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Activities in our libraries


Keep entertained with fun activities across our libraries.

Bottle Festoon workshops

Come along and take part in a recycling-based workshop, to create an artwork for Lumiere Durham 2019.

Bring your bottles and take part.

Find out the dates and locations by checking the  Icon for pdf Bottle Festoon workshops timetable (PDF, 99.9kb)

Summer holiday activities 

The Summer Reading Challenge 

Making everything from aliens to spacemen, come and have fun in our libraries this summer with our Space Chase themed activities. See our  Icon for pdf Summer Reading Challenge timetable (PDF, 322.3kb) to find out where the sessions are on.

Holiday activities 

We hold activities, such as craft activities, across our libraries during school holidays.

Regular activities

All our libraries have a range of regular activities for you to enjoy. All are free and cover a range of interests. See each library's page to find out when the sessions are on.

Toddler Time

Fun sessions for under-fives to help develop their creativity and literacy skills. Can include storytime, crafts and songtime. No need to book. Term time only.

Reading Groups 

Sessions for adults which are great if you want to share your love of reading with others. Share your favourite authors, discover new titles and make new friends as you read and review books.

Get Creative

Creative sessions for adults. Bring along a project you've been working on, learn a new craft or pass your skills on to others.

Discover Digital

Our town centre libraries offer 'Discover Digital' sessions where you can get up to speed on computers, the internet and I.T.

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