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Events

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

Family activity
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Sunday, October 22, 2017

We wouldn't be a library if we didn't have books! Look after your books by creating a brilliant bookmark.

Family activity
Monday, October 23, 2017

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

Family activity
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Drop-in event @ Palace Green Library (Learning Centre)

FREE

Join Ed and Kevin as they delve into the extraordinary world of cyanotype, a photographic printing process discovered by the Victorians!

Talk
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

As part of our Dig Deeper talks, underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead will talk about Investigating the small finds from Durham’s River Wear.

Event
Friday, October 27, 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 Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017

Create your own scary Lambton Worm this Halloween. The North East's own legendary monster!

Family activity
Monday, October 30, 2017

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

Family activity
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - Sunday, November 5, 2017

Take inspiration from our archaeology gallery and design your own swashbuckling sword!

Family activity
Monday, November 6, 2017

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

Event
Friday, November 10, 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 Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Create your own snowflake decoration to hang in your window at home.

Family activity
Monday, November 13, 2017

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

Family activity
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Sunday, November 19, 2017

In Dante's poem, Dante meets the famous poet Virgil. Create your own poem inspired by Virgil.

Family activity
Monday, November 20, 2017

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

Event
Friday, November 24, 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 Normans had a difficult time and how St Cuthbert helped the city grow.

Family activity
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 2017

Make your own 3D fairy door for the fairies to get through!

Family activity
Monday, November 27, 2017

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

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

Dante's Divine Comedy is about a journery through Heaven and Hell! Create your own maze to escape from!

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

When Dante finally completes his journey he says "and so once more I came to look upon the stars", visit us to make your own stunning star to take home.

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

Make a Christmas card for someone you care about.

October 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