Children's Library Service

Children's Events and Activities

Click and Collect Book Service 

We are running a click and collect system for a story pack for the under-fives from Monday 6th July, available from Community Hub South. 

If you are interested, please email 

Over-fives can click and collect via our website 

Also, parents can sign their children up to the Summer Reading Challenge this year by clicking here.


Parent and Toddler Sessions - Community Hub Central


Come along to our warm and welcoming session for parents/carers and pre-school children to meet and socialise in an informal environment. 
Make new friends and share experiences while your little one has fun with other children and tries out new play opportunities. 
Adults receive a free hot drink and each child a juice and biscuit.

Every Tuesday at 10.30am
Cost £2.50 for parent/carer with one child, additional children £1


Looking for ideas to entertain the children during School Holidays?

Enjoy fun packed activities at Community Hubs and Libraries.

Further details of events and activities available throughout the holidays are available below:

May Half Term Activities 2019


Also in our libraries ...


Community Hub Central

Monday - Stories & Rhyme at 10.30am
Tuesday - Stories & Rhyme at 1.30pm
Wednesday - Baby Babble at 1.30pm
Thursday - Stories & Rhyme at 10.30am




Headland Library
Friday - Stories & Rhyme at 10.30am

Owton Manor Library
Monday - Stories & Rhyme at 2pm

Seaton Carew Library
Tuesday - Stories & Rhyme at 2pm

Throston Grange Library
Monday - Stories & Rhyme at 10.30am
Wednesday - Sing and Sign at 10.30am

Download our Storytime Leaflet

Each library has its own area for children and young people with lots of colourful books and curious minds and have regular FREE events and activities for children and parents.  Children under 5 are eligible to receive FREE books with the Bookstart scheme.

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.


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