Upcoming events

Events in Inverclyde Libraries

We’re really egg-cited to share our upcoming Easter Holiday Events programme with you!

With a range of activities throughout the holidays and of course our usual Bookbug Sessions, toys and books the library is a great place for all the family throughout the holidays!

Hello Spring!

Put a Spring in your step with Inverclyde Libraries crafternoon* fun.

Help yourselves to craft materials in our cosy, family-friendly children’s sections and see what fresh, new creations you can make!

While you’re at the library why not take part in our hidden bunny word hunt competition to win an Easter Egg—available 1-23rd April in all libraries.

All ages welcome.

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

*Crafternoon (n.): a free, drop-in, fun, friendly activity session with paper, pencils, pens and glue at your lovely local library

Monday  1st & 8th April 14:00 -15:30 Kilmacolm Library / Central Library
Tuesday 2nd  & 9th April 14:00 -15:30 South West Library (Barr’s Cottage)
Thursday 4th & 11th April 14:00 -15:30 Port Glasgow Library
Friday 5th & 12th April 14:00 -15:30 Gourock Library / Inverkip Library

Story Boat

Set sail on the Story Boat and help us create, record and share a new story – YOUR story.

Work together to design crazy characters and silly stories which we will turn into our own film – all in one action packed session.

What will our new story be? You decide…

Story Lab sessions for ages 8-12 (drop-in welcome);

Tuesday 9th April 10am —12noon at Kilmacolm Library OR 2pm—4pm at Greenock Central Library

Friday 12th April 10am —12noon at Gourock Library OR 2pm—4pm at Port Glasgow Library

Story Boat Sessions for Families—Parent and Child (please book 4 week block);

Saturday 27th  April and 4th/11th/18th May  10am – 12noon at Greenock Central Library

 To book your space at any of the sessions above please email  storyboatinverclyde@gmail.com or contact your local library on 01475 712330


Bookbug Library Challenge


Are you ready for a challenge?

Bookbug’s Library Challenge for 0-5yr olds will be launching on World Book Day, Thursday 7th March 2019 with a Big Bumper Bookbug in Greenock Central Library 10am – 12 noon – come and join us for lots of songs, stories and rhymes.

It’s really easy to join the challenge, just sign up at your local Library anytime from 7th March and get reading! All children who sign up on World Book Day will receive a free book! The Challenge will run until Wednesday 1st May. 

During the Challenge each time you return a book you’ll receive a stamp on your Collectors Card...collect 6 stamps and you can choose one of Bookbug’s lovely certificates!

Lots more information about our Big Bookbug Party and Bookbug Week in May coming soon!


Page last updated: 22 March 2019