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Activities for children

Get creative with activities for children of all ages. With messy mornings and baby rhyme time for little ones to Scrabble club and Bookwormz (reading group) for older children, help them develop vital skills through play at your local library.

Click below to find out what's going on in your local library. 

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Activities for babies and toddlers

Baby Rhyme Time

Have fun and develop their listening skills during these fun sessions of songs and rhymes. Parents, carers and babies are welcome from ages 0 to two years. 


It's never too early to get their imaginations going and develop listening skills. Find weekly storytime sessions for children aged two to five.

Messy mornings

Get creative with craft or colouring sessions for children aged from one to four and their parents/carers.

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Chess club

From beginners to budding Grand Masters, everyone is welcome to learn how to play this popular game at these sessions.

Scrabble club

Improve your child's English and Maths and help them make new friends while playing the world's most popular word-based board game.


Crazy about books? Share your favourite books, discover new authors and meet new book-loving friends at this group for children aged from 10 to 15.


If your child loves a good read and is between 6 and 10, Chatterbooks will give them the chance to read and learn in a friendly, welcoming environment

Study support club

A problem shared is a problem halved - especially when it comes to homework. This club supports your child with studying. 

Reading support

Find one-to-one volunteer support for your child that will help them become better, more confident readers. For ages six and above. 

Stay connected to your community

Tune into our libraries' Facebook and Twitter pages for dedicated online programmes to suit all ages. For access to at-home activities, sing-alongs for young children, or eBook reviews and more, start following your local library social media pages below.

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Libraries on Twitter

Enjoy games, puzzles, Q&A sessions and more from your local librarians on Twitter. Start following your local library Twitter page below and enjoy access to daily and weekly activity programmes for kids and adults alike. 


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Libraries on Facebook

Your local library's Facebook pages are full of fun videos and activities presented by some familiar faces. From crafts and rhymes to bed time stories and activities for kids, you'll enjoy something new every day. 


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