Find out what's happening in your local library. There are a variety of regular and one off events happening for all ages in our libraries.
All our bookable events can be found listed on Eventbrite. Our Summer Reading Challenge events for children are now live and open for bookings.
Take a look below to find out more about our regular events and what events are coming up in the next few months.
Story and Rhymetimes:
Other regular activities in libraries include knitting clubs, reading groups and digital champion sessions. To find out what is available at your library please visit the find my library page.
Come along and spend time in our new, uniquely designed, quiet space in the library. Here you can listen to audio books, read a story to your child, or just retreat with a book.
The Library's new Listening Space will be touring Northumberland Libraries and is accessible to all. It is also possible to pre-book for groups.
Northumberland County Council’s digital team are hosting a series of digital/STEM related events throughout summer, as detailed below. Click on the event to find out more.
Tuesday 6 August
9.30am - 11.30am - Berwick Library: Exploring Scratch
Wednesday 7 August
1pm - 3pm - Blyth Library: Exploring Sonic Pi
Friday 9 August
10am - 12pm - Widdrington Library: Exploring Lego WeDo
Tuesday 13 August
1pm - 3pm - Ashington Library: BBC Micro:bit Treasure Hunt
Monday 19 August
1pm - 3pm - Hexham Library: Exploring Minecraft
Every year, thousands of families all over the country take part in the UK's biggest reading event for children in libraries, the Summer Reading Challenge, run by the charity The Reading Agency. This year's theme is "Space Chase" and the aim of the challenge is to get children to read six books of their choice from their library during the summer holidays.
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