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Hertfordshire County Council


Events and things to do at the library

Baby rhyme time – songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Storytime – interactive story sessions are perfect for pre-school children.

Events at the archives – see what's going on at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies.


Winter Reads author events

A programme of events with a range of fantastic authors, inspired by novels ranging from historical retellings to family drama and tantalising thrillers, and a special events for children and families featuring award-winning Guy Bass.

The Great Big Dinosaur Show with Mole and Gecko

The Great Big Dinosaur Show with Mole and Gecko is a lively family performance featuring poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko.

Morning and afternoon sessions at various libraries.






Knit and natter

Chance for people to chat and knit, stitch, sew or craft!


Craft groups

A great way to meet new people, get craft advice, chat and relax or just bring your current crafty project.





Reading groups

We've got lots of different reading groups – for teenagers, adults, people with visual impairments and lots more. 





Board game sessions

Do you like playing board games?

Join one of our sessions for a friendly game or two.

Not sure if it’s for you? You can also drop in just for a chat.


Join in with our regular LEGO clubs at libraries across Hertfordshire!

Suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years old 




Are you cybercrime and fraud aware?

Speak to a crime prevention expert to stay safe and secure online.

Hertfordshire Police and Hertfordshire Libraries are hosting a countywide tour of free day-long drop-in events featuring talks from Hertfordshire Police and Hertfordshire County Council Trading Standards, as well as opportunities to ask questions.


Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time is a fun half hour session of songs and rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers. Baby Rhyme Time helps your child to learn language skills and is an opportunity for you to meet other families too.

Sessions are free, but we welcome cash donations in the library. Places are limited. Depending on capacity some libraries are using Eventbrite to manager numbers and others no longer require pre-booking. Please check the details for your library before travelling.



These interactive story sessions are perfect for pre-school children to enjoy with their parent/carer. Join in with a mix of picture book stories & rhymes. Discover lots of new stories as well as old favourites like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Gruffalo. Then choose your own books to borrow and share at home.

Sessions are free (donations welcomed) and you don't have to book in advance.



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