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Events for adults at our libraries

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All events are FREE, but for the comfort and enjoyment of all attendees, places for many events are limited and must be booked in advance. Please see individual listings for full details.

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Queen’s Jubilee at Kingswood Park

Join Kingswood library staff and other local groups in Kingswood Park to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. Lots of stalls and crafts available for all the family, with a special appearance from the Bookstart Bear. Sunday 5 June, 10am to 4pm

Downend Library

Jubilee Celebration Coffee Morning & Quiz: join us at Downend library to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with coffee, cakes and a tabletop quiz for adults. Friday 27 May, 10.30am to 11.30am

Emersons Green Library

Jubilee Celebration coffee morning: join us at Emersons Green library to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with coffee, cakes and conversation. Tuesday 31 May, 11am to 1pm.

Hanham Library

Royal Fun Day: join us for Jubilee Fun throughout the day: Tuesday 31 May

  • 10am to 11.30am Royal coffee morning for all
  • 11am to 12pm The Oldland Ukulele Club will be entertaining us from with a patriotic sing-along session
  • 3pm to 5pm Royal Craft Group
  • refreshments will be served throughout the day and there is the opportunity to meet our life-sized cut out Queen Elizabeth II

Thornbury Library

Hats on for her Majesty: join us to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with a tea party and quiz.  Monday 30 May, 11am to 12pm.

Craft groups

Indulge your crafting passion with a bit of “me” time, good company and ideas to share

Coffee mornings

Friendly company and a chat over a cuppa:

  • Hanham Library every Monday and Tuesday 10.30am to 11.30am.
  • Cadbury Heath Library every Thursday 10am to 12pm.

Tea, Talk and Stories

Free drop in. Listen to a great story with a good brew and friendly faces.

Cadbury Heath Library,  Heath Library, School Road, Cadbury Heath, BS30 8EN

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11.30am.

Patchway Library, Patchway Hub, Rodway Road, Patchway, BS34 5PE
Tuesdays 11.15am to 1pm.

Staple Hill Library, Broad Street, Staple Hill, BS16 5LS
Thursdays 2.15pm to 3.45pm.

Book Club

Kingswood Library, fourth Wednesday of every month 1pm to 3pm. Join the group for lively discussion. For dates and more information visit or email

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