Bromley Libraries

Storytime and rhyme time

Share stories and songs with children from an early age at your local library.
Come join our friendly librarians reading stories and singing popular rhymes for babies, toddlers and children under five years. Develop their language and social
skills while meeting other parents and carers.

Baby rhyme time

Baby rhyme time
Come and join in with Baby Rhyme Time at your local library. Sing the old favourites, learn some new rhymes, throw in some percussion instruments and share the fun. Find out more at your local library.

What is rhyme time?
Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive session for infants. Together, you'll sing nursery rhymes and songs to foster early language and listening skills - and have fun while doing it!

Who is this for?
This session is for children as young as a few months old up until 2 years old. We also offer special sensory and alternative language rhyme time sessions so everyone can get involved. Parents/guardians must attend.

Where is this available?
Baby Rhyme Time sessions happen at all Bromley libraries apart from Penge Library and West Wickham Library. Get in touch with your local library to find out more.

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Storytime

What is storytime?
Storytime is a group session where our friendly staff read popular books suitable
for younger children, introducing children to a whole range of different authors.

Who is this for?
These sessions are suitable for children under five, and kids as young as a few months are welcome to join the fun, Parents/guardians must attend.

Where is this available?
Our Storytime session run at Biggin Hill Library, Bromley Central Library. Orpington Library and St Paul's Cray Library. Get in touch to find out more.

Want to get involved? Click below to find a Bromley library near you.

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How to get involved

Check the timetable for your local library to see which activities are available across Bromley.
Most of our library activities are free to attend, so there's no need to pay.
Turn up to your chosen activity on the day to join in. Please note: some activities do require booking.
Want to get the most out of your local library? Sign up for a Bromley library membership.

Rhyme Time FAQs

How are Rhyme Time sessions accessible?


Why is Baby Rhyme Time good for babies?
Do you have to book Rhyme time sessions?
Can non-members come to Storytime and Rhyme Time?
All of our children's activities, including both Baby Rhyme Time and Storytime sessions, are free and don't require booking. However, some special sessions and events will require booking in advance and may have a fee. Check in with your local library to find out more.


What our members say

It's not easy keeping teenagers entertained, but the library nails it every time. From cool workshops to fun events, they've created a space where teens can connect, learn, and just be themselves.
Eliza Green
Library member

It's not easy keeping teenagers entertained, but the library nails it every time. From cool workshops to fun events, they've created a space where teens can connect, learn, and just be themselves.
Eliza Green
Library member

It's not easy keeping teenagers entertained, but the library nails it every time. From cool workshops to fun events, they've created a space where teens can connect, learn, and just be themselves.
Eliza Green
Library member