On Saturday 9 December from midday to 3pm, 18 venues across Liverpool will host FREE stories which give families the opportunity to enjoy stories read aloud at libraries, children’s centres and community venues.
They are aimed in particular at children up to the age of 11 years old – there’s no need to book and families can just drop in to the sessions.
So join a couple of silly Elves who have come straight from the North Pole and have brought their favourite stories to share with your little ones. Learn about ‘Elf and Safety’ and what it’s like to work for Father Christmas.
Silliness, stories and smiles all round; these Elves certainly know how to bring about Christmas cheer!
The venues are:
- Central Library
- Kensington Fields Community Centre
- Holy Cross Catholic Primary School
- The Florrie
- Southern Neighbourhood Council, Upper Mann St
- Wavertree Library
- Allerton Library
- SARA Hall, Rundle Road
- Childwall and Woolton Children’s Centre
- Garston Library
- St Cyril’s Children and Youth Project
- St Columba’s Church, Hunts Cross
- Kemp’s Bistro, Stanley Park
- Tuebrook Children’s Centre
- St John’s Church, Rice Lane
- St Andrew’s Church, Clubmoor
- Croxteth Hall
- St Luke’s Church, Princess Drive
Councillor Rachael O’Byrne, Assistant Cabinet Member for Education, who has coordinated the city-wide events said: “During the summer we ran a number of successful Storytime sessions with hundreds of families reading for pleasure.
“I’m delighted to be working with The Bookworm Players and Local Councillors to do it all again over the festive period, it’s going to bigger with Christmas Mischief coming to a venue near you!”
Jessica Buxton from The Bookworm Players said “It is an absolute joy to be able to spread Christmas cheer through reading and play across our city. Huge thanks to the Councillors for helping us bring a little North Pole magic to Liverpool!”