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Wednesday 31st July 2019

10.30am: Children's Fizz Pop Science Workshop
Chipping Sodbury Library

10.30-11.30am

Follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, astronauts from the Apollo 11 Mission to the moon! Children will get to taste Space Fruit (astro food) in this free workshop. For primary school aged children.

Advance booking essential due to limited places. All children must be accompanied by an adult (no ticket needed for adults). Click below to book.

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Friends of Chipping Sodbury Library

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Address: High Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AH
Phone: 01454 868006
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Website: www.librarieswest.org.uk or www.southglos.gov.uk/libraries

Opening Hours

Library opening hours vary over bank holidays.

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Chipping Sodbury Library
MondayClosed
Tuesday9.30am to 12.30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday9.30am to 6.30pm
ThursdayClosed
Friday9.30am to 12.30pm
Saturday9.30am to 12.30pm
SundayClosed


Space Chase, the Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Mischief Makers

Get ready for an out-of–this-world adventure at a South Gloucestershire Library this summer – it’s Space Chase, the Summer Reading Challenge 2019!

Our super space family the Rockets need your help to track down books that have been nabbed by Aliens! As you read 6 library books over the summer, collect special stickers (including some stinky ones!) to complete your mission folder and get your medal and certificate.

Space Chase blasts off on Saturday 13 July and children have until Saturday 14 September to complete their mission. It’s FREE to take part!

Please encourage your children to visit the library and sign up and see the difference the Summer Reading Challenge makes to their reading.

“My son really enjoyed the challenge and it kept him motivated to keep reading over the school holidays which will really help when he goes back to school.” (Parent, Cadbury Heath Library).

Zoom off to the library for FREE awesome activities over the holidays including Fizz Pop Science workshops, Lego Mindstorm Mars Rover Challenge with Aerospace Bristol and Space Chase craft activities.

Find out more at www.southglos.gov.uk/childrenslibrary.

Like us on facebook and follow us on Twitter @southgloslibs for the latest Space Chase mission updates.

Support our Fundraising

Chipping Sodbury Library

Although South Gloucestershire Council provide our books etc. it is up to the Friends of Chipping Sodbury Library to raise funds for other items such as cushions for our children's reading area.

The library has enlarged and improved the children’s area to include a magnetic chalkboard, table and chairs and a reading bench. This area is used regularly for story time and craft activities.

The Friends hold book sales to help raise funds, and would be grateful for donations of children's books to sell.

Please note these books cannot be added to library stock.

About the Library

Following a campaign by local residents, who formed a Friends of Chipping Sodbury Library group, South Gloucestershire Council agreed not to close Chipping Sodbury Library as part of their 2017 savings measures.

With the help of the Gruffalo, Chipping Sodbury library was successfully relaunched in October 2017 as a Community Library run by volunteers.

Chipping Sodbury Library

South Glos Libraries continue to provide books, CDs, DVDs and IT support for the three computers, along with a self-service machine.

A call for volunteers resulted in over forty people coming forward to help and, with support from Sodbury Town Council, they now staff the library so users can continue to enjoy it.

It continues to offer the same services as it did before and, in addition, is open all day on Wednesday when Yate library is shut.

The large team of volunteers are enthusiastically learning the ropes and are very grateful for the patience being shown by users.

They are more than happy to give their time to keep the library open and enjoy helping people get the most out of it.

A lot of effort went into persuading South Glos Council not to close the library, so please come in and use it so that we can prove to them that they made the right decision.





Forthcoming events

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Wednesday 14th August 2019

Wednesday 21st August 2019

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