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  • Family events

    Toddler Tales - Harwood Library

    Join us every Monday at 2pm for free storytelling sessions for young children and their mums, dads and carers, ideal for toddlers aged 2 - 4. Sessions take place at all Bolton libraries throughout the week. Contact any Bolton library for details.

    Mon 16 September to Mon 24 August, 2pm

    Admission: FREE

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    LEGO Brick Building Club - Breightmet Library

    Become a better builder, learn new skills about building with LEGO. Family friendly free event for children aged 6 to11 years old with their carer. Beginners and newcomers always welcome. Please contact Breightmet Library on 01204 332352 to make sure there has been no change to the date or time of the sessions. LEGO does not officially run or endorse this event.

    Thu 05 December to Thu 04 June, 4pm to 5pm

    Admission: FREE

  • Adult events

    Reading Friends - Bolton Central Library

    Join us to enjoy conversations about reading. Becoming a Reading Friend is a chance to take time out, meet new people and share stories. Bolton Central Library’s Reading Friends meets on the second Friday of the month from 2pm to 3pm. Reading Friends is a national initiative co-ordinated by The Reading Agency and funded by The National Lottery and Arts Council England.

    Fri 13 December to Fri 13 November, 2pm

    Admission: FREE

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    Toddler Tales - Bromley Cross Library

    Join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm for free storytelling sessions for young children and their mums, dads and carers, ideal for toddlers aged 2 - 4. Sessions take place at all Bolton libraries throughout the week. Contact any Bolton library for details.

    Thu 16 January to Thu 17 December, 2pm

    Admission: FREE

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    Toddler Sensations - Bromley Cross Library

    A sensory group which is a relaxing and an interactive session to encourage parent and tot bonding. The session is parent led where you and your little one/s can explore selections of mini multi-sensory activities which incorporate a variety of props. Activities are changed weekly. No need to book and sessions are free. The session does not run during school holidays.

    Mon 20 January to Mon 28 December, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

    Admission: FREE

  • Adult events

    Tuesday Knit and Natter group - Westhoughton Library

    Come and join us with your knitting and crochet. All ages and abilities welcome. Help is always available and the chatter is great.

    Tue 21 January to Tue 30 June, 1pm to 3pm

    Admission: FREE

  • Adult events

    Reading Friends - Breightmet Library

    Join us to enjoy conversations about reading. Becoming a Reading Friend is a chance to take time out, meet new people and share stories. Breightmet Library’s Reading Friends meets on the first Thursday of the month from 2pm to 3pm. Reading Friends is a national initiative co-ordinated by The Reading Agency and funded by The National Lottery and Arts Council England.

    Thu 06 February to Thu 03 December, First Thursday of each month, 2pm to 3pm

    Admission: FREE

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    Bolton Family History Society Genealogy Helpdesk - Harwood Library

    On the second Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm members of Bolton Family History Society will be at Harwood Library to help with your family history research issues (there will be no helpdesk session in April).

    Sat 08 February to Sat 13 June, 10am to 12pm

    Admission: FREE

  • Adult events

    Cuppa and a quiz - Breightmet Library

    Come along to our free and friendly social group for anyone who likes a quiz. We meet up every Tuesday to have a cuppa and a quiz. Newcomers welcome.

    Tue 17 March to Tue 29 December, 2pm

    Admission: FREE