Library events

Events timetable

We are currently running events online.

The links for events may only work at the start times given.

Monday 5 June - September (end date tbc)

Sillly Squad, Summer Reading challenge 2020

Join in the fun with this year's digital version of the Summer Reading Challenge!

Monday 15 June to Sunday 12 July

Draw the 'East Finchley Archer' Competition

We have teamed up with author and illustrator Rob Biddulph for a fantastic competition to draw the 'East Finchley Archer' statue.

This competition will run from Monday 15 June to Sunday 12 July. It is open to children aged 3 upwards. Draw a picture of 'The Archer' and take a photo to send in.

Email your photo to or add it to our Facebook and Twitter pages.

The best drawing will be selected by Rob and the winner will receive a copy of his new book, Draw with Rob.

Friday 10 July at 10am

Owl Puppet Craft Activity

Join Jayne to make a very easy owl puppet for storytelling. Then join Jayne on Friday 17 July for a follow-up Wow! Said the Owl Storytime session

Friday 10 July at 7pm

Barnet Libraries Book Quiz Round 7 - Opening Lines

Please check the Barnet Libraries Book Quiz playlist for earlier rounds

Saturday 11 July at 10am

Silly Squad Snap

Spot the identical characters in our Silly Squad Snap. Recommended for ages 4+

Friday 17 July at 10am

Wow! Said the Owl Storytime

Join Jayne for this wonderful owl story

Friday 17 July at 7pm 

Barnet libraries Book Quiz Round 8

Graphic Novels.

Check our Book Quiz Playlist for all rounds

Saturday 18 July at 10am

Silly Squad Odd One Out

There is an odd one out among the identical characters in our Silly Squad Odd One Out. Can you spot them? Recommended for ages 4+

Saturday 25 July at 10am

Silly Squad Memory game

Test your memory skills with our Silly Squad Memory game. Try to remember where the characters are on a grid. You will be asked where a character was located. How many can you get right? Recommended for ages 8+.

Saturday 1 August at 10am

Silly Squad Code Breaker

Can you break the code and work out the authors and titles of the funny books? How many can you get right? Recommended for ages 8+

You can also watch our previous events

Activity and Rhyme Time videos for children

Join us for rhyme times, story times and take part in our craft activities at home

Arts and craft videos for all ages

Have a go at our origami activities at home

Local Studies videos

Find out about the history of Barnet in these films about Finchley Common , VE Day in Barnet, Finsbury Park to Edgware by Steam.

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