Rawdon Community Library

BOOKS
We continually refresh our selection of fiction and non fiction books.
Books can be lent for a period of up to three weeks.
RCL members can also reserve books.

CHILDRENS BOOKS
We also have a really well stocked Children’s Library section where you can drop in and have a read with the kids. You don’t even need to be an RCL member!

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM
We are proud to possess the best collection of local historical archives in the form of books and journals, which are available to Rawdon Community Library members.
RCL members also have access to the “Find My Past” and the“British Newspaper Archive“ websites via the computers in the library.

COMPUTERS
There are four computers available to Rawdon Community Library (RCL) members for study, work or leisure.

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
For more information, such as whether payment is required to attend an event or activity, be sure to visit our activities page.

Fabulous Fashion Show. 7pm Tuesday 11th June.

A chance to buy high street ladies wear and accessories at reduced prices. Tickets £5 available at the Library or on the night.    

WEA Family History Course

New Course starts Monday 20th May 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm. £35 for the five week course. Promoted by Rawdon Library & Aireborough Civic Society Poster Family History Course May 2019

Aireborough Civic Society

  A talk by Colin Speakman. Founder of the Dales Way. 7.30pm on Thursday 3oth May. ACS Members: Free. Non Members £4 Colin Speakman

Rawdon Community Library 7th Annual Village Show

 Bake it, Make it, Grow it Paint it. Saturday 22nd June 2019 at 1pm. Joining forces with the Jo Cox Picnic in the Park to bring you The Great Get Together at 3pm Show Competition Categories   Schedule - Rules and Information

Crochet Lessons

Tutored crochet lessons suitable for complete beginners or for anyone who learnt years ago and has forgotten how to crochet. Held weekly on Tuesday’s, 1:00pm – 3:pm. For more information contact the tutor on 0113 2500097

Sing – along

The sing – along Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 2pm – 3.30pm. Everyone is welcome, you don’t need to be able to sing well! The group sings songs from musicals, films and TV programmes as well as pop songs and favourites from the old time music...

Story Time for under 5’s

Under 5’s, brothers, sisters, parents and carers are all welcome! Meet new people, have a chat and a cup of tea. Thursday’s, 11:00 – 11:30am

Relaxation Group

This group Meet on most Fridays 10.30am – 12.00 noon. We ask for a contribution of £2.00 per session which goes towards supporting the Library.

Reader’s Group

The Reader’s Group meets every four weeks on Monday afternoons from 2.00 – 3.00 pm at the Library. members are a friendly bunch and the atmosphere is very informal.For example, if you haven’t got round to reading the chosen book by the next meeting it’s absolutely not...

Railway Interest Group

This active and friendly group meets on the 3rd Monday of every month 2 – 4pm. The group mainly looks at Yorkshire railways meeting in the local history room so old books and maps can be consulted. There are occasional trips out too, such as the Keighley and Worth...

Needle Crafts

The group meet every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month between 2.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. An informal, friendly group of people who gather together to exchange ideas and skills in knitting, crocheting, quilting, embroidery and any other form of needlecrafts. As a group...

Local History Group

The group meets on the last Thursday of every month at 10.30 am. A new local history group has been set up at Rawdon Library for research using resources available in the library’s own Aireborough and Yorkshire Collections and also online. The group has put on 2...

Gardening Group

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you know a lot and would like to share your knowledge? Do you know very little but would like to learn? If so, please join us in the library on the second Monday in the month from 2pm to 4pm.The group makes occasional visits to gardens so...

French Conversation

Meeting on alternate Wednesday afternoons from 2.00 – 3.00pm, participants in French Conversation converse in French about anything to do with France. Some French (even if rather rusty) would be ideal. Topics range from food,to culture, to current affairs, in fact...

Coffee Mornings

Everyone is invited to our friendly coffee mornings held in the main library on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10.30am – 12.00 noon. We ask for a £2.00 donation in return for coffee, tea and biscuits. A great way to meet new people, chat with friends, relax...

Summmer Opening Hours

As of Monday 1st April, the library will close at 6pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday's.

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To become an RCL member please register at the library counter.

Membership to RCL is FREE!

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Fabulous Fashion Show. 7pm Tuesday 11th June.

A chance to buy high street ladies wear and accessories at reduced prices. Tickets £5 available at...

WEA Family History Course

New Course starts Monday 20th May 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm. £35 for the five week course. Promoted by...

Aireborough Civic Society

  A talk by Colin Speakman. Founder of the Dales Way. 7.30pm on Thursday 3oth May. ACS...

Rawdon Community Library 7th Annual Village Show

 Bake it, Make it, Grow it Paint it. Saturday 22nd June 2019 at 1pm. Joining forces with the Jo...

Crochet Lessons

Tutored crochet lessons suitable for complete beginners or for anyone who learnt years ago and has...

Sing – along

The sing – along Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 2pm – 3.30pm. Everyone is...

Story Time for under 5’s

Under 5’s, brothers, sisters, parents and carers are all welcome! Meet new people, have a chat and...

Relaxation Group

This group Meet on most Fridays 10.30am – 12.00 noon. We ask for a contribution of £2.00 per...

Reader’s Group

The Reader’s Group meets every four weeks on Monday afternoons from 2.00 – 3.00 pm at the Library....

Railway Interest Group

This active and friendly group meets on the 3rd Monday of every month 2 – 4pm. The group mainly...

Needle Crafts

The group meet every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month between 2.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. An...

Local History Group

The group meets on the last Thursday of every month at 10.30 am. A new local history group has...

Gardening Group

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you know a lot and would like to share your knowledge? Do you know very...

French Conversation

Meeting on alternate Wednesday afternoons from 2.00 – 3.00pm, participants in French Conversation...

Coffee Mornings

Everyone is invited to our friendly coffee mornings held in the main library on the 1st and 3rd...

Summmer Opening Hours

As of Monday 1st April, the library will close at 6pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday's.

BOOKS
We continually refresh our selection of fiction and non fiction books.
Books can be lent for a period of up to three weeks.
RCL members can also reserve books.

CHILDRENS BOOKS
We also have a really well stocked Children’s Library section where you can drop in and have a read with the kids. You don’t even need to be an RCL member!

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM
We are proud to possess the best collection of local historical archives in the form of books and journals, which are available to Rawdon Community Library members.
RCL members also have access to the “Find My Past” and the“British Newspaper Archive“ websites via the computers in the library.

COMPUTERS
There are four computers available to Rawdon Community Library (RCL) members for study, work or leisure.

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
For more information, such as whether payment is required to attend an event or activity, be sure to visit our activities page.

RAWDON COMMUNITY LIBRARY – FREE MEMBERSHIP

To become an RCL member please register at the library counter or sign up online using the REGISTER button!

Membership to RCL is FREE!

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