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Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 23 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Poetry Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 23 Jan 2.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30am
End time: 3.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along and be inspired by a range of different styles of poetry with this friendly informal group. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with like-minded poetry lovers. Meetings will not take place on Bank Holidays
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 23 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 23 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 23 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 23 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 23 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
Story & Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Mon 23 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Craft session and story time for under 5's TERM TIME ONLY No sessions in August
Bookstart Little Darlings
Airedale Library
Mon 23 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Story Rhyme and craft sessions for under 5's
Bookstart 'Little Darlings' Storytime
Airedale Library
Mon 23 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 23 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 23 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active Minds Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 23 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: 2nd and 4th Monday of Each Month, Adult Book folding and Craft Sessions. £1 donation for material. Please contact the library to register interest.
Crafting Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 23 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering for all types of crafts, including quilting; knitting; card making and beading – come along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips and perhaps learn a new craft. All expertise levels are welcome from beginners to seasoned experts
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 23 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 23 Jan 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Family History Helper
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 23 Jan 12noon
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12noon
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? Or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 23 Jan 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 23 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 23 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 23 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 23 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 23 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 23 Jan 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Wakefield Local and Family History Network
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 23 Jan 4pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 4pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Learning Zone, Ground Floor
Details: Are you a family history beginner needing help? or are you an expert willing to offer advice? Join us for an informal get-together where we explore different aspects of studying local and family history each month
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 24 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 24 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 24 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 24 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 24 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 24 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 24 Jan 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 24 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 24 Jan 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Tue 24 Jan 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 24 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 24 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 24 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 24 Jan 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 25 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 25 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 25 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 25 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 25 Jan 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 25 Jan 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 25 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Free Reminiscence and Silk Painting Workshop
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 25 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Wood Street Heritage ProjectReminiscence and Silk Painting Workshop with Faceless Arts at Wakefield LibraryCome and talk to us about your experiences of Wood Street and Wakefield town centre be they from 1968 to present dayNo previous arts or painting experience necessary all materials and expert tuition will be provided by Faceless ArtsPlease not that this session may be recorded by One to One productions. If you do not wish to be filmed please let us know and we will work around your wishesTo book please contact Charlie Wells on 01924 335985 or Charlie@facelessco.com 
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 25 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Adult Crafts
Airedale Library
Wed 25 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you want to learn something new? Come along to our adult craft session and learn how to recycle your old books
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Crafty Conversations
Ossett Library
Wed 25 Jan 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Are you a chatty crafter? Have you got a passion for crafts? Come along and meet like-minded people who share your passion. Ossett Library is situated on the 1st floor of Ossett Town Hall
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 25 Jan 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 25 Jan 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 25 Jan 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 26 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 26 Jan 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 26 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 26 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Coffee Morning
Hemsworth Library
Thu 26 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: All proceeds raised go to local charities
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 26 Jan 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 26 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 26 Jan 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 26 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 26 Jan 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 26 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 26 Jan 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 27 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 27 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 27 Jan 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 27 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 27 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 27 Jan 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 28 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Help with Your Tablet
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Sat 28 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free Support with your android tablet. connecting to wifi, searching the internet, using email and much more.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 28 Jan 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Authorv visit at South Elmsall Library
South Elmsall Library
Sat 28 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Author Claire Walker will be at South Elmsall Library promoting her new book Graffiti Web. Bring along the children and hear the story of a little spider with a big passion, followed by a fun craft activity For children from 5 - 10 years of age
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 28 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Code Club
Horbury Library
Sat 28 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Would you like to learn how to make computer game, animation and websites? Free Saturday morning code club for children aged 9-11.
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 28 Jan 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 28 Jan 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 28 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 28 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 30 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 30 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 30 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 30 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 30 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 30 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 30 Jan 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes  - no booking required, just turn up! A free craft activity is available after this storytime every other week, contact the library for more details Term Time Only There will be any sessions in August
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 30 Jan 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 30 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 30 Jan 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 30 Jan 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 30 Jan 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 30 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 30 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 30 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 30 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 30 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Sandal Library Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 30 Jan 2.15pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3.15pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Sandal Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 30 Jan 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Reader Group
Horbury Library
Mon 30 Jan 5.45pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Horbury Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge. 
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 31 Jan 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 31 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 31 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 31 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 31 Jan 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 31 Jan 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 31 Jan 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 31 Jan 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 31 Jan 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 31 Jan 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Tue 31 Jan 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 31 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 31 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 31 Jan 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 31 Jan 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 1 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Reader Group
Knottingley Library
Wed 1 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Knottingley Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge.
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 1 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 1 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 1 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 1 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 1 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Feb 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 1 Feb 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 1 Feb 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Feb 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 2 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 2 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 2 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 2 Feb 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 2 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 2 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 2 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 2 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 3 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 3 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 3 Feb 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 4 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 4 Feb 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 4 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 4 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 4 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 4 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 4 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Nom Nom Nom! Cookery Book Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Sat 4 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Learning Zone, Ground Floor
Details: Love to cook? Try new recipes? Share your culinary experiences? Whether you’re an eager beginner or bake-off star, come along to our library cookery book reader group, and join the conversation about all things edible!
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 6 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 6 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
Caring for Dementia drop-in
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Receive help and advice from health professionals. A friendly, understanding support group. Please contact the library for further details
Story & Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Craft session and story time for under 5's TERM TIME ONLY No sessions in August
Bookstart Little Darlings
Airedale Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Story Rhyme and craft sessions for under 5's
Bookstart 'Little Darlings' Storytime
Airedale Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active Minds Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 6 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: 2nd and 4th Monday of Each Month, Adult Book folding and Craft Sessions. £1 donation for material. Please contact the library to register interest.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 6 Feb 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 6 Feb 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 7 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 7 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 7 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 7 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
One Stop Shop at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Tue 7 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Hemsworth Library is a one- stop shop for free confidential and impartial information and advice from a variety of organisations. Come along on 1st Tuesday of every month. Local Councilor from Ward 7Making Dixon Solicitors offering free independent advice.Community Work Coach offering advice and support in getting back in work.Connexions offering young people with careers support and advice.Early Years Hub offering a range of services fro families.
Bee Happier Cafe
Hemsworth Library
Tue 7 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Hemsworth Library is your one stop shop for information and advise from a variety of organizations, Makin Dixon Solicitors for family law advise. Connexions for employment help for people up to 25. DWP Community Work Coaches for work & pensions advise.  Early Help Hub for family advise. Come along the first Tuesday of Every month between 10am and 12noon.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 7 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 7 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 7 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Feb 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Teenage Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Tue 7 Feb 4.30pm
Age range: Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Do you want to get more from your reading? By joining one of our readers groups you will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, they are informal, fun and free of charge
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 8 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 8 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 8 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 8 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 8 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 8 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 8 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Feb 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 8 Feb 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 8 Feb 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Feb 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 9 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 9 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Crafty Conversation
Horbury Library
Thu 9 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: If you have a passion for knitting, cross stitch, crotchet or sewing this would be just the group to share and learn new skills
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 9 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 9 Feb 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 9 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 9 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 9 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 9 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Hemsworth Councillor Surgery
Hemsworth Library
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Meet your local elected council member and raise any queries at this drop-in event
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 10 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 10 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 10 Feb 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 11 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Lego Challenge
Hemsworth Library
Sat 11 Feb 10am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Join our Lego Challenge and see what you can create. Suitable for children over 7 years
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 11 Feb 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 11 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Code Club
Horbury Library
Sat 11 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Would you like to learn how to make computer game, animation and websites? Free Saturday morning code club for children aged 9-11.
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 11 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 11 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 11 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 11 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 13 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 13 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 13 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 13 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes  - no booking required, just turn up! A free craft activity is available after this storytime every other week, contact the library for more details Term Time Only There will be any sessions in August
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 13 Feb 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Family History Helper
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 13 Feb 12noon
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12noon
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library, First Floor
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? Or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 13 Feb 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Family History Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 13 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Main Library, First Floor
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 14 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 14 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 14 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 14 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 14 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 14 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Chatterbooks
Hemsworth Library
Tue 14 Feb 2pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Our first Chatterbooks session for children between the ages of 6-10 years. If you love reading join our first "Funny Fiction" for puzzles and games.
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 14 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Feb 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 15 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 15 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 15 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 15 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 15 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 15 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 15 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Feb 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 15 Feb 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 15 Feb 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Feb 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 16 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 16 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 16 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 16 Feb 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 16 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 16 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 16 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 16 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Cartoon Capers at South Elmsall Library
South Elmsall Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Join in with a grown up and learn how to draw your favourite cartoon characters, from marvelous monsters to superheroes you choose. Booking is essential so contact the library to book your place.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 17 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 17 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Children's Recycling Craft Event
Ossett Library
Fri 17 Feb 2pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Don't throw it away recycle it today! Children's craft event in partnership with Shanks for children aged 4 years and above. This event is free but booking is essential. Ossett library is situated 1st floor at Ossett Town Hall
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 17 Feb 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 18 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 18 Feb 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 18 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 18 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 18 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 18 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 18 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 20 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 20 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 20 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
Story & Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Craft session and story time for under 5's TERM TIME ONLY No sessions in August
Bookstart Little Darlings
Airedale Library
Mon 20 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Story Rhyme and craft sessions for under 5's
Bookstart 'Little Darlings' Storytime
Airedale Library
Mon 20 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active Minds Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 20 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: 2nd and 4th Monday of Each Month, Adult Book folding and Craft Sessions. £1 donation for material. Please contact the library to register interest.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 20 Feb 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Feb 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Chatterbooks
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Feb 3.45pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.45pm
End time: 4.45pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Chatterbooks children's reading group for 7 - 11 year olds, takepart in fun activities, make new friends and talk about the books you enjoy
Chatterbooks Children's Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Feb 3.45pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.45pm
End time: 4.45pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Do you want to get more from your reading? By joining one of our readers groups you will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, they are informal, fun and free of charge. Chatterbooks is aimed at children aged 7-10.
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Help with Your Tablet
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 21 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free Support with your android tablet. Connecting to wifi, searching the internet, using email and much more
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 21 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 21 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 21 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 21 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Free Family Silk Painting Workshop
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Tue 21 Feb 10am
Age range: Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Wood Street Heritage ProjectFree Family Silk Painting Workshop with Faceless ArtsCome and talk to us about the Wood Street Heritage Project and help us paint some memories. If you have any stories about Wood Street we would love to hear them be it from 1985, 2005 or 2015No Experience necessary all materials will be provided and the session will be facilitated by Faceless Arts Please book with Charlie Wells 01924 335985 or Charlie@facelessco.com 
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 21 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 21 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 21 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Feb 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 22 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 22 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 22 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 22 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 22 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 22 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 22 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Crafty Conversations
Ossett Library
Wed 22 Feb 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Are you a chatty crafter? Have you got a passion for crafts? Come along and meet like-minded people who share your passion. Ossett Library is situated on the 1st floor of Ossett Town Hall
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Feb 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 22 Feb 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 22 Feb 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Feb 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Get Online
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Need help getting online, setting up an email account, internet browsing or help with a tablet, drop in every Thursday for help and advice
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 23 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 23 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Coffee Morning
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: All proceeds raised go to local charities
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 23 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Feb 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 23 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 23 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 23 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 24 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 24 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Dementia Awareness
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Fri 24 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Dementia Awareness for people living with Dementia. The session will include; Types of dementia, Living with Dementia, Progression of Dementia, Supporting people with dementia. Please contact the library to book a place.
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 24 Feb 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 25 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 25 Feb 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 25 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Code Club
Horbury Library
Sat 25 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Would you like to learn how to make computer game, animation and websites? Free Saturday morning code club for children aged 9-11.
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 25 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 25 Feb 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 25 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 25 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Poetry Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 27 Feb 2.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30am
End time: 3.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along and be inspired by a range of different styles of poetry with this friendly informal group. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with like-minded poetry lovers. Meetings will not take place on Bank Holidays
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 27 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 27 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 27 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 27 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Feb 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes  - no booking required, just turn up! A free craft activity is available after this storytime every other week, contact the library for more details Term Time Only There will be any sessions in August
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Feb 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Feb 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 27 Feb 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Family History Helper
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 27 Feb 12noon
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12noon
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? Or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 27 Feb 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Sandal Library Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Feb 2.15pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3.15pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Sandal Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Feb 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Reader Group
Horbury Library
Mon 27 Feb 5.45pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Horbury Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge. 
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Feb 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 28 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 28 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 28 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 28 Feb 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Feb 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Feb 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Feb 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 28 Feb 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 28 Feb 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 28 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Feb 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Feb 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 1 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Reader Group
Knottingley Library
Wed 1 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Knottingley Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge.
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 1 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 1 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 1 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 1 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 1 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 1 Mar 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 1 Mar 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 1 Mar 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Mar 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 2 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 2 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
World Book Day under 5's storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.15am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: World Book Day under 5's storytime session 'Pants'
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 2 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 2 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 2 Mar 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 2 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 2 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 2 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 2 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 3 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 3 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 3 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 3 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 3 Mar 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 4 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 4 Mar 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 4 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 4 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 4 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 4 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 4 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Nom Nom Nom! Cookery Book Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Sat 4 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Learning Zone, Ground Floor
Details: Love to cook? Try new recipes? Share your culinary experiences? Whether you’re an eager beginner or bake-off star, come along to our library cookery book reader group, and join the conversation about all things edible!
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 6 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 6 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
Caring for Dementia drop-in
Hemsworth Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Receive help and advice from health professionals. A friendly, understanding support group. Please contact the library for further details
Story & Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Craft session and story time for under 5's TERM TIME ONLY No sessions in August
Bookstart Little Darlings
Airedale Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Story Rhyme and craft sessions for under 5's
Bookstart 'Little Darlings' Storytime
Airedale Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active Minds Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 6 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: 2nd and 4th Monday of Each Month, Adult Book folding and Craft Sessions. £1 donation for material. Please contact the library to register interest.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 6 Mar 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 6 Mar 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 6 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 6 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 6 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 7 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 7 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 7 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 7 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 7 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
One Stop Shop at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Tue 7 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Hemsworth Library is a one- stop shop for free confidential and impartial information and advice from a variety of organisations. Come along on 1st Tuesday of every month. Local Councilor from Ward 7Making Dixon Solicitors offering free independent advice.Community Work Coach offering advice and support in getting back in work.Connexions offering young people with careers support and advice.Early Years Hub offering a range of services fro families.
Bee Happier Cafe
Hemsworth Library
Tue 7 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Hemsworth Library is your one stop shop for information and advise from a variety of organizations, Makin Dixon Solicitors for family law advise. Connexions for employment help for people up to 25. DWP Community Work Coaches for work & pensions advise.  Early Help Hub for family advise. Come along the first Tuesday of Every month between 10am and 12noon.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 7 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 7 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 7 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 7 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 7 Mar 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Teenage Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Tue 7 Mar 4.30pm
Age range: Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Do you want to get more from your reading? By joining one of our readers groups you will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, they are informal, fun and free of charge
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 8 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 8 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 8 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 8 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 8 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 8 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 8 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 8 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 8 Mar 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 8 Mar 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 8 Mar 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Mar 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 9 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 9 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 9 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Crafty Conversation
Horbury Library
Thu 9 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: If you have a passion for knitting, cross stitch, crotchet or sewing this would be just the group to share and learn new skills
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 9 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 9 Mar 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 9 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 9 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 9 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 9 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Hemsworth Councillor Surgery
Hemsworth Library
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Meet your local elected council member and raise any queries at this drop-in event
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 10 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 10 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 10 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 10 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 10 Mar 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 11 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Sat 11 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 11 Mar 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 11 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Code Club
Horbury Library
Sat 11 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Would you like to learn how to make computer game, animation and websites? Free Saturday morning code club for children aged 9-11.
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 11 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 11 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 11 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 11 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 13 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 13 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 13 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 13 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes  - no booking required, just turn up! A free craft activity is available after this storytime every other week, contact the library for more details Term Time Only There will be any sessions in August
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 13 Mar 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Family History Helper
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 13 Mar 12noon
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12noon
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library, First Floor
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? Or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 13 Mar 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 13 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Family History Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 13 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Main Library, First Floor
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 13 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 13 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 14 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 14 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 14 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 14 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 14 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 14 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 14 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 14 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 14 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 14 Mar 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 15 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 15 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 15 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 15 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 15 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 15 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 15 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 15 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 15 Mar 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 15 Mar 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 15 Mar 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Mar 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 16 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 16 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 16 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 16 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 16 Mar 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 16 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 16 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 16 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 16 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 17 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 17 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 17 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 17 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 17 Mar 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 18 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Sat 18 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 18 Mar 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 18 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 18 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 18 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 18 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 18 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 20 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 20 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 20 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
Story & Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Craft session and story time for under 5's TERM TIME ONLY No sessions in August
Bookstart Little Darlings
Airedale Library
Mon 20 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Story Rhyme and craft sessions for under 5's
Bookstart 'Little Darlings' Storytime
Airedale Library
Mon 20 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required (fortnightly)
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active Minds Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 20 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: 2nd and 4th Monday of Each Month, Adult Book folding and Craft Sessions. £1 donation for material. Please contact the library to register interest.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 20 Mar 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Mar 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 20 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 20 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 20 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Chatterbooks
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Mar 3.45pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.45pm
End time: 4.45pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Chatterbooks children's reading group for 7 - 11 year olds, takepart in fun activities, make new friends and talk about the books you enjoy
Chatterbooks Children's Reader Group
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 20 Mar 3.45pm
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.45pm
End time: 4.45pm
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Do you want to get more from your reading? By joining one of our readers groups you will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, they are informal, fun and free of charge. Chatterbooks is aimed at children aged 7-10.
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 21 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 21 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 21 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 21 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 21 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 21 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 21 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 21 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 21 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 21 Mar 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 22 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Credit Union is a financial cooperative set up to give members access to affordable loans at a fair rate of interest and competitive savings plans. Members enjoy a straightforward a honest approach to their money. The service of the Credit Union are here for all money needs each Wednesday
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's' – get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Struggling filling in forms online? We can help! We offer a free technical support  filling in online applications and forms for Universal Jobmatch,Universal Credit, Government forms, job applications and more 
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Come and join our Active Minds session every Wednesday morning. Puzzles Sudoku colouring and quizzes enjoy a cuppa while you puzzle and chat
Story, Songs and Rhyme Time
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Job Zone
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 22 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 2pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advise and support to help you make decisions on learning training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 22 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Jigsaws, puzzles, sudoku, doodle art. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat while you puzzle. A great way to meet new friends and enjoy exercising the little grey cells!
Bookstart Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 22 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Baby Morning (2nd session)
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 10.45am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.45am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: Fun for babies and toddlers, chat and support for parents and carers. Free event, no need to book. Term time only.
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 22 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Crafts, activities and Wii challenges for children during school holidays.  Places are limited, so booking is essential (contact the library to reserve a place)
Knit and Natter
Airedale Library
Wed 22 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Airedale Library. Adults' session. Suitable for all experience levels. To avoid disappointment, bring own choice of wool and colours. No booking required. Refreshments available from the Cafe
Active minds
Featherstone Library
Wed 22 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: The Adult social event of the week. Each session is different with a variety of Quizzed, board games, crafts, reminiscences and memorabilia sessions to kick start a hour of conversation and camaraderie. These sessions are targeted at the elderly and people living on their own to make new friends in a relaxed environment and to keep minds active.
Job Club
Featherstone Library
Wed 22 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Crafty Conversations
Ossett Library
Wed 22 Mar 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Are you a chatty crafter? Have you got a passion for crafts? Come along and meet like-minded people who share your passion. Ossett Library is situated on the 1st floor of Ossett Town Hall
Code Club
Pontefract Library
Wed 22 Mar 4.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4.30pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Computer Suite, First Floor
Details: Code Club Do you like Computer Games? Do you want to make your own? the come and join the Code Club at Pontefract Library!This is a weekly event running through the school term
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 22 Mar 5.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.30pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Airedale Councillor Surgery
Airedale Library
Wed 22 Mar 5.45pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in with your local elected council member
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Mar 9.15am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.15am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group with Adult Education tutor support. A selection of  books available to borrow from the library starting at 9.15am 
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 23 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun and friendly free session for the under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome.
Baby Morning Storytime
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 23 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Bring along your under 5 baby or toddler for stories songs and rhymes. free session no need to book, all welcome (term time only)
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Thu 23 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Thu 23 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Thursday from 10.30 am and Friday from 2.15pm
NHS Health Check
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Mar 1pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free drop-in sessions offering blood pressure tests, smoking cessation, and advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle with an NHS health trainer
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 23 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: A lively and friendly gathering where you can take your own project, exchange tips, swap patterns and have a cuppa while you knit. Knitters of all expertise levels are welcome.
Work Club Support
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Thu 23 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: One to one support with Community Employment Advisor to help with CV's, Finding Work, Application Forms, Course Information. Tel. 07776245824 to book an appointment.
Computer Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Thu 23 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Free drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from 'newcomers' to 'know it all's, get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Scratch Club
Stanley Library
Thu 23 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A club to help children and teenagers with computer programming using Scratch. Scratch is a programming language which uses lego like bricks to form a  variety of projects including games and animation, this helps improve a wide range of computer skills for younger children. Drop in sessions which will run Term time only
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Family History Help
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Family Historian - drop in advice session. Get help tracing your family tree with your expert volunteer
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Friends of Sandal Library Voluntary Garden Club will take place every Friday weather permitting to the front and rear of the building
Little Movers
South Elmsall Library
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Friendly group for new mums and dads. Stories and rhymes. Stay play and chat. Tea and coffee for a small donation.
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Enjoy a chat and a cuppa while you catch up with friends and exchange your books
Storytime
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Fri 24 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes - no booking required
Storytime and Sing Song
Normanton Library
Fri 24 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Interactive storytime with sing along. For children up to 4 year. A Great opportunity to sign up to bookstart.
Bookstart storytime
Ossett Library
Fri 24 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up
Craft and Chat
Sandal Library
Fri 24 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: From quilting to beading, crochet to knitting. Share your expertise or learn a new hobby. Meet new friends and enjoy a cuppa while you craft and chat.
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 24 Mar 2.15pm
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Come and join us for stories rhymes and lots of fun. Every Tuesday and Friday from 2.15pm
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Sat 25 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Sat 25 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 25 Mar 10am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Advice drop-in session with your local elected council member
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 25 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to find out more about Stanley's rich heritage, reminisce about the past or get some tips on starting your family tree at the library
Code Club
Horbury Library
Sat 25 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Children
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Would you like to learn how to make computer game, animation and websites? Free Saturday morning code club for children aged 9-11.
Family Craft Session
Stanley Library
Sat 25 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Drop in on a Saturday morning and get crafty making seasonal crafts and much more!
Britannica Homework Club
Sandal Library
Sat 25 Mar 11am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and use our resources and study space to help you concentrate and complete your assignments - Get it done then you can spend the rest of your weekend doing fun stuff!
South Elmsall Councillor Surgery
South Elmsall Library
Sat 25 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in sessions with your local elected council member
Active Minds
Airedale Library
Sat 25 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us at Airedale Library for an hour of quizzes, puzzles and mood busting colouring every Saturday. Help keep your mind active and make new friends. Refreshments provided
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Poetry Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 27 Mar 2.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30am
End time: 3.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along and be inspired by a range of different styles of poetry with this friendly informal group. Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with like-minded poetry lovers. Meetings will not take place on Bank Holidays
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 27 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: A new storytime session is starting at Hemsworth  Library on Monday 16 January 2017 so come at join us for songs stories rhymes and crafts. Snacks provided for a small donation
Baby Morning
South Elmsall Library
Mon 27 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A friendly easy going group set in a relaxed environment, aimed at new mums and dads and their little ones.  Each session includes a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts. Afterwards you can stay and play, and chat with other parents and exchange your books
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 27 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 5pm
Location within venue: Local Studies Library, Lower Ground Floor
Details: Researching your family history?  Come along to our advice drop-in session with our expert volunteer, who can  get you started or help sort out any knotty issues when untangling your roots.
Healthy Walking group
Hemsworth Library
Mon 27 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Do you enjoy walking and taking in the scenery with a lively friendly group? Come along to Hemsworth library and join the Hemsworth Walking Group. The library is a meeting point for the group which meets weekly. You can also contact the walking group by telephone: 01977 277858 or by email: kevinrodders@talktalk.net
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Mar 10am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library, First Floor
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes  - no booking required, just turn up! A free craft activity is available after this storytime every other week, contact the library for more details Term Time Only There will be any sessions in August
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Mar 10am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get more from your reading and join Pontefract Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Concern Bereavement Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session for the bereaved over 50s. friendly support and solace with those in similar circumstances.
Active minds
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Mar 11am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Under 5's Story Time
Stanley Library
Mon 27 Mar 11.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11.15am
End time: 11.45am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5's story time and craft activity session every Monday
Family History Helper
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 27 Mar 12noon
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12noon
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Doing your family tree? Just getting started or stuck in a rut? Or are you an expert willing to share your knowledge? Why not come along to one of our drop-in help and advice sessions.
Knit and Natter
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 27 Mar 12.30pm
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12.30pm
End time: 1.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Knit and Natter at Wakefield One. Suitable for all, to avoid disappointment bring own wool and needles.
Live at Home support group
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session. Provides social contact and support for older people who wish to continue living at home without becoming isolated.
Job Club
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Appointments Only telephone Julie 07920020734 
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Mon 27 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. No need to book, just drop-in.
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 27 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Drop-in session is for all types of adult crafts, including: quilting, knitting, card making, and beading.  Go along to swap patterns, materials and magazines, plus share tips, learn a new craft and meet new friends.  All welcome
Computer Help
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account
Sandal Library Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Mar 2.15pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.15pm
End time: 3.15pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Sandal Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge
Chatterbooks Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 27 Mar 3.30pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 3.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Afterschool event for children 7+.  Includes book reviews and craft activities. free, friendly and fun! Term time only
Reader Group
Horbury Library
Mon 27 Mar 5.45pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5.45pm
End time: 6.45pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Horbury Library readers group. You will discover new authors and genres by reading books you would never have thought of trying, it’s informal, fun and free of charge. 
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.
Compuiter Basics
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 28 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: 4 weeks free computer basic help. Find your way round a computer, using the internet, online shopping, sending emails, posters.
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 28 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer help with Sue
Bookstart Storytime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 28 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with a mixture of stories, song, rhymes and crafts – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always made very welcome
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 28 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing job applications and interview techniques
Job Club
South Elmsall Library
Tue 28 Mar 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques.  Available for Wakefield District Housing tenants only.
Bookstart Storytime
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Mar 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.45am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Fun, friendly and free sessions for under 5s with stories, songs and rhymes – no booking required, just turn up, new faces are always welcome. A great opportunity to sign up to Bookstart 
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Mar 10.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: A fun, friendly and free session for under 5s with stories, song and rhymes - no booking required, just turn up (weekly, term time only)
Gadget Girl
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Mar 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Flummoxed by a technology glitch?  Get help by bringing your question or hand-held gadget, phone or tablet to this session.  Put our technology expert to the test!
Job Club
Knottingley Library
Tue 28 Mar 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get free expert help and advice on searching for a job, work related training and career changes, plus assistance with compiling a CV, completing a job application and interview techniques. Drop-in at one of these sessions.
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 28 Mar 1.30pm
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1.30pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Main Library, Ground Floor
Details: Get help with your technical gadgetry problems. Friendly help using tablets, smartphones and more
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 28 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: The adult social event of the week! Each Session is different including quizzes, slide shows and much much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick start an fun hour of conversation and camaraderie guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Computer Help
Stanley Library
Tue 28 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Free IT drop-in sessions for adults of all abilities from ‘newcomers’ to ‘know it all’s’. Get help with Microsoft software packages, internet browsing or setting up an email account.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Mar 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: The adult social event of the week.  Each session is different, with quizzes, jigsaws, dominoes and much more, plus lots of reminiscence memorabilia to kick-start a fun hour of conversation and camaraderie.  Guaranteed to leave you feeling great for the rest of the day.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 28 Mar 2.30pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 4.30pm
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Normanton Camera Club Exhibition
Normanton Library
Wed 29 Mar 12am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 12am
End time: 12am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Come along to the library and view the latest images from club members. Exhibit changes monthly.