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May Bank Holiday Closures

Our Libraries will be closed on Monday 07 May and reopen on Tuesday 08 May

Our Libraries will be closed on Monday 28 May and reopen on Tuesday 29 May


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Children & Family Events and Activities

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Saturday Storyclub | Story and Crafts


Families with children aged 3 - 7 years can share stories and join in with arts and crafts

Held every week at 10.30 - 11.30am*

FREE | Darlington 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

*see events listings for term-time related changes to schedule

Saturday 12 May 2018

Deefor's Detectives

Join us for our monthly fact finding mission. This month it's Book characters. Who is your favourite character? Dive into their world and see what you can discover!

Darlington Library | 1.30 – 2.30pm

Recommended for children aged 6 – 11

Free – Booking not required

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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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