Last weekend Celebrate My Library was in residence at Bookham Library and Leaderhead Library for the first part of our Build a Story for Surrey Libraries’ Festival for Children. Following the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge theme of Mythical Maze we set to work setting the scene and inventing the characters for our very own

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Brompton Library, London, recently played host to Celebrate My Library’s first Intergenerational workshop, Our Communities Our Stories. We got a groups of older residents together with a group local school children, and gave them the chance to share stories of what life was like growing up for them. We heard some brilliant stories; from Daphne

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We are mega excited to announce our National Libraries Day competition… One fantastic library could win a fully-funded workshop hosted by Celebrate My Library! Just tweet us with your favorite story from National Libraries Day 2014, and that library could be in with a chance with winning a Our Communities, Our Stories workshop. Want more information about

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A man-eating whale, a fat burglar called John, and an unlikely friendship between a ghost and a cat were just some of the great characters dreamt up by the children at Brompton Road Library during our recent writing workshop. Invited to the Library to help launch their Summer Reading Challenge events 6 weeks ago, we

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Available now is the fantastic story we created with children at Bookham Library during our very exciting ITV filming. George, Splash and The King of the Worlds is illustrated by the brilliant Sanyu Kiyingi, and has a special ending by Megan T.

Every wondered what a Scorpamel looks like…?   Pretty scary eh! But luckily this Scorpamel is taken from the amazing story created at our recent Bookham Library workshop (filmed for ITV… just in case you missed that!), and is actually the very friendly ‘Splash the dolphin-come- Scorpamel’. Confused? Just wait. We are currently busy working

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Celebrate My Library had our own brush with (very mini) stardom earlier this week… we were featured on ITV London News. After being filmed by Fixers last week carrying out one of our Children’s writing workshops in Bookham Library, Surrey, it was an exciting wait for our TV debut on Thursday 6th. We were joined

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A couple of weeks back we had the BEST reminder about why we do this project…. After running a brilliant workshop at Ealing Road Library, Brent, back in November 2012 with 4N from Barham School, we had ‘The Messy Book Mystery’. The story of Jack the Detective investigating the creepy going-ons in the library, and

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