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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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The Reader are running a new Shared Reading Group for adults in Withington Library. Sessions will take place fortnightly on a Wednesday evening. Listen to great stories and poems being read aloud, and then have a chat about them. The best thing is – there’s no pressure to talk – you can just come along […]

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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.

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Creative hands should head to Brooklands Library for some Christmassy crafts. Exciting activities are taking place throughout the festive period. Make your own Christmas wreaths, reindeer masks and Christmas cards. You can also enjoy creating bauble decorations and Santa countdown clocks. Free festive fun for the whole family. There is no need to book – […]

Join Ros from Odd Arts for creative and friendly after-school workshops at Newton Heath Library. Suitable for children aged 8 and over, young people will have the chance to learn new skills in acting and drama. With games, challenges and activities, make new friends and have fun at these free after-school workshops. Booking is essential […]

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Join North City Library for a fabulously festive afternoon of music, games, seasonal stories and Christmas crafts. There will also be yummy treats and a special visit by Santa Claus. With lots of games and activities to join in with: you can try ‘Pin the Tail on Rudolph the Reindeer’ and see how many presents […]

Join the Holiday Lego Club at Beswick Library and let your imagination run wild. Will you build a haunted castle or a ghastly ghost? Enjoy building your favourite scary stuff at Lego Club. Suitable for families with children ages 5 –12years, sessions are free and Covid-safe. Booking is essential. Please pop in to the Library […]

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Northenden Community Library will host a pop up craft table throughout the October half term holidays. Enjoy free spooky holiday crafts for all of the family. Running during library opening hours: Monday to Thursday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Friday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

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Want to know more about Manchester’s history? Come and learn about the 1981 Moss Side Uprisings. Book on for this free workshop delivered by Manchester’s own Black History Educator, Linford Sweeney – who was there when it happened. The workshop is followed by a creative writing workshop delivered by poet in residence, Shirley May. ‘And […]