Issue 151    December 1st   to March 1st 2022

Hungerford Library News

We’re very happy to be running some of our regular library events again!

Rhymetime – Every Wednesday during term-time. Two separate sessions 10am-10:30am and 11am-11:30am. Traditional Rhymetime with songs and musical instruments. For babies and children up to 4 years old.

Lego! – The First Saturday of the month 10.30am-12.00pm. Come along to this drop-in session. A different theme each month. Build to the theme or choose your own builds. Age 5+ (children under 8 to be accompanied by an adult).

Craft and Chat – Every Friday 10am-12pm. Come to our friendly Craft and Chat sessions. Just drop in for a relaxing ‘craft and chat’ time over a lovely cuppa. Bring your knitting, sewing, colouring or any craft. Adults.

Bookworms Bookgroup – Third Friday of the month 5:30pm-6:45pm. Join this friendly group for informal discussion of that month’s chosen book. Adults.

Children’s Christmas Fun! Tues 7th, 14th and 21st December 3pm-4:30pm. Drop-in sessions for 3yr+. Different activities each week for all age groups including crafts and storytelling.

Try the West Berkshire Libraries app! It now has a new feature – you can borrow books using your mobile! It is very easy to do. You can also renew your loans, reserve books, access e-books and e-audiobooks, manage multiple accounts for family members – all from your mobile or tablet. Download it from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Remember our Online Resources – including FREE use of Ancestry for researching family history, study/homework resources including encyclopaedia Britannica Online, national and international newspapers and a wide selection of magazines.

If you have any enquiries about West Berkshire Library Services please contact us by phone, email or pop into the library. We are always happy to help. We are open Tues 9:30-5pm, Wed 9:30-4pm, Fri 9:30-7pm, Sat 10-12:30pm, for browsing and borrowing books, audiobooks and DVDs and for using the PCs, printer and photocopier.

Our library staff are Martina, Zoë and Hilary, supported by our excellent volunteers. We look forward to welcoming you to the library and thank you for your continued support. For more information call 01488 682660 or email us at  Our website is: