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SummerSeed 2-day Inspiration Retreat at the Carnegie Library Hub

It was great to host SummerSeed, Mel Larsen’s @dream_project_coach 2-day Inspiration Retreat for purpose-led entrepreneurs in the Carnegie Community Lounge last week end. And happy to hear her testimonial: “Carnegie Library Hub is a beautiful, unique venue and the team there are friendly and helpful. We had a great time hosting our 2-day business event there. The participants loved the room and the lovely park nearby. I highly recommend this as a meeting/event space”

Summer Camps at the Carnegie Library Hub

Reminder – We have two Kids’ Summer camps on at the hub this summer holiday: MAMA Codes Summer Camp; A fun-filled adventure for kids while they learn coding and digital skills to last a lifetime.  And Perform’s Superhero Summer Camp at the end of August. Fun drama courses for 4-10 year olds where your child will discover their own special superpowers as they zoom, swoop, sing and swirl towards a sensational showcase for family and friends.

Saturday Summer Singing Session! 10 August 2024

SATURDAY SINGING WORKSHOP! 10 August  2024, 10am to 1pm. Join us at the Carnegie Library Hub to celebrate the summer in gorgeous choral a cappella harmony! We are hosting three special stand-alone Summery Saturday Singing Sessions – inclusive and accessible workshops designed for ALL singers – from shower crooners to seasoned divas! All the songs will be taught by ear (so no need to be able to read music) by choral composer and arranger KIRSTY MARTIN. Each session has a different theme (see below) but all will involve joyful group harmony singing, tea and biscuits and a lot of fun!

MAMA Codes Summer Camps at Carnegie Library Hub

This Summer MAMA.codes will be taking the kids on a fun-filled adventure, while they learn coding and digital skills to last a lifetime. Drop-off camps in Carnegie Library Hub
Online & home-based workshops also available. Ages 4–11, all experience levels welcome
Ages 4+ can look forward to some Coding & Robotics! Age 8+ can expect to be blown away with some Scratch Coding & Robotics!
More info and booking: https://www.mama.codes/holidaycamps

National Autistic Society Coffee Mornings at the Hub

1st Friday of the month, 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Parents & Carers Coffee Morning. Join us at Carnegie Library for a free relaxed coffee morning with regular speakers. Meet other parents & carers of autistic people over a coffee and biscuits. Listen and chat to regular speakers. Find out what’s going on in the world of autism in Lambeth and find out our plans for 2024-2025. 

Launch of New Born or Made in Herne Hill & Loughborough Junction!

Save the date: Wednesday 18 September from 4:30  PM – 6:00 PM at the Carnegie Library Hub. Born or Made is a new type of networking. Whether your business was born, grown, or made in Herne Hill or Loughborough Junction, Born or Made will be bringing together businesses to collaborate and support each other.

Herne Hill Ward Councillors Surgery on 4th Tuesday of every Month

Our Herne Hill ward councillors run a surgery for all constituents at the Carnegie Library Hub on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6 – 7pm. No appointment needed. This week Cllr Deepak Sardiwal was joined by Cllr Pauline George due to the increase in cases, largely as a result of Lambeth’s proposed merging of St Saviour’s Primary school with St John’s Primary, Angell Town.

Space hire at the Carnegie Library Hub

This beautiful historic building with its high ceilings, warm parquet floors and large windows provides the perfect space for filming and photo shoots. We also rent out rooms for rehearsal space, exhibitions, local consultations, away days and team building events. As well as kids parties galore!

Superhero Summer Camp at Carnegie Library Hub

End the summer holidays with Perform’s Superhero summer camp running from 27 – 30 August from 9.30am – 3pm
In these lively Superhero courses for 4-10 year olds your child will discover their own special superpowers as they zoom, swoop, sing and swirl towards a sensational showcase for family and friends.

Summer Afternoon Yoga Retreat 7 July 2024

Fiona will be back at the Carnegie Library Hub for another Summer Afternoon Yoga Retreat on Sunday 7 July 2.30 – 5.30pm. Celebrate summer and warmer days with this afternoon of yoga. Book early as these places get snapped up.
Suitable for all levels. Fiona @yogaanddancewithfiona uses DoTERRA aromatherapy oils during the afternoon to support you in line with the season. You will go home energised and refreshed with a free aromatherapy oil to see you through the summer.

🧡 Singing Mamas starting Thursday 27 June!

🧡 Singing Mamas is all about taking care of the women who spend so much time being busy taking care of others. 🎶 No prior musical experience is needed – sing for connection, not for perfection! Mums, grandmas, bumps, babies, older children, and women without kids are all welcome.

Reminder! Saturday Singing Sessions start this Sat 15 June

Summer Singing Sessions start this Saturday 15 June from 10am – 1pm. Still time to you book your place and raise your voice, energy and spirit. Let the Sunshine in! Join Kirsty Martin, choral composer and director of our community choir in residence, Raise the Roof Choir to usher in the summer with musicals, madrigals and more!

Festival Round Up – Spring 2024

We’ve had a busy month here at the hub and were happy to host the Herne Hill Free Film Festival, as well as give over space to five local artists showing their work as part of the Dulwich Festival Open House.

Tania Brown Yoga Classes on Tuesday Evenings

Tania Brown has added another class at the Carnegie Library Hub and now offers dynamic flow sessions on Tuesday evenings 6.30 -7.30pm as well as Friday morning sessions from  9.30am -10.30am.

The Road to Freedom: Ending the Slavery in Britain

We’re delighted to be hosting The Road to Freedom: Ending Slavery in Britain in our community lounge. The exhibition has been inspired by the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act, which brought an end to slavery in Britain and its colonies.