Libraries

What's on

There's lots of regular fun activities in our libraries for children and babies, from story time for toddlers to craft sessions for all ages.

Platinum Jubilee activities

Royal themed story and rhyme 

Venue Days and times
Library @ the Lightbox Monday 30 May - 11am to 11.45am 
Tuesday 31 May - 10am to 10.45am 
Library @ Cudworth Monday 23 and 30 May - 2pm
Library @ Darfield Thursday 19 May - 10.30am 
Library @ Dodworth Friday 27 May - 11am 
Library @ Goldthorpe Tuesday 24 May - 1pm to 1.30pm 
Tuesday 31 May - 1pm to 1.30pm
Library @ Hoyland Monday 30 May - 10am to 11am 
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross Friday 27 May - 10am to 11am 
Monday 30 May - 1pm to 2pm 
Library @ Penistone  Monday 30 May - 10am
Library @ Royston Wednesday 1 June - 11am 
Library @ Thurnscoe Thursday 19 May - 11am 
Library @ Wombwell Tuesday 24 May - 10am to 11am 
Tuesday 31 May - 10am to 11am 
Library @ Worsbrough  Monday 30 May - 2pm

Crafts

Our fun children's craft sessions include activities such as drawing, painting and the opportunity to make things.

You can drop-in at any of the weekly sessions listed below, or go to the events at our libraries webpage to find our other craft sessions where you need to book a place to attend.

Venue Days and times
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross Saturday 10am to 11.30am 

Lego club

Our Lego clubs are the perfect place to develop your creativity and build new friendships.

We provide the Lego, you just need to bring your imagination!

Venue Days and times
Library @ the Lightbox Saturday 10am to 11.15am
Library @ Darfield Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Goldthorpe Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Hoyland Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross  Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Penistone Tuesday 3pm to 4.30pm
Library @ Thurnscoe Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Wombwell Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Worsbrough Saturday 10am to 11.30am

Reading groups 

Venue Group information  Days and times
Library @ the Lightbox

11-13 book club

Our YA book club meets twice a month to read, chat, and build new friendships with fellow bookworms!  

Visit the Lightbox to pick up our next book and join the club. Meetings last approximately 1 hour and you don't need to book a place to attend, just drop-in.  Age guidance 11-13, but all are welcome.

First and third Wednesday of the Month. 

4.30pm to 5.30pm 

Story and rhyme

Our story and rhyme sessions are fun groups for young children and toddlers from 0 to 4 years old. The sessions last 30 to 40 minutes and you don't need to book a place to attend - just drop-in.

Venue Days and times
Library @ the Lightbox Mondays - 11am
Tuesdays - 10am
Thursdays - 1.30pm
Fridays - 10am
Library @ Cudworth Mondays - 2pm
Library @ Darfield Thursdays - 10.30am
Library @ Dodworth Fridays - 11am
Library @ Goldthorpe Tuesdays - 1pm
Fridays - 10am
Library @ Hoyland Mondays - 10am
Thursdays - 10am
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross Mondays - 1pm
Fridays - 10am
Library @ Royston Wednesdays - 11am
Thursdays - 11am
Library @ Thurnscoe Thursdays - 11am
Library @ Wombwell Tuesdays - 10am
Thursdays - 2pm
Library @ Worsbrough  Mondays - 2pm

Other activities

Activity Venue Days and times Additional information
Alexandra Rose vouchers drop-in Library @ the Lightbox Wednesdays - 9am to 12pm  
Baby and toddler group Library @ Royston Tuesdays - 12pm to 3pm Call 07736 460751 to book
Board games Library @ Royston Saturdays - 10.30am to 12pm  



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