May Activities Programme at Putney Library

Highlights include a gardening talks and the launch of a French group

Putney Library. Picture: Google Streetview

The programme of events for May at Putney Library has been announced.

Monday 16 May 6.30-7.30 THE GARDENS OF FULHAM PALACE

Talk by Lucy Hart, Head Gardener

These historic gardens are being restored to their former glory so come and hear how it is being done and pick up gardening tips.

Presented by the Friends of Putney Library.

Refreshments from 6pm.

Free entry, but donations welcome.

Book a ticket in advance from the library.

Wednesday 18 May 6.30-7.30 PLANTS & US

Putney residents Liz Cowley and Donough O'Brien present a completely new look at plants. Want to know how the lawnmower made modern sports possible? Or why seagrasses are as important as trees? Come along to this illustrated talk and find out! Copies of the book available to buy.

To book call 020 8780 3085 or email

New FRENCH GROUP at Putney library

New French conversation group starts Friday 13 May 10-11,Then every week at the same time.

Whatever your level, come along and have a go!

FILM CLUB: Mon 9 May at 5.30 BROOKLYN

Romantic drama adapted from the novel by Colm Tóibín. Set in the 1950s, the story follows young Irish woman Ellis Lacey as she travels to New York City in search of a better life. Initially homesick, she begins to adjust to her new surroundings with the help of Italian-American Tony Fiorello.

FREE EVENT! for more details contact Or just turn up!

Digipals Weds 11 and 25 May 1 - 2.30

If you are an older person struggling with devices come along! There is no jargon and no charge, just friendly computer support for older people. Use our computers or bring your own device.


Borrow – using your library card and PIN

Enjoy – a range of apps

Return – by placing back on the hublet station

(Tablets are tracked by location and will not work outside the library.)

Art space Exhibition: Glorious Colour

A celebration of colour through collage. Made by residents across Wandsworth, over lunch at the Home Café.

COMING SOON! Weds 1 June from 8-9pm: Putney library’s famous Murder Mystery event is back! Tickets £3. Make sure to book your ticket from the enquiry desk in the library - before they sell out!

The Friends of Putney Library aim to protect, enhance and promote the role of the library in the community. Since their launch in 2013, they have organised several talks each year by authors and other speakers on a wide range of subjects, both of local and wider interest. They also organise events for children in the children’s library. You can join the Friends’ mailing list by sending an email to

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April 29, 2022