What’s happening

Closed for the summer holidays… | 14/07/2018 - 31/08/2018 | All Day

Closed for the summer holidays...

The library is closed for the summer holidays and opens on Saturday, September 1st at 1 pm.

However do not think that the activities come to a complete halt! There are different events going on thanks for our volunteer-run events! Know that you can, at all times, check this link to pick up a current listing of “What’s Happening”.

If you are off to travel near or far, remember that you can check out ebooks at ANY TIME. To borrow ebooks, simply connect to http://ellia.org/e-books/


Garden Club Picnic | 02/08/2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Garden Club Picnic

Midsummer picnic and pool party, generously hosted once again by June Duckworth will take place on August 2nd. For more information, for the schedule for 2018 and/or to sign up for visits please send an email to gardenclub@ellia.org.


Take your TOEIC test | 12/09/2018 | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Take your TOEIC test

The library is an authorised test center for the TOEIC Listening and Reading test (Public programme with photo). All tests will take place at the ESSCA in Angers. For directions click here.

To sign up please consult the official website. And for more information please consult our TOEIC page.


Pizza and board games | 18/09/2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pizza and board games

The pizza and board games evening is scheduled one Tuesday a month from 6-8 pm. Cost is 7 euros (covers pizza and non-alcoholic drinks, 5 euros for children 12 and under and native English speakers). No reservations necessary, just come and enjoy! Upcoming dates are Oct. 16th, Nov. 20th, Dec. 18th, Jan. 22nd, Feb. 26th, March 19th, April 23rd, May 21st and June 18th.


Drama Club **NEW ACTIVITY** | 19/09/2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Drama Club **NEW ACTIVITY**

Come join the Drama Club, a new activity at the library starting this September! Open to adults and university students, with or without acting experience. It will consist of miming, improvising, and acting out published works of theater, such as sketches and plays.

Meetings will take place at the library twice a month (except during school holidays) on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Please attend regularly.

This activity is open to library members, the cost is 90€ for the 2018-2019 school year. Sign up at the front desk. Take the stage and break a leg! 


Books and tea | 20/09/2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Books and tea

“Books and Tea” is a monthly meeting for bookworms and tea drinkers. Bring a book you’ve really enjoyed, talk about it and pass it on! The group meets from 2 to 3:30 at the tea shop in town called “Les Casse-Croûte de Suzy”. No need to sign up, just come and enjoy!


Textile, Arts & Crafts **NEW ACTIVITY** | 20/09/2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Textile, Arts & Crafts **NEW ACTIVITY**

If you love needlecraft, this activity is for you!

Each participant will make a textile creation of their choice, (bag, pouch, wall tapestry, whatever you fancy!) all while exchanging different techniques in English.

Bring your own materials and join us at the library once a month on Thursday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: September 20th, October 11th, November 8th and December 6th.


Coffee House | 21/09/2018 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Coffee House

This is a special moment when the community gathers together to talk about everything and anything (…in English of course!) and sips coffee and tea…come and join us for the first Coffee House after the summer break! This event is free and open to all library members. Just drop in, no need to reserve!


Textile, Arts & Crafts | 11/10/2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Textile, Arts & Crafts

If you love needlecraft, this activity is for you!

Each participant will make a textile creation of their choice, (bag, pouch, wall tapestry, whatever you fancy!) all while exchanging different techniques in English.

Bring your own materials and join us at the library once a month on Thursday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: October 11th, November 8th and December 6th.


Pizza and board games | 16/10/2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pizza and board games

The pizza and board games evening is scheduled one Tuesday a month from 6-8 pm. Cost is 7 euros (covers pizza and non-alcoholic drinks, 5 euros for children 12 and under and native English speakers). No reservations necessary, just come and enjoy! Upcoming dates are Nov. 20th, Dec. 18th, Jan. 22nd, Feb. 26th, March 19th, April 23rd, May 21st and June 18th.


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