|Northwich Library||9.30am - 12pm||Mindfulness drop-in|
|Sandiway Library||10am - 11am||Dementia Friends information session|
|Winsford Library||10.30am - 11am||Get moving with rhymetime|
|Upton Library||11am - 12pm||Reminiscence coffee morning|
|Ellesmere Port Library||11am - 1pm||Join us for a game of Scrabble|
|Tattenhall Library||11am - 12pm||Reminiscence coffee morning|
|Sandiway Library||11.30am - 12.30pm||Reminiscence coffee morning|
|Northwich Library||2pm - 3.30pm||Wellbeing Reading Group|
|Little Sutton Library||2pm - 4pm||Join us for a Knit and Natter|
|Hope Farm Library||2.30pm - 4.30pm||Family colouring session|
|Sandiway Library||2.30pm - 4pm||Find out about nordic walking, the fun way to enjoy the outdoors|
|Winsford Library||3.30pm - 5pm||Launch of weekly family colouring club|
|Tarporley Library||4pm - 5pm||Reminiscence coffee afternoon|
|Chester Library||10am - 12pm||Adult colouring session (regular fortnightly event)|
|Wharton Library||10am - 12pm||MOT health check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Helsby Library||10am - 12pm||MOT health check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Northwich Library||10am - 11am||Dementia Friends information session|
|Ellesmere Port Library||10.30am - 12.30pm||Find out more about Healthwatch|
|Northwich Library||11am - 11.30am||Health and Wellbeing storytime|
|Sandiway Library||11am - 12pm||Find out about the benefits of pilates|
|Sandiway Library||11am - 12pm||Mindfulness|
|Ellesmere Port Library||11am - 1pm||Reminiscence coffee morning|
|Winsford Library||2pm - 3pm||Special reading group reminiscing about favourite childhood books|
|Great Boughton Library||2pm - 4pm||Reminiscence coffee afternoon|
|Sandiway Library||2pm - 4.30pm||Find out about Ancestry.co.uk|
|Northwich Library||2pm - 4.30pm||Work Zone drop in|
|Sandiway Library||2pm - 5pm||Colouring session|
|Malpas Library||5pm - 6pm||Reminiscence coffee evening|
|Blacon Library||10am - 12pm||Could you help with the Casserole Club? Come along and find out more|
|Northwich Library||10am - 12pm||Age UK drop in|
|Weaverham Library||10am - 12pm||MOT Health Check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Northwich Library||11am - 12pm||RVS Books on Wheels coffee morning|
|Chester Library||12pm - 1pm||Drop in for a chat with the Mental Health Team|
|Upton Library||2pm - 4pm||Could you help with the Casserole Club? Come along and find out more|
|Barnton Library||5.45pm - 6.45pm||Dementia Friends information session|
|Sandiway Library||10am - 11am||Could you help with Casserole Club? Come along and find out more|
|Chester Library||10am - 12pm||Arthritis care drop in|
|Winsford Library||10.30am - 11am||Special storytime with healthy snacks|
|Sandiway Library||10.30am - 12.30pm||Find out more about Healthwatch|
|Upton Library||11am - 12pm||Knit and Natter (regular event)|
|Sandiway Library||11am - 12pm||Mindfulness|
|Northwich Library||11am - 12pm||Babybounce wellbeing coffee morning|
|Little Sutton Library||11am - 1pm||Reminiscence coffee morning|
|Ellesmere Port Library||11am - 1pm||Knit and Natter|
|Neston Library||1pm - 3pm||MOT health check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Ellesmere Port Library||1pm - 3pm||MOT health check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Tarvin Library||2pm - 3pm||Reminiscence coffee afternoon|
|Little Sutton Library||2pm - 4pm||Adult colouring group|
|Sandiway Library||2.30pm - 4pm||Action on Hearing Loss drop in|
|Sandiway Library||2.30pm - 4pm||Seated exercises. Don’t want to go to the gym, but would like some gentle exercise? This could be for you!|
|Northwich Library||10am - 11am||Books on prescription awareness|
|Chester Library||10am - 12pm||MOT health check with the Healthy Living Centre|
|Winsford Library||10am - 12pm||Could you help with the Casserole Club? Come along and find out more|
|Sandiway Library||10am - 1pm||Dial a Ride. Want to get out more, but need help? See what Dial a Ride can do.|
|Ellesmere Port Library||11am - 1pm||Adult colouring club|
|Sandiway Library||2pm - 3pm||Mindfulness|
|Neston Library||2pm - 3pm||Reminiscence coffee afternoon|
|Chester Library||2pm - 3.30pm||Relish reading group (regular weekly meetings)|
|Sandiway Library||2pm - 4pm||Books on prescription awareness|
|Winsford Library||2pm - 3pm||Special reading group reminiscing about favourite childhood book|
|Northwich Library||2pm - 4pm||Hearing loss drop in with Action on Hearing Loss|
Cheshire West Libraries have organised a series of events to coincide with the forthcoming centenary of the end of the First World War.
Northwich Library, 10am-12pm: First World War Centenary coffee morning
Northwich Library will be hosting a coffee morning with representatives from the local Royal British Legion coming along to provide information and chat to customers about the Centenary.
Barnton Library, 10am-1pm: Drop-in “Memory Morning”
Community event for residents to share their war-time memories of Barnton and learn more about the village’s history.
Helsby Library, 2.30pm: Researching Your Ancestors with Owen Powell.
Learn how to undertake genealogical research to trace your family story including where to start; which websites to use; searching the archives and dating photographs. Tickets are £3 - available from Helsby Library or via www.ticketsource.co.uk
Frodsham Library, 7pm: Home Service during the Great War
Millions of men and women were engaged in Home Service activities that were vital for the war effort. Join Owen Powell to find out more about this forgotten aspect of the Great War. Tickets are £3 - available from Frodsham Library or via www.ticketsource.co.uk
Lache Library, 5.30pm: The Home Front in Cheshire & Wirral towards the End of the First World War
Mike Royden will talk about the impact of the First World War on local communities in Wirral and Cheshire, not only on the men and women directly involved in the conflict but also on those at home and the effects of the War in the years after it ended. Tickets are £5 - available from Lache Library or via www.ticketsource.co.uk
Neston Library, 5.30pm: The Home Front in Cheshire & Wirral towards the End of the First World War
Mike Royden will talk about the impact of the First World War on local communities in Wirral and Cheshire, not only on the men and women directly involved in the conflict but also on those at home and the effects of the War in the years after it ended. Tickets are £5 - available from Neston Library or via www.ticketsource.co.uk
Barnton Library - a collection of First World War memorabilia and related local history books is on display as well as an art display of poppies arranged and curated by Jackie Ormarod and the members of the library knitting group.
Helsby Library – a large display is available detailing how the war impacted on Helsby and details of the Helsby men who died in the First World War.
Neston Library - 'Great War - Neston Remembers' exhibition provided by Burton and Neston History Society is on display at Neston Library. The display illustrates how the war impacted on the everyday lives of Neston’s residents. As part of the exhibition there is a special collection about 170 individuals connected to Neston, who died in the First World War, diligently researched by Ian Norris. This is a unique and significant piece of work and will be of great interest to people from Neston and surrounding areas.
Northwich Library - A commemorative poppy display is in the entrance to the library, featuring a selection of books and a waterfall of poppies, all hand-made and created by the library craft group and other local community groups from Northwich town centre.
Sandiway Library - A commemorative book and photographic display relating to Sandiway community members involved in the First World War is available. The library is also decorated with poppy bunting designed and donated by the children and local craft groups who attend the library. A commemorative Tommy figurine is also on display outside the library, by the Royal British Legion and the Parish Council.
Winsford Library – A display commemorating the Great War is on loan to the library from Crosshatch Gallery and Winsford History Society. Included are excerpts from Private Frederick Shaw’s Gallipoli campaigns diary (not originals); Private Shaw was based with the Royal Marine Light Infantry during the First World War and his name is inscribed on Winsford’s War Memorial.
Wharton, Weaverham and Great Boughton Libraries also have book displays themed around the First World War Centenary.