Spring Bank Activities at Bradford Libraries


Spring Bank activities will be offered in Bradford libraries across the district including City Library’s Saturday Story Time on 25 May at 11:00 featuring Spring stories and craft activities, where families will be able to decorate their own papier mâché flowerpots.

Clayton Library will also be getting involved with the Spring theme at their story time on Thursday 6 June 11:00. There will be stories and crafts with each child adding some sparkle to their own papier mâché birdhouses.

You can also catch Spring stories in other libraries across the district. To find out more go to www.bradford.gov.uk/libraries and click on 'Story and Rhyme Times'.

Budding authors and poets are invited to join poet Matt Abbott and Impact Gamers at Holme Wood Library for a fun, free creative writing workshop. This Aromatic Authors Workshop is for children aged 6-12 and will help them learn how to write their own brilliant poem or short story and get it displayed in the library. Plus, they will receive an A5 notepad and pen for taking part (whilst stocks last). Free drop-in sessions will take place at Holme Wood Library, Tuesday 28 May at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00.

Also, on Tuesday, 28 May Bradford Libraries are partnering with Explore Learning, an award-winning Maths and English centre to offer free workshops at City Library between 13:00 and 14:00.

A Handwriting Zoo Workshop will encourage children aged 4 to 6 explore animals, from the lions to the zebras. The animals will guide the children through their perfect letter formation, the giraffes’ tall necks help with the letter ‘h’ and the pigs’ curly tails help with the letter ‘e’. Book here Handwriting Zoo Workshop (4-6 years) Tickets, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

A Word Problems Workshop for 9 to 11 year olds, will help them get to grips with words used in Maths and become fearless problem solvers. Book here: Word Problems Workshop (9-11 years) Tickets, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

Heaton Hub Library is celebrating the school holiday with a community day for all the family. On Thursday 30 May from 11:00 - 16:00 there will be crafts, seed planting, outdoor games, face painting, stalls, a painting competition, a food pantry and a giant inflatable. No need to book just come along.

Silsden Library are staying indoors for a Teddy Bear Picnic for children up to 6, with face painting, stories, crafts, and games on Wednesday, 29 May from 11:00 - 13:00. Booking is essential as places are limited.  Contact the library for more details.

A list of Bradford Libraries Spring Bank School Holiday activities can be found on the Bradford Libraries website www.bradford.gov.uk/libraries  Click on 'Spring Into Stories'

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Spring Bank Activities at Bradford Libraries

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Bradford District Libraries, West Yorkshire, BD1 1SD
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