Regular activities for children

Bookstart Rhymetime

Come along with your baby to the library and:

  • sing songs
  • play with musical instruments
  • listen to a story

Some Rhymetime sessions must be booked on Bookwhen. Click here and search for 'rhymetime' and the library name

 

Bookstart Rhymetime
Library Day Time

Battle Hill

Thursdays

10am

Cullercoats

Tuesdays

2.30pm

Dudley

Tuesdays

10am

Forest Hall

Tuesdays

9.30am

Howdon

Thursday

10am

Killingworth

Thursdays

9.30am

Longbenton

Tuesdays

10am

Longbenton

Fridays

10am

Monkseaton

Fridays

11:30-12pm

North Shields

Thursdays

10am

Shiremoor

Thursdays

9.30am

Wallsend

Tuesdays

2pm

Wallsend

Fridays

10am

Whitley Bay

Mondays

10am

Whitley Bay

Wednesdays

2pm

Whitley Bay

Fridays

10am

Wideopen

Temporarily  Suspended

 

     

Storytime

Regular storytimes for under fives at all of our libraries.

Storytime
Library Day Time

Battle Hill

Thursday

10:00

Dudley

Thursday

10:00

Forest Hall

Thursday

14:00

Howdon

Thursday

10:00

North Shields

Monday

10:00 - 10:30am

Wallsend

Monday

14:00

Wallsend

Thursday

10:00

Whitley Bay*
must be prebooked
via BookWhen

Thursday

10:00

     

Before attending for the first time, please telephone the library to check times. Storytime sessions take place all year except the Christmas period.

After School Crafts

Regular craft sessions for school aged children at our libraries.

After School Crafts
Library Day Time

Battlehill

Tuesdays and Thursdays

After school games (board games after 3pm)

Howdon Thursdays 3.30pm

 

   

Parents and carers must stay with their children during the sessions.

Before attending for the first time, please telephone the library to check times. Craft sessions take place all year except the Christmas period.

Children's Crafts

Regular craft sessions for children at our libraries.

Children's Crafts
Library Day Time

Forest Hall

Saturday

10:00am - 12:00pm

Killingworth

Saturday

11:00am

Shiremoor

Saturday 

10:00am

Wallsend

Wednesday

10:00 - 10:30am

     

Parents and carers must stay with their children during the sessions.

Before attending for the first time, please telephone the library to check times. Craft sessions take place all year except the Christmas period.

Wiggly Worms

Regular play group sessions for children aged 18 months + at our libraries.

Wiggy Worms
Library Day Time

Wallsend

Tuesday

10:30am

 

   

Parents and carers must stay with their children during the sessions.

Before attending for the first time, please telephone the library to check times. Sessions take place all year except the Christmas period.

Stay and Play

Regular play group sessions with toys, music, and movement. Stay and Play sessions are for children aged 18 months+ 

Stay and Play
Library Day Time

Whitley Bay

Wednesday

1:30pm - 3pm

Wallsend

Friday

1:30pm - 3pm

Parents and carers must stay with their children during the sessions.

Before attending for the first time, please telephone the library to check times. Stay and Play sessions take place all year except the Christmas period.