Library events

Job Fair

The next job fair at Maidenhead Library will be Tuesday 25 June 10.30am - 1pm. Drop in and meet local employers and find out about their current vacancies.

Half term crafts

Drop in this half term to the following libraries to take part in our free craft sessions.

Ascot Library: Thursday 30 May 11am.

Make your own collage at:

Cookham Library: Thursday 30 May 10.30am - 11.30am
Old Windsor Library: Wednesday 29 May 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Suitable for 4-11 years.

35 years of Elmer

Elmer turns 35! Pop in and join us to celebrate 35 years of Elmer with special storytimes and craft. 

Maidenhead Library

Thursday 30 May - Make your own Elmer craft. Accessibility session 09.30am - 10.30am and main session 2.30pm - 4pm.

Sunningdale Library

Saturday 8 June - Elmer storytime, 10.30am.

Windsor Library

Thursday 30 May - Elmer storytime and make your own Elmer, 10.30am.

Dungeons and Dragons

Maidenhead Library

Every Saturday, 1pm - 3.30pm. 

New Dungeons and Dragons role playing game club. 3-6 players per game. Suitable for ages 15+. Email maidenhead.library@rbwm.gov.uk to register your interest. 

Mental Health Art Exhibition

Maidenhead Library from Monday 13 May.

The Happy Bunny Project, together with local artists and organisations, will be holding an exhibition showcasing artwork around mental health for Mental Health Awareness week. No booking required, drop in during library opening hours.

Ben Kane author talks

Bestselling author Ben Kane will be giving a talk about his new novel, 'Stormcrow', in our libraries. Booking required, £5 per person.

Never Mind the Books, Here's the Punk Dylans

Maidenhead Library, Saturday 1 June from 4pm.

Join us for a punk/rock gig with 4 bands playing. Bar will be available. Tickets cost £4 for entry, booking required.
All profits on the door will go to the Men in Sheds Maidenhead Community Group. All profits from the bar goes to Friends of the Library.

Book via Eventbrite.

Talkin' Tables comes to Maidenhead

Rio Deli Café in Maidenhead Library, every Tuesday from 10.30am - 11.30am.

The prize-winning Talkin' Tables initiative has arrived in Maidenhead. This initiative encourages people to come together around a table for a tea or coffee, in the hope of making new friends and battle to beat loneliness. Maidenhead Bridge Rotary Club is supporting this initiative by having a table in Rio Deli Café every Tuesday for an hour. Anyone is welcome to join.

For more information, visit Maidenhead Bridge Rotary club's website or email info@maidenheadbridgerotary.org.uk .

Crime prevention drop-ins

Come and speak to your local PSCOs about crime prevention at

Scratch Coding

Suitable for 8 years and above.

Wanting to learn a fun way to code? Dedworth Library is offering Scratch coding sessions on Sundays. There will be 10 sessions in total, starting Sunday 5 May through to Sunday 7 July.

Free to attend but booking is essential. To book, contact Dedworth Library on 01753 868733.

Chess Club

Sunninghill Library, Tuesdays from 5.30pm.

No booking required, just turn up and play.

Lego and Board Games

Whether you prefer building and creating with Lego, completing puzzles or playing board games, there's something for all the family.

Dedworth Library

Saturday 8 and 22 June, 6 and 20 July. 10.30am - 12.30pm

Windsor Library

Saturday 8 and 22 June. 2pm - 3.30pm.

Friends in Need Book Group

This book group will be running monthly at Maidenhead Library by Friends in Need. Friends in Need is a free support group and wellbeing community for people affected by stress, social isolation, depression and anxiety.

For more information, please contact Laura Nash at laura.nash@bucksmind.org.uk or call 07944 896353.

Writers Groups

Cookham Library

Next meeting: Thursday 30 May at 7pm

An informal group of writers lead by a successful author. Meet to discuss your work, receive advice and gain support.  

Sunninghill Library

Every other Thursday 2pm - 3pm, 6 June

Meet with other creative writers and share ideas in a supportive group. No booking required.

Pop-Up Poetry group at Maidenhead Library

The Pop-Up Poetry group meet in Maidenhead Library during the first week of every month.

Please contact dianaleclercq@btconnect.com for further information. 

Community Learning and Skills Service

In partnership with Slough Borough Council, staff will be based at Maidenhead Library every Tuesday 10am – 4pm.

Adult courses includes:

  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Digital Skills
  • English
  • Maths
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Employability

Please see the brochure for the Spring 2024 Community Learning course guide and timetable.

For more information, email lifelonglearning@slough.gov.uk

Puzzle Swap

Dedworth Library and Windsor Library 

Bring your old puzzles (with all the pieces) and help yourself to one left by someone else. 

Maidenhead Community Garden Project 

Maidenhead Library

Enjoy community gardening at Maidenhead Library! We are transforming an external area into a garden space for all to enjoy and learn in. The aim is for it to be a grassroots effort. It will upcycle collected materials donated by the community. Please help us grow this garden. If you or friends have extra seeds or plants, clean compost, plant pots/trays you no longer use, or want to volunteer in the garden, please email us at maidenhead.library@rbwm.gov.uk 

Spanish Conversation Group

Sunninghill Library, Saturdays 11am - midday.

Meet with other Spanish speakers and practice your Spanish.

Rhymetime

Maidenhead Library 

Every Thursday 11.30am - midday. 

IT Help

  • Dedworth Library Every Thursday, 10am - midday and every other Saturday, 10:30am - midday. Next Saturday sessions: 8 June, 22 June, 6 July, 20 July. Drop in.
  • Windsor Library Accessibility morning and IT Support. To book, phone Windsor Library 01753 743940 or email windsor.library@rbwm.gov.uk

Knit and Natter

Do you love to knit or crochet, or maybe you are just a beginner?

Knit and Natter provides an opportunity to get together informally with like-minded people, have a good chat and do some knitting at the same time. 

Pick up your needles and yarn and join one of our cheerful Knit and Natter groups. 

Our groups meet at:

No need to book, just drop in.

Storytimes

No need to book just turn up and join in the fun. We look forward to sharing stories with you.

Weekly:

Weekly (term time only):

Other:

  • Dedworth Library: Tuesday 4 June, 2.30pm. Join us for a 'Spring into Summer' storytime with a free book.
  • Sunningdale Library: Saturday 22 June, 10.30am.
  • Windsor Library: Thursday 30 May 10.30am, storytime and craft.
    Saturday 1 June, 2pm. Space - themed storytime and make your own rocket.

Please also see our Employment Support Events page.

Libraries : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Library services - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1QU
Telephone: 01628 796969