45am

A new creative writing course in the library on Saturdays from 11-12.30.

 

Sundays:  

Closed..



 Upcoming Events & Classes & Workshops in YOUR Library;

 

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Summer Reading Challenge - 

 

 

Our Summer Reading Challenge concluded with a small ceremony at the library on Saturday 17th September at which children attended with their parents to be presented with their certificates and medals for completing the six book challenge. (see above photo)

The children were clearly delighted to receive their rewards, and congratulations to all who participated. In all, over 50 children signed up and nearly 500 children's books were loaned.

Kate Salinger and Hugh Weldon, who organised the challenge, thank all those who came and hope the children keep up the reading habit!

Regards

Hugh

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 Summer Reading Challenge - 

ceremony to issue the medals and certificates. 17 September, at 1pm.

 

Thank you to all those who participated in our Summer Reading Challenge which was a great success. Over fifty children signed up and we loaned nearly 500 children's books during the course of the holidays!

We would like to invite you to come to the library at 1pm on Saturday 17th September for a brief ceremony to issue the medals and certificates. Light refreshments will be available.
However the children will need to return their fold out record card with their name clearly written on it before the 17th so that we can print names on the certificates. Many of you have already done this but if not, please let us have them as soon as possible.

If you cannot attend on the 17th, we will keep the certificates and medals at the library available for collection. If it is difficult for you to come to the library during opening hours please let us know and we will arrange to have them posted out.

We do hope the children enjoyed the challenge, and we look forward to running it again next summer.
Many thanks
Hugh

 

 

Summer Reading Challenge - Activity. 

Parents and carers of children who registered for the Summer Reading Challenge are invited to bring their children to the library on Friday 19th August from 9.30 to 11.00 am for an activity morning.

If you gave us an email address when you registered, you will automatically be contacted, but in case not, you are cordially invited to bring your children. We can only accept children already registered.

We will have a range of activities related to the reading challenge: drawing, wordsearches and some writing about the books the children have read, so please ensure they bring with them at least one of their chosen books. Juice and biscuits will be available, and tea and coffee for parents/carers.

There will also be time to choose and borrow books.

If you do not receive an email, please contact hughfbcl@gmail.com to confirm your attendance so we have an idea of the number of children we need to prepare for.

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Here is a Link To Reading Agency, for more info About 'Summer Reading Challenge'. 

 


 

 

Bare Bones Drama Project   

''Help!, I'm Addicted To My Phone''

Start 7 - 9pm 15 September 2016, for Teens.

Whole Project last a term explores how people become too dependant on their mobile phones. 

 



 

 

Quiz in Friern Barnet Community Library.

*Quiz Evening, Saturday 13th August at 7:30 pm.

 

We are holding a fundraising quiz to raise money for new books for the autumn.   
The quiz will be held at the library on Saturday 13th August at 7:30 pm and the topic will be literature.  Cost £6 per person.  There will be prizes and soft drinks but no food this time.  We are asking people to join tables of 8 for a maximum of 64 people.  Purchase tickets from the desk in advance to avoid disappointment. 
Please bring any fun snacks you wish to share with your friends.  There will also be a number of raffle prizes available.
Please ask staff-desk if you need more information about this event.


 

Bookclub:

10 June Book Group 'Death Comes to Pemberley' by P.D. James.

8 July Book Group 'My Dear I Wanted to Tell You' by Louisa Young.
Friday 19th August Book Group 11-12.  'Chalcott Crescent' by Faye Weldon
Friday 16 September  Book Group 11-12.  'The Hare with Amber Eyes' by Edmund De Waal


 

Interested in WRITING..?!

 

We would be Re-Starting  'CREATING WRITING' course by Popular Demand!, So it would be running From; 2nd of July, 11am to 12:30. It is a 6-weeks-course. 

Please register your interest by talking to staff-Desk, or phone; 079 80 53 90 21. 



 

 

Want to help? Volunteers are always welcome at FBCL

We are always interested in new volunteers to work two hour shifts on our rota, but have a particular requirement at the moment for people who are able to work on Saturdays to do a two hour shift between 11 am and 7 pm (Normally, 11-1, 1-3, 3-5, 5-7). If you are interested and available at those times, please contact hughweldon@hotmail.com or request a volunteer application form from our desk staff.


Computer Classes 

Our computer classes will be continuing from 9.30 to 10.30 on Thursdays and Fridays. These are aimed at older people with little or no previous experience and you are welcome to attend regularly or 'drop-in' to work on a particular topic such as producing Word documents, spreadsheets, internet or emails. Individual guidance is offered and the classes are completely free. Leave your name with our desk staff if you would like to attend or contact Hugh on 0784 6045931. Please inform any friends or family members who may be interested and may not see an online advertisement', or similar.


Novel Focus Group: Ever dreamed of writing a novel? If you interested for next term, please contact Greenacre Writers

The session will take place Friern Barnet Community Library, Friern Barnet Road, N11 3DS:

6.30pm to 7.30pm Friday 

If you are interested in joining this group; email: allenashley-writer@hotmail.co.uk

 

 


 

Private musical sessions for babies and toddlers

 


 

Police Surgery 2016 at FBCL 

 

Dear Ward Member,
 
This is to make you aware of a recent type of crime slowly affecting motor vehicles with keyless technology. Please ensure that you keep the keys of those vehicles away from the front door of your properties so that they cannot be scanned with an electronic device.
 
The suspects are using a scanning device that scans the frequency of the car keys and then they copy this to be able to gain access to the vehicle and drive it off. This relates to all vehicles fitted with keyless operating systems from 2010 onwards.
 
Going forward - Crime prevention tactics include:
 
- Having secondary means to secure the car ...like Krook Locks on steering wheel or similar devices..
- Car keys should also be kept at the back of the house in a drawer or cupboard so that the key is shielded and out of range.
 
Kindly find attached a crime prevention leaflet on keyless motor vehicle entry.
 
Many thanks,

Our next Ward Panel Meeting 

Thursday  21st July 2015  from 1530 -1630 hours
 
Thursday  4th August 2016  from 1530 -1630 hours
 
Thursday  8th September 2016  from 1530 -1630 hours
 
Many thanks,
 
John Timothy Mo .S. KAMARA PCSO 7177SX 
    Coppetts Ward Safer Neighbourhood Team, 
    Barnet Borough 
Address:
     29 Friern Barnet  Road, N11 1NE 
MetPhone: 556663  
Mobile:07920 233 744 
Telephone:020 71618019

 




 


 

More arts and community activities in Barnet:

Teenage Phone Addict!

Please see below ad;

 

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Need legal advice,

If you want some advice and help with an issue or some legal advice, you can contact the citizen advice bureau, please click here for details click on CAB


 
Barnet Home Educators on Facebook. 

The group generally meets every 2 weeks from 11:00am-12.30pm on Friday mornings.  The next meeting TBC please contact Eszter for further details on szteln@yahoo.com

 


Finchley Art Society 


To view the Finchley Art Society gallery, please click here

 

The Bull Theatre Barnet Museum The Arts Depot


 

Incognito Theatre

 Click on Barnet Arts for information about the Arts


Finchley Festival; 

 

 

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The Guardian covered a story about the event and you can click here to read about how libraries

form an integral part of any community. In addition, you can support a petition here

Public Libraries News

Twitter: #kid4libraries @SaveBarnetLibs     #savebarnetlibraries

A message from the campaign:

SAVE BARNET LIBRARIES CAMPAIGN

Watch this short video,

Sign the petition here and if you are interested, why not join the 'Save Barnet Libraries page on Facebook. But also write to your local councillor to express your interest and support for libraries.


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Read about the latest training and publications from Child Poverty Action Group.  

  


 

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