Library activities for under fives
To celebrate Make Music Day on 21st June there will be an extra Baby Boogie session at 10.15 - 10.45am in the temporary children's area at Jubilee Library.
Also celebrating Make Music Day there will be a free singing workshop for parents/carers and their babies/toddlers led by Howl singing group from 10.30 - 11.30am in Hove Children's Library.
Baby Boogie - free music and rhyme sessions for pre-school children and their parents or carers - term time only
Baby boogie sessions run on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 10.15-10.45am.
May 2, 16, June 6, 20, July 4, 18
Dads Baby Boogie is on the second Saturday of the month 10.15-10.45am.
May 11, June 8, July 13
Second and fourth Friday of the month 2.30-3pm.
May 10, 24, June 14, 28, July 12, 26
First Tuesday of the month 10.15-10.45am, 5 Feb
Coming along to Baby Boogie
There is no need to book, however for your safety and the safety of the children there will be a limit to the size of sessions. 50 adults at Jubilee Library and 35 adults at Hove Library. Thank you for your co-operation.
Baby Boogie runs term time only.
Free Saturday morning music session at Jubilee Library for pre-school children and their Dads or male carers. Second Saturday of the month 10.15-10.45am. Term time only. Dates are listed above. We started these special Baby Boogie sessions following feedback from our customers. Dads are welcome at the main Baby Boogie sessions too! For further information call 01273 296981.
Storytime - term time only
Refurbishment of the Children's Library is taking place from 7th to 30th June. During this time there will be no storytime. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope you will join us on Monday 1st July in our smart new Children's Library.
Every Monday to Friday 10.15 - 10.30am. Please note on the first and third Thursday of the month during term-time, Baby Boogie will take place, not storytime.
Delivered by Brighton & Hove Museums on the fourth Monday of the month.
Delivered by the Sensory Needs Team last Friday of the month
First and third Friday of the month 2.30pm
May 3, 17, June 7, 21, July 5, 19
Stories, play, art and singing at the following libraries, term time only.
Moulsecoomb Library, Tuesdays 10 - 11.30am (Libraries Extra)
Rottingdean Library, 2nd & 4th Mondays 10 - 11.30am
Whitehawk Library, Thursdays 1.30 – 3pm
Woodingdean Library, 1st & 3rd Monday 10 – 11.30am
These sessions are run in partnership with the Library Service and the Early Childhood Project. Check out ecpuk.org for information. All sessions are free but donations gratefully accepted. Some sessions run during Libraries Extra and require a Libraries Extra card to get into the library.
Sing along together at Saltdean Library, 2nd Wed of the month. Term time only 10.15 – 10.45 am.
Open singing group for under 5’s and their families. All welcome. Libraries Extra membership required
Early Years Creative Play sessions
Sessions start 10 Sept 2018
Saltdean – Imagination Creation - 1st Friday of every month 10am -12noon
Portslade – Imagination Creation - 1st Saturday,10am – 12noon
Do you realise you can get free books to keep forever at a library near you. Every family in Brighton & Hove are entitled to their free Bookstart Baby Pack, suitable for new born babies - 12 months. If you haven’t received a pack from your health visitor or children’s centre pop into your local library to collect yours.