What is happening at the Old Library during October 2018. and Special Events during November and December


 Half term week Monday 29th until Friday 2nd November

During half term we will have the following activities

Monday 29th  10am until 12pm Halloween mask making, Face painting and Witch and Wizard Wand making. This is for children of all ages. FREE EVENT

Halloween Party 30th  4.30 until 6.30  Spooky Bingo, Face painting and prizes for the best halloween costumes.  Gruesome music to dance to.   Enjoy  tasty food,  eyeballs, eggs, Horrible hotdogs, witches jelly and ice cream, poisonous  pizza,  witches brew and lots more. Suitable for all children.  £1 PER CHILD. 


October 31st 12pm until 2pm. COME ALONG AND ENJOY  OUR FFILM SHOW

                                                The Incredibles

For more information about these events  call 01706 813222 TO BOOK A PLACE.                                         COST IS £1 TO INCLUDE REFRESHMENTS

 Look Out for what is happening in November and December

.Monday 12th November.  We will be holding our second Bingo afternoon 1pm until 3pm. There is no charge for this , but any donations will go towards our food bank fund. Good prizes  and Refreshments

Monday 26th. Film show from 4.30 to 6.30. Film to be confirmed but it will be suitable for children and adults. Cost is £1 AND INCLUDES LIGHT REFRESHMENTS

December 14th 4.30 until 6.30pm we will be holding our annual Children’s Christmas Party for children of all ages. Father Christmas will be come along to joins us will a bag of presents for for all.  There will be a charge of £1 which included party food and present. Please book for this event as numbers will be limited. tel 01706 813222 or call into the old Library

  About the Old Library

The Old Library is a community building and provides a welcomes  place for everyone. Apart from holding regular weekly  events, we also hire the building out for parties, meetings and other special occasions. Our room rental is  £10 per hour for  functions and £20 per hour for companies. We have a main room, a meeting room and a reception area all available for hire. Please contact Rachel or Kathleen for information on  01706813222

  Cornholme and Portsmouth in all its beauty




Mondays. We have a history group every 1st and 3rd Monday 1pm until 3pm. This  is a thriving group looking at how our area has changed over time; the buildings the facilities, housing and the community itself. Our intention is to collect all this information and documents . The group then hope to pull this together and put it into  print for all to enjoy. The next step, for those  interested to know about the history of their home, is to go back in time  to explore who lived there as far back as a hundred years  ago,  who lived there, what work did they do, and what was it like to live in Cornholme at that time.   Anyone interested should ask for Martin at the Old Library . telephone 01706 813222

Tuesdays is our regular Job Club from 1pm until 3pm where computers can be accessed for job search. Support is on hand for anyone  needing assistance.

Every Third Tuesday of the month  Disability Support hold a drop in session from 1pm until 3pm

We also provide support on computer skills , CV writing and interview skills.

Benefits advice is also on hand throughout the day.

Wednesday from 9.30 until 130 is a Play Group for  all children under school age.  Drinks and toast are provided,  along with  friendly surroundings and time for parents to relax and have a chat

Wednesday also sees our Food bank from 5.15pm until 5.45pm. This is available for all Cornholme and Portsmouth residents. We are able to do deliveries for those with  mobility difficulties. Rind on 01706813222 if  you need a delivery.

Thursdays is a Pay what you can lunch from 12pm until 2pm. This is a three course meal, freshly cooked with traditional, vegetarian and vegan options.

From 11.30 until 1.30  we have Healthy Minds with us should you  wish to come along to access this service.

Friday We are currently revisiting our sessions.













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