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Story time

Many libraries hold regular story times aimed at children under five:

  • Bishops Cleeve Library: 'Rhyme Time' - Wednesday 10.30am - 11am weekly for pre-schoolers (all year round)
  • Bourton-on-the-Water Library: Sing together (mostly singing, rhymes & stories). Friday 10.30am - 11am weekly - from birth to 5 years
  • Charlton Kings Library: Toddler Time - Thursday 10.30am - 11am stories, rhymes and crafts (term time only)
  • Cheltenham (including Children's library):Children's Library 'Toddler Time' - Friday 10am - 10.30am weekly.  Stories and colouring
  • Chipping Campden Library: Wednesday 2.15pm - 2.45pm weekly (term time only)
  • Churchdown Library: Thursdays 3.30pm  (all year round)
  • Cirencester Library: Sensory Storytime every Weds 11.30-12.00 (term time only)
  • Dursley Library: Every week - Tuesdays 2pm - 2.30pm for pre-schoolers (term time only) - with an extra session at 3pm - 4.15pm for older children - themed story telling + craft activities
  • Fairford Library: Toddler Time - Monday 10.30am-11.00am (term time only)
  • Gloucester Library: Glorious Stories and nursery rhymes for 2-4 year olds. Thursdays 10.00am-10.30am stories and songs (all year round)
  • Longlevens Library: Storytime - Read and Rhyme - Thursdays 10.30am - 11am
  • Matson Library: Rhymes and Stories - Wednesday 10.30am - 11.00am (all year round) - aimed at children under 5 if attendance numbers sufficient (runs alongside Baby, Bounce & Rhyme).  Saturday 10.30am-11.00am Dress up storytimes with picture books followed by craft activities. Dress up box available
  • Nailsworth Library: Storytime - Wednesday 11.30am - 12.00am (term time only)
  • Newent Library: Stories and Songs - Wednesday 11am - 11.30am (for pre-schoolers)
  • Prestbury Library: Toddler Time Tuesday 2pm - 2.45pm - (term time only)
  • Stonehouse Library: Monday 11:30am weekly (term time only)
  • Stow Library: Storytime following Baby, Bounce & Rhyme Wednesday 11.00am (term time only)
  • Stroud Library: Tuesday 2pm - 2.30pm weekly (term time only)
  • Tetbury Library: Storytime - call in or contact library 01666 502258 
  • Tewkesbury Library: Storytime - Saturday 11am (pre-school -infants) (all year round)
  • Up Hatherley Library: Toddler Time - Monday 2.15pm - 2.45pm (term time only)
  • Wotton-under-Edge Library: Pre-school Story time, interactive play, rhymes, songs, colouring sheets Wednesday 10.30am-11.00am (term time only)

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