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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

What's on at the library

Cassandra Wye: International storyteller, brings The Story Pot to Jersey

The Story Pot welcomes you to the wonderful world of the rainforest: where animal agents await.  Cassandra has travelled around the world, telling tales from America to Australia, from the depths of the rainforest to the roof of the world. With this performance, she brings you the finest of folktales that she has heard on her travels around the rain forests of the world.

Meet: the wise platypus and hear why we're all special.
Join: the ants with attitude as they march to save their home.
Discover: how to outwit a crocodile … if you dare!

Suitable for ages 2 to 8.  Free admission: no booking necessary.

​Date​Location​Time
​Wednesday 2 August​Les Quennevais Branch Library​11am to 11.54am
​Wednesday 2 AugustJersey Library​3pm to 3.45pm
​Thursday 3 AugustJersey Library​10.30am to 11.15am
Thursday 3 AugustJersey Library​2pm to 2.45pm


Meet Spy Dogs author Andy Cope

Andy Cope is the author of the best-selling children's series Spy Dog, Spy Pup & Spy Cat. He talks enthusiastically about reading and writing as well as offering insights into what life is like as an author.

Andy's talks are full of humour and energy. He often goes beyond reading and writing into themes of personal potential and always tries to inspire children to do their very best in life.

Suitable for ages 7+.  Free admission: no booking necessary.

​Date​Location​Time
​Tuesday 15 AugustJersey Library​9.30am to 10.30am
​Tuesday 15 AugustJersey Library​11am to 12am
​Tuesday 15 August​Les Quennevais Branch Library​2pm to 3pm


Weekly events

The following events take place every week at the library:

D​ate                       

​Event​Time

Monday                              

Toddler Time: a mixture of stories and rhymes for children aged between 18 months and 3 years

​2pm

Tuesday

​Baby Bounce and Rhyme: a fun interactive session for babies aged up to 18 months

​11am

Wednesday​

Storytime: a story session for older children aged between 3 and 5 years

2pm

Thursday


​Toddler Time: a mixture of stories and rhymes for children aged between 18 months and 3 years

​11am

​Book Blast: children's reading group

If you enjoy reading, games and activities come to Book Blast.

For children aged 7 to 11, no booking necessary

​3.30pm to 4.30pm

Friday

​​Baby Bounce and Rhyme: a fun interactive session for babies aged up to 18 months​2pm

Saturday

​Storytime: a story session for older children aged between 3 and 5 years

​11am

Book Blast: Children's reading group, free admission: children aged under 7 must be accompanies by an adult or responsible young person2.30pm to 3.30pm
​ 

​Other events

We have lots of events available including talks, workshops and reading​ groups:

​Date​Event​Time​
Thursday 27 July

Jersey Library Scrabble Club

Fancy a game of Scrabble®?  All ages and abilities welcome; members of the Jersey Scrabble® Club will be on hand to get you started

Free admission: no booking necessary

2pm to 4pm​
​Thursday 27 July

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

This Summer the Book Blast Children's Reading Group is teaming up with the Animal Agents to bring you the Crime Scene Investigation School. 

Whodunit? Follow the clues to crack the case… 

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​3.30p, to 4.30pm
​Friday 28 July 

​Lunchtime Talk

Anna Baghiani from the Société Jersiaise will be talking about the movement of people in and out of the island from the Huguenot refugees to cod fishing, tourism, agriculture and the finance industry.

Free admission: no booking necessary.

​2pm to 3pm

​Saturday 29 July

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Whodunit?  Follow the clues to crack the case… 

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​2pm to 3pm
​Tuesday 1 August

​Not Just Knitting

Bring any portable handy crafts on the first Tuesday of each month and relax, chat and swap ideas with like-minded friends.  

For more information phone 448700, or email Linne Omissi

All levels of skill welcome.  Free admission: no booking necessary.

​2pm to 3pm
​Tuesday 1 August

​Virtual Reality Meetup

Whether you are a designer, producer, developer, gamer, researcher, artist, entrepreneur, or are just curious, this is your chance to meet like-minded people.

For ages 16+, free admission: no booking necessary.  For any questions or further information email Virtual Reality 

​6pm to 7.30pm
​Thursday 3 August

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Bart the Bloodhound uses his nose to sniff out the clues.  What can your nose tell you?  

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​3.30pm to 4.30pm
​Saturday 5 August

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Bart the Bloodhound uses his nose to sniff out the clues.  What can your nose tell you?  

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​2pm to 3pm
​Wednesday 9 AugustCrazy Critters from Jersey Zoo

​Staff from Jersey Zoo will be visiting Jersey Library to read stories by Gerald Durrell and introduce some very special guests.

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person
​3.30pm to 4.30pm
​Thursday 10 August

​​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Join in with Cluedo; the classic detective game.  Was it Colonel Mustard of Miss Scarlett? How good are your powers of deduction?  

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​3.30pm to 4.30pm
​Staurday 12 August

The Crime Scene Investigations School

Join in with Cluedo; the classic detective game.  Was it Colonel Mustard of Miss Scarlett? How good are your powers of deduction? 
Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​2pm to 3pm
​Thursday 17 August

The Jersey Library reading group

We will be discussing fiction from South Africa

Free admission: no booking necessary

​2pm
​Thursday 17 August

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Learn about real animal agents, the crime-busters helping to keep our streets safe.

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​3.30pm to 4.30pm
​Saturday 19 August

​The Crime Scene Investigations School

Learn about real animal agents, the crime-busters helping to keep our streets safe.

Free admission: Children aged under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young person.

​2pm to 3pm




Activities at Les Quennevais Library

​Date​Event​Time
​Every Monday ​Toddler Time: a mixture of stories and rhymes for children aged between 18 months and 3 years​11am
​Every Tuesday​Baby Bounce and Rhyme: a fun interactive session for babies aged up to 18 months​3.30pm
​Every Wednesday ​Storytime: a story session for older children aged between 3 to 5 years​2pm
​Every Thursday ​Toddler Time: a mixture of stories and rhymes for children aged between 18 months and 3 years​2pm
​Every Friday ​Baby Bounce and Rhyme: a fun interactive session for babies aged up to 18 months
​11am


Book Blast Out West: Children's reading group for children aged 7 to 11, no booking necessary3.30pm to 4.30pm
​Every Saturday​Storytime: a story session for older children aged between 3 to 5 years​11am

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