Special events for children

Find out about library activities for children and young people.

Everyone is welcome at our regular activities and special events. Find further information on our Library activities and events inclusion statement.

Share a story for World Book Day

Drop in and share a story at the library - be part of the Share a Million Stories campaign.

Share a story for World Book Day events: Reading left to right for the library, date of the session, times and age range, then down for each entry.
Library Date Time Age
Bognor Regis Thursday 5 March 3.45pm-4.45pm Everyone welcome
Burgess Hill Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome
Chichester Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome
Crawley Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome
Haywards Heath Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome. Ticketed - please book in library
Henfield Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome
Horsham Thursday 5 March 6.00pm-6.30pm Everyone welcome
Lancing Thursday 5 March 4.15pm-4.45pm Children aged 4-7 years
Littlehampton Thursday 5 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome


Story walks

Come to the library to explore the outside world as part of Wellbeing month.

Story walks events: Reading left to right for the library, date of the session, times and age range, then down for each entry.
Library Date Time Age
East Grinstead Saturday 7 March 11.00am-11.30am Everyone welcome - drop in
Chichester Tuesday 10 March 10.30am-11.30am Under 5s - drop in
Midhurst Thursday 12 March 10.30am-11.30am Under 5s - tickets from the library
Storrington Thursday 12 March 10.00am-10.30am Under 5s - drop in


Let’s Get Coding!

Join us for a day of coding at our new Burgess Hill Library on Saturday 14 March 2020.

  • Morning session 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Afternoon session 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Morning drop-in session 10.00am - 1.00pm

  • micro:bit demo
  • Raspberry Pi demo
  • Play the banana keyboard

Find more information and register your interest through Eventbrite.

Afternoon drop-in session 2.00pm - 3.30pm

  • micro:bit demo
  • Raspberry Pi demo
  • Play the banana keyboard
  • Robot demo
  • Play with the Code-a-Pillar

Find more information and register your interest through Eventbrite.

First step into coding - what is a micro:bit? Morning workshop

Event information

At this family event you will learn what a micro:bit is, what you can do with it and how to do some basic block-based coding, with the opportunity to borrow a micro:bit starter kit from the library at the end of the workshop.

Basic computer skills required.

One ticket per child age 7-10 years and their accompanying parent/carer. Parents/carers must take part in the workshop too!

Event details

Venue: Burgess Hill Library

Date: Saturday 14 March 2020

Time: 11.00am to 12 noon

Age group: Families (children age 7-10 years)

Tickets: Free, but places are strictly limited and must be booked through Eventbrite.

First step into coding - what is a micro:bit? Afternoon workshop

Event information

At this family event you will learn what a micro:bit is, what you can do with it and how to do some basic block-based coding, with the opportunity to borrow a micro:bit starter kit from the library at the end of the workshop.

Basic computer skills required.

One ticket per child age 7-10 years and their parent/carer. Parents/carers must take part in the workshop too!

Event details

Venue: Burgess Hill Library

Date: Saturday 14 March 2020

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Age group: Families/children aged 7-10 years

Tickets: Free, but places are strictly limited and must be booked through Eventbrite.

The Very Hungry Code-a-Pillar Storytime

Event information

Join us at the library for an interactive journey through children’s classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, using our fun Code-a-Pillar learning toys. Children will be introduced to the basic ideas behind programming in a fun and friendly environment.

Parents/carers are asked to remain on the premises during this activity.

Event details

Venue: Burgess Hill Library

Date: Saturday 14 March 2020

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Age group: Everyone welcome

Tickets: Free, but places are strictly limited and must be booked through Eventbrite.


Games at the library

Join us at the library to play some games and meet new people. All ages and abilities welcome.

Games at the Library schedule: Reading left to right for the library, date of the session, times and age range, then down for each entry.
Library Date Time Age
Chichester Saturday 7 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
Haywards Heath Saturday 7 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
Bognor Regis Saturday 14 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
East Grinstead Saturday 14 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
Burgess Hill Saturday 21 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
Crawley Saturday 28 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome
Horsham Saturday 28 March 10.00am-4.00pm Drop-in - Everyone welcome


Stories are good for you!

Join in with our special Wellbeing month story sessions while learning how to stay healthy and happy.

Stories are good for you schedule: Reading left to right for the library, date of the session, times and age range, then down for each entry.
Library Date Time Age
Burgess Hill Wednesday 18 March 10.30am-11.30am Under 5s - just drop in
Haywards Heath Monday 23 March 4.00pm-4.30pm Everyone welcome - tickets available from the library
 
Last updated:
24 February 2020
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