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The final LEGO® Club of the year will be running on Sat 15 Dec and return to Darlington Libraries in the new year; starting Sat 05 Jan 19

Junior LEGO® Club

Junior Lego Club

Held every Saturday

10.00am - 12.00pm

FREE Drop in session | Darlington Library & Cockerton Library  

Booking is not required. However, places are limited and will be given on a first come first served basis each week. Sessions are free with your child's Library card. Library cards are free for all and membership can be made on the day

LEGO and the LEGO logo is a trademark of the LEGO group, which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this web site or Library activity.

Sat 15 Dec | Art and Crafts

Family Art and Crafts Workshop | with Darlington L&S

A festive craft session for everyone! This workshop is open to all parents, grandparents, carers and their children to design and create their own Christmas decorations, cards, gift boxes and more!

Darlington Library | 1 - 3pm

FREE (booking is required)


Library Christmas Party | with a visit from Santa

(suitable for boys and girls age 0-4 years)

A fully interactive party includes a gift from Santa Claus and his Elves, as well as a digital photograph!

Darlington Library |

Monday 17 Dec 10.30 - 11.30am and 2 - 3pm

Friday 21 Dec 10.30 - 11.30am and 2 - 3pm


Cockerton Library |

Tuesday 18 Dec 9.30 - 10.30am

Thursday 20 Dec 9.30 - 10.30am


£5.00 per child on booking (all children attending require a ticket)

Christmas Party Fun at the Library

(suitable for boys and girls age 5-9 years)

Come along to our Junior Christmas Party! Full of fun, games and music... and a guest appearance from the party Minion! 

Darlington Library |

Saturday 22 Dec 10.30am - 12pm

£5.00 per child on booking (accompanying under 1's are Free)

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Rhymetimes | Term Time Sessions Rhymetimes | Term Time Sessions


Songs, rhymes, rhythm and

Bookstart Rhymetimes are for everyone!

Babies and children who discover the pleasure of hearing stories and rhymes have a flying start when it comes to learning to read by themselves. Sessions involve a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement, while providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys.

Find out more about our

Bookstart Rhymetimes

Sessions are free with your child's Library card. Library membership is free for all

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