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Discover what’s going on at your local library and libraries around the county. Our calendar lists clubs, children’s activities, training, talks, special events and outreach activities for all ages and interests.

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Make music – Coding Jam and Specdrums

Watchet Community Library

Come and make music digitally using “Coding Jam” and “Specdrums” Ages 6 to 12 years.

12 December, 2019 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Digital Art

Minehead Library

Create your own stunning artwork with “Masterpiece” or design an animated story with “Monster” Booking sdvisable…

16 December, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Read and Rhyme

Wells Library

Rhyming activities for pre-school children. Free of charge but booking is required – email wlslib@somerset.gov.uk

12 December, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Police beat surgery

Martock Library

Meet your local neighbourhood policing team.

11 December, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Meet Cozmo

Williton Library

Come and meet this small robot with a big personality. He loves to play and learn.…

11 January, 2020 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Drive a Drone

Minehead Library

Have a go at driving or coding a floor drone. They’re fast and wicked!

13 January, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Author Talk – Nikki Copleston

Wells Library

Award-winning writer Nikki Copleston will talk about her crime novels set in Wiltshire, featuring the charismatic…

14 December, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Create with 3D Pens

Watchet Community Library

Create your own designs using 3D pens.

23 January, 2020 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Designing with 3D Pens

Minehead Library

Come and have a go at creating designs using 3D pens – it’s great fun!

27 January, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drive a Drone

Williton Library

Have a go at driving a drone – or even try coding it!

8 February, 2020 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Making Coding and Maths Fun

Minehead Library

Go on an adventure with Awbie – easy coding and have a go at the Pizza…

10 February, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Augmented Reality

Watchet Community Library

Have a go at colouring in sheets and seeing the picture come to life in front…

20 February, 2020 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Nintendo Challenge

Minehead Library

Challenge your friends in Mario Kart or go to Mario Party.

24 February, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Let’s Make Music

Williton Library

Using coding games and ipads to create music – noisy and fun!

7 March, 2020 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Augmented Reality

Minehead Library

Come and have a go at colouring in special sheets and see your creations come to…

9 March, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Nintendo Challenge

Watchet Community Library

Come and have a go at Mario Kart Time Trials. How fast will you complete the…

19 March, 2020 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Meet Cozmo

Minehead Library

Come and meet this amazing little robot with the big attitude. Play with him or code…

23 March, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Meet Awbie and the Pizza Maker

Williton Library

Go on a coding adventure with Awbie or run your own pizza shop.

4 April, 2020 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Lego Club

Ilminster Library

Meet up with other Lego fans and create something inspired by the monthly theme. Finished models…

14 December, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Reading Group

Ilminster Library

Our friendly, informal reading group meets monthly to discuss our chosen book over a cup of…

20 December, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Christmas tree crafts

Crewkerne Library

Running on three consecutive Saturdays, come and help us make the decorations needed for our Christmas…

7 December, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Christmas drop-in craft – 3D snowmen

Crewkerne Library

On all morning, come and make a 3D snowman to hang on your tree.

7 December, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Drop-in craft – pop up gingerbread men cards

Crewkerne Library

Come and make these easy but effective gingerbread men cards. Give to a special person or…

14 December, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Drop-in craft – colourful cone Christmas trees

Crewkerne Library

Easy or difficult! You have the choice of which of these colouring activities you do, but…

21 December, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Friends Against Scams

Burnham-on-Sea Library

NatWest will be hosting their ‘Friends Against Scams Awareness’ on Wednesday 29 January 2020 from 10.30am…

29 January, 2020 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Magical Storytime with Frozen’s Elsa

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Just wanting to ‘Let you know, Let you know…’ we are hosting Frozen’s Elsa for a…

14 December, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Murder Mystery – A Christmas Murder

Yeovil Library

Who could have killed the butler at a country house during Christmas? Come and help solve…

12 December, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

NHS Health Checks

Street Community Library

Aged 40 to 74 years? Even though you might be feeling great, if you’re over 40…

3 January, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

A Magical Evening of Christmas Stories

Street Community Library

Hosted by The Friends of Street Library. On the last day of school, storytellers will read…

20 December, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Winter Reading Challenge

Priorswood Community Library

For children to read 3 books in December. The event starts 2 December and ends 7…

2 December, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Christmas ToddlerTime

Chard Library

Special Christmas Toddlers – with songs, rhymes and very ( ! ) short stories for all…

16 December, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Welcome Home Ursula – Christmas Storytelling

Wells Library

Bring along your teddy or toy animal to this Christmas Storytelling event by local author Beth…

23 December, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Library Panto Reading

Wells Library

Come and listen to an extract from Beauty and the Beast read by local Wells U3A…

11 January, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Springtime Writing Workshop

Wells Library

To celebrate spring, we’ll be thinking about the ancient myth of Persephone, considering point of view…

19 February, 2020 from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm

Stellar Scribes Writing Workshop

Glastonbury Library

Have you always wanted to write but never dared? Then why not come along to our…

10 January, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Regular events - (196)

3D Printing advice

The Glass Box

Pop in and see Tony our 3D print technician volunteer

Weekly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Adult Craft Group

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Come and learn to crochet and improve both knitting and crochet skills. Coffee and biscuits served.

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Baby Boogie

Taunton Library

Rhymetimes for babies up to 12 months old. Term time only.

Weekly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Baby Boogie

Ilminster Library

Songs and rhymes for 0 to 12 month old babies. Weekly event in term time only.

Weekly on a Friday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Baby Boogie

Wellington Library

Rhymetimes for babies up to 12 months old Term time only

Weekly on a Wednesday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Baby Boogie

Chard Library

Songs and Rhymes for babies under 12 months. Every Friday during term time.

Weekly on a Friday from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Baby Boogie Rhyme Time

Frome Library

For babies under 12 months old. You’re sure of a friendly welcome at any of the…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Beginners iPad and tablet sessions

Somerton Community Library

Help and guidance with using iPads and tablets.

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Beginners Online Computer Sessions

Bridgwater library

Do you need help learning to use the internet? Library staff can help you with free…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Beginners Online Computer Sessions

Bridgwater library

Do you need help learning to use the internet? Library staff can help you with free…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Beginners Online Computer Sessions

Wellington Library

Do you need help learning to use the internet? Library staff can help you with free…

Weekly on a Monday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Beginners Sketching

Taunton Library

All you need is a sketching pad, a range of B pencils and enthusiasm. Booking essential…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Board Gamers

Minehead Library

Do you like playing board games? Drop in to the library and take part. It’s fun,…

Fortnightly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Board Games

Watchet Community Library

Pop in for a game of Rumikub, Scrabble, Dominoes, Cards and puzzles Takes place on the…

Monthly on a Monday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Book Group

Street Community Library

Join in the discussion of the book that the group have been reading each month. No…

Monthly on a Friday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Book group

Dulverton Library

Come and join our friendly group which meets monthly. Plenty of discussion with tea and biscuits!…

Monthly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News Reporter Surgery

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Alice Simmons would like to hear of any news happening in your local area. Got something…

Fortnightly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News Reporter Surgery

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Alice Simmons would like to hear anything you have to offer that’s local to the area.…

Fortnightly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Chatterbooks

Wincanton Library

Reading Group for children aged 8 – 12. Please book your place at the counter.

Monthly on a Wednesday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Chatterbooks

Taunton Library

Chatterbooks is a nationally co-ordinated programme of reading groups. The session is for children aged 7…

Other on a Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm

Chatterbooks Children’s Book Club

Frome Library

Because everything changes when we read… All stories are magic, not just Harry Potter or Winnie…

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Chess Club

Shepton Mallet Library

Chess club for children and families. Third Saturday of the month

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Chess Mates

Frome Library

Do you know your doubled pawn from your zugzwang? Are you a maestro of the Nimzowitsch…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Children – Design a Christmas Jumper!

Bridgwater library

Enter our ‘Design a Christmas Jumper Competition’! Pick up your entry sheet at Bridgwater Library* and…

Daily on a Monday and a Tuesday and a Wednesday and a Thursday and a Friday and a Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Children! – Write a letter to Santa!

Bridgwater library

Come in to the Library* to write a special letter to Santa and post it in…

Daily on a Monday and a Tuesday and a Wednesday and a Thursday and a Friday and a Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Children’s Creative Writing Workshop

Yeovil Library

Ever wanted to write a story? Come along and learn how, with this fun and interactive…

Fortnightly on a Tuesday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Code Club

The Glass Box

Term time only. Aged 9 to 11 years? Do you want to know about computer coding?…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Code Club

Chard Library

For children aged between 9-13. Learn to Code, create games, fly a drone and much more!…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Code Club

Frome Library

Are your children interested in making computer games and animations? Do they want to learn about…

Weekly on a Monday from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Comic Club

Chard Library

Create your own characters and stories with the help of Vicky.

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Computer / Tablet / E-Book Problems?

The Glass Box

Drop in and we will try to solve any problems you are having and our volunteer…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Computer / Tablet / E-Book Problems?

The Glass Box

Drop in and we will try to solve any problems you are having and our volunteer…

Weekly on a Friday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Conversation Café

Taunton Library

Would you like to speak better English? This could help you: Make new friends & find…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Craft and Chat

Bridgwater library

Come along to this monthly group for a chance to have a chat while you work…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Crafternooners

Dulverton Library

Craft group for adults.

Monthly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Crafternooners

Dulverton Library

Third Thursday of the month. A spill-over group from the craft activity on the Friday before.

Monthly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Crafty Saturday

Shepton Mallet Library

Children’s drop-in craft event. Second Saturday of the month

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Creative Writing

Taunton Library

A friendly and supportive group invites you to come and join them for interesting and enjoyable…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Creative Writing

Chard Library

A small group of creative people who enjoy sharing ideas and creating prose All welcome Second…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Creative Writing Class

Wells Library

This is a new group which started in January 2019 and is looking for new members,…

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 am to 4:00 am

Creative Writing Class

Wells Library

An established creative writing group, currently full every Tuesday.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Digital Help

Glastonbury Library

If you need help with your tablet, phone or laptop, come along to our advisory sessions…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Digital World

Minehead Library

Drop in to have fun with digital tech and toys. Ideal for 9 to 15 year…

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Doggerel Dabblers – poetry writing group

Glastonbury Library

Do you enjoy writing poetry? If you do come along to our poetry group, meeting on…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Employment hub

Dulverton Library

Multi agency event giving advice.

Monthly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Engage Volunteering

Taunton Library

Thinking about volunteering? Come along!

Weekly on a Tuesday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Family History

Minehead Library

Minehead Library is working in partnership with the West Somerset branch of the Somerset and Dorset…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 1:50 pm to 3:50 pm

Family History

Williton Library

Have you ever wondered about your family history? Where your ancestors lived or what they did?…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Family History

Williton Library

Have you ever wondered about your family history? Where your ancestors lived or what they did?…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Family History

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Want to know more about your family? Then this is the place to start! This group…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 10:15 am to 12:00 pm

Family History

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Want to know more about your family? Then this is the place to start! This group…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 10:15 am to 12:00 pm

Family History – Ancestry Computer Sessions

Bridgwater library

Come and learn about your family history using the Ancestry website (Library Edition). Our lovely volunteers…

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Family History Workshop

Wells Library

Research your family on the internet with assistance from the Somerset & Dorset Family History Society.…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Free Peep Group for 0 to 4 year olds

Bridgwater library

Come along to the Peep Group at Bridgwater Library and be supported in making a real…

Weekly on a Monday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Free Spooky Half Term Treasure Hunt

Bridgwater library

Come and hunt for the clues in our Free Spook-tastic Treasure Hunt at Bridgwater Library! Just…

Daily on a Monday and a Tuesday and a Wednesday and a Thursday and a Friday and a Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

French Conversation For Beginners

Street Community Library

Going on holiday to France and would like to brush up on your French? Know a…

Fortnightly on a Friday from 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Games Club

Chard Library

Challenge your friends, or make new ones…play Jenga, chess, draughts and lots more. Contact the library…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Games Day

Taunton Library

Drop in and play board games. Adults £2.50, Children £1.00. Run by Friends of Taunton Library.…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Gentle Yoga

Glastonbury Library

Gentle Yoga with Jill Rossiter, British Wheel of Yoga teacher. This gentle form of Yoga will…

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Get Online Session

Taunton Library

Get online with your tablet, ipad or laptop. Not sure where to start with the online…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get Online Session

Taunton Library

Get online with your tablet, ipad or laptop. Not sure where to start with the online…

Weekly on a Thursday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Get Online with your Tablet or iPad

Minehead Library

Free computer courses. Not sure where to start in the online world? Library staff can help…

Weekly on a Monday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Guided Family History

Frome Library

Who do you think you are? Frome Family History Group run a Saturday morning session once…

Monthly on a Saturday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Health Walks

Langport Library

Two health walks in Langport meet every Monday inside Langport Library – one short, and one…

Weekly on a Monday from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Healthwatch Somerset drop-in

Glastonbury Library

Do health care services in Somerset know what you really think? Your feedback can make a…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Home Library Service Drop in

Taunton Library

Do you or anyone you know require this service? Are you interested in supporting this service?…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

iPad and tablet sessions

Wells Library

For beginners only – learn to set up and use email, find information, use apps, and…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Knit and Knatter

Bridgwater library

Whether you’re a knitter, stitcher or crocheter, why not come along every fortnight and have a…

Fortnightly on a Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Knit and Knatter

Frome Library

Are you nutty about knitting, or is your latest knitting project making you unravel? Frome Library’s…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Knit and Knatter on a Friday

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Informal group that comes together for a chat over a coffee, whilst sharing knitting, sewing, embroidery…

Weekly on a Friday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Knit and Knatter on a Monday

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Informal group that comes together each week for a chat and a coffee whilst sharing knitting,…

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Knit and Natter

Wells Library

For the experienced knitter and the beginner – all welcome.

Weekly on a Thursday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Knit and Natter

Yeovil Library

Do you knit? Can you natter? Then Yeovil Library’s weekly Knit and Natter group is the…

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Knit and Natter

Chard Library

A group of enthusiastic knitters meet to share their ideas and experience. All welcome. Second and…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Knit and Natter

Langport Library

Enjoy a chat with a coffee Bring along your knitting or other craft, and enjoy the…

Weekly on a Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Knit and natter

Dulverton Library

Come and join our friendly group who enjoy knitting and chatting. You can do your own…

Monthly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Knit and Natter

Martock Library

Weekly group of enthusiastic knitters. Everybody welcome.

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Knotty Knitters

Glastonbury Library

Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Or do you want to brush up…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Ladies of the Square Table Book Group

Glastonbury Library

Book group meeting in the Library on third Monday of the month.

Monthly on a Monday from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Late Library Hangout

Minehead Library

Come along to our regular ‘after hours’ regular club, where you can sit in comfort, meet…

Weekly on a Thursday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Late Library Hangout

Williton Library

Come along to our regular ‘after hours’ club, where you can sit in comfort, meet with…

Weekly on a Monday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Late Library Hangout

Dulverton Library

Come along to out regular ‘after hours’ club, where you can sit in comfort, meet with…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Lego Activity

Priorswood Community Library

Come and create your own lego design. Drop in.

Weekly on a Monday and a Wednesday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lego Activity

Priorswood Community Library

Come and create your own lego design. Drop in.

Weekly on a Tuesday and a Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Lego Club

Wincanton Library

Lego Club for children aged 5 – 10 during term time only

Weekly on a Monday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Lego Club

Minehead Library

Does your child love Lego and is aged between 6 and 12? Each month there will…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego club

Dulverton Library

Open to all children over 5 yrs.

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

LEGO Club

Wellington Library

Monthly LEGO club. Last Saturday of the month.

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Lego Club

Taunton Library

Come and create your own lego design. Different themes each week. Booking essential Ages 6-12 years.…

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Lego Club

Taunton Library

Come and create your own lego design. Different themes each week. Booking essential Ages 6-12 years.…

Monthly on a Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm

Lego Club

Yeovil Library

A weekly Lego club where children are given a theme to construct their build around. This…

Weekly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego Club

Porlock Community Library

Lego Club for 5 to 12 year olds (under 8’s must be accompanied by a responsible…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego Club

Williton Library

Come and join in the fun at our Lego Club – for 6 to 12 year…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Lego Club

Bridgwater library

Our popular Lego Club is held on the second and third Saturday of every month. Suitable…

Other on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Lego Club

Glastonbury Library

@Glastonbury Library – Do your Children love Lego? Why not pop in and let your creativity…

Monthly on a Saturday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Lego Club

Shepton Mallet Library

Free drop-in event for children. First Saturday of the month

Weekly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lego Club

Chard Library

Take the Lego challenge each month, or if you’d rather, just come and build. For 6…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego Club

Somerton Community Library

Come and take part in a Lego challenge every other Saturday. Drink and snack provided. Parents…

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego Club

Somerton Community Library

Fun with Lego!

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lego Club

South Petherton Community Library

A chance to use your imagination and be creative using Lego!

Weekly on a Saturday from 9:45 am to 11:00 am

Lego Thursdays

Yeovil Library

Free Lego mornings over the summer holidays each with a space theme.

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Library Book Group

Yeovil Library

A friendly book group run by library staff. We read a wide range of genres focusing…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Little Montessori House Stories and Rhymes

Bridgwater library

In addition to our usual Story and Rhyme Time on Fridays, we are lucky enough to…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Loop the Loop

Williton Library

Knitting and crocheting for all ages Second Thursday of every month

Monthly on a Thursday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Mah Jong games session

Crewkerne Library

Come and learn how to play this Chinese tile-based game. Tuition provided. This group is free…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Mahjong

Taunton Library

Beginners and advanced players welcome. Run by Friends of Taunton library.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Minehead Bookworms

Minehead Library

Does your child like reading? The Children’s Library  Book Group discover a new book every month.…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Minehead Code Club

Minehead Library

Are your children into making computer games and animations? Do they want to learn about coding?…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Minehead Code Club

Minehead Library

Are your children into making computer games and animations? Do they want to learn about coding?…

Weekly on a Friday from 3:50 pm to 4:50 pm

Monday Readers

Wincanton Library

Monthly Reading Group. Please ask at the counter for the latest book.

Monthly on a Monday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Nat West Drop-in

Langport Library

An opportunity to talk to a professional Nat West staff member about any banking concerns

Weekly on a Monday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

NHS Health Checks

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Want to find out how fit and healthy you are now that you’ve hit 40? The…

Fortnightly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

Nintendo Switch

The Glass Box

Starting from the 1st June, every 4 weeks on a Saturday. Come and play Nintendo Switch…

Monthly on a Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Nintendo Switch

The Glass Box

Starting from the 8th June, every 4 weeks on a Saturday. Come and play Nintendo Switch…

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Nintendo Switch

The Glass Box

Starting from the 22nd June, every 4 weeks on a Saturday. Come and play Nintendo Switch…

Monthly on a Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Nintendo Switch Saturday

Glastonbury Library

Come along on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month for an hour of gaming…

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

No 1 Book Group

Minehead Library

For more details about Minehead Library’s reading group, please ask a member of staff

Monthly on a Thursday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Our Voice Taunton

Taunton Library

Are you over 18 years old, have a learning disability and want to: meet new friends…

Monthly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Page Turners Reading Group

Taunton Library

Reading group run by Friends of Taunton Library. Please contact Judith Laurance jhlaurance@gmail.com. Run by Friends…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Peep Group

Chard Library

Peep sessions share simple ways of supporting your child’s learning and development. You can make a…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Poetry Group

Wincanton Library

Find out at the counter what the theme is for the month and choose some poems…

Monthly on a Monday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Poetry Group

Street Community Library

Poetry group is a friendly group where people can read a poem they have chosen or…

Monthly on a Monday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Poetry reading group

Martock Library

A free get-together for people who enjoy poetry. Welcome to everyone. Last Friday of the month

Monthly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Police and Community Beat Surgery

Burnham-on-Sea Library

PCSO 7418 Coleman will be available to listen to your concerns, comment and compliments on policing…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Positive People

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Need advice on developing your skills, improving your confidence and achieving your goals? Then Positive People…

Weekly on a Monday from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Pre-schoolers Story and Rhyme Time

Bridgwater library

Bring your pre-schoolers from birth to 4+ years old to our regular Story and Rhyme Time…

Weekly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Pre-schoolers Story and Rhyme Time

North Petherton Community Library

Pop into our weekly story-time for fun, singing, rhymes and stories. All pre-schoolers welcome, from babies…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:15 pm to 2:45 pm

Raspberry Pi for Adults

The Glass Box

A self help group of like minded adults who want to learn about the raspberry pi…

Weekly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

RBL Coffee morning

Dulverton Library

Royal British Legion coffee morning

Monthly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Rhyme and StoryTime

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Stories and Rhymes for pre-school age children. Run by library staff and volunteers, the session lasts…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm

Rhyme Time

Yeovil Library

Make new friends whilst helping your child to develop their reading and language skills. All are…

Weekly on a Monday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Rhyme Time

Street Community Library

Free songs and rhymes session for pre-school children accompanied by an adult. No booking required- come…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 11:15 am to 11:45 am

Rhyme Time

Glastonbury Library

Rhymes and stories for the under fives.

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Rhyme Time

Williton Library

Come and join us for a sing along and boogie There’s many rhymes and stories to…

Weekly on a Friday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Rhymetime

Wincanton Library

Rhymetime with a story for children aged 0 – 4

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Rhymetime

Priorswood Community Library

Stories, rhymes and activities for babies toddlers. Term time only.

Weekly on a Monday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

RVS monthly drop-in

Bridgwater library

Do you know anyone who loves reading but can’t get to the library? Would you like…

Monthly on a Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Scrabble

Taunton Library

Come along and play scrabble. All welcome. Run by Friends of Taunton Library. Every 1st Tuesday…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Scrabble Club

Williton Library

Come along and play scrabble in a friendly atmosphere.. Third Thursday of the month

Monthly on a Thursday from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Shared Reading

Wincanton Library

Feel better with a book. Book reading as a group, but there is no obligation to…

Fortnightly on a Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Shared Reading – Memory Group

Taunton Library

If you enjoy reading for pleasure and are interested in people and their stories, come and…

Weekly on a Monday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Shared Reading Group

Taunton Library

If you enjoy reading for pleasure and are interested in people and their stories, come and…

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Shared Reading Group

Wells Library

Our Shared Reading Group is a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with…

Other on a Friday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Shared Reading Group

Bridgwater library

This shared Reading Group is a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Shared reading group

Glastonbury Library

Our shared reading group is a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with…

Weekly on a Friday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Sing and Sign

Bridgwater library

Run by Holly from Sing & Sign Taunton, you can learn how to communicate with your…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm

Social Group

Ilminster Library

Come along for a chat and social activities, including board games.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Somerset Community Credit Union Collection Point

Bridgwater library

Members of a Credit Union all share a ‘common bond’ by either living or working in…

Weekly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Stitch together

Glastonbury Library

Stitching group meeting on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month All crafts welcome

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Stitching Group

Ilminster Library

Bring along your own hand stitching projects. Or try something new and enjoy the company of…

Weekly on a Wednesday from 9:30 am to 12:00 am

Stop Motion Movie Magic

The Glass Box

Create a stop motion movie using playdoh, cut-outs and lego, add sounds and voices and watch…

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Story and Craft Time

Williton Library

Story and Craft Time for 5 to 9 year olds. Booking essential. For more information please…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Story Time

Yeovil Library

A fun story time session for ages 3 to 6 This is a term-time event –…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Storytime

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Aimed at pre-schoolers. Mixture of stories and song.

Weekly on a Friday from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Storytime

Minehead Library

Stories and songs for parents and carers, and their children aged under 5 years of age.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Storytime

Glastonbury Library

Stories and more every Saturday from 11am until 11.30am Come and join us for half an…

Weekly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Storytime

Castle Cary Community Library

It’s a new time for Storytime at Castle Cary Library! 9.30am to 10am on Fridays in…

Weekly on a Friday from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Storytime

Somerton Community Library

Stories and fun for young children and their carers.

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Switch Saturday

Chard Library

Come and join in our Nintendo Switch Tournament, or just come along and have a game.…

Monthly on a Saturday from 10:15 am to 11:30 am

Tablet Tuesday

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Our Tablet Tuesday session is ideal for people who are new to using tablet devices or…

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Tales on the Riverbank Library Reading Group

Bridgwater library

If you love reading and would like to chat about a monthly book choice with other…

Monthly on a Monday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Talking café

Dulverton Library

Multi agency event for help and advice.

Monthly on a Friday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Talking Café

Porlock Community Library

A chance to make contact with various agencies – offering advice, help or just someone who…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 am

Talking Cafe

Chard Library

Multi agency information café providing free advice and support.

Weekly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Taunton Symphony Talking Café

Taunton Library

A weekly drop in session will be held every Thursday to meet new people, make friends…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Book Camp

Williton Library

Come and join the friendly library Book Group. Just drop in for more information. Last Monday…

Monthly on a Monday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The City of London – History of the Square Mile

Nether Stowey Community Library

Evening Talk, Wednesday 9 October at 7.30pm at The Thomas Poole Library Nether Stowey given by…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The Library Poets

Porlock Community Library

If you enjoy writing, discussing or just listening to poetry. Come and join the Library Poets…

Monthly on a Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 am

The Winter Mini Challenge 2019

Street Community Library

Enjoyed the Summer Reading Challenge this year? Then sign up for The Winter Challenge 2019. Inspired…

Daily on a Monday and a Wednesday and a Thursday and a Friday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Third Thursday Book Group

Wells Library

Book group held in Wells Library on the third Thursday of every month. If you are…

Monthly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

Ilminster Library

Stories, rhymes and songs for pre-school children. Weekly event in term time only.

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Toddler Time

Taunton Library

Stories, rhymes and activities for toddlers. Term time only.

Weekly on a Thursday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Toddler Time

Wellington Library

Stories, rhymes and activities for toddlers Term time only

Weekly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Toddler Time

Chard Library

Songs, rhymes and short stories for pre-school children. Term time only

Weekly on a Monday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Toddler Time – rhymes and stories

Frome Library

For preschool children You’re sure of a friendly welcome at any of the library’s sessions for…

Weekly on a Friday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Treasure Hunt

Crewkerne Library

Hunt for the Space clues hidden around the library and get a treat if you find…

Daily on a Monday and a Tuesday and a Wednesday and a Friday and a Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Trivial Pursuits Club

Dulverton Library

Come and join our small group who enjoy the challenge! Third Thursday of the month

Monthly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

U3A Book Group 2

Bridgwater library

The very active Bridgwater U3A group hold one of their book groups here at the library,…

Monthly on a Monday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

U3A Drop in

Taunton Library

University of the Third Age Drop in. Join us to find out more. 3rd Monday of…

Monthly on a Monday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

U3A Playreading

Wells Library

This group reads plays in Wells Library on alternate Wednesdays, so if you are already a…

Fortnightly on a Wednesday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

UK Online

Wincanton Library

Computers for beginners using desktops, iPads or laptops

Weekly on a Monday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

UK Online

Wells Library

For beginners only – learn to use a mouse and keyboard, set up and use email,…

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

UK Online

Chard Library

Help for people with no previous experience, to get online – using a tablet or ipad

Weekly on a Tuesday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

UK online

Chard Library

Help for people with no previous experience to start using a computer – basic skills

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

UK Online (Computing for the first time?)

Burnham-on-Sea Library

These sessions are designed for those who have none or limited knowledge of using a computer.…

Weekly on a Friday from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

UK Online Basic Computer Courses

Minehead Library

Do you need help with using a computer? Want to learn how to use the internet?…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

UK Online Basic Computer Courses

Minehead Library

Do you need help with using a computer? Want to learn how to use the internet?…

Weekly on a Friday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

UK Online Basic Computer Courses

Frome Library

Get online with your tablet, ipad or laptop, or on a library PC. Do you need…

Weekly on a Monday and a Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Verse and Worse

Williton Library

Just drop in and join us for a light-hearted look at poetry and prose. Everyone welcome.…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

WI Firecrackers Reading Group

Bridgwater library

If you’re a WI member or fancy joining up, come and join the lively ladies of…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

WI Firecrackers Sewing Group

Bridgwater library

If you’re a WI member or fancy joining up, come and join the lively ladies of…

Other on a Monday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wivey Cares

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Come along to Wivey Cares regular meeting to discuss the wide range of care in the…

Weekly on a Thursday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Wivey Yarns

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Bring your knitting along to our weekly yarn social gathering. Tea and Coffee available upon request.

Weekly on a Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Woolly Wednesdays

Taunton Library

Come and join our knit and natter group. Run by Friends of Taunton Library. Every 2nd…

Monthly on a Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Writers Group

Glastonbury Library

Do you have a passion for writing but need encouragement to write? Then come along to…

Monthly on a Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Yeovil Library Book Group

Yeovil Library

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Come and join us in our monthly book…

Monthly on a Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm