Children & Families events

  • Young at Art

    Exploring, listening, making 

    Art and story themed sessions for Under 5s. No booking required. £3.00 per child, payable on the day at each venue. 

    Thursday mornings, 10.30am–12pm. 

    8 & 22 June – The Hive
    15 & 29 June – Worcester City Museum and Art Gallery 

    On Thursday 8 June Young at Art will be part of The Hive’s Bookstart events and will be £1.00 for this session only, no booking required. 

    Young at Art is run in partnership with Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum www.worcestershire.gov.uk/museums

     

  • Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge 2017

    This year's Summer Reading Challenge embraces the animal kingdom. The challenge, which is run by The Reading Agency, is encouraging all children aged 4 to 12 years to borrow and read six books between 24 June to 23 September.

    Saturday 24 June 10am to 4.30pm

    Sign up to take part at Worcestershire's free launch event taking place at National Trust Croome, near Pershore.

    Entry is free to families who are library members and whose children sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge on the day.

    Saturday 1 July, 10am to 3pm

    Join us to celebrate a Hive launch where you can join the Summer Reading Challenge, take part in lots of free activities. Meet the experts: RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), Pets as Therapy Dogs and Read2Dog Scheme, Marine Conservation Trust, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, and find out how animals use their special skills and instincts to help others and survive.

    Free activities will take place at The Hive everyday during the holidays between 10am to 3pm, including quizzes, games, colouring and trails, and a daily storytime at 11am and 2.45pm.

    Our usual interactive Rat-a-tat Tales will run at 11am and 2.45pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays.

    Every Thursday from 27 July, 10am - 2pm on the hour every hour there is a chargeable (£2.50) activity linked to our weekly themes. Booking recommended.  Each session will last about 45 minutes. Animals Agent Helpers - learn how animals use their skills and instincts to help others. Make an animal agent surprise and take it home with you. Book your place.

    Animal Agent Disguise - learn how animals use their skills and instincts to disguise and survive in the wild. Make an animal agent surprise and take home with you. Book your place.

    Animal Agent Tracking - learn how animals use their skills and instincts to survive in the wild. Make an animal agent surprise and take home with you. Book your place.

    Animal Agent Senses - learn how animals use their skills and instincts to survive in the wild. Make an animal agent surprise and take home with you. Book your place.

    Animal Agent Hideouts - learn how animals use their skills and instincts to survive in the wild. Make an animal agent surprise and take home with you. Book your place.

  • Summer Reading Challenge - Every Day - Mon, 24 July Fri, 01 September 2017

    Free activities will take place at The Hive everyday during the holidays between 10am to 3pm, including a daily storytime at 11am and 2.45pm. Our usual interactive Rat-a-tat Tales will run at 11am and 2.45pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays.

  • Make and Take an Animal Agent - Thu, 27 July Thu, 31 August 2017

    Every Thursday - Learn how animals use their skills and instincts to survive and on the hour every hour - make and take an animal agent surprise home with you.

    £2.50 per child.

    Book your ticket here.

  • Russian Children's Theatre Review - Sun, 02 July

    A showcase of short fairytales and plays by A.Pushkin, L.Tolstoy, K.Chukovsky, B. Zachoder, performed in Russian by children from an amateur creative theatre family group "Zhar-ptitza" (Firebird).

    Free, everyone welcome.

    12.30 - 2pm

    For details email zharptitzatheatre@gmail.com

  • Computer Coding for Children

    Drop-in taster session introducing children aged 8 - 12 years to computer coding.

    Monday 31 July, Wednesday 9 August, Friday 18 August

    10 - 11.30am

     

  • Explorers' Activity Day - Tue, 22 August

    Come and explore with the Canal and River Trust.  Treasure trail around the library, crafts and fun activities for the family.

    11am - 1pm