Group of children in the library

Summer Activities

There’s lots of fun to be had this summer! With an activity every week throughout the holidays in all of our libraries hopefully there won’t be much chance to get bored!

What’s On

Join us for free craft, board game and Lego sessions throughout the holidays. We also have the ever popular Quite Remarkable Productions at every library plus illustrator Kev Sutherland.

Check out our summer activity booklet below for dates and times of sessions.

summer activity dates

All sessions are free, suitable for all ages and drop in, apart from Quite Remarkable Go Camping and Kev Sutherland for which details are below.

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Quite Remarkable Go Camping!

The wonderful Geoffrey Jumper, Mandy and Leila are back with magic, music and their usual dose of silliness.

Thursday 1 August: Bulwell Library 10.30am and Basford Library  2.30pm

Monday 5 August: Strelley Road Library 10.30am and Bilborough Library 2.30pm

Wednesday 7 August: Clifton Library 10.30am and Meadows Library 2.30pm

Monday 12 August: Nottingham Central Library 10.30am and Dales Library 2.30pm

Wednesday 14 August: Hyson Green Library 10.30am and Radford Lenton Library 2.30pm

Monday 19 August: St Ann’s Library 10.30am and Southglade Library 2.30pm

Wednesday 21 August: Wollaton Library 10.30am and 2.30pm

Suitable for all ages, £5.40 per person. You can buy tickets here – Welcome | Ticket Shop (eventim-light.com)

Comin artist Kev Sutherland in his studio

Kev Sutherland Comic Masterclass

Back by popular demand – writer and illustrator for the Beano, Doctor Who and Marvel Comics will teach you how easy it is to draw!

Tuesday 6 August: Wollaton Library 10am-12pm

Tuesday 6 August: Nottingham Central Library 2pm-4pm

Suitable for ages 7+ £10 per child including a comic and individual caricature to take home!  You can buy tickets here – Kev F Comic Artist | masterclass

Little girl reading.

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