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Regular activities for children

Boogie books

Boogie books times
Library Day Time
Forest Hall First Tuesday of month 10am to 11am
Wallsend Last Tuesday of month 10am to 11am
     

Term time only. Limited spaces available - telephone the library to book your place.

Bookstart Rhymetime

Come along with your baby to the library and:

  • sing songs
  • play with musical instruments
  • listen to a story
Bookstart Rhymetime
Library Day Time
Battle Hill Tuesday 10am to 10.30am
Cullercoats Tuesday 2.30pm to 3pm  (booking essential)
Dudley Tuesday 10am to 10.30am
Forest Hall Tuesday 10:30am to 11am
Howdon Thursday 9:30am to 10am
Killingworth Thursday 9.30am to 10am
Longbenton Friday 10am to 10:30am
Monkseaton Friday 11.30am to 12pm
North Shields Monday 10am to 10.30am
  Wednesday 10am to 10.30am
  Friday 10am to 10.30am
Shiremoor Thursday 9:30am to 10am
Wallsend Wednesday 9.30am to 10am
  Thursday 2pm to 2.30pm
  Friday 10am to 10.30am
Whitley Bay Tuesday 10am to 10.30am
  Wednesday 2pm to 2.30pm
  Friday 10am to 10.30am
Wideopen Thursday 9:30am to 10am

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

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

Toddler tales

Regular storytimes for under fives at all of our libraries.

Bounce and rhyme
Library Day Time
Cullercoats Friday 2.30pm to 3pm
Dudley Thursday 10am to 10.30am
Howdon Tuesday 10.30am to 11am
Longbenton Tuesday 10am to 10.30am
Monkseaton Tuesday 10am to 10:30am
Shiremoor Thursday 2.30pm to 3pm
Wallsend Wednesday 10.15am to 10.45am
Whitley Bay Monday 10am to 10.30am
  Thursday 2pm to 2.30pm
Wideopen Saturday 10am to 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. Toddler tales 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
Forest Hall Thursday 3.30pm to 4pm
Howdon Thursday 4pm to 5pm
Shiremoor Tuesday 3.45 to 4.45pm
Wallsend Friday 3.45pm to 4.45pm

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
Battlehill Saturday 10am to 11am
Forest Hall Tuesday 11am to 11:30am
  Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am
Wallsend Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am

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.

Marching Tots

Regular Marching Tots sessions for children at our libraries. Marching Tots is a half hour of movement, songs, and fun for preschool aged children.

Marching Tots
Library Day Time
Whitley Bay Thursday 10am to 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. Marching Tots 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 Monday 1.30pm to 3pm
  Friday 10.30am to 12pm

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 run by Sure Start for children aged 18 months + at our libraries.

Stay and Play
Library Day Time
Wallsend Tuesday 10am to 11.30am

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

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

Gamer's Club

Regular play group sessions with the Nintendo Wii for children ages 10 years + at our libraries.

Gamer's Club
Library Day Time
Wallsend Saturday 11am to 12pm

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

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