Digital Events and Activities from the Library
Library events and activities now available online
Join a ‘Digital Readers Group’ or ‘Library Lego Club’, take part in a ‘Minecraft Challenge’, watch online ‘Storytime at Home’ or ‘Rhyme Time’, view ‘Poetry in Motion’ performances from local Worcestershire writers, create and learn together with ‘Wacky Wednesday’.
Visit our facebook page to see events as they happen or subscribe to our You Tube Channel to access events on demand.
What’s on @WorcestershireLibraries
Summer Reading Challenge
Designed for children aged 4-11 years, taking part in the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020. Join our dedicated Worcestershire Libraries Summer Reading Challenge group (opens in a new window) for a programme of silly events, activities, jokes and useful hints and tips.
Storytime at Home
Watch and listen to favourite stories, read by Worcestershire Library staff. For children to enjoy alongside their parents and carers. Videos are posted every Monday & Wednesday at 10.00am
Rhyme Time online
Watch and join in Rhyme Time Online. For pre-school children to enjoy alongside their parents and carers. Videos are posted every Friday at 10.30am
Poetry in Motion
Watch poetry performances and readings from a network of local writers, many exclusively performed for Worcestershire Libraries. New videos are posted on facebook every Friday at 2pm
Learn and create together with this weekly interactive craft activity. New activities are posted on facebook every Wednesday at 1.30pm
Silly Science Saturdays
Accessible science experiments for children at home. Create cool, exciting and silly science experiments using everyday, household items. New experiments are posted every Saturday on Worcestershire Libraries facebook page at 10am.
Library Lego Club online
Join the Library Lego Club (opens in a new window) and be inspired to build, create and share. New challenges are set every Tuesday at 10.30am
Virtual Coding and Computing Club
Join the virtual coding and computing club (opens in a new window) for 7-17 year olds and their families. Fortnightly set challenges enable exploration of coding for all levels from beginner to advanced, utilising a variety of software and programming languages.
Take on the monthly Minecraft challenge. Available whilst our libraries are closed, players can access an exclusive server to play together online. Join the Minecraft Challenge group (opens in a new window) to ask questions and share information about the challenge. The next challenge begins on 1st May 2020.
Digital Readers Group for Adults
Join the Digital Readers group for Adults (opens in a new window) on facebook to connect with likeminded individuals. For library members aged 18 and over. Download, read and discuss titles from our digital library catalogue. New books are chosen on the first day of each calendar month. Discussions are led by library staff.
Digital Readers Group for Young Adults
Join the Digital Readers group for Young Adults (opens in a new window) on facebook to connect with likeminded individuals. For young adult library members aged 13-17 years. Download, read and discuss titles from our digital library catalogue. New books are chosen on the first day of each calendar month. Discussions are led by library staff.
Virtual Italian Language Café
Aimed at intermediate and advanced language learners who want to improve fluency in Italian. The informal, monthly gatherings via Zoom provide a relaxed environment within which to practice your Italian language skills. Join the virtual Italian language cafe facebook group (opens in a new window)
Business Book Group
Join the business book group (opens in a new window) to network with like-minded people whilst developing your business knowledge. Reading and sharing business books is a great way for entrepreneurs to stay informed regarding business trends, learn new skills and develop innovative ways of working.
Events on Demand
Storytime at Home #1 – Hairy Maclary
Rhyme Time online #1
Poetry in Motion - Claire Walker - 'At the Museum'
Storytime at Home #14 - The Chimpanzees of Happy Town
Watch more videos on our Worcestershire Libraries YouTube Channel (opens in a new window)