Children and Teens Library Events

Children and Teens Library Events

We have a varied and exciting programme of events and activities for children as well as specially organised events at different stages of the year. 

Suitable for Children events

Regular Events & Clubs

Regular activities that we run include Book Clubs, Storytime, Arts and Crafts sessions, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) Activity Sessions. Check the calendar for events at your local branch.

Festivals and Special Events

Every year we organise events to celebrate national festivals including

  • World Book Day

  • Spring Into Storytime
    On top of our regular story time sessions, extra events such as STEAM Stories or Story and Craft session are organised during the month of April as part of the Right to Read initiative.

  • Children’s Book Festival

  • Science Week, Tech Week and Engineer’s Week
    We run coding workshops, and host

We also run a fun filled Summer Events Programme and a Summer Reading Challenge during July and August.

  • Family Time at Your Library
    Family events and activities take place during the month of December to support the involvement of the whole family in children’s reading. These events are organised as part of the Right to Read initiative.


Children can take part in lots of competitions during the year including Colouring Competitions, Design a Bookmark (World Book Day), Creative Writing Competitions, the Summer eReading Challenge (July & August) and a Lego Building Competition (Engineer’s Week).

Current Competitions can be seen below:

Competitions events

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