Isle of Wight Council

Cowes Library

Regular Events

Cowes Community Reading Group

A monthly evening reading group. If you wish to join or for more information contact Cowes Library by using the 'Contact' tab above.  

Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers

A free weekly half hour session on Mondays 11am - 11.30am, of rhymes, actions and songs which could help your baby and toddler with their language development at the same time, allowing you and your baby to make new friends.  There is no need to book, just come along with your baby and have fun. 

Games Club for 4 – 12 year olds

Games Club is on at Cowes Library the 1st Saturday of every month from 10.30am - 12pm.  There are a variety of different games available, such as giant jenga, knock-down dominoes, twister to different board games for older children such as chess.  It’s really fun and children can make friends!  If you have any games you no longer want, then donate them to the Library. Children can bring their own games to share too. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

Cowes LEGO Club

Cowes LEGO Club is 10am - 12pm on the last Saturday of every month. Each month children are given a mission to complete, which will then be displayed until the next month. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Junior Colouring Club 3rd Saturday of the month 2 - 4pm

Come and enjoy some colouring in, drawing and being creative with pencils and pens. All materials provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

Cowes Library Games Club for Adults 1st and 3rd Monday of the month 10am - 12pm

For adults to socialise and enjoy playing a variety of board games or cards. If you like to play games such as scrabble, chess, draughts, cribbage or choose from a selection of many more, then come along. If you don't know how to play certain games, then our Supporters or others can show you. If you have any games you wish to donate to the Library, then please bring them in. Refreshments are provide. For more information contact Cowes Library by using the 'Contact' tab above.

Cowes Library Drop-in Café 2nd Friday of the month 10.30am - 12pm

If you fancy some tea/coffee and cake and a friendly chat, or even whilst browsing books, then just pop in between 10.30am and 12pm. Organised by the Supporters of Cowes Library, it's free and all are welcome. You don't need to be a library member to come along.


Philo Café at Cowes Library 1st Wednesday of the month 7 - 9pm

This is a monthly event providing thoughtful and lively discussion on chosen topics and an opportunity to talk about the way we and our communities, national and international, deal with the challenges of modern life. Using the form of Socratic Method of careful listening and considered responses the group follows the tradition of a critical philosophy as used by the Society for the Furtherance of Critical Philosophy. No knowledge of academic philosophy is needed as critical philosophy begins with the experience and wisdom of ordinary people. View more information on the Society for the Furtherance of Critical Philosophy website. You can just go along, or for more information contact Cowes Library using the 'Contact' tab above.


Cowes Library Drawing Group at Cowes Library. Thursdays 2 - 4pm or 7 - 9pm

If you enjoy drawing or would love to learn, using all types of mediums, then this is a popular class, run by artist Bethany Moore.

Booking is essential. Contact