For Families

artyEvents & Activities for Families
Take a look here for our special family events - from Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Workshops for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 

Helping to plan the #HarrisYourPlace

Children's Space Poster

The Making #HarrisYourPlace
We are working with UCLan researchers to discover what the new Children's Space in the library means to you and your children. We are asking parents to take part in an enjoyable research exercise called the 'visual matrix'.

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Egyptian Balcony Tour

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Family tours 4th Saturday of every month (Ages  7+)
This is your chance to travel to the top of the building and see John Somerscales' impressive friezes that adorn the Egyptian balcony and find out about how they ended up in the Harris!

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Harris Code Club

Coding on screen

Sunday 1 September
In October the code club will be on the 2nd Sunday of the Month

Join @all_about_code for our monthly Harris Code Club! This club is aimed at children aged 10 years and over, but everyone is welcome to join in (including adults!). In this first session you can have a go at coding to create games, music, hack Minecraft and even control NeoPixel.

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Little Hands On

Little Hands On logo

First Tuesday of every month
Next one 3 September
Every month, especially for our younger visitors, Little Hands On uses stories, art, singing, games and crafts to introduce little ones to some of the fascinating things you can see in the Harris.

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