Summer Activities


We’ve got exciting plans to keep everyone busy over the whole summer……

Giants, Giraffes & Jumparoos

Tuesday 25th July Creative writing, make up a story about giraffes or giants or jumparoos or all 3! We’ll make your story into your own book to take away. (£1 per child)

Storytimes Thursday 27th July 2pm & Saturday 29th July 10am - Bring your favourite JUMPAROO! 


Beach Party, Tea Party

During August Stockton is turning into Stockton–by-the-Sea, with a beach right on the High Street. We are joining in the fun with our own Beach Tea Party. Come dressed for the beach!

Thursday 3rd Aug 2pm fun tea party (£1 per child) & Storytime

Saturday 5th Aug 10am fun tea party (£1 per child) & Storytime


Fantastic Hats

Tuesday 8th Aug Story time and craft session – if you want to get ahead get a hat! - make your own hat (£1 per hat)

Storytimes Thursday 10th Aug 2pm  & Saturday 12th Aug 10am Hatful of fun story times

Wear your most fantastic hat and listen to our favourite hat based tales.

Canine Capers

Join our Julia Donaldson Detective Dog Treasure Hunt all week around the town

Storytime Thursday 17th Aug 2pm  & Saturday 19th Aug 10am Dogtastic storytimes


Sue Hendra Special

Well-loved children’s Author Sue Hendra is visiting the shop on 30th August – we can’t wait so we’re getting ready early!

Thursday 24th Aug - Draw your favourite character ready to help us decorate for our event with Sue and Paul on August 30th

Storytimes Thursday 24th Aug 2pm & Saturday 26th Aug 10amVeggies Assemble storytime dress as your favourite Sue Hendra Character


There will be spot prizes, stickers, balloons and give-aways each week – come along and join the fun.