Events

FRRL enjoy helping Library Services create a lively and interesting social, educational and cultural hub at the Library for the community to enjoy.

An Annual Programme of events is organised to entertain and inform covering an eclectic mix of topics for gatherings of up to 60 folk.

See FRRL  Facebook page, Twitter, Library noticeboards for more event information.

Our regular Newsletter has details, photos and reports of  Previous FRRL events.

Coming up in 2017:

  • July to Friday 1 September ‘Know Your Place’, Self-guided Community Trail
  • September: Saturday 2  – FRRL Book Stall at QECF ‘Skip’ morning
  • October: Saturday 7 – Family Apple Day
  • October: Thursday 19,  7.30 – 9.00 p.m. History talk by Ann Kennedy-Smith, Cambridge Brides
  • December: Monday 4, 7.30 p.m. Library Theatre Company, Alice in Wonderland
  • December: Friday 8, FRRL Christmas Party – details t.b.c.

Looking Ahead to 2018:

  • May 12: Annual Grand Plant Sale
  • July 29: Summer Celebration – produce swap and share with plant sale and Kid’s Fun

Regular Events:

‘Know Your Place’ Quiz Trails  –  fun and informative local walks to be enjoyed at anytime by children and adults of all ages!

 Rhyme and Story-timesMonthly, Saturday mornings, 10.30 & 11.00 a.m.:

9 September – Favourite Poems

7 October – Apple Day Special

18 November – Pirates, Pirate, Pirates! 

16 December – Tales From Long Ago 

Rock Road Scrabble Club, Weekly: Monday mornings, 10 a.m. – 12 noon-ish: a well-established informal group (continues to meet during school holidays but not on Bank Holidays). Cost £1 per session, which supports the library. New players very welcome, come for the start – boards provided.

Community Gardening: Fortnightly on Fridays 10.00-11.00 a.m. – E-mail FRRL for dates and details.

 ‘The Great War and the people who lived around Rock Road Library’ – Final Exhibition of the 2014 – 2016 project

Closing Exhibition – War-time Hospitals – normal Library opening hours (see below) when the Community Room is not in use.

Photo: Military transport on Cherry Hinton Road

WWI Hospital Transport on Cherry Hinton Road

Contact Project Leader, Claire Adler: claireadler@ btinternet.com 07970 671 965.

 

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