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Online library events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Derbyshire library events are taking place online.


All events will be available on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

July 2021

Activities and events for children and families

  • Story time: every Monday, 10am
  • Rhyme time: every Wednesday, 10am
  • Family bookshare: every Friday, 6pm
  • Activity Club: every Saturday, 10am
  • Summer Reading Challenge launch: Saturday 10 July 
  • A Busy Day for Birds: Monday 26 July 2pm to 3:30pm at Staveley Library. 
    Free stories and crafts for families. Suitable for children aged 4 to 11. Places are limited so booking is essential.
  • Wild World Heroes in Queen’s Park: Tuesday 27 July 2pm to 3:30pm at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield.
    Free stories, crafts and trails for families. Suitable for children aged 4 to 11. Places are limited so booking is essential. 

Over Summer Holidays, Saturday 10 July to Saturday 11 September:

  • Story time: every Monday, 10am
  • Children’s book reviews: Every Tuesday
  • Rhyme time: every Wednesday, 10am
  • Games and quizzes: every Thursday
  • Family bookshare: every Friday, 6pm
  • Activity Club: every Saturday, 10am
  • Debut book recommendations: every Sunday

Activities and events for adults

A variety of online ideas for reading and activities for you to try and join in with at home.

  • Health information week: Monday 5 July – Sunday 11 July
  • The Big Listen: Saturday 24 July.

August

Activities and events for children and families

  • Story time: every Monday, 10am
  • Children’s book reviews: Every Tuesday
  • Rhyme time: every Wednesday, 10am
  • Games and quizzes: every Thursday
  • Family bookshare: every Friday, 6pm
  • Activity Club: every Saturday, 10am
  • Debut book recommendations: every Sunday

Garden Tales and Tiger Trails

Free stories and crafts for families. Suitable for children aged 4 to 11. Places are limited so booking is essential.

Fables at the Kitchen Table

A family friendly, laugh out loud, performance from Storyteller Soph a free event for children aged 3 to 8 and their families. Places are limited.

Activities and events for adults

  • Allotment carrot soup, Monday 9 August
  • Bottle top wind chime, Thursday 12 August
  • Nettle fertilizer, Friday 13 August
  • Wooden spoon herb markers, Saturday 14 August