What's On

Take a look at the events and activities taking place in your local libraries

Please note: Due to COVID-19, all library events and activities are postponed until further notice. Check our social media pages for updates on our current online activities including online storytimes, crafts, live events, clubs and book groups.

 

For up-to-the-minute information on what's happening at your local library, check their social media pages:

 

 

  

 

Regular Library Events and Activities

 

Full-Time Libraries

  • Barry Library

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    Adult Colouring Club

    Thursdays

    •         13:30 - 15:30


    Add some colour to your life! Meet new friends and have a chat and a cup of coffee whilst colouring in one of our beautiful pictures. £1 per session.

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    Amser Stori

    Tuesdays (term time only)

    •         10:00 - 10:30


    Weekly storytime through the medium of Welsh. For babies and children aged 0-4 years.

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    Bounce and Rhyme

    Mondays & Wednesdays

    •         11:00 - 11:30


    Singing sessions for children aged 12 months and under. We ask that parents attend only one session per week.

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    Chatterbooks

    Various sessions

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    A number of monthly 'Chatterbooks' reading groups are held in the library for children aged 4-12 years. Please contact the library for more information. You can find out more about Chatterbooks (Clonclyfrau) on the   Reading Agency website.

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    Code Club

    TBA

    •         TBA


    For ages 9-13

    Have an idea for a game, an app or a website, but no idea how to make it happen? Learn to code with Barry Library. 

     

    Each week we'll cover some basics and give you free time to work on a project.

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    Coffee Morning

    Fridays

    •         11:00 - 12:00


    Open to all, join us for a chat and make new friends. Coffee, tea and biscuits for 50p.

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    Dungeons and Dragons Club

    Mondays (fortnightly)

    •         16:00 - 17:00


    Barry Library’s Dungeons and Dragons Club is a fun introduction to role-playing games for ages 8-12 years.

    Please contact the library for more information and to book a place.

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    Knit and Natter Group

    Tuesdays

    •         10:00 - 12:00


    The group meets in the library every Tuesday morning. Needles and wool will be provided for anyone who doesn't have their own.

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    Rhyme & Sign

    Mondays & Wednesdays

    •         9:45 - 10:15, 14:00 - 14:30 (afternoon session on Mondays only)


    Singing sessions using baby signing ages 0 - 4 years

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    Shared Reading Group

    Fridays

    •         13:00 - 14:00


    The Barry Library Shared Reading group meets at 1:00pm on Fridays in the Meeting Room upstairs. Refreshments are provided free of charge. All are welcome.

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    Storytime

    Wednesdays

    •         14:00 - 14:30


    Story and craft for 2-5 year olds.

  • Cowbridge Library

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    Chatterbooks

    Wednesdays

    •         16:00 - 17:00


    Reading groups for ages 8-12 years are held in Cowbridge library. It's become a very popular activity so there are now two groups.

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    Code Club

    Mondays

    •         15:45 - 16:45


    For ages 9+

    Have an idea for a game, app or a website, but no idea how to make it happen? Learn to code with cowbridge library.

     

    Each week we'll cover some basics and give you freetime to work on a project!

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    Storytime

    Wednesdays (term time only)

    •         14:00 - 14:30


    For under-fives.

  • Llantwit Major Library

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    Amser Stori

    Thursdays (term time only)

    •        10:00 - 10:30


    Weekly storytime on Thursday mornings through the medium of Welsh. For babies and children aged 0 - 4 years.

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    Chatterbooks

    Various Sessions



    Please ask at the library for more information on how to join.

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    Dungeons & Dragons Club

    Fortnightly sessions

    • Tuesdays 16:00 and Saturdays 13:30


    Barry Library’s Dungeons and Dragons Club is a fun introduction to role-playing games for ages 8-12 years.

    Please contact the library for more information and to book a place.

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    Lego Club

    Saturdays

    •         14:00 - 15:00


    Build a fortress, a pirate ship or any other marvel of engineering. We provide the Lego and the rest is up to you!

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    Saturday Stories

    Saturdays

    •         10:30 - 11:00


    A stories and simple craft session for children aged 4-7.

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    Storytime

    Wednesdays (term time only)

    •         10:30 - 11:00


    A lively story and rhyme session for all pre-school children is held every Wednesday.

  • Penarth Library

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    Amser Stori

    Mondays (term time only)

    •         10:00 - 10:45


    Come and listen to a Welsh story with your young child. Please contact the library for more information.

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    Book Group

    First Thursday of the month

    •         18:00 - 19:00


    Monthly reading group for adults. Please contact Penarth library for details on how to join.

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    Chatterbooks

    Various Sessions



    Monthly children's reading group for 7 - 12 year olds. Please ask in the library for more information about how to join.

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    Code Club

    Tuesdays

    •         15:45 - 16:45


    Age 9+

    Have an idea for a game, an app or a website, but no idea how to make it happen? Learn to code with Penarth Library. 

     

    Each week we'll cover some basics and give you freetime to work on a project.

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    Dungeons and Dragons Club

    Thursdays (Fortnightly)

    •         16:30 - 18:30


    Penarth library's Dungeons and Dragons Club is a fun introduction to role-playing games for ages 8-12 years.

    Please contact the library for more information and to book a place.

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    Knit2gether

    Wednesdays

    •         14:30 - 17:00


    The group meets in the library every Wednesday afternoon. All abilities are welcome.

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    Lego Club

    Saturdays

    •         14:00 - 15:00


    Build a fortress, a pirate ship or any other marvel of engineering. We provide the Lego and the rest is up to you!

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    Pro-Teen Night

    Second Wednesday of the month

    • 17:30 - 20:30


    A safe, fun environment for 13+ year olds to hang out, be creative, meet new friends, create a club, join a club, discuss and debate, watch films, play games, learn new skills and much more. 

    £1.00 entry. 
    Snacks provided...or you can BYO!

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    Rhyme and Sign

    Fridays (fortnightly)

    •         10:00 - 10:30


    Action and singing sessions using baby signing take place for under fives. There is no need to book for these sessions.

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    Storytime

    Tuesdays

    •         14:00 - 14:30


    Storytime is a story and craft session for under fives. Bookings are taken on the day for the session. Please ring or visit the library after 10:00am to book your place. 

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    Tots Treasure Time

    Wednesdays (fortnightly)

    •         10:00 - 10:30


    A themed musical rhyme session for babies and tots. There is no need to book for these sessions.

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    VIP Audio Book Club

    Second Thursday of the month

    • 14:00 - 15:00


    The Visually Impaired Audio Book Club offers an opportunity to discuss books in an informal and supportive atmosphere.

 

 Community-Led Libraries

 

  • Dinas Powys Library and Activity Centre

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    Coffee Morning

    Thursdays

    • 10:30 - 11:30


    Open to all, join us for a chat and make new friends.

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    Digital Support

     Mondays

    • 10:00 - 12:00


    One-to-one support for digital devices including computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.

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    Lego Club

    Mondays & Wednesdays

    • 15:30 - 16:30


    Build a fortress, a pirate ship or any other marvel of engineering. We provide the Lego and the rest is up to you!

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    Storytime

    Tuesdays

    • 14:30 - 15:00


    A lively story and rhyme session for all pre-school children is held every Tuesday afternoon.

     

  • Rhoose Community Library

  • St. Athan Community Hub and Library

  • Sully and Lavernock Community Library Trust

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    Chess Club

    Thursdays

    • 16:00 - 17:00


    Open to all abilities. Please bring a chess set if you have one as only a limited number are available.

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    Digital Support

    Thursdays

    • 13:30 - 15:30


    One-to-one support for digital devices including computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets. Please book in advance.

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    Storytime

    Last Saturday of the Month

    • 09:45 - 10:45


    For children aged 3 - 8 years.

  • Wenvoe Community Library

    • 02920 594176

    • N/A

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    Digital Support

    Wednesdays

    • 10:00 - 12:00


    One-to-one support for digital devices including computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.

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    Family History Drop-In Sessions

    Tuesdays

    • 10:30 - 12:30


    Drop-in sessions available for help with family history research.

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    Lego Club

    Mondays

    • 15:30 - 16:30


    Build a fortress, a pirate ship or any other marvel of engineering. We provide the Lego and the rest is up to you!