Library

Activities Love Letter to Libraries

During the Literature Festival we’d absolutely love it if you’d tell us what you love most about libraries and reading.

Activities Book Fair
The Kitchen

Help us to find a new home for old library books and support local authors as they set up shop in the Kitchen for the final weekend of this year’s Chester Literature Festival.

Activities Lear’s Laundry Limerick Challenge
The Den

Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to write your own limerick on a freshly washed paper t-shirt or shorts, cut them out and leave them in the basket ready to peg on Lear’s Laundry Limerick Line!

Activities Rhymetime
The Kitchen

Join us in the Kitchen at Storyhouse for some fun rhymes and stories with the library team. Suitable for younger children and toddlers.

Activities Christmas Wreath Workshop
Tue 3pm; Wed 3pm + more times
The Kitchen

Learn how to make a traditional Christmas Wreath to hang on your front door.

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Activities Not a Reading Group
Fri 11am
The Kitchen

At Storyhouse Library we think that escaping into the world of books is a very good way to spend an hour. So if you agree, come and join us for book talk, whatever your preferred genre.

Activities Shared Reading with The Reader
Meeting Room

A weekly shared reading group, bringing people together and stories and poems to life.

Activities Family Christmas Crafts
The Den

Join us in the den to get Christmas crafting, there’ll be a different craft each weekend. All materials provided.

Activities Poetry Breakfast
Meeting Room

For just one hour on the first Monday of each month we ‘wallow’ in poetry on a chosen theme. Bring a favourite poem, or one you have written yourself or just come and listen.

Activities Spanish Storytelling
Storytelling Room

Join Sofia from the library team for storytelling in Spanish. Suitable for children and families, all welcome.

Activities Chester LGBT+ Book Group
Meeting Room

We are an LGBT+ book group that welcomes anyone. We have been meeting in Chester for over 15 years and have members of all ages and backgrounds.