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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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Digital Art

Watchet Community Library

Create your own stunning artwork with ‘Masterpiece’ Or design an animated story with ‘Monster’ Ages 6…

17 October, 2019 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Nintendo Challenge Mario Kart Time Trial

Minehead Library

How fast can you complete three laps in Mario Kart? Come and test your driving skills!…

21 October, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Making Music

Minehead Library

Come and make music using Coding Jam and Specdrum Ages 6 to 12 years.

1 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

3D printing

Williton Library

Ever wondered what a 3D printer looks like and how it works? Come along and see…

2 November, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Rubik’s Cube Solver

Minehead Library

Come along and see the amazing Lego Mindstorm solve the Rubik’s Cube or bring along your…

4 November, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

3D Printing Event

Porlock Community Library

Ever wondered about 3D printing? You will be amazed at what they can make.

30 October, 2019 from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm

Meet Cozmo

Watchet Community Library

Come and meet this cute interactive robot. Help him learn new tricks. Booking advisable – ages…

14 November, 2019 from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Fly a Drone

North Petherton Community Library

Have a go at flying a drone! Take pictures and try to drop a cube into…

18 November, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Digital Art

Williton Library

Create your own stunning artwork with “Masterpiece” or design an animated story with “Monster” Ages 6 …

30 November, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Animation using our HP Sprout

North Petherton Community Library

Create animation using amazing “stop motion” on the “HP Sprout” Ages 8 to 12 years Booking…

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

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

Damien Boyd – author talk

Cheddar Library

Damien draws on his extensive experience of criminal law as well as a spell in the…

8 November, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

50 Gems of Somerset Talk

Street Community Library

Come and join author Andrew Powell-Thomas for a talk about his recent book as he explores…

17 October, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Mother and Father of All Things – author talk

Burnham-on-Sea Library

In this illustrated talk, Somerset novelist Justin Newland will explore why Ancient Egypt is known as…

16 November, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Local Crime Author Talk with Damien Boyd – fully booked

Bridgwater library

We are very pleased to have a return visit from this very popular local author. Damien…

14 November, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Mother and Father of all Things

Minehead Library

A return visit by author Justin Newland. Justin will take you on a journey to Ancient…

6 November, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Books and Harp

Minehead Library

Join local author Hazel Prior as she performs readings from her new book and entertains us…

20 November, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Fraud Scene Investigators Workshop

Burnham-on-Sea Library

Become a fraud investigator with fun, interactive free workshop Aimed at children aged 8 to 12…

31 October, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Common Salt – Performance Around a Table

Wells Library

It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India, taking an expansive and emotional time-travel,…

19 October, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Common Salt – Performance Around a Table

Wells Library

It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India, taking an expansive and emotional time-travel,…

19 October, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Get Chard Reading Exhibition

Chard Library

An exhibition of art and writing by children from local schools, based on the novel –…

23 September, 2019 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Goldilocks and the Three Crooks

Yeovil Library

Twisted Fairy Tales with ‘Fleabag’ author and storyteller Beth Webb. Fairy Tales as you’ve never heard…

28 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Twisted Fairy Tales

Yeovil Library

Free Creative Writing and Storytelling Workshop with author and storyteller Beth Webb – 11.30 am to…

28 October, 2019 from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm

Therapy Dogs Craft and Story Session

Wincanton Library

Learn about Therapy Dogs. Fern the dog will be visiting and you can read a story…

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

Book Sale

Bruton Community Library

Grand book sale to raise funds for the library Friday 25 October, 10am to 1pm and…

25 October, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Author workshop with Andrew Miller

Bruton Community Library

Following the Line of Interest: a creative writing workshop with bestselling author Andrew Miller – to…

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

Halloween Free Craft and Story Event

Priorswood Community Library

Suitable for ages 4+ Come and craft some spooky pipe cleaner spiders and cunning cat lanterns,…

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

Free Cat Care Talk for children

Minehead Library

Free session with Cats Protection to learn all about cat behaviour and the best ways to…

29 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Ghost Story Writing Workshop

Wells Library

Come and listen to a ghost story told by local author Beth Webb, and then learn…

30 October, 2019 from 9:45 am to 12:00 pm

Half-term Money Sense Session

Wells Library

Become a fraud investigator with a fun, interactive free workshop. For children aged 8 to 12…

1 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Author Talk – Andrew Powell-Thomas

Wells Library

Come and join author Andrew Powell-Thomas for a talk on his recent book, as he explores…

8 November, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Yeovil Library Quiz

Yeovil Library

Do you enjoy a challenge? You don’t need to have won Mastermind to join us in…

22 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Free Half Term Activity – Fraud Investigation Workshop for 8 to 12 year olds

Bridgwater library

Become a Fraud Investigator with a fun, interactive free half-term workshop at Bridgwater Library. For children…

28 October, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Half Term Craft Activity – Make your own spinner!

Bridgwater library

Come and join in with our half term craft activity – Spinners! £1 per child. Sessions…

30 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Poetry morning

Taunton Library

Do you enjoy reading poetry? Come and share your favourite poems. No need to book –…

24 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Common Salt

Frome Library

Common Salt is a performance around a table – a ‘show and tell’. It explores the…

9 November, 2019 from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm

Common Salt

Frome Library

It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India, taking an expansive and emotional time-travel,…

9 November, 2019 from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm

Slightly Spooky Games

Frome Library

Feed the Giant Pumpkin, keep the ghosts flying and walk like a lizard – just some…

30 October, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Common Salt

Yeovil Library

Common Salt with Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer is a performance around a table, a “show…

30 November, 2019 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Common Salt

Yeovil Library

Common Salt with Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer is a performance around a table, a “show…

30 November, 2019 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Read and Rhyme

Wells Library

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

17 October, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Read and Rhyme

Wells Library

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

14 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Read and Rhyme

Wells Library

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

28 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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

Edward Marston

Yeovil Library

Edward Marston is best known for his hugely successful Railway Detective series. Join Edward in 1861,…

1 November, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Tess Gerritsen

Yeovil Library

We are delighted to welcome international bestselling author Tess Gerritsen to this year’s festival. Her thrillers…

29 October, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Crime Writing Workshop with crime authors Chris Ewan and Clare Donoghue

Yeovil Library

Ever wondered how to write a bestseller? Join crime authors Chris and Clare as they run…

1 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Edward Marston

Yeovil Library

Edward Marston is best known for his hugely successful Railway Detective series. Join Edward in 1861,…

1 November, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jane Corry and Fiona Neill

Yeovil Library

Jane Corry is a former magazine journalist who spent three years as a writer in residence…

1 November, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Jane Corry and Fiona Neill

Yeovil Library

Jane Corry is a former magazine journalist who spent three years as a writer in residence…

1 November, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Daniel Cole

Yeovil Library

Daniel Cole, author of bestsellers “Ragdoll” and “Hangman”, has worked as a paramedic, RSPCA officer and…

1 November, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Vaseem Khan

Yeovil Library

Vaseem Khan is a firm favourite at the Yeovil Literary Festival. He will be talking about…

2 November, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Andrew Taylor

Yeovil Library

A highly regarded British novelist, best known for his historical novels and crime fiction, Andrew Taylor…

2 November, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Adele Parks

Yeovil Library

Adele Parks’ first novel “Playing Away” was published in 2000, and since then she’s had 18…

4 November, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Half Term Week – Holiday Fun

Chard Library

Drop-in ‘Quick Switch’ Nintendo Games No experience necessary, just come along and have a game. You…

29 October, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Spooky Story Time for young children

Chard Library

Spooky stories, songs and rhymes for young children. Also, make yourself a spider or a skeleton…

31 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Half-term event – Bat crafts

Dulverton Library

Discover the world of bats at Dulverton library and try out some different bat crafts and…

29 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Halloween with Sciencedipity

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Come along and learn all about science and create ghastly and ghoulish creations for Halloween with…

31 October, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Author Talk – Andrew Powell Thomas

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Author Andrew Powell Thomas will be visiting the library to talk about the 50 gems of…

6 December, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 2:20 pm

Author Talk – Rhen Garland

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Local author Rhen Garland will be visiting the library to discuss her novels. Booking is essential…

6 December, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Homer’s Iliad Part 2

Taunton Library

Come and help us read aloud books 2 and 3 of Homer’s epic tale. Greek and…

9 November, 2019 from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm

Casper The Friendly Ghost Event

Street Community Library

Friends of Street Library invite all children to a morning of crafting bats, owls and spiders.…

26 October, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:01 pm

Drop-in Bat Origami

Crewkerne Library

Come and make a creepy bat to hang up at home. No booking, no charge, on…

26 October, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Story Book Witches Treasure Hunt

Crewkerne Library

Hunt for all 8 witches in the library for a sweetie treat. Running throughout half-term. Just…

26 October, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Zombie Gingerbread Men

Crewkerne Library

Drop in to Crewkerne Library and have a go at decorating your own Zombie Gingerbread man.

1 November, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Friends of Ilminster Library – coffee morning and used book sale

Ilminster Library

Come along for a drink and a piece of cake whilst browsing the second hand books.…

26 October, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Halloween storytime and craft activity

Ilminster Library

Come and listen to some stories and sing some songs before making a flying ghost. No…

29 October, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Lego Club – Bonfire night themed!

Ilminster Library

Come and make some bonfire night and firework themed Lego creations. Please book at the information…

2 November, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Porlock Vale Riverlands Drop-In Workshop

Minehead Library

Sammy, our local National Trust Engagement Officer, will be in Minehead Library from 11am to 2pm…

28 October, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Regular events - (177)

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 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

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’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

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

Coffee morning

Wiveliscombe Community Library

Chance to catch up with friends.

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

Minehead Library

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

Fortnightly on a Saturday from 10:15 am to 12:15 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

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 11:15 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

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 10:30 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

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 crochetier, 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

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

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 aged between 6-12 years of age? Each month there will…

Monthly on a Saturday from 3:50 pm to 4:50 pm

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 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

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

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.…

Fortnightly 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?…

Daily 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

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

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

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

Regular Code Club for children aged 9+

Bridgwater library

Do you have a favourite computer game? Would you like to learn how to make your…

Other on a Saturday from 11:00 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

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/carers and their children aged under 5 years of age.

Daily 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

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

Tai Chi Taster Session

Wells Library

This is a drop-in session for people to try out Tai Chi. Tai Chi is a…

Fortnightly on a Monday from 11:30 am to 12:15 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 Little Montessori House Story Time

Bridgwater library

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

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

The U3A Italian Group

Bridgwater library

Are you interested in Italy, it’s customs, food or language? Would you like to practice your…

Monthly on a Thursday from 10:00 am to 11:45 am

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

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

Youth Club

The Glass Box

Starting on the 5th June. Come along and join young Somerset at The Glass Box in…

Fortnightly on a Wednesday from 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm