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Stay at home Library of activities

Visit the Stay-at-Home Library for resources you can use any time as well as a range of live online events and activities for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. We’ve selected a few highlights below, and you can explore everything that’s on offer here.

Dates for your diary

Get involved in Race to Health at Home – 25th May to 7th June
Looking for new ways to get active? Join in the Southwark Race to Health family challenge! A fun, two-week online challenge where children and adults join a virtual local library team and try to complete 60 minutes of exercise every day to help your library win the race and win virtual medals for yourself.

The game theme is following Max’s magical journey from the classic book, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.  For more information and instructions on how to register click here.

Southwark Libraries Festival of Words – 26th May to 12th June
The annual Festival of Words returns featuring local writers, storytellers and other literary artists, brought to you by Southwark Libraries team.  Keep an eye on the Southwark Presents What’s On diary for full details.

Bold Tendencies creative learning workshops – 14th May to 30th June
Join three new free online workshops suitable for all ages and those with Special Educational Needs. Sign up here.

Camberwell Arts Festival – 13th to 21st June
The festival is back, this time with their very first digital edition and a theme dedicated to the A-Z of Camberwell.  Check out the full programme here.

Regular sessions to liven up your week

Connect and create with Dragon Café’s weekly Zoom meet ups
Share your thoughts, poems, recipes, stories or just the view from your window. Every Monday at 3pm, full details here.

Join South Social Film Festival’s Social Mingling Watch Party
Watch a short independent film and join in the live Q&A with the film maker afterwards.  Every Wednesday at 7pm, full details here.

Sing along with weekly Baby Rhyme Time led by your local libraries team
Every Thursday from 11am to 11.30am via Zoom.  Every Thursday, sign up here.

Get the whole family moving with online dance classes with SuperArts
There’s a range of classes for all ages delivered via Zoom.  Every Saturday, full details and sign up here. 

Don’t miss.. from this week you can watch Shakespeare’s Globe’s production of Macbeth for free. Available on Youtube until secondary schools reopen, full details here.