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

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Sunday, October 6, 2019

A celebration of the natural history of the British Isles

Family activity
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Animals live in all sorts of places, this week we would love you to make a bee house. Bees are vital to our world and we need to protect and help them.

Family activity
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - Sunday, August 25, 2019

One of the taxidermy animals in our current exhibition is an owl! We would like you to create a Twit Twooing owl covered in beautiful feathers to take away with you. Which other birds can you see in our exhibition?

Family activity
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

We need to help conserve our world for all of the creatures living here. Use recycled materials to make your own creature inspired by one of the animals in our exhibition Wild! Make them as weird, wonderful and wild as can be!

Family activity
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Sunday, September 1, 2019

Start back the school term in style with a beautiful bookmark. You can use our Wild Exhibition to help make a cheeky animal bookmark to remember the page in your favourite book.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Join Mark Dinning, Head of Conservation at Durham Wildlife Trust, for a unique tour of the Durham peninsula, focusing on the population of bats that have made this area their home.

Family activity
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - Sunday, September 8, 2019

It will soon be time for many animals from the British Isles to hibernate. Help get that autumn feeling by making a hedgehog inspired by all of those beautiful autumn colours!

Family activity
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Sunday, September 15, 2019

Learn about the life-cycle of the caterpillar as it turns into a butterfly. You can even take one of these creative critters home with you. Butterfly’s wings are usually symmetrical and colourful. Can you make one out of pegs?

Family activity
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Sunday, September 22, 2019

Visit today and make your own matching game to play with your friends and family. There are many animals in our exhibition, Wild, can you work out what their homes look like?

Family activity
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019

In our exhibition you will find a beautiful red fox. Foxes live in many places, from the countryside to the city. Can you make a fuzzy friend today?

August 2019


Wild: A celebration of the natural history of the British Isles

18 May - 6 October 2019