Junior and Teenage Reading Groups

Junior and Teenage Reading Groups

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Events

Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Library Booking
Junior Reading Group  
Starting on Tuesday 3 October from 3:30pm - 4:15pm. For children aged 8 - 11 years.
 
Please telephone the library for further information.
t: 028 7963 2278
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
03/10/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 04:15 PM Magherafelt Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Second Tuesday of the month from 3:30pm - 4:15pm.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children aged 9 to 11 years to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
14/11/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 04:15 PM Portadown Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Third Thursday of every month from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
 
For children aged 9 - 11 years old. 

Please contact the library to book; Booking Essential.
16/11/2023 03:30 PM 16/05/2024 04:30 PM Tandragee Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group P6/P7 1  
Every 4 weeks on a Tuesday from 3:30pm - 4:15pm.

Telephone or call into the branch.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children P6/P7 to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
21/11/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 04:15 PM Armagh City See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
 
Children’s reading group and book related activities for 9-11 year olds.
 
Contact:
Maureen King/Andrea Johnstone
t: 028 9050 9204
21/11/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 04:30 PM Ballyhackamore Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Ballymena Bookmarks Reading Group  
Held on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.
 
For ages 9-11 years old.
 
This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.
21/11/2023 04:00 PM 21/05/2024 05:00 PM Ballymena Central Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Teen Reading Group  
Every Wednesday of the month from 4:30pm - 5:00pm.

Teenage Reading Groups are a great way for young people aged 12+ to explore a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

The group meets for one hour on a regular basis between September and June.
22/11/2023 04:30 PM 12/06/2024 05:00 PM Portadown Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Gang  
Takes place on the last Friday of every month.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue. The children can discuss their thoughts on the book and take part in some fun activities!
For children ages 7-9.     
 
24/11/2023 04:00 PM 31/05/2024 05:00 PM Holywood Arches Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Last Saturday of every month from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
25/11/2023 11:00 AM 25/05/2024 12:00 PM Creggan Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Chatterbooks Junior Reading Group  
To be held monthly on a Saturday 12 (specific dates, please contact the library) from 11:00am to 12 noon.

Booking is essential.

Chatterbooks is an exciting Junior Reading Group where children aged 7 - 11 years can come along to chat about their favourite books, enjoy fun activities and crafts and meet new friends.
25/11/2023 11:00 AM 08/06/2024 12:00 PM Ballycastle Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Last Saturday of the month from 11:15 - 12noon.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a great way for young people aged 9-11 to explore a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

 
25/11/2023 11:15 AM 25/05/2024 12:00 PM Randalstown Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
The Story Squad  
Meeting once a month on a Saturday from 12:00pm - 12:40pm. Date for next meeting is given at each meeting and advertised on the inside and outside of building and on social media.

Booking is essential.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
25/11/2023 12:00 PM 15/06/2024 12:40 PM Bessbrook Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Monthly on a Saturday from 2:30pm until 3:30, date varies please ask staff for details.
This is suitable for children aged 7 - 9 years.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
25/11/2023 02:30 PM 15/06/2024 03:30 PM Banbridge Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Book Buddies  
This is suitable for children aged 9 - 11 years.
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
 
Monthly on a Saturday from 2:30pm - 3:30pm (date varies please ask staff for details).

Booking Advisable by phoning 028 4062 3973 during library opening hours.
25/11/2023 02:30 PM 15/06/2024 03:30 PM Banbridge Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group (Age 9 - 11)  
Last Wednesday of the month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
 
Booking essential.
t:  028 3086 1951
29/11/2023 04:00 PM 29/05/2024 05:00 PM Crossmaglen Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
On the last Thursday of the month. For children aged 7 - 9 years old.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

Booking is essential.
t: 028 9050 9239
e: woodstock.library@librariesni.org.uk
30/11/2023 03:15 PM 30/05/2024 04:15 PM Woodstock Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Chatter Books Reading Group  
Last Thursday of the month for ages 7 - 9 years, from 3:30pm until 4:15pm.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
30/11/2023 03:30 PM 30/05/2024 04:15 PM Portadown Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Booktastics Reading Group  
On the last Thursday of each month from 4.15-5.00pm.

We are excited to announce a new Booktastics reading group commencing this September 2022. Registrations now open.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children P5-P7 to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
 
Telephone or call into the branch.
 
t: 028 9050 9228
30/11/2023 04:15 PM 30/05/2024 05:00 PM Ormeau Road Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
First Wednesday of the month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Age 8 - 11 years.
 
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
 
t: 028 3832 3912
e: suzanne.fox@librariesni.org.uk
06/12/2023 04:00 PM 05/06/2024 05:00 PM Lurgan Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Wild About Books - Children's Reading Group  
First Thursday of every month from 3:30pm - 4:30pm
 
For children aged 7 - 9 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact the library to book; Booking Essential.
 
07/12/2023 03:30 PM 06/06/2024 04:30 PM Tandragee Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Second Monday of the month from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
 
For children aged 9-11 years.
 
Booking essential.
t: 028 9181 4732
 
 
 
11/12/2023 03:30 PM 10/06/2024 04:30 PM Newtownards Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Chatterbooks  
Every second Wednesday of the month from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
 
For children aged 9 - 11 years of age, first meeting on 13 December 2023.
 
Booking advisable.
t: 028 9446 3891
13/12/2023 03:30 PM 12/06/2024 04:30 PM Greystone Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Page Turners Reading Group  
Second Thursday of every month from 4:15pm to 5:15pm.

Booking is essential.

This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.
14/12/2023 04:15 PM 11/06/2024 05:15 PM Dungannon Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, for children aged 9-11 years of age.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

Contact:
Catherine Beresford-Green
 
20/12/2023 04:00 PM 15/05/2024 05:00 PM Castlewellan Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Chatterbooks Reading Group  
The third Monday of the Month from 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

Starting on Monday 15 January 2024.
Chatterbooks is an exciting Junior Reading Group where children aged 7 - 11 years old can experience reading in new and fun ways. Come along to chat about your favourite books, enjoy fun activities and crafts and meet new friends!

Booking essential.
For more information please contact Whiterock Library.
t: 028 9050 9236
e: whiterock.library@librariesni.org.uk
15/01/2024 03:30 PM 10/06/2024 04:30 PM Whiterock Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Gang  
Third Friday of the month from 4:00pm - 4:45pm.
 
Booking essential.
 
For ages 9 to 11.  This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.
19/01/2024 04:00 PM 17/05/2024 04:45 PM Bangor Carnegie Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Teenage Reading Group  
Fourth Tuesday of the month from 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Booking essential.

Teenage Reading Groups are a great way for young people aged 12+ to explore a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
The group meets for 45 minutes on a regular basis between September and June.
23/01/2024 04:00 PM 28/05/2024 04:45 PM Bangor Carnegie Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Chatterbooks Junior Reading Group  
Fourth Wednesday of the month from 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Booking essential.
For ages 7 to 9.
This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.
24/01/2024 04:00 PM 22/05/2024 04:45 PM Bangor Carnegie Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Like books? Love Reading?

Join our Junior Book Club for children aged 9-11.

First Tuesday of the month from 4:00pm – 4:30pm.

No need to book just come along.
Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
06/02/2024 04:00 PM 04/06/2024 04:30 PM Glengormley Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Wild About Books - this event takes place monthly on specific Fridays, beginning with 23 February and then 22 March 2024.

Booking is required; contact t: 028 4063 0661.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.
23/02/2024 03:30 PM 31/05/2024 04:30 PM Rathfriland Library See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.