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10 library things to do

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21 October 2019

Do you want more from your library? We’ve come up with the top 10 library things to do, regardless of your age.


Babies and Toddlers

Visiting libraries with your baby or toddler is a great way to improve their social and communication skills. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to bond with them by sharing stories and rhymes. We’ve come up with 10 library things for babies and toddlers to do.



As your child gets older and starts school homework becomes a big part of their education. Libraries can offer homework support by providing reliable resources and online study guides your child can access from home. Find out 9 more library things for children to do.


Young Adults

A great way for you to help your teenager to gain work experience and confidence is by encouraging them to volunteer. Libraries offer exciting volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14 and over. Discover 9 more library things for young people to do.



Libraries have always been community hubs, but did you know that libraries across Essex run a variety of regular and seasonal events? They also host a wide range of groups and clubs to join. We’ve come up with 9 more library things for adults to do.


To discover even more things you can do with your library card visit your local library or explore our website.