Special events for children and young adults

Explore Learning

Explore Learning will be in the libraries this summer offering free fun English and Maths workshops for children. Please book by emailing libraries@lbhf.gov.uk as places are limited.

A Knight's Journey

This workshop aims to build on and extend some basic grammar and punctuation for children 7 to 9 years old.

Tuesday 27 August, 11.30am to 12.30pm at Askew Road Library.

Maths Wizard

This workshop is for children learning their 2, 5 and 10 times tables. For children 5 to 6 years old.

Monday 19 August, 10.30am to 11.30am at Hammersmith Library.

A Squire's Journey

This workshop introduces and practises basic grammar and punctuation as it is introduced. For children 5 to 6 years.

Thursday 15 August 1pm to 2pm at Shepherds Bush Library.

Telling the Time

The first step is revising how to tell the time. The next step is then practising telling the time.

Tuesday 20 August, 11.30am to 12.30pm at Askew Road Library.

The Linnean Society of London workshops

Fantastic Animal Art Attack workshop

Come along and create a children's book illustration inspired by the animal kingdom. A fun event for children 11 years plus delivered by the Linnean Society.

Wednesday 21 August, 2pm to 3.30pm and 4pm to 5.30pm at Hammersmith Library.

To book please call 020 8753 3820 or email hammersmithlibrary@lbhf.gov.uk

Summer Reading Challenge

Do you have what it takes to complete the Summer Reading Challenge? Your mission is to finish reading 6 books during the summer holidays. You can read whatever you like for the challenge just as long as they are borrowed from the library. You’ll receive special awards for each book you read. The Summer Reading Challenge is open to children aged 4 to 11.

Join the challenge at your local library! We also have some out of this world activities taking place this summer, find out more at your local library.

Taking part in the challenge helps children improve their reading skills, knowledge and confidence during the holidays. 

Summer Stories and Rhymes

Events for children under 5. Stories, rhymes and musical fun at Shepherds Bush Library.

Zoom, zoom, zoom on our fast trip to the moon.

Monday 19 August from 2.15pm to 2.45pm

Tuesday 20, 27 August from 10.30am to 11.15am (with colouring fun!)

Wednesday 21, 28 August from 10.30am to 11.15am (with colouring fun)

Space Story workshops

Come and join Cat & Hutch for a fun space story workshop. For children 5 to 7 years old. Spaces are limited so please book via Eventbrite.

Monday 19 August, 2pm to 3pm at Hammersmith Library.

Thursday 22 August, 10.30am to 11.30am at Askew Road Library.

Space and Summer Crafts

Fulham Library

Come along and enjoy our Summer craft sessions at Fulham Library. For children 4 to 12 years old.

Wednesday 21 August, 2.15pm to 3.30pm.

Thursday 29 August, 2.15pm to 3.30pm.

These sessions are free. Email us to book a place at libraries@lbhf.gov.uk

Shepherds Bush Library

Come along and enjoy our space themed craft activities all through the summer for children 3 years and older at Shepherds Bush Library.

Space themed wreath. Talented space cadets required for wreath making fun!
Tuesday 20 August, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Alien Attack! Join in the alien making fun.
Tuesday 27 August, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Astronaut craft. Come and make an astronaut!
Thursday 29 August, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Summer Reading Challenge Chatterbooks

Come and share the books you have read during the Summer Reading Challenge at Hammersmith Library.

Chatterbooks groups are reading group sessions for children 6 to 12 years old.

Monday 2 September, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Please register your interest by emailing hammersmithlibrary@lbhf.gov.uk

Summer in the City

To view events for children taking place in the borough check out Summer in the City.

Regular events for children and young adults

We also have regular events and clubs for children and young adults in our libraries which take place every week or every month.

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