Have a wonderful weekend in a Haringey library!

There are lots of free and fun activities in our libraries this weekend (Saturday 15 June 2024 – Sunday 16 June 2024).
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For starters, Hornsey Library is staging a broad range of events as part of the Crouch End Festival.

There will be a guided tour, ‘Meet the Author’ sessions, multimedia shows, musical performances from Crescent Brass, Haydn and Nordic Folk Music, plays, singalongs and spoken word performances, as well as a deep dive into Crouch End’s history.

With Father’s Day on Sunday as well, children aged 3+ can craft their own cards at Coombes Croft Library (11am-12noon), Hornsey Library (2:30pm-3:30pm) and Marcus Garvey Library (11am-12noon) tomorrow (Saturday 15 June 2024).

Comics Club (12:30pm-2:30pm) returns to Stroud Green and Harringay Library on Saturday, when attendees will also be able to take part in a Comics Club Extra (2pm-3pm) session and try to draw Spider-Man!

You can check(-mate) out Chess Club at Wood Green Library tomorrow and next Sunday (23 June 2024) too (both 1pm-3pm).

There’s also a Gaiecon Presentation/Piano Recital-Talk by George Partou on Japanese Gardens at Coombes Croft Library tomorrow (3pm) and at Marcus Garvey Library next Saturday (22 June 2024, 3pm).

Next week, there will be lots on before, during and after Windrush Day on Saturday (22 June 2024).

There’s a Windrush Day Storytime session at Alexandra Park Library on Monday (17 June 2024, 10:30am-11am, Suitable for children aged 0-5) as well as a Read and Connect meeting at Stroud Green and Harringay Library on Tuesday (18 June 2024, 2:30pm-4pm).

There are Windrush Day-themed craft sessions aplenty throughout the week as well, with participants encouraged to make their own pineapples at Stroud Green & Harringay Library on Wednesday (19 June 2024, 3:30pm-4:30pm, Suitable for children aged 3-10) and Highgate Library on Friday 28 June (3:30pm-4:30pm, Suitable for children aged 3-10).

Your Caribbean food creations will be on the menu at Alexandra Park Library on Friday (21 June 2024, 10:30am-11am) and sunset vistas will be within sight at Highgate Library on Friday (21 June 2024, 3:30pm-4:30pm, Suitable for children aged 3-10) and Stroud Green Library on Wednesday 26 June 2024 (3:30pm-4:30pm, Suitable for children aged 3-10).

You can make your own HMT Empire Windrush hat at St Ann’s Library on Saturday 22 June 2024 (10:30am-12noon) or craft the ship itself at Hornsey Library that very same day (Saturday 22 June 2024) between 11:30am and 12:30pm.

There will be a Children’s Windrush Storytime with local author Bimbola Olawanle at Hornsey Library on Windrush Day itself too (Saturday 22 June 2024, 11am-11:30am).

Marcus Garvey Library will be celebrating the Windrush Generation, their descendants and their collective and significant contribution to life in Haringey – and Britain at large – with a Community Garden Party on Sunday afternoon (23 June 2024, 12noon-4pm).

You can also follow our Haringey Libraries social media handles on Facebook, Instagram and X (formerly known as Twitter) to find out our recommended reads for National Crime Reading Month.

For further information, download our What’s On in Haringey Libraries for June 2024!

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