Upcoming Events

Elmer Day

Saturday 28th May

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Jubilee Celebrations

Sunday 5th June 12-4pm

📍 Bishop Sutton Recreation Field

Summer Reading Challenge


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Activities for all the family

The library hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year, so far these have included:

  • Drop in craft sessions during school holidays and to mark events during the year – E.g. making Christmas decorations, making lanterns for Chinese New Year, Spider crafts at Halloween.
  • Themed craft events linked to the Annual Summer Reading Challenge.
  • Story time with a local author and crafts to celebrate World Book Day.
  • Events and activities linked to authors or book series e.g. Harry Potter Night.

Past Events

  • Nature Trail
    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”
  • Celebrating World Book Day with a Mad Hatters High Tea Party
    Celebrating World Book Day with a Mad Hatters High Tea Party Book lovers from within the Chew Valley, many dressed as their favourite book characters, gathered in the Café at the library to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of World Book Day. Library volunteers entered into the spirit of the occasion and also wore book characterContinue reading “Celebrating World Book Day with a Mad Hatters High Tea Party”
  • Harry Potter Night 2022
    Harry Potter Night 2022 Muggles and would be wizards gathered at Chew Valley Library to board the Hogwarts Express to Hogwarts. During their journey they explored the many different kinds of magical transportation found within the Harry Potter stories before taking part in a potion making session……….Colour changing bat broth! The library café was alsoContinue reading “Harry Potter Night 2022”
  • Bunny vs Monkey December 2021
    Bunny vs Monkey December 2021 At Chew Valley Library we held a Christmas Event based round the characters of Bunny and Monkey. This included drawing, table games and listening to the story The Real Santa from Bunny vs Monkey – The Human Invasion – Jamie Smart….naturally followed by a visit from Santa himself, who cameContinue reading “Bunny vs Monkey December 2021”
  • October Craft Activities
    October Craft Activities During Black History Month we explored the lives of Black Women – Mary Seacole, Rosa Parks, Tessa Sanderson and Raven Wilkinson. We continue to explore the lives of Black women as part of Black History Month Create your very own hand print… add it to the peace wreath as part of ourContinue reading “October Craft Activities”