Festival of Learning 2017

Festival of Learning is a national celebration of lifelong learning, with 'Have a Go' learning events taking place across the borough’s libraries. Learn something new at your library.

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Events

Festival of Learning events take place throughout May and June 2017.

Treasures of the Thames

Helen Johnston, Archaeologist, explores 10,000 years of London’s dynamic history as reflected by the River Thames.

  • Date: Tuesday 30 May
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: Teddington Library
  • Price: £3 per person, booking essential

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Annette Earl Stress Workshop

Learn techniques to help you unwind, de-stress and improve health with a qualified life coach in this two hour session.

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Tablets, Apps & Accessibility

Discover accessibility features such as voice recognition and spoken feedback on iPads and Android Tablets.

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Skype

Keep in touch with friends near and far using Skype. We will show you how to do the basics.

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Podcasts

There are thousands of podcasts that are easily available. We will show you how to access them.

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The Joy of Quiz

The ever popular journalist and author, Alan Connor, returns to Twickenham library to tell the history of quiz and its makers.

  • Date: Wednesday 7 June
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: Twickenham Library
  • Price: £3 per person, booking essential

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Tablets made easy

A drop-in session where our staff can answer your tablet and iPad queries.

Skin care & style: the science and art of looking good

Denise Jones runs her own medico-aesthetic clinic and talks about common skincare concerns and how to improve your skin health and radiance. Rachel Green, personal styling expert, offers her top tips on looking good.

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Making Music Online

Learn how to make music from scratch, online. No musical experience necessary.

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Introduction to Art History

Art Historian Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff lectures on the masterpieces of London.

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How I Fulfilled a Dream

Photographer Ramas King talks about how he followed his dream from suburban Twickenham to the wilds of Wales.

This talk will be delivered in BSL with a verbal interpreter in attendance.

  • Date: Saturday 10 June
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Location: Twickenham Library
  • Price: £3 per person, booking essential

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You & your phone

Drop in to our free session to see how to get the most out of your smartphone.

Films Online

Find out all about accessing films online on your PC, laptop or mobile device.

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Streaming Music

Learn how to make the most of music streaming apps and websites.

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Treasures of the Thames

Helen Johnston, Archaeologist with Thames Discovery Programme, explores 10,000 years of London’s dynamic history.

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YouTube

YouTube is more than funny clips - find out how to make the most of it in our informative session.

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Discover how to install popular TV & Radio apps and watch and listen on the go

Discover how to install popular TV & Radio apps and watch and listen on the go.

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Audiobooks

Library card holders can access a whole library of audiobooks for free - this session shows you how.

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Discovering Tablets

Come to the Information & Reference Library and try out our range of tablets and iPads.

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Updated: 30 May 2017