Online activities and events for children and young people

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Events

Regular Events

Story Time – Mondays and Fridays

  • Mondays and Fridays 
  • 10am

Join us over on our Facebook page for story time with us. Enjoy some fantastic stories read by library staff.

Craft Time  – Tuesdays

  • Tuesdays
  • 3pm

Make something new every week. Join us on Facebook and Instagram.

Kids’ Book Club – Wednesdays

  • Wednesdays
  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Join us for our  weekly book club where we will have activities that include sharing what we liked and learned, quizzes and timed drawing challenges. The club is open to children aged seven to 11. Note: children under the age of eight must have a grown up present during the session.

Our book club is held on Microsoft Teams. We’ve more information on how to join and what we’ll be discussing on Eventbrite.

Book your free place for Kids’ Book Club via Eventbrite.

Lego Challenge – Thursdays

  • Tuesdays
  • 3pm

Join in with our weekly Lego challenge over on Facebook and Instagram.


Special Events

Winter Mini Challenge

Calling all reading heroes - the Winter Mini Challenge has started!

This is run by the Reading Agency and it encourages children to keep up their reading habits over the winter holidays. They are very excited to team up with award-winning inclusive publisher, Knights Of to run an Everyone Is A Hero Challenge to celebrate heroes in all their forms.

Visit The Reading Agency's Winter Mini Challenge website for more information.

Chatterbooks reading group – Saturday 23 January

  • Saturday 23 January
  • 11am to midday 

Take part in our Virtual Chatterbooks reading group session. This month we will be reading Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter, the poignant story of two boys, friends living in the same house. They are the same age, one is German and one is Jewish. Throughout the story we see how the rise of Nazism in 1930s Germany affected them both.

This session is suitable for ages seven to 12 and will be delivered using Microsoft Teams. Children will need consent from a grown up to take part. 

Book your free place for Chatterbooks reading group via Eventbrite.


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