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Events

From family activities to our Book Club, and from Little Bookworms to talks, explore Palace Green Library's events.

Exhibition
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

How big is time? And what will the future be like?

The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand. Step through a portal and journey through time as we reveal how advances in science allowed authors like HG Wells to write about parallel universes, alternate histories and future worlds.

Family activity
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017

Remember the men who served in the DLI by making your own rememberence poster using our printing kit.

Event
Monday, July 31, 2017

The year is 1959. It is the golden age of sci-fi. A mysterious man arrives at Radio Woking to present a thrilling musical adaptation of H.G. Wells' classic story.

Talk
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

David Rooney - Travelling With Time: Stories from the Greenwich Observatory

Event
Friday, August 4, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - Sunday, August 6, 2017

It may not just be humans that you meet on your journey through time, create your own alien headband and pretend that you're an alien.

Family activity
Monday, August 7, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Event
Friday, August 11, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

Make your own ruler so you can make measurements and become a scientist.

Event
Sunday, August 13, 2017

H.G. Wells double bill - 'The Time Machine' and 'Time After Time'

Family activity
Monday, August 14, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Event
Friday, August 18, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017

Have you seen our sundial in the gallery? Make your own sundial to tell the time in a new way.

Family activity
Monday, August 21, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Event
Friday, August 25, 2017

Enjoy a tour of Durham’s history in the magnificent setting of Durham’s World Heritage Site and hear local tales and stories from the last 1000 years. Discover why Durham was such an important city in the medieval period, why the Scots kept attacking and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Make your own puppet inspired by the objects in our museum.

Family activity
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

A good time traveller always makes a note. Record your travels in your own diary.

Family activity
Monday, September 4, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Sunday, September 10, 2017

Here at Palace Green Library we love books and we love reading. Make your own special bookmark for your favourite stories.

Family activity
Monday, September 11, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

As a time traveller you will need a disguise, make yourself a mask so that no on recognises you.

Family activity
Monday, September 18, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017

Music was important to those who served with the DLI. Come along and see what you can make.

Family activity
Monday, September 25, 2017

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017

Sail away this weekend with your very own mini Viking Ship.

July 2017

DON'T MISS

Time Machines: the past, the future, and how stories take us there

27 May - 3 September 2017

THE DLI COLLECTION GALLERY

Courage, Comrades, Community

Family activities

Every weekend