The Library is CLOSED until further notice. Please stay at home.

Stay At Home activities

The Booktrust HomeTime Hub

How to Train your Dragon and so much more

The fabulous people at one of Britain's leading literacy charities have put together a hub of hundreds of fantastic resources for children of all ages.

Listen to author Cressida Cowell read her first How to Train your Dragon story. Draw along with Lydia Monks as she shows you how to create not just the ladybird, but all the animals from What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside. Plus a regularly updated comprehensive list of all the activities and stories on offer from a host of authors and illustrators. Oh, and quizzes. And recipes. And printables.

Your only problem will be deciding what to do first! 




Virtual Tours

We might all be staying at home for our holidays this year, but we can still go sightseeing! Check out these virtual tours of famous places all over the world.

10 Downing Street     Buckingham Palace

Tower of London     London Landmarks

Longleat Safari Park     Atlanta Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium     Outer Space (Nasa)


World Book Day

World Book Day takes place on 4 March 2021

The WBD website is home to a brilliant selection of bookish resources, including creative writing ideas and free audiobooks for all ages.

You don't even have to be dressed as a children's book character to check it out! 




Discover Children's Books with the British Library

Hundreds of book and illustration activities from the British Library. Find out how to write a comic, how to design a recipe book, how to create a superhero, and even how to make up a poem about a cheese sandwich.


Cartoon illustration of Omar in a stripy tshirt, from the front cover of Planet Omar, with doodles in background



The Wizarding World of Harry Potter 

Magical activities to keep you busy from the official wizarding world of J K Rowling. 



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