Monthly Archives: September 2015
Wakefield Council Libraries have re-launched their weekly computer help and advice sessions in libraries across the district. The free drop-in sessions are designed specifically for adults without any computer skills, or for those with some basic skills seeking to expand their knowledge. There’s also help available if a specific IT issue has you perplexed – just turn up to the session and explain the problem to the expert on-hand.
The following libraries have sessions running.
|Library Location||Start Date||Time|
|Castleford||07/09/2015 – then every Tuesday||9:30am – 12:30pm|
|Featherstone||10/09/2015 – then every Thursday||9:30am – 12:30pm|
|Hemsworth||10/09/2015 – then every Thursday||9:30am – 12:30pm|
|Horbury||08/09/2015 – then every Monday||2:00pm – 4:30pm|
|Normanton||07/09/2115 – then every Monday||9:30am – 12:30pm|
|Pontefract||09/09/2015 – then every Wednesday||2:00pm – 4:30pm|
|Sandal||02/09/2015 – then every Monday||2:00pm – 4:30pm|
|South Elmsall||09/09/2015 – then every Wednesday||9:30am – 12:30pm|
|Stanley||08/09/2015 – then every Tuesday||2:00pm – 4:30pm|
|Wakefield||10/09/2015 – then every Thursday||2:00pm – 4:30pm|
Calling all junior astronauts! Join us as we blast off on a super adventure into space with Bob, the Man on the Moon. Adapted from the popular picture book by Simon Bartram, Man on the Moon is a theatre production with live music, brought to you by the team that created The Worst Princess and My Granny is a Pirate.
As fans of the picture book will know, Bob has a very special job as a caretaker/tour guide on the moon. Bob knows practically everything there is to know about the lunar landscape, and if there is one thing Bob is sure about, it is that there’s no such thing as aliens. Then again, who could be making all that mess? Find out as we sing and dance along in a family show that is out of this world!
Man on the Moon is ideal for children under 7 and their families. You can see it at
Thu 8 Oct, 10.00am
Normanton Library, WF6 2AR
Tickets: Free – booking essential
Tel: 01924 302525
Thu 8 Oct, 2.00pm
Featherstone Library, WF7 5BB
Tickets: Free – booking essential
Tel: 01977 722745
Produced for Durham Book Festival by New Writing North in association with Sage Gateshead.
There are plenty of special events for children at Lit Fest this year. In libraries we have lots of free fun:
Saturday 19 September: Lions, Tigers and Bears! Join storyteller Helen M. Sant for some traditional tales of these wild but loveable animals. Bring your own bear or cuddly toy along to the teddy bears’ picnic! Suitable for children aged 5-7yrs. Please contact Wakefield Library to reserve a place. Tel 01924 305 376 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 22: The Man on the Moon musical workshop. A chance for mini astronauts to put on their space boots and chart a musical exploration through the galaxy. Sing songs from the show, create the sounds of a star cruiser and meet some dancing aliens and other members of Bob’s fan club. Based on the book ‘The Man on the Moon’ by Simon Bartram. Suitable for children aged 5-7yrs. 4-5 pm Booking via Featherstone Library: 01977 722 745
Saturday 26: Festival Big Read. Dog Love Drawing! 11-11.30am at Wakefield, Airedale, Castleford and Normanton Libraries. Free, drop-in
Staurday 26: How to Make (Awesome) Comics Workshop with Neill Cameron. Wakefield Library, 2pm for children aged 7-12. Free but booking is required through the festival box office.
Visit http://www.wakefieldlitfest.org.uk to see the full list of festival events and to book