Regular Events

The Reykjanesbær Library hosts several regular events.



Homework Assistance – Homework assistance is available for children between grade 4 and 10. Volunteers, from the Red Cross, come on Tuesdays and Thursdays to assist children with homework. The group meets on Tuesday afternoons from 14:30 to 16:00 and on Thursdays from 16:00 17.30. The assistance with homework is free of charge, everyone is welcome and you do not need to preregister.
Please contact Kolbrún Björk Sveinsdóttir if you have any questions.


Parents Morning – On Tuesday mornings between 11:00 and 12:00 the library hosts a Parents Morning. During this time parents and children meet at the library. There are toys and pillows available in the children’s corner so everyone can make themselves comfortable and enjoy themselves. Up to twice a month we have a guest speaker offering information and insight on parenting issues. 


 Women of the World – On the first Saturday of each month the group called „Heimskonur“ meet up at the library for coffee, crafts, support each other and to plan events. This group is made up of women who may be from different countries but are all together here in Reykjanesbær. They meetings usually begin at 11:00 and everyone is welcome.

Book Club – The Reykjanesbær book club meets on the last Thursday of each month at 16:30. Everyone is welcome to join in and discuss the chosen book.  


Board Games – On the second Saturday of the month the library offers board games for family and friends to play together. The games are available during regular Saturday opening hours – 11:00 – 17:00.


Coloring time together – On the third Saturday of every month the library offers materials, including colors, books and papers, for everyone to color together. There is something for everyone to color and at the end of the day we hang up the pictures to create our own art exhibition. 


Storytime in Icelandic - On the last Saturday of each month we welcome Halla Karen at 11:30 as she reads and sings for everyone.


Storytime in Polish - On the first Saturday of each month we welcome Nicole Korzemiacka at 11:30 as she comes to read for everyone in Polish. 


Storytime in English - On the second Saturday for each month we welcome Ko-Leen Berman at 11:30 as she reads for everyone in English. 


Everyone is welcome!