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Children & Family Events and Activities

that are happening in Darlington Libraries

Weekly | Saturdays Weekly | Saturdays

Saturday Storyclub - Story and Crafts


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

FREE | Crown Street Library

Held every week at 10.30 - 11.30am

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

May | Wednesday 31 May | Wednesday 31

Step into Storyland

Joanne Weston

with Joanne Weston | Childrens party entertainer and storyteller

A fun filled interactive storytelling adventure with puppets, crafts and games!!

Crown Street Library |

10.30 - 11.30am for 2-5 year olds | Meet Herb the Dragon and go into Storyland for a fun adventure with singing, games and a craft activity

2.00 - 3.00pm for 4-9 year olds | We will use puppets and props in Storyland as well as making a craft

Tickets £2.50 per child | payment on booking

Book and collect your tickets in advance at Crown Street Library

June | 24 Saturday - Crossing The_Tees 2017 June | 24 Saturday - Crossing The_Tees 2017

Just Soph

Just Soph

Have you ever wondered how the camel got his hump? Or how the elephant got his trunk?

With original live music, puppetry and a host of curious characters, join storyteller Soph for a very special journey in this new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Just So Stories especially for children aged 3-7 and their best beloveds. All ages welcome!

This event is part of the Crossing The Tees book festival. Booking is essential

Crown Street Library | 10.30 - 11.30am

£2.00 | Book your place by calling 01642 525199 or book online via


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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 cards are free for all.


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