Upcoming Events

Children’s Hour

Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30

We are currently opening the community library for children
and their families to share, return and choose books to take home.

Just pop in after preschool and school…

We also have Booktrust Storytime best books for U’5 to share.

📍 Chew Valley Library


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

  • Elmer Day 2023
    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”
  • Mad Hatter and Alice 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
    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
    Earth Day 2023 We celebrated on April 22nd with stories and activities… Exploring the Large Family Books… Peace at Last!
  • Christmas 2022
    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”