Libraries

What's on

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

Our code club is perfect for children who want to develop their digital coding skills or try out new technology.

Code club

Code club is for children aged 5 to 11 to learn and improve their coding skills in a supportive environment, even if they've never done it before. The group share ideas and skills between themselves and improve their coding abilities through projects and activities.

There's no need to book a place - just come along and get involved to find out what you could learn! Children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday

Venue Time
Library @ the Lightbox 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Goldthorpe 10am to 11.30am

Crafts

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

Thursday

Venue Time Booking required?
Library @ Royston 4.30pm to 5.30pm Yes - book in the library

Saturday

Venue Time Booking required?
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross  10am to 11.30am  No - drop-in session

Lego club

Develop your creativity and build new friendships at our Lego club. We provide the Lego, you just need to bring your imagination!

Lego club is for children of all ages, but those under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult.

There's no need to book a place - just drop in.

Tuesday

Venue Time
Library @ Darfield 3pm to 4.30pm

Thursday

Venue Time
Library @ Dodworth 3pm to 4.30pm
Library @ Goldthorpe 4pm to 5pm
Library @ Penistone 3.30pm to 5pm (term-time only)
Library @ Wombwell 4pm to 5.30pm

Saturday

Venue Time
Library @ the Lightbox 10.30am to 11.45am
Library @ Cudworth 9.30am to 11.30am
Library @ Darfield 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Dodworth 10am to 11.30am 
Library @ Hoyland 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Thurnscoe 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Wombwell 10am to 11.30am
Library @ Worsbrough 10am to 11.30am

Story and rhyme

Our story and rhyme sessions are fun groups, with activities for young children and toddlers from 0 to 4 years old. Listen to stories, learn rhymes and more!

There's no need to book a place - just drop in.

Monday

Venue Time
Library @ the Lightbox
9.45am to 10.30am
Library @ the Lightbox
11am to 11.45am
2pm to 2.45pm
Library @ Dodworth 10.30am to 11.30am
Library @ Hoyland 10am to 10.45am
Library @ Mapplewell and Staincross 10am to 10.45am (term-time only)
Library @ Worsbrough 10.15am to 11.15am


Tuesday

Venue Time
Library @ the Lightbox 10am to 10.45am
Library @ Grimethorpe 10am to 11am (first Tuesday of the month, term-time only)
Library @ Goldthorpe
1.30pm to 2.30pm
Library @ Thurnscoe 2pm to 3pm
Library @ Wombwell 10am to 11am

Thursday

Venue Time
Library @ the Lightbox 1.30pm to 2.15pm
Library @ Darfield 10am to 11am
Library @ Hoyland 10am to 10.45am

Friday

Venue Time
Library @ Goldthorpe 10am to 11am
Library @ Royston 10am to 11am (term-time only)

Other activities

Our other activities include play groups and games clubs, so children to make friends whilst playing.

There's no need to book a place at any of the sessions - just drop in.

Tuesday

Activity Venue Time
Play group (for 0 to 5 year olds)  Library @ Royston 1pm to 2.30pm

Saturday

Activity Venue Time
Board games Library @ the Lightbox 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Board games Library @ Royston 9.30am to 11.30am