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Services in Christchurch

Groups and activities for adults

Libraries host a range of regular groups and activities for adults. Why not come along to one? Meet new people in a relaxed and social setting and take a book home after.

Craft and chat

Do you enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet or something more unusual? Bring along whatever you're working on, or just drop in for a chat with other crafty people. Make new friends, meet up with old friends, pick up hints and tips and get access to a wide selection of craft books.

LibraryName of groupFrequencyTime

Christchurch Library and Learning Centre

Drop in craft group Every Monday 10am to midday

Highcliffe Library

Knit and Natter Every Tuesday 2pm to 4pm

Mindful colouring

Relax and unwind at one of our colouring sessions. Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and even a few minutes of mindful colouring can be uplifting. Put the day and time in your diary and come every week, or just drop by when you feel the need. Borrow books to take home, chat to our friendly staff and walk away relaxed for the day.

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTime
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Wednesday Colouring and Puzzletime Every Wednesday 10am to midday
Highcliffe Library Adult board games, colouring and puzzles Daily 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Board games

Exercise your mind with chess, Scrabble and board games. Put the day and time in your diary and come every week, or just drop by when the feel the need. Borrow books to take home, chat to our friendly staff and walk away relaxed for the day.

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTime
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Family board games - drop in and play Every Saturday 10am to 3pm
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Wednesday Colouring and Puzzletime Every Wednesday 10am to midday
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Adult board games Every Friday 2.30pm to 4pm
Highcliffe Library Adult board games, colouring and puzzles Daily 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Read, write, discuss

Relax and share a story or poem in a small group or join with others to discuss the books you've read and a variety of other topics in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Or let your imagination run riot as you lose yourself in creative writing.

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTime
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Reading Group Various, please check with Library Various
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Writing Group First Friday in the month 10am to 12 noon

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