Story and rhymetimes

Most of the district's libraries run regular free story or rhyme times. Our story times include a craft activity related to one of the day's stories.

These sessions are a great way to introduce young children to libraries. They can join and take out books on their own library card, and they can become members of the Bookstart Bear Club.

But mostly, these sessions are fun! Parents, carers and young children have an opportunity to socialise before and after every session.

Please note that an asterisk * in the list below shows a story time or rhyme time that runs term time only. We often have special activities during school holidays, so contact your local library if you are interested in these.

Addingham Community Library

Telephone: 01943 830061

Story Time Tuesday 10am to 11am. Suitable for children 0-5, run by Mums and carers.

More about Addingham Library.

Baildon Library

Telephone: 01274 581425

Monday 3.45 to 4.30pm Story and crafts for 4-8 year olds*

Thursday 2.30pm Storytime for Pre-school children*

More about Baildon Library.

Bingley Library

Telephone: 01274 438780

Tuesday 10.30 to 11.30am Story, rhymes and crafts*

Wednesday 2pm to 3pm Story, rhymes and crafts*

More about Bingley Library.

Bolling Hall Library

Telephone: 07582 108216

Thursday 1.30pm Storytime

More about Bolling Hall Library.

Burley Library

Telephone: 01943 863714

Monday 2.30pm to 3.30pm Merry Mondays
More about Burley Library.

City Library

Telephone: 01274 433600

Wednesday 10am - Rhymetimes

Saturday 11am - Storytimes

More about City Library

Clayton Library

Telephone: 01274 880689

Thursday 9.30am to 11am - Preschool Stay & Play with Storytime and Craft. Suitable for Under 5s. 

More about Clayton Library.

Eccleshill Library

Telephone: 01274 431544

Story and Rhyme Time Monday 2pm*

After School Club Thursday 3pm – crafts for over fives*

More about Eccleshill Library.

Haworth Road Library

Telephone: 01274 494808

Saturday 10.15am to 11.15am Story time

More about Haworth Road Library.

Holme Wood Library

Telephone: 01274 684012

Rhymetime Monday 10am*
Story Time Thursday 10am*

More about Holme Wood Library.

Idle Library

Telephone: 01274 614169

Monday 2pm to 3pm Story/Rhymes/Crafts

More about Idle Library.

Ilkley Library

Telephone: 01943 436225

Wednesday 10.15am to 11am Story and craft

Saturday 10.30am to 11am Rhyme time

More about Ilkley Library.

Keighley Library

Telephone: 01535 618212

Wednesday 11am to 11.45am Story and craft

Saturday 11am to 11.45am Rhyme and craft

More about Keighley Library.

Laisterdyke Library

Telephone: 01274 434724

Saturday 2pm to 3pm Storytime

More about Laisterdyke Library.

Manningham Library

Telephone: 01274 435353

Sunday 1pm Storytime

More about Manningham Library.

Menston Library

Telephone: 01943 876539

Tuesday 2.45pm to 3.15pm Story and craft

Saturday (alternate) 10.30am to 11am Rhyme and craft

More about Menston Library.

Shipley Library

Telephone: 01274 437150

Tuesday 2pm to 2.45pm Story and craft

Wednesday 10am to 10.45am Mini music makers

Friday 1.30 to 2.30pm Sharing Stories Activity Session.  0 to 5 years

More about Shipley Library.

Silsden Library

Telephone: 01535 618155

Tuesday 10.30am to 11.30am Rhymetime
Saturday Story Time 11am to 11.30 am on alternate Saturdays

More about Silsden Library.

Thornbury Library

Telephone: 01274 666984

Tuesday 2pm to 3pm Storytime*

Friday 2.30pm to 3.30pm Crafts & Activities*

More about Thornbury Library.

Thornton Library

Telephone: 01274 833442

Tuesday 2.45pm to 3.15pm Story/Rhymetime.
Sing songs and rhymes, play musical instruments,
Listen to a story!
Suitable for Under 5s

More about Thornton Library

Wibsey Library

Telephone: 01274 679043

Thursday 3.45pm to 4.30pm Story and craft

More about Wibsey Library.

Wrose Community Library

Telephone: 01274 592570

Storytime, Rhymetime and Coffee Monday 1.45pm to 2.45pm

More about Wrose Library.

Wyke Library

Telephone: 01274 431598

Tuesday 2pm to 2.45pm Rhymetime

Friday 10am to 11.15am Storytime*

More about Wyke Library.

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