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Artizan Street, Barbican and Shoe Lane Libraries

​Artizan Street, Barbican and Shoe Lane Libraries run a diverse range of events and activities, most of which are free.

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  1. Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Join us for fun songs and musical activities for little ones aged between 0 and 4 years! Every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am in Artizan Children's Library.
  2. Barbican Comic forum - monthly event
    5.30-7pm on the third Thursday of every month at Barbican Library. A group for fans of comic books/graphic novels.
  3. Barbican Writing Group
    A self-led creative writing group suitable for all levels where you can discuss ideas and, if you want, read out work for group feedback. Last Saturday of the month, 2pm to 3:30pm. Free, no booking required
  4. Crumhorn - a Blast From the Past!
    A free demonstration workshop featuring the crumhorn musical instrument. Saturday 9th March, 2-3:30pm. Free, but booking is required.
  5. Gilgamesh Retold
    Poet Jenny Lewis takes a fresh look at the ancient Mesopotamian epic in our lunchtime talk, 12:30 - 13:30 Wednesday 21st March 19. Free, no booking required.
  6. Let's Talk - weekly event
    Barbican Library. Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English. It's free and no booking is required - just turn up!
  7. Life Drawing - weekly event
    Artizan Street Library on Mondays and Fridays. Drawing lessons offered by London Drawing.
  8. Making Music Together: A celebration of leisure-time music in the UK
    An exhibition celebrating the scale and breadth of the leisure-time music scene and the positive impact it has. Dates: 16 January 2019 - 23 March 2019
  9. Monster Club - Weekly
    Draw, create art, play chess, play games, sit around, chat, socialise, read a book: it’s up to you. Just show up, relax and have some fun. Every Friday - a weekly club for 8–14 year olds.
  10. Primavera
    An arts exhibition in the Barbican Library foyer, where works can be purchased. Free to view. From 12th March to 30th March
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