Hartlepool Borough Council

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Children's Events and Activities


Read and Rhyme for children under 5:

  • Central Library - Monday from 10.30am
  • Headland Library - Friday from 2.00pm
  • Owton Manor Library - Monday from 2.00pm
  • Seaton Carew Library - Tuesday from 2.00pm
  • Throston Grange Library - Monday from 10.30am
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Also at Central Library

  • Wiggle and Jiggle - Tuesday 2.00pm
  • Baby Babble - Wednesday 1.30pm
  • Toys and Tales - Thursday 10.30am

October Half Term Activites

Click here for details of all the activities taking place in Hartlepool libraries during October half term.

Did you know?

Each library has its own area for children and young people with lots of colourful books for curious minds.

  • All our libraries have regular FREE events and activities for children and parents.
  • Children under 5 are eligible to receive FREE books with the Bookstart scheme
  • We have online resources like Junior Britannica help with homework.

Help With Your Homework

We have lots of books in the library that can help you with your homework. 
We also have an online library that you can use to do your research.

How Do I Join My Local Library?

If you are under 17, you will need your parent/guardian's signature to join.  Just drop in to your local branch and tell a member of staff that you would like to join, and we'll take care of the rest.

Hartlepool Borough Library Service

Address: 124 York Road,
Hartlepool,
TS24 9DE

Tel: (01429) 272905

Email: infodesk@hartlepool.gov.uk

Contact us

Telephone: 01429 266522

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