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Virtual Events for Adults

Authors Online in April with Jenny Quintana on Tuesday 13 April 6.30-7.30pm

The wonderfully talented local author Jenny Quintana, will be along to talk about her new book The Hiding Place as well as her influences, processes and what is it like to write thrillers. This exciting session is funded by the BBC Novels That Shaped Our World project, and supported by Libraries Connected, BBC Novels and ACE (Arts Council England)

Trouble Sleeping on Wednesday 21 April  6.30- 7.30pm

Dr Lindsay Browning talks about sleep problems and her new book Navigating Sleeplessness

Book Chat on Friday 23 April  2.00-2.30pm

Join library staff on World Book Night for book recommendations and to find out what’s new. Also come and tell us about your own favourite book from the lockdown period.

To sign up for all these events email libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Lifting the Sky in Words and Pictures

A series of three online, illustrated talks by visual artist Chris Holley on the mutual creative inspiration between herself and poet Myra Schneider in which you hear about, see – and get chance to discuss – the poems that inspired the painting and, in turn, the paintings that inspired the poems.

  • Tuesday 20 April, 11am  Session 1: Hepworth sculpture, a poem and a shawl: movement and dynamic line.
  • Monday 24 May 24, 2pm Session 2: Musical inspiration and creative interpretation.
  • Wednesday 23 June, 2pm Session 3: Matisse and the soaring of the spirit.

Visit our libraries blog for more details about the Lifting the Sky sessions.

Virtual Events for Young People

Join us this April for a variety of virtual events from Storytime’s, Explore learning Sessions and Poetry inspired art activity. For a full list of our April Activities Blog.

To sign up just email libraries@wokingham.gov.uk with the session you would like to attend, your name and library card number and you will be sent details of how to join the day before.

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