Branch: Hook and Chessington Library


Events calendar for all events

Our events calendar includes all events held at the library. This includes:

  • regular events, like rhymetime and our knitting club
  • one-off events, like workshops and activities courses

Browse our events calendar and find something for you or your family.

Regular events

We hold some events, like rhymetime and our knitting club, every week. We'd love to see you at any of our regular events:

Events for children and young people

Bookstart Rhyme Time

  • Family sing-along session for babies and toddlers led alternately by library staff and Kingston Music Service
  • Designed to encourage early language development
  • Every Wednesday during term-time at 10.30am
  • £1 per family.
  • Dates for the Spring Term: 
  • 15th Jan, 22nd Jan, 29th Jan, 5th Feb, 12th Feb
  • 26th Feb, 4th Mar, 11th Mar, 18th Mar, 25th Mar, 1st Apr

Events for adults

Stories for grown-ups

  • a new tale every month for grown-ups
  • these are monthly sessions.  Please contact us for details of the next event
  • open to all with those who find reading difficult especially welcome 

Free get back to work sessions

  • every Friday from 10.30am to 12.00 noon
  • help filling in online application forms, looking for jobs online, CVs and basic computer skills

Silver surfers

  • every other Saturday from 10am to 12pm
  • help for beginners to gain more confidence using the computer
  • costs £3

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

  • internationally recognised computer qualification
  • contact the library for further information or to sign up

Hooked on books reading group

  • last Tuesday of every month at 10.30am
  • contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list for this group

Card Games at Hook

  • come along for informal card games. Meet people and learn some new card games!
  • group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday 2-3pm 

Scrabble Club

  • informal club for all player levels
  • fortnightly on a Tuesday 2pm

Hook and Chessington Writers

  • monthly writing club for beginner and experienced writers
  • bring along some of your writing to share with others and get some new ideas
  • runs usually the last Wednesday in the month.  Please contact us for further details

Hooked on knitting club

  • every Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • all levels welcome, bring your own wool and needles 
  • free

Hook crime readers group

  • first Tuesday of every month at 7pm
  • contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list for this group

Regular events in the Community Hall

You may also like to see what events are held in the Community Hall. Each weekday we have classes and events, like Yoga or our legal services drop in session. So browse weekday events at the Hook Centre Community Hall