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Friern Barnet Community Library



Weekly Activities


English Language Skills: 9.30-10.30am, 


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


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


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


Computer Classes  9.30-10.30

FBCL Book Club:  

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.


Pilates on 09:45am

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


FBCL Activities


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.

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

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

Police Surgery 2016 at FBCL 

Our next Ward Panel Meeting 

16 June Police Surgery 15.30-16.30

John Timothy, Coppetts Ward Safer Neighbourhood Team, Barnet Borough, Address: 29 Friern Barnet  Road, N11 1NE, Telephone: 020 71618019, 

More arts and community activities in Barnet:

 Click on Barnet Arts for information about the Arts

Incognito Theatre

Finchley Art Society 
To view the Finchley Art Society gallery, please click here

The Bull Theatre
Barnet Museum
The Arts Depot

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

'Speak Up For Libraries' campaigners lobbied many MPs about the importance of public library services last week. You can keep up to date with any developments on their website by clicking here 

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:


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.

Barnet Libraries Opening Times  

Do you want know more on  local events ? Go to  Local & Link News !

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



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