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Would you like to try something new this half term? If you are aged 8+ years and would like to learn how to hand sew, come along to Central Library. Join artist Ibukun Baldwin in creating a special handmade banner. Leading up to Refugee Week, which runs from 20-26 June 2022, Ibukun will hold a […]

Join Keep Manchester Tidy in celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee with a community litter pick. Just head down to the drop-in station at Newton Heath Library between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm to join the clean-up. Meet others from your local neighbourhood and keep your local area tidy.

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Join a professional puppet maker to learn how to make your own puppets and create a character through puppetry. Head to Withington Library and learn something new during the Easter school holidays. Puppetry has always been a popular way to tell stories and entertain people. Join a professional puppet maker to learn how to make […]

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Creative writing is a brilliant way to express yourself, tell a story and create your own world. Why not head to Withington Library for this exciting free session run by HOME Manchester? At this creative writing workshop, you’ll learn how to start writing your own stories. Whether you’ve written lots of stories or absolutely nothing […]

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Longsight Library are hosting an informative, educational session all about owls. The ‘Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue’ will be at the Library for this special event. And there will be a few special feathered guests too. Prepare to meet several owls and also a Harris Hawk. There will be flying displays and all young […]

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Sharpen your colouring pencils and pop along to North City Library for a family-friendly drawing session. The session will be led by Ian Morris, illustrator of The Library Book. Ian will bring his sketchbooks and show you how he creates characters in his head and then draws them on the page. Suitable for ages 5+, […]

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Join Brooklands Library during the half term holidays for half term holiday crafts. The fun and creative sessions are completely free Too. Enjoy making woodland themed crafts and Mother’s Day cards. No booking is required – just drop in during the library’s opening hours.

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Join an experienced tour guide for a British Sign Language tour of the Portico Library’s group exhibition Sit Down & Get Out! The trouble with “polite society”. The exhibition features work by lots of different artists and also young people from the mental health charity 42nd Street. The artwork looks at ‘politeness’ through the ages […]

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Make some noise at Chatterbooks. Chatterbooks is a monthly themed book club for children aged 7-12. Pop along to talk about the books and characters you love. With fun and creative activities, the sessions aim to inspire children to read different kinds of books and also build confidence to talk in a group. Taking place […]

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Local to Chorlton? Head down to this free family Christmas craft session. Pop along and make your very own Christmas decoration. Festive fun for all ages. Pop into Chorlton Library or call 0161 227 3700 to book your place.