Over the summer we’re offering a wide range of free series events for children across our libraries. To book a place for your child, contact the relevant library.

You can find contact details for all of our libraries by following the button below.

Please bear in mind that all children 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 23 July

Imagination Gaming

Discover the exciting world of modern board gaming. It's a great way to spend time with family and friends. Suitable for children and their families ages 5 years +

  • Central Children’s Library from 10:30am to 12:30pm 
  • Highfield Library from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday 24 July

Imagination Gaming

Discover the exciting world of modern board gaming.  A great way to spend time with family and friends. Suitable for children and their families ages 5 years +

  • Stocksbridge Library from 10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Chapeltown Library from 2pm to 4pm

Friday 27 July

Festival of Fun – Art and Craft Ignite Imaginations

Get creative and have fun at Ignite Imaginations fabulous art and craft sessions. Suitable for children aged 7-14 years. Part of the Children’s University Festival of Fun. Call 0114 268 6813 to book your place.

  • Central Children’s Library from 10am to 12noon

Saturday 28 July

Imagination Gaming

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Darnall Library from 1:30pm to 3:30 pm

Monday 30 July

Beat The Beano Stars - Traditional Games with a Twist

Young mischief makers take on the Beano’s cartoon heroes at traditional games with a twist. Can you out menace Dennis and survive Minnie the Minx's marble mayhem? An activity for children aged 7-12 years.

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 10:30am to 11:45am
  • Manor Library from 2pm to 3:15pm

Bright Box Makerspace

Using a combination of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEM) with storytelling, children can change the ending of their favourite book using plasticine or lego to build a scene and use stop-motion animation to make a short movie. Suitable for children aged 7+ years.

  • Woodseats Library from 2pm to 3pm

Cartoon Workshop

Join renowned artists Ed Syder and Bam and learn how to create your very own cartoon characters. An activity for children aged 7-11 years.

  • Ecclesall Library from 2pm to 4pm

Be A Maker For A Day

Create your own characters using Fimo and send them on an adventure. Where will they travel to, what will they see and who will they bump into along the way? An activity for children aged 6-12 years.

  • Darnall Library from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday 31 July

Festival of Fun – Art and Craft

  • Woodseats Library from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Welcome To Beano Town

Tragedy has struck Beanotown, Gnasher has been dog-napped! Who would have done such a dastardly thing?? Can you help Dennis get his much-loved pet back? An activity for children aged 5-8 years

  • Stockbridge Library from 10:30am to 11:45am

Musical rhyme and story time

Shake, rattle and roll to musical stories and make our own musical shaker to use and take home! A drop in session for children under 6 years.

  • Highfield Library from 10:30am to 11:30am

Hype Dance

A dance workshop for children aged 7-13 years, no previous experience necessary. To book call 0114 275 8503.

  • Chapeltown Library from 10:30am to 12noon

Bright Box Makerspace

  • Parson Cross Library from 2pm to 3pm

Wednesday 1  August

Giraffes Can't Dance

Interactive workshops full of dancing, singing and drama based on the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae.  Suitable for children 2-5 years.

  • Hillsborough library from 2pm to 3pm

Thursday 2  August

Giraffes Can't Dance

Interactive workshops full of dancing, singing and drama based on the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae.  Suitable for children 2-5 years.

  • Chapeltown Library from 10.30am to 11.30am

Razzamataz Theatre School

Street dance, pop singing and fun drama activities for children aged 4 - 7 years.  To book a place, call 07979 189177

  • Ecclesall Library from 2pm to 3pm

Razzamataz Theatre School

Street dance, pop singing and fun drama activities for children aged 8 - 12 years.  To book a place, call 07979 189177

  • Ecclesall Library from 3pm to 4pm

Be A Maker For A Day

Create your own characters using Fimo and send them on an adventure. Where will they travel to, what will they see and who will they bump into along the way? An activity for children aged 6-12 years.

  • Central Children’s Library from 2pm to 4pm 

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years. 

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 2pm to 4pm

Friday 3 August

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years. 

  • Darnall Library from 2pm to 4pm

Monday 6 August

Welcome To Beano Town

Tragedy has struck Beanotown, Gnasher has been dog-napped! Who would have done such a dastardly thing?? Can you help Dennis get his much-loved pet back? An activity for children aged 5-8 years.

  • Ecclesall Library from 10.30am to 11.45am

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Woodseats Library from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday 7 August

Mishief Making - Craft drop in

Celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with fun themed craft activities.  Suitable for all ages.

  • Central Children’s Library Drop-in from 10am to 3pm

Hype Dance

A dance workshop for children aged 7-13 years, no previous experience necessary. To book call 0114 275 8503.

  • Stocksbridge Library from 10.30am to 12noon

Welcome To Beano Town

Tragedy has struck Beanotown, Gnasher has been dog-napped! Who would have done such a dastardly thing?? Can you help Dennis get his much-loved pet back? An activity for children aged 5-8 years.

  • Firth Park Library from 2.pm to 3.15pm

Wednesday 8 August

Imagination Gaming

Discover the exciting world of modern board gaming.  A great way to spend time with family and friends. Suitable for children and their families ages 5 years +

  • Manor Library from 1.30pm to 5pm

Bright Box Makerspace

Using a combination of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEM) with storytelling children can change the ending of their favourite book using plasticine or lego to build a scene and use stop-motion animation to make a short movie. Suitable for children aged 7+ years.

  • Highfield Library from 2pm to 3pm

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Firth Park Library from 2pm to 4pm

Thursday 9 August

Coding For Starters

An exciting coding taster session using Scratch.  Scratch is a bright and fun coding platform specifically designed for children.  Suitable for ages 7-11.  Booking essential.

  • Central Childrens Library from 10am to 12noon

Razzamataz Theatre School

Street dance, pop singing and fun drama activities for children aged 4 - 7 years.  To book a place, call 07979 189177

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 10.30am to 11.30am

Razzamataz Theatre School

Street dance, pop singing and fun drama activities for children aged 8 - 12 years.  To book a place, call 07979 189177

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 11.30am to 12.30pm

Friday 10 August

Giraffes Can't Dance

Interactive workshops full of dancing, singing and drama based on the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae.  Suitable for children 2-5 years.

  • Parson Cross Library from 10.30am to 11.30am

Imagination Gaming

Discover the exciting world of modern board gaming.  A great way to spend time with family and friends. Suitable for children and their families ages 5 years +

  • Darnall Library from 1.30pm to 4pm

Calling all superheroes

Drop in family craft session for all ages. During the session you can make: A moving superhero, a superhero mask, a mini flying superhero, a pocket superhero, do a super book review and join a super storytime!

  • Woodseats Library from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Monday 13 August

Dinocraft

Dinosaur themed craft session for children of all ages. Just drop in.

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 10.30am to 11.30am

Where the Wild Things Are

Interactive workshops full of dancing, singing and drama based on the book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Suitable for children 3-7 years.

  • Woodseats Library from 2pm to 3pm

Tuesday 14 August

Mishief Making - Craft drop in

Celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with fun themed craft activities.  Suitable for all ages.

  • Central Children's Library Drop-in from 10am to 3pm

Welcome To Beano Town

Tragedy has struck Beanotown, Gnasher has been dog-napped! Who would have done such a dastardly thing?? Can you help Dennis get his much-loved pet back? An activity for children aged 5-8 years.

  • Central Childrens Library from 2.pm to 3.15pm

Book Craft and Storywriting 

Create your own book to take home and write some silly stories! Try a variety of story writing activities and story cubes to let your imagination run wild!  Suitable for children 6 – 11years.

  • Highfield Library from 2.30pm to 4pm

Wednesday 15 August

Cartoon Workshop

Join renowned artists Ed Syder and Bam and learn how to create your very own cartoon characters. An activity for children aged 7-11 years.

  • Hillsborough Library from 2pm to 4pm

Thursday 16 August

Board Game

To celebrate the launch of our brand new Board Game Library, learn how to play some of the most current and exciting modern board games for children. Learn how to win AND lose, make new friends, and most importantly, have fun!  Suitable for ages 6+.  Booking essential.

  • Central Children's Library from 10am to 12noon

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Chapeltown Library from 2pm to 4pm

Friday 17 August

Grow Theatre Super Heroes vs. Professor Mischief!

Save the world from DOOM!  Professor Mischief is on a mission to change the world.  Come and hear the Professor’s dastardly plans to bring the world’s superheroes to their knees by blasting them with his powerful MULTI-PHASE MISCHIEF LASER BLAMMER! An activity for children aged 7-12 years.

  • Manor Library from 2.pm to 3.30pm

Monday 20 August

Imagination Gaming

Discover the exciting world of modern board gaming.  A great way to spend time with family and friends. Suitable for children and their families ages 5 years +

  • Ecclesall Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Woodseats Library from 2pm to 4pm

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Manor Library from 10.30am to 12.30am

Where the Wild Things Are

Interactive workshops full of dancing, singing and drama based on the book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Suitable for children 3-7 years.

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 2pm to 3pm

Bright Box Makerspace

Using a combination of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEM) with storytelling children can change the ending of their favourite book using plasticine or lego to build a scene and use stop-motion animation to make a short movie. Suitable for children aged 7+ years.

  • Stocksbridge Library from 2pm to 3pm

Cartoon Workshop

Join renowned artists Ed Syder and Bam and learn how to create your very own cartoon characters. An activity for children aged 7-11 years.

  • Darnall Library from 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday 21 August

Mishief Making - Craft drop in

Celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with fun themed craft activities.  Suitable for all ages.

  • Central Children's Library Drop-in from 10am to 3pm

Bright Box Makerspace

Using a combination of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEM) with storytelling children can change the ending of their favourite book using plasticine or lego to build a scene and use stop-motion animation to make a short movie. Suitable for children aged 7+ years.

  • Chapeltown Library from 2pm to 3pm

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Hillsborough Library from 2pm to 4pm

Thursday 23 August

Coding For Starters

An exciting coding taster session using Scratch.  Scratch is a bright and fun coding platform specifically designed for children.  Suitable for ages 7-11.  Booking essential.

  • Central Childrens Library from 10am to 12noon

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Central Children's Library from 2pm to 4pm

Friday 24 August

Cartoon Workshop

Join renowned artists Ed Syder and Bam and learn how to create your very own cartoon characters. An activity for children aged 7-11 years.

  • Highfield Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Be A Maker For A Day

Create your own characters using Fimo and send them on an adventure. Where will they travel to, what will they see and who will they bump into along the way? An activity for children aged 6-12 years.

  • Firth Park Library from 2pm to 4pm 

Tuesday 28 August

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Highfield Library from 2pm to 4pm

Mishief Making - Craft drop in

Celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with fun themed craft activities.  Suitable for all ages.

  • Central Children's Library Drop-in from 10am to 3pm

Thursday 30 August

Board Game

To celebrate the launch of our brand new Board Game Library, learn how to play some of the most current and exciting modern board games for children. Learn how to win AND lose, make new friends, and most importantly, have fun!  Suitable for ages 6+.  Booking essential.

  • Central Children's Library from 10am to 12noon

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Ecclesall Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Friday 31 August

Road Safety Workshop

Join the Road Safety Team for a fun and interactive session on Road Safety. Suitable for children of all ages up to 12 years.

  • Stocksbridge Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Dinocraft

Dinosaur themed craft session for children of all ages. Just drop in.

  • Crystal Peaks Library from 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Family Gaming afternoon

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun.  As well as a selection of popular children’s games to play, you can also create your own!  Suitable for children 3 – 8years.

  • Woodseats Library from 2.30pm to 4.30pm