Greenwich Libraries

Children's Activities

Whether you need to keep your teens entertained or want to support your little one’s development, we have a range of children’s activities for every age. 

From crafting hours to immersive storytelling sessions, there’s plenty to indulge their creative sides and inspire their curiosity. Plus, with homework clubs and language groups, they can hone their skills and learn something new in a friendly and encouraging environment. 

Activities for babies and toddlers

Keep little ones entertained and help them develop with these activities for younger children.

Baby rhyme time

Have fun at this infants' session with nursery rhymes and songs to foster early language and listening skills.


A delightful hour where children gather to hear enchanting stories that ignite their imaginations and curiosity.

Little crafters

A crafting corner for little hands to create and leam, developing fine motor skills and artistic expression.

Stay and play

A community space where families can come together for playtime, activities, and social interaction.

Clubs for children over 5

Here you'll find a range of activities for primary school children available at library locations across Greenwich. 
Check the timetable above to browse activities near you.

Little crafters

This children's wellness activity includes yoga and mindfulness for physical and mental health benefit.

LEGO club

A club where creativity meets construction, with Lego blocks serving as the foundation for imagination and engineering. 

Games club

Step into a world of friendly competition and tabletop excitement at our regular gaming gathering.

Groups for kids and teens

There's also plenty for older kids to get involved with too, from book clubs to study help sessions.

Craft club

A gathering for crafting enthusiasts to create, share skills, and socialise in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.


Everyone's welcome at this youth book club which inspires a lifelong love for reading though activities and discussion.

Coding awareness club

Discover the fun of coding at our kids coding group. Learn the basics in an engaging, supportive environment.

Games club

Board games encourage strategic thinking and social interaction in a recreational, friendly group.

Supporting resources for kids

From books that ignite their imaginations to homework resources, browse our kids collections below.
View more children's resources in our catalogue Go to catalogue

How to get involved

Check the timetable for your local library to see which activities are available across Greenwich.

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 Greenwich library membership.

Children's Activity FAQs

How do you book activities?
Go to book events and activities page, select your activity, click book and add to your account. 

Can you go to an activity that's not at your registered library?
Yes, you're welcome to experience children's activities at all GLL libraries.

Can non-members come to library activities?
Yes, everyone is welcome to come to children's activities at GLL libraries. 

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What our members say

I just have to give a shoutout to our local library for the fantastic children's activities they offer. My little one absolutely loves the creative and educational programs. The librarians go above and beyond to make each session engaging and fun.

Eliza Green

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.

Marvin Skeeks

The baby and toddler activities are an absolute lifesaver for parents looking to add a little educational fun to their day. The librarians create a warm and welcoming environment where my little ones can explore, learn and make friends.

Tabi Penny