Popup Cafe at the Hub

Exciting news!  We’ve just had delivery of a 2-group espresso coffee machine to run a popup café at the Carnegie Library Hub.  The popup café and community lounge will be open December mornings Monday to Friday from 8am, and free to use by anyone in the community.  There is public library WiFi available and many tables and comfortable chairs to use that we’ve been collecting.  Anyone can come and sit and there is no obligation to buy.  We’re offering sit in teas for just £1 too!

Guided Reiki Meditations Tuesday 19 December

All are welcome at these Guided Reiki Meditations. £10 Paypal or cash in person/£5 unwaged. Reiki encourages self-healing of the mind, body and soul. Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

Positive Future Lambeth Forum – Prevention of Knife and Gun Crime

Saturday 9 December 12.30 – 14.30pm Join councillor, Pauline George, local councillors, residents, community groups and the police – all are invited to this important community meeting at the Community Library Hub to discuss the impact of violence, in particular  the prevention of knife and gun crime in Lambeth and how we can work collectively to eradicate it. 

Creative Voices Collective Exhibition In partnership with the Well Centre

This month we were proud to be able to host this exhibition at the Carnegie Library Hub. The exhibition celebrated the work of young people and invited the audience to witness, listen, receive and celebrate young people, their art work and their messages.

In the second part of the evening visitors were invited to join in a group discussion around the themes of the exhibition – beginnings, endings, stories, journeys, friendships school and the world around us.

Donations Drop off Point at Carnegie Library Hub

Monday 20 November between 11-6pm
Time to declutter and donate! Local charity, Get Rid and Donate @groadonate_cic has organised a community event asking for donations to help people through the cost of living crisis, particularly rough sleepers and those who are vulnerable and living in unheated space. Warm clothes, shoes, blankets, sleeping bags and tents are much needed as well as store cupboard foods and toiletries. There will be a team of volunteers from GROAD as well as Good Gym Southwark here at the hub to receive all donations so please drop them off at the Carnegie Library Hub.

Womb Wellness Retreat – Just a few more spaces left

Following the success of the Womb Wellness series midwife and yoga teacher, Tamsyn and Amanda @fertility_rising are running a special one-off session, exploring the menstrual cycle through rest, movement and sharing circle. Sunday 5 November 2 – 5pm

Huge Success for the Cambria Choir Fundraiser!

The sell-out ticketed evening included a blend of fabulous songs sung by the Cambria Choir, a popular raffle with prizes from local artists, signed artworks, jewellery, and champagne, to name but a few; Sarah Fishers Piano bar rounded off the fantastic evening. If you have events coming up and are interested in finding out more about our space, go to Room Hire for more details and get in touch via our enquiry form so that we can quote you an accurate price.

Yoga for Perimenopause, Menopause and Beyond

We are looking forward to welcoming Sarah Thomas back to the hub this Autumn where she will be running a course of yoga that is specifically aimed at offering techniques to manage the anxiety, hot flushes, rage and insomnia that can come alongside perimenopause, and menopause. Classes will run for 4 weeks throughout November on Wednesdays 7pm – 8pm.

Funky Folky Fiery Singing Workshop

A great way to warm up for Bonfire Night! The Carnegie Library Hub’s choir in residence; Raise the Roof choir invites you to come and sing some glorious songs with a funky, folky fiery theme!

Space Hire at the Carnegie Library Hub

Bookings are coming in thick and fast, not just for our regular classes and events, but  for a wide variety of uses. This month the space has been rented for filming, a housing association’s resident consultation, and by a wedding party as space to spread out for hair and make up! If you are interested in finding out more about our space go to Room Hire for more details and get in touch via our enquiry form so that we can quote you an accurate price.

Save the Dates for two Art and Yoga Mini Retreats this Winter

Our regular life drawing teacher Alice will be co hosting an afternoon that includes a restorative yoga session, tea, cakes and coffee with a Christmas themed Lino cutting workshop making cards, wrapping and gift bags. Saturday 25 November and 2 December 12 – 4pm.  Email to find out more and to book your place.

Sing for Life: Cambria Choir Cancer fundraiser for Emily

A special fundraiser performance of popular and soulful songs followed by a Singalong Piano bar hosted by Sarah of the Cambria Choir.
The Cambria Choir are hosting a special evening – singing for you and together with Sarah’s Piano Bar – to help Emily raise funds for her treatment, raise awareness and help save lives. All ticket purchases, profits and donations will go directly to Emily’s fundraiser.

Check out our new What’s On page!

We’re happy to have the Carnegie Library Hub back in full swing after the Summer break and are looking forward to all that is coming up this Autumn. We now have a packed calendar of regular classes, workshops and events – all details can be found by clicking What’s On in the search bar of the Carnegie Library Hub website. Click through for more information, contact details and booking links. 

Carnegie Library Hub Caretakers Needed

Ideal for someone who lives locally and wants to work within the community in this beautiful heritage building. We support a wide range and diverse range of activities at the hub and need someone who can help to ensure that things run smoothly.

Gong Baths – Autumn Dates

Sound baths have traditionally been used in various forms for thousands of years to enhance our well-being and de-stress the body. Great to have Sara back at the Carnegie Library Hub! She will be starting her monthly Gong Bath this autumn with dates on: Tuesday 26th September, Tuesday 24th October, Tuesday 28th November.