Join our Happy Active Stories programme online for children under five and their families.*

Bradford Libraries are teaming up with theatre groups and yoga specialists to share the fun with interactive, engaging stories online.

Want to stomp through the swamp? Splash in the ocean? Sing with the King?

Jump on an engaging adventure of stories that will encourage your little ones to develop a love of books even when they can’t get to the library!**

Booking is now open for the programme below. Just email susan.brewster-craig@bradford.gov.uk to book.

 

  • Friday 23 July at 10.30am – Mud Pie Arts and Bradford Libraries present “Where The Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak.
    Join Jenna from Mud Pie Arts for a special online storytelling adventure based on Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak published by Harper & Row.
    Bring your wild thing for a jungle adventure. Dance the rumpus to the light of the moon. Perhaps you can help Max understand his wild feelings.

 

  • Friday 27 August at 10.30am – Mud Pie Arts and Bradford Libraries present “Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish” by Michael Foreman.
    Join Jenna from Mud Pie Arts for a special online storytelling adventure based on Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish by Michael Foreman published by Penguin.
    Build a rocket to reach the stars. Awaken the dinosaurs and help tidy up a world full of rubbish.

 

  • Friday 17 September at 11.30am – Diddly Oms Yoga Specialists and Bradford Libraries.
    Join Helen from Diddly Oms for a special online storytime with gentle yoga poses for children.

 

  • Friday 8 October at 11.30am – Diddly Oms Yoga Specialists and Bradford Libraries.
    Join Helen from Diddly Oms for a special online storytime with gentle yoga poses for children.

 

  • Friday 12 November at 10.30am – Hoglets Theatre Company and Bradford Libraries present “The Way Home for Wolf” by Rachel Bright and Jim Field
    Join Gemma from Hoglets Theatre for a special storytelling adventure based on The Way Home for Wolf by Rachel Bright and Jim Field published by Orchard Books. The session will begin with a storytelling performance of Rachel Bright’s beautiful book about friendship and kindness, then we’ll follow Wolfling Wilf’s journey home and meet the creatures who help him along the way using drama games, imagination, songs and guided role-play. Don’t forget our hat and scarf as we head off across the tundra!

 

*Booking is also open to nursery classes – please email susan.brewster-craig@bradford.gov.uk for details.

**Start the adventure online….. finish it at the library!
Libraries are opening up for browsing and already have book loan in many areas – check here for details.