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Due to Covid19 and social distancing regulations it is unlikely that we will be unable to put on any further events for 2020. However we will be back with a full programme of events as soon as we can! check back here for updates.


A Mindful Start to the year!


Wednesday 22nd 7.30-9pm

Introduction to Mindfulness: As we begin a new year let’s put aside some “me” time. At this intro to Mindfulness Local expert Barbara Reid will give us an idea of how start our own practice and the benefits of mindfulness.

Harry Potter Quiz


Harry Potter Quiz Night – Thurs 6th 7.30-9pm -: In preparation for our Harry Potter fun day, we will be hosting a Harry Potter quiz night to pick your brains on your knowledge of all things magical and wonderful. £3.50 pp max 4 per team. Bring your own refreshments

Harry Potter Fun Day – Sat 8th 10-3 pm: This our once a year event around the arcane world of Harry Potter! We know how much you love Harry Potter and so we have dedicated a day to celebrate the brilliant universe.  All wizards are welcome, muggles tolerated!

Harry Potter Quiz

Start your own Family Tree

Family History Talk – Thurs 26th 7.30-9pm: Join Alan Johnson from Peterborough and District Family History Society for a fascinating talk on how to go about starting  your own family tree.
Alan will give us a basic view of where and what to look for first and then answer any questions you may have.
Access to Ancestry and Find my Past are free within the library so where better to start your search!  booking essential £3.50 pp refreshments included.

Life on the Farm

Thurs 16th 7.30-9pm

POSTPONED Moor Farm Lambing Season: During the busiest time of the year for Lambing, Judith from Moor Farm will tell us what life on the farm is like. 7.30-9pm  £3.50pp inc refreshments

Star Wars

Star Wars Family Fun and Beginners Art Class

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 Star Wars Family Fun Day, Sat 1st May 10-3pm : Come to our fun filled Star Wars Day.   We want you to get dressed up and enjoy our Jedi training and hone your skills to be the next Jedi master!


POSTPONED UNTIL LATER 2021 (ONLINE) Beginners Water  Colours with Paisley Art,   Ever wanted to have a go at painting then come to this beginners guide to water colours workshop, learn the basic with the fantastic Claire from Paisley Art. 7.30-9pm  £3.50 pp


Going, Going, Gone! Life at Stamford Auction Rooms


Thurs 11th 7.30-9.pm

CANCELLED DUE TO COVD-19. Jessica Wall – Stamford Auction Rooms: Learn how Jessica values antiques and have a go at guessing Good, Better and Best.  (Please note this is not a valuation so don’t bring your antiques in) £3.50 pp inc refreshments


Quiz Evening


Thurs 9th 7.30-9pm

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 Fun Team Quiz Night – Join us for a fun and enjoyable evening of questions!  £3.50 pp max 4 people per team. Bring your own refreshments

Summer Holidays and Reading Challenge


Summer Holidays are in full flow:   Loads for all the family, the Summer Reading Challenge for all aged 0-18yrs will still be on plus all our regular weekly activities.


Heritage and Hopshackle!


GOING ONLINE !! Heritage Open Day – Sunday 20th 2-4 pm – Talk and Tour of the Library Building. Learn about the history of the house and visit areas not open to the public.  2-4pm


POSPONED – Hopshackle Brewery – Thurs 24th Sept 7.30-9pm:  Our local Brewers Hopschackle (based in the Northfield Ind Est) are visiting us to talk to us about there process, plus they’ll be a chance to taste and buy some of their produce – what a nice way to welcome in the autumn! £3.50pp inc refreshments

Horrid Histories, Hedgehogs and Halloween!


POSTPONED TO 2021 Sat 4th October we are holding our first Horrid History Fun Day 10-3pm: Hoping to become one  of our renown regular fun days of the future (alongside, Harry Potter, Star Wars and Christmas) we will be hosting a day when the most gruesome and horrid parts of history will come alive! Come dressed are your favourite character from history and have a fun day with us!

At time of printing, we are not sure if these further two events will go ahead or not – check back for updates or follow us on social media

Hibernating Hedgehogs – Thurs 15th October 7.30-9pm: Have you got a resident hedgehog and want to know how to keep them safe over winter? or perhaps you want to know how to make your garden a welcome save haven for our little prickly friends? £3.50 pp inc refreshments

Halloween Family Fun – Sat 31st October 10-3pm: Come to the library dressed up for halloween and trick or treat at the counter, make a craft to take home or have your face painted. Join in for a family spooky story time – no booking necessary, small charges may apply for face painting (£2) and crafts (50p each)


Life in the Fens


At the moment we are not sure if this event will go ahead, please check back for updates or follow us on social media.

Life in the Fens – Thurs 19th Nov, 7.30-9pm: Join local author Rex Sly for a fascinating look at our local area and specifically the fens, learn where exactly the “Fens” are and what it was like working in them in the past. £3.50pp inc refreshments. You’ll also have a chance to buy books from Rex, “From Punt to Plough” “Exploring Fen Edge” and “Fenland Families” on the night.

Christmas Celebrations


Due to the pandemic we are unsure if these events will be able to go ahead as planned – please check back for updates or follow us on social media.

Christmas Fun day –  Sat 12th December – 10am – 3pm : Once again  we will be holding our fun day for families again. Crafts, stories, tombola, cake and of course the big man himself! Book to see Father Christmas for just £3.50 per child, booking at the library essential. Father Christmas will be with us from midday to 3pm.

Christmas Library – Sat 19th December – 4pm – 6pm: Join us in the twinkling library Sat 19th between 4-6pm, get into the spirit of the season with music, poetry, mulled wine and more. Tickets essential £3.50 pp. 


What are you waiting for? Come and book your place. Any queries? Please call 01778 346528, email deepingscommunitylibrary@gmail.com or complete the contact form below.


Address: The Park, High St,
Market Deeping
Peterborough PE6 8ED

Telephone: 01778 346528

Email: info@deepingslibrary.co.uk

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