What's on

Library Events At The Word

Event Date Price Description

Chess For All session

FREECome along to a free chess drop-in with members from South Shields Chess Club! Whether you want to hone your skills, develop your strategy or simply learn a new game then this is the club for you! Chess For All runs on a Saturday between 2-3.45pm.

Knit and Knatter

FreeCome along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.

Jiggle and Wiggle

£1Action rhymes and songs for toddlers. Suitable for 2-3 year olds.

Baby Bounce

FreeGentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies. Suitable from birth - 13 months or when they start walking.

Wobbly Walkers

FreeStructured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers. Suitable for 13 months or when they start walking to 2 year olds.

Library Storytots at The Word

£1.00Stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Booking is essential - tickets are available to purchase from Level 2 of The Word.

Family MakEy Session

FreeThe Family MakEy session offers opportunities for tinkering, making and playing with a variety of materials. Suitable for 3-8 year olds and their parent/carer. Places can be booked at www.theworduk.org

Arty tots

£1Stories, painting and songs for pre-school children. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Booking is essential - tickets available to purchase from Level 2 of The Word.

Wobbly Walkers

FreeStructured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers. Suitable for 13 months or when they start walking to 2 year olds.

Library Voices

£4.00Join our friendly new choir.

Baby Bounce

FreeGentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies. Suitable from birth - 13 months or when they start walking.

Mat Making

FreeTry your hand at a traditional craft.

Chess For All session

FREECome along to a free chess drop-in with members from South Shields Chess Club! Whether you want to hone your skills, develop your strategy or simply learn a new game then this is the club for you! Chess For All runs on a Saturday between 2-3.45pm.

Knit and Knatter

FreeCome along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.

Baby Bounce

FreeGentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies. Suitable from birth - 13 months or when they start walking.

Wobbly Walkers

FreeStructured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers. Suitable for 13 months or when they start walking to 2 year olds.

Library Storytots at The Word

£1.00Stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Booking is essential - tickets are available to purchase from Level 2 of The Word.

Local History Month - South Shields in 50 Buildings talk

£1.50David Whale and Caroline Barnsley explore South Shields through 50 of its most historic buildings. Tickets available from The Word

Arty tots

£1Stories, painting and songs for pre-school children. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Booking is essential - tickets available to purchase from Level 2 of The Word.

Wobbly Walkers

FreeStructured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers. Suitable for 13 months or when they start walking to 2 year olds.

Library Voices

£4.00Join our friendly new choir.

Baby Bounce

FreeGentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies. Suitable from birth - 13 months or when they start walking.

Mat Making

FreeTry your hand at a traditional craft.

Library Ukuleles

FreeJoin our friendly ukuleles group.

Chess For All session

FREECome along to a free chess drop-in with members from South Shields Chess Club! Whether you want to hone your skills, develop your strategy or simply learn a new game then this is the club for you! Chess For All runs on a Saturday between 2-3.45pm.

Knit and Knatter

FreeCome along to one of our friendly, welcoming library knitting groups.

Jiggle and Wiggle

£1Action rhymes and songs for toddlers. Suitable for 2-3 year olds.

Baby Bounce

FreeGentle finger, knee bouncing and action rhymes for babies. Suitable from birth - 13 months or when they start walking.

Wobbly Walkers

FreeStructured, interactive music and rhyme sessions for families with toddlers. Suitable for 13 months or when they start walking to 2 year olds.

Local History Month - Drop In Film Show

FreeThree films by local film maker Gary Wilkinson 'Trading Places', 'Westoe Rose' and 'Shiels' will be shown on a loop, in the Catherine Cookson Room, all day during opening hours.