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Penrith Events

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As well as reading 6 books this year and keeping track of their progress online children can have all kinds of fun here at Penrith Library.  From Monday 24th July - Friday 25th August look out for the regular activities going on in the library

Mondays - Lego club 2.30pm-3.15pm

Tuesdays -Baby Bounce & Rhyme 10.30am-11.30am

Tuesdays/ Wednesdays / Thursdays - Summer Reading Challenge Activities 2-3pm

For more information please ask the library information desk or contact 01768 812100 . Alternatively look on Penrith Library Facebook page for regular events


Wordsworth Trust




Wordsworth Trust will be coming to do 2 sessions at Penrith Library on Friday 4th August

2pm-3pm Rucksack of Rhymes: The Three Bears and a Teddy Bear's Picnic

We all know the story of the three bears but do you know where it originated from? Join us for a session of family fun as we explore the famous story first translated into English by Lake District writer Robert Southey. We will then have our own summer time Teddy Bear's picnic with songs, toys, poetry and crafts.You can even bring your own teddy bear to join the party!  This hour long session is suitable for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

3pm-4pm Summertime Travels and Treats with William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth's old travel suitcase is one of our most prized possessions at Dove Cottage. Find out about where William used to travel and how the Wordsworth family spent their summers, by exploring some of William's writing and trying out our fun summertime crafts.  This hour long session is suitable for children aged 3 years and over.

Free Events





Penrith Library
01768 812100

Lego Club

The Lego Club will be held every week on a Thursday from 4.00pm-4.45pm for ages 5 and over (Term time only)
Places are limited so booking is essential.

*******During the Summer*******

We will be running a Special Summer Lego Club on a Monday 2.30pm-3.15pm starting Monday 24th July until Monday 21st August inclusive. Free event.

Places are limited so booking is essential.

Please contact Penrith Library for dates and availability. Tel. 01768 812100

Young People's Reading Group

Penrith Library reading group for children aged 8 - 10 years old.

The group will meet on Tuesdays (once a month) 4.00 - 4.45pm  Free sessions 

Join us: chat about books, try different authors and make new friends.

Places are limited so check with Penrith Library on 01768 812100

Term Time only

******* During Summer Holidays *********

One Special introductory session on Tuesday 8th August


Free session

Penrith Library

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time

There are 3 sessions per week Tuesdays 10.00-10.30am & 11.00-11.30am,Thursdays 10.30-11.00am .THESE TIMES ARE TERM TIME ONLY.

It's free to join in but places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.


**********During the Summer Holidays**********

We will be running one session of Rhyme Time only

Tuesdays  10.30-11.30am-includes a craft

Starts from Tuesday 25th July - Tuesday 29th August inclusive

For more information call Penrith Library on 01768 812100.

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