Library social groups

If you’re stuck in a reading rut, looking to try something new, or would like a little help in getting back into reading, why not go along to a friendly and informal reading group at your local library? Groups are always welcoming and ready to start a discussion over a cuppa and a biscuit.

Aberkenfig Library
Reading group – first Monday of the month at 11:30am.

Bridgend Library
Reading group – first Wednesday of the month at 2pm, third Wednesday of the month at 2pm, first Thursday of the month at 2pm.

Maesteg Library
Reading group – first Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm, third Friday of the month at 6pm.

Porthcawl Library
Reading group – third Wednesday of the Month at 2pm.

Pyle Library
Reading group – last Thursday of the month at 2pm, third Thursday of the month at 7pm.

PCSO chance to chat – Monday 2pm – 4pm. Your chance for a cuppa with a copper! Come along and ask your question in an informal and friendly space.

Y Llynfi
Reading group – first Friday of the month at 10:30am.

Pencoed Library
Non Fiction reading group – third Tuesday of the month at 4pm.

Philosophy Circle – first Tuesday of the month at 4pm – A friendly and supportive ideas and discussion group to stimulate the mind.

Poetry Sharing – second Monday of the month at 1pm – join us as we appreciate and discuss a few poems each month.

The sessions above are regular activities, however, there may be additional one-off activities added so it’s worth checking check the website at www.awen-libraries.com for up-to-date information on your branch. You can also follow the library service on Facebook @BridgendLibraries.

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