Days Out


Below you’ll find listed regular family events happening at BCP libraries every week.

Wriggle & Rhyme is for children aged 0-3yrs. Toddler time is for children aged 5 and under.

For special events please check our calendar.


Boscombe Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Thursdays 10am

Toddler Time – Fridays 10am

Bournemouth Library

Toddler Time – Fridays 10am

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays 10.30am

Bournemouth Music Library

There are no children’s session in this library.

Castlepoint Library

Castlepoint Library has not yet restarted any classes (May 2022)

Charminster Library

Crafting – Saturdays 10am

Wriggle & Rhyme – Thursdays 10am

Ensbury Park Library

Toddler Time – Thursdays 11.30am

Kinson Library

Family Games Morning – every 2. Saturday of the month

Southbourne Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Mondays 10am & 11am

Story Time – Tuesday 10.15am

Saturday classes (Wriggle & Rhyme, Stay & Play and Craft) will restart in September 2022.

Springbourne Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Mondays 10.30am

Toddler Time – Thursdays 10.30am

Tuckton Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Fridays 10am

Lego Club – Thursdays 2pm

West Howe Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays & Fridays 10am

Books and Bricks – Mondays 4pm

Story Time – Tuesdays 10.30am

Pick & Mix Reading group – Tuesdays 4pm

Games Club –  Tuesdays 4pm

Story Time – Thursdays 10.30am

Crafternoon – Thursdays 2pm

Lego Club – Saturdays coming soon!

Westbourne Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays 10am (booking required)

Winton Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Fridays 10am & 11am

Storytime (U 5) – Thursdays 2.15pm


Christchurch Library

Board Games Club – Fridays 2.30pm

Family Code Club – 1. Saturday of the month

Lego Club – Saturdays 2.30pm

Junior Chess – Saturdays 10am

Highcliffe Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Thursdays 10am (booking required)

Toddler Time – Fridays 11am (booking required)


Branksome Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays 11am

Broadstone Library

Rummikub Club – Mondays 2pm

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays & Fridays 10.45am (booking required)

Canford Cliffs Library

There are currently no children’s session at this library.

Canford Heath Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Mondays & Fridays 10.30am

Lego Club – Saturdays 9.30am

Craft Club – Saturdays 10am

Creekmoor Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Mondays & Tuesdays 10.30am & 11.30am (booking essential)

Hamworthy Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Wednesdays 10.30am

Lego Club – Saturdays 10am

Oakdale Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Wednesdays 10.30am & 11am

Colouring Club – Saturdays 10.30am

Parkstone Library

Toddler Time – Tuesdays 10am

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am

Lego Club – Tuesdays 3.30pm

Children’s Craft – Saturdays 10am

Poole Library

Temporarily closed for building works from 1.11.21 for up to 10 months.

Rossmore Library

Wriggle & Rhyme – Tuesdays & Fridays 10.30am

Lego Club – Saturdays 10.30am

Homeschool Drop-In Oakdale Library

2-2.30pm Fridays 

Oakdale Library, Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 3EF.

Get together and meet other like-minded parents and kids at our new Homeschool Drop-In here at Oakdale Library. Share experiences meet new friends. Open to all ages. Booking not required.

For more info contact the library on 01202 127272.


Junior Chess at Tuckton Library

3.30pm-4.15pm Mondays and Tuesdays (term time only).

Tuckton Library, Wick Lane, Bournemouth, BH6 4LF.

​A junior chess club is being run at Tuckton Library for children aged 8-13 years.

Call 01202 429521 for more details.

Junior Chess with Poole Chess Club at Bournemouth Library

10am-12pm, Saturdays.

Bournemouth Library, 22 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RQ.

Junior chess at Poole Chess Club. Juniors from ages 11-16. Next season we will play a team in the newly formed Bacchus league.

For more information contact 01202 744515.

Something Special SEN Stay & Play Corfe Mullen Library

12.45pm-2.45pm Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Corfe Mullen Library, 54 Wareham Rd, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, BH21 3LE.

A stay & play group created for preschool children 0-6yrs. with any kind of special needs .
Where parents/carers can come for a chat and share experiences over a cuppa while the children play.