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Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 1 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 1 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 1 May 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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)
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 1 May 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 1 May 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 1 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 2 May 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 2 May 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 2 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 2 May 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 2 May 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 2 May 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 2 May 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 2 May 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 2 May 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 2 May 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 2 May 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 3 May 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 3 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 3 May 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Wed 3 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme Time- Stories, songs and rhymes
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 3 May 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 3 May 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 magazines
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 3 May 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 3 May 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
Airedale Library
Wed 3 May 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 3 May 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 3 May 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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
Featherstone Book Club
Featherstone Library
Thu 4 May 10.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Featherstone 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
Horbury Library
Thu 4 May 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 4 May 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 5 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 5 May 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 5 May 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 5 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 5 May 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 5 May 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 5 May 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 5 May 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 5 May 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 6 May 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 6 May 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Spring into Spring
South Elmsall Library
Sat 6 May 10.30am
Age range: Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 12.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Join our family craft session and spring into Spring with different crafts to create
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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!
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 8 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 8 May 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 8 May 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 8 May 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 Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 8 May 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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.
Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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 
Family History Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 9 May 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 9 May 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 9 May 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 9 May 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 9 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 9 May 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 9 May 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 9 May 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 9 May 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 9 May 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 9 May 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 9 May 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 9 May 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 10 May 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 10 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 10 May 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Wed 10 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme Time- Stories, songs and rhymes
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 10 May 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 10 May 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 10 May 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 10 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 10 May 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 10 May 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 10 May 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 10 May 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 10 May 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 10 May 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 10 May 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 10 May 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
Airedale Library
Wed 10 May 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 10 May 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 10 May 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 11 May 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 11 May 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 11 May 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 12 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 12 May 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 12 May 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 12 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 12 May 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 12 May 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 12 May 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 12 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 12 May 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 12 May 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 12 May 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 12 May 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 13 May 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 13 May 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 13 May 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 13 May 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 13 May 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 13 May 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 13 May 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 15 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 15 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 15 May 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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)
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 15 May 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 15 May 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 15 May 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
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 15 May 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
Improving Your Sleep Workshop
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 15 May 5pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6.30pm
Location within venue: Learning Zone, Ground Floor
Details: Improving Your Sleep Workshop. A free 90 minute workshop on understanding sleep, poor sleep and how to improve your sleep. Booklet and information to take home. Find out more or to book telephone 01924 234860 or e-mail wakefield.talking@turning-point.co.uk
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 16 May 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 16 May 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 16 May 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 16 May 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 16 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 16 May 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 16 May 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 16 May 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 16 May 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 16 May 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 16 May 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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
Normanton in Old Photographs Slideshow & Reminiscence Session
Normanton Library
Tue 16 May 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Normanton in old photographs. Come along to our slideshow and reminiscence session 
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 16 May 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 16 May 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 17 May 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 17 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 17 May 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Wed 17 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme Time- Stories, songs and rhymes
Help with Online forms
Pontefract Library
Wed 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 17 May 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 17 May 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
Reader Group
South Elmsall Library
Wed 17 May 10.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: If you love reading, share your passion for reading in an informal and relaxed group
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 17 May 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 17 May 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
Airedale Library
Wed 17 May 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 17 May 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 17 May 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 18 May 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 
Managing Work-Place Stress
Hemsworth Library
Thu 18 May 9.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Managing work-place stress workshop run by Turning Point.Please contact the Library on 01977 722270 or contact Talking Therapies 01924 234860 to reserve your place
Bookstart Storytime
Featherstone Library
Thu 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 18 May 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 18 May 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 19 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 19 May 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 19 May 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 19 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 19 May 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 19 May 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 19 May 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 19 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 19 May 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 19 May 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 19 May 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 19 May 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 20 May 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 20 May 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 22 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 22 May 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 22 May 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 22 May 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 Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 22 May 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 Book Folding Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 22 May 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 22 May 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 22 May 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
Poetry Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 22 May 2.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 3.30pm
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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 23 May 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 23 May 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 23 May 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 23 May 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 23 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 23 May 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 23 May 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 23 May 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 23 May 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 23 May 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 23 May 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 23 May 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 23 May 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 24 May 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 24 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 24 May 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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
Airedale Library
Wed 24 May 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 25 May 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 25 May 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 26 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 26 May 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 26 May 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 26 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 26 May 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 26 May 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 26 May 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 26 May 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 26 May 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 27 May 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 27 May 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 29 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 29 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 29 May 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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)
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 29 May 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 29 May 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 29 May 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Mon 29 May 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based drop in Ancestry and family history group
Sandal Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 29 May 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
Reader Group
Horbury Library
Mon 29 May 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. 
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 30 May 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 30 May 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 30 May 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 30 May 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 30 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 30 May 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 30 May 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 30 May 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 30 May 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 30 May 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 30 May 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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
Beetle Drive
Normanton Library
Tue 30 May 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Beetle DriveBooking is essential but free to join in
Active Minds
Normanton Library
Tue 30 May 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 30 May 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.
Beetle Drive
Normanton Library
Tue 30 May 4pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 4pm
End time: 5.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Beetle DriveBooking essential but free to join in
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 31 May 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 31 May 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 31 May 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 31 May 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 31 May 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 31 May 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
Airedale Library
Wed 31 May 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 31 May 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 31 May 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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
Featherstone Book Club
Featherstone Library
Thu 1 Jun 10.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Featherstone 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
Horbury Library
Thu 1 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 1 Jun 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 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 1 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 2 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 2 Jun 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 2 Jun 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 2 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 2 Jun 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 2 Jun 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 2 Jun 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 2 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 2 Jun 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 2 Jun 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 2 Jun 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 2 Jun 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 3 Jun 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 3 Jun 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 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!
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 5 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 5 Jun 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 5 Jun 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 5 Jun 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 5 Jun 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
Book Folding at South Elmsall
South Elmsall Library
Mon 5 Jun 2pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Learn how to book fold and see what you can create. Fold your book on 5th June come and  decorate it on 12 June. Booking is required
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 6 Jun 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 6 Jun 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 6 Jun 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 6 Jun 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 6 Jun 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 6 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 6 Jun 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 6 Jun 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 6 Jun 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 6 Jun 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 6 Jun 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 6 Jun 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 6 Jun 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 6 Jun 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 7 Jun 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 7 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 7 Jun 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 7 Jun 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
Airedale Library
Wed 7 Jun 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 7 Jun 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 7 Jun 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 8 Jun 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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 8 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 9 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 9 Jun 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 9 Jun 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 9 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 9 Jun 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 9 Jun 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 9 Jun 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 9 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 9 Jun 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 9 Jun 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 9 Jun 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 9 Jun 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 10 Jun 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 10 Jun 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 10 Jun 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 10 Jun 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 10 Jun 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 10 Jun 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 10 Jun 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 12 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 12 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 12 Jun 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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)
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 12 Jun 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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.
Adult Book folding/ Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 
Family History Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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 12 Jun 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
Book Folding at South Elmsall
South Elmsall Library
Mon 12 Jun 2pm
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3.30pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Learn how to book fold and see what you can create. Fold your book on 5th June come and  decorate it on 12 June. Booking is required
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 13 Jun 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 13 Jun 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 13 Jun 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 13 Jun 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 13 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 13 Jun 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 13 Jun 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 13 Jun 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 13 Jun 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 13 Jun 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 13 Jun 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 13 Jun 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 13 Jun 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 14 Jun 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 14 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 14 Jun 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 14 Jun 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
Airedale Library
Wed 14 Jun 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 14 Jun 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 14 Jun 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 15 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 15 Jun 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 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 15 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 16 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 16 Jun 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 16 Jun 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 16 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 16 Jun 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 16 Jun 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 16 Jun 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 16 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 16 Jun 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 16 Jun 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 16 Jun 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 16 Jun 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 17 Jun 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 17 Jun 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 17 Jun 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 17 Jun 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 17 Jun 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 17 Jun 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 17 Jun 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 17 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 19 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 19 Jun 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 19 Jun 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 19 Jun 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 19 Jun 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
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 19 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 20 Jun 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 20 Jun 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 20 Jun 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 20 Jun 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 20 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 20 Jun 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 20 Jun 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 20 Jun 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 20 Jun 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 20 Jun 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 20 Jun 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 20 Jun 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 20 Jun 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 21 Jun 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 21 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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
Reader Group
South Elmsall Library
Wed 21 Jun 10.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: If you love reading, share your passion for reading in an informal and relaxed group
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 21 Jun 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 21 Jun 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
Airedale Library
Wed 21 Jun 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 21 Jun 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 21 Jun 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 22 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 22 Jun 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 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 22 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 23 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 23 Jun 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 23 Jun 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 23 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 23 Jun 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 23 Jun 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 23 Jun 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 23 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 23 Jun 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 23 Jun 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 23 Jun 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 23 Jun 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 24 Jun 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 24 Jun 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 24 Jun 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 24 Jun 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 24 Jun 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 24 Jun 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 24 Jun 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 26 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 26 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 26 Jun 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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)
Story Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 26 Jun 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
Weekly Reader Group
Pontefract Library
Mon 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 Book Folding Craft Session
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Mon 26 Jun 10.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 26 Jun 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 26 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Mon 26 Jun 2pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 4pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based drop in Ancestry and family history group
Sandal Reader Group
Sandal Library
Mon 26 Jun 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
Poetry Group
South Elmsall Library
Mon 26 Jun 2.30pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2.30pm
End time: 3.30pm
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
Reader Group
Horbury Library
Mon 26 Jun 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. 
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 27 Jun 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 27 Jun 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 27 Jun 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 27 Jun 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 27 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 27 Jun 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 27 Jun 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 27 Jun 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 27 Jun 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 27 Jun 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 27 Jun 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 27 Jun 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 27 Jun 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 28 Jun 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 28 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 28 Jun 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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
Airedale Library
Wed 28 Jun 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 29 Jun 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 29 Jun 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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 29 Jun 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 30 Jun 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 30 Jun 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 30 Jun 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 30 Jun 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 30 Jun 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 1 Jul 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 1 Jul 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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 1 Jul 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!
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 3 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 3 Jul 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
Family History Help
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Mon 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 Time at Hemsworth Library
Hemsworth Library
Mon 3 Jul 10am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
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
'Paws' Storytime and craft
Pontefract Library
Mon 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 
Craft Club
Normanton Library
Mon 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Tue 4 Jul 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: 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
Computer Help
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 4 Jul 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
Job club
Airedale Library
Tue 4 Jul 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 4 Jul 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 4 Jul 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.
Dyslexic Adult Workshop
Sandal Library
Tue 4 Jul 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: Yes (see event details)
Start time: 10am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: The Front Room
Details: Dyslexic Adult Workshop working and developing reading skills
Bookstart Storytime
Sandal Library
Tue 4 Jul 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 4 Jul 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!
Dyslexia Readers Group
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
Tue 4 Jul 1pm
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 1pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: First Floor
Details: Readers Group for people with dyslexia – Please contact Castleford Library on 01977 722085 for details.
Job Club
Pontefract Library
Tue 4 Jul 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. Session run by Sarah Aucott from WDH
Gadget Man
Pontefract Library
Tue 4 Jul 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 4 Jul 1.30pm
Age range: Under 5s
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 4 Jul 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.
Active Minds
Sandal Library
Tue 4 Jul 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.
Leeds Credit Union
Pontefract Library
Wed 5 Jul 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
Hush Hour quiet story sharing time
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 5 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Children, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Hush Hour is 60 minutes of peace in the childrens library for quiet story sharing. Parents and carers are invited to bring young children along to share a morning 'bedtime' story together to calmly start the day.  Choose from our thousands of books and test drive some to borrow and finish later.
Computer Help
South Elmsall Library
Wed 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 12.45pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Information advice and support to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities
Active Minds
South Elmsall Library
Wed 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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
Holiday Club
Sandal Library
Wed 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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.
Under 5 Storytime
Ossett Library
Wed 5 Jul 2pm
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 2pm
End time: 3pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Under 5 Storytime at Ossett Library which is located on the first floor of Ossett Town Hall
Computer Help and advice
Pontefract Library
Wed 5 Jul 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
Airedale Library
Wed 5 Jul 5pm
Age range: Children, Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 5pm
End time: 6pm
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Join us for Code Club at Airedale Library and learn how to make your own computer animations and games. Term Time Only. No booking required.
Wakefield Councillor Surgery
Wakefield One Library and Museum
Wed 5 Jul 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 5 Jul 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
Dyslexia Friendly Reader Group
Normanton Library
Thu 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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
Featherstone Book Club
Featherstone Library
Thu 6 Jul 10.30am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.30am
End time: 11.30am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Get more from your reading and join Featherstone 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
Horbury Library
Thu 6 Jul 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
Ancestry/Family History
Airedale Library
Thu 6 Jul 11am
Age range: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 1pm
Location within venue: Not specified
Details: Computer based, drop-in Ancestry and Family History Group
Knit and Natter
Hemsworth Library
Thu 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 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 6 Jul 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
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Fri 7 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library, Ground Floor
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
Story and Rhyme Time
Hemsworth Library
Fri 7 Jul 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 7 Jul 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
Computer Support
Featherstone Library
Fri 7 Jul 10am
Age range: Adults
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Main Library
Details: Weekly computer support. Drop in session
Sandal Friends Gardening Club
Sandal Library
Fri 7 Jul 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
Coffee morning
Sandal Library
Fri 7 Jul 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 7 Jul 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 7 Jul 10.15am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10.15am
End time: 10.30am
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 7 Jul 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 7 Jul 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.
Coffee and Social Morning
Featherstone Library
Fri 7 Jul 11am
Age range: Not specified
Free: No (see event details)
Booking required: No
Start time: 11am
End time: 12noon
Location within venue: Ground Floor
Details: Come along to our Coffee and Social morning meet new friends while enjoying games and quizzes
Bookstart Storytime
Horbury Library
Fri 7 Jul 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
Featherstone Councillor surgery
Featherstone Library
Sat 8 Jul 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
Chatterbooks
Featherstone Library
Sat 8 Jul 10am
Age range: Children, Teenagers
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 10am
End time: 11am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Children's Chatterbooks
Family and Local History Help
Stanley Library
Sat 8 Jul 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 8 Jul 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 8 Jul 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 8 Jul 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 8 Jul 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
Rhyme Time
Airedale Library
Mon 10 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10.30am
Location within venue: Children's Library
Details: Rhyme time- stories, songs and rhymes.
Storytime and Rhymetime
South Elmsall Library
Mon 10 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Under 5s, Families
Free: Yes
Booking required: No
Start time: 9.30am
End time: 10am
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
Computer Help
Normanton Library
Mon 10 Jul 9.30am
Age range: Adults, Seniors
Free: Yes