Celebrating Elmer Day 27th May 2023 Our library display was ready with lots of plain elephants quietly waiting to be transformed… Children and families of all ages joined in creating and making their very own Elmer to take home! Here are some of the 12 makers in action… And finally…some of the herd waiting toContinue reading “Elmer Day 2023”
Easter Treats with the Mad Hatter and Alice 2023 15 children (aged between 2 – 10 years), came along to our Easter Tea Party, hosted once again, by The Mad Hatter and Alice. They all tucked into sandwiches, crisps, fruit kebabs and cake…. washed down with a good helping of teapot squash! The Mad HatterContinue reading “Mad Hatter and Alice 2023”
Book Trust Story Time Project Feburary – April 2023 We were delighted to take part in the Book Trust Story time project and receive the six books chosen to share with our pre-school children, along with resources and activity ideas. Story times took place in the library and we also visited our local pre-school. EachContinue reading “Book Trust Story Time Project”
Earth Day 2023 We celebrated on April 22nd with stories and activities… Exploring the Large Family Books… Peace at Last!
Christmas at the Library…What the Ladybird saw at Christmas 2022 We had great festive fun exploring the lively rhymes and adventure story. After the story we played musical statues and pass the parcel, followed by Christmas cracker jokes, cake and squash. Just time then for some creative fun with some wonderful colouring, spot the differenceContinue reading “Christmas 2022”
Family Festive Fun December 2022 The library opened its doors for a family festive games/craft afternoon along with tea, squash and a festive film. It was an intergenerational event with young families and older residents calling in for a cuppa and to watch the festive film. Merry Christmas!!
Summer Reading Challenge July – September 2022 Each week we hosted a different kind of gadget to make or explore … The Gadgeteers … Having a go at making robots, spinners, telephones, Ear gongs, ice-cream, finger knitting and fridge magnets… In September we celebrated the end of the summer reading challenge with an Award Ceremony,Continue reading “Summer Reading Challenge 2022”
Nature Trail Nature Trail written by poet Benjamin Zephaniah and illustrated by Nile Aye. Using the resources we received from Hatchette Children’s Books, via the Reading Agency, we created our very own Nature Trail here at the Chew Valley Community Library. Our young readers had fun locating all the nature pictures hidden within the children’sContinue reading “Nature Trail”
Easter Crafts – April 2022 The PTA from Bishop Sutton Primary School organised an after school craft session @ the library … getting ready for their big Easter trail. The Chew Valley Library created its own entry too Children of all ages called into our drop in Easter craft sessions and created Easter cards, EasterContinue reading “Easter Crafts”
World Book Night April 2022 The BANES Library service kindly sent us a selection of books to gift on World Book Night. Here are a few of our regulars making their “gift a book” selection.