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​Summer Story Time

Every Tuesday in August from 11am

We're delighted to offer free summer story time events, recommended for ages 2 and above.  There's no need to book, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Each story time has a theme. Here's the full programme:

Tuesday 7th August - Story Time Special: 
Alice in Wonderland Day. Story Time at 11am and 2pm, or come in any time to make a bookmark! 

Tuesday 14th August, 11am - Theme: 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt'.

Tuesday 21st August, 11am - Theme: 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'.

Tuesday 28th August - Story Time Special: Unicorn Day! 
Enjoy stories about unicorns at 11am and 2pm. Unicorn -themed activities throughout the day!


'Polonius the Pit Pony' by Richard O'Neill - Story Time

Saturday, 25th August, 2pm

Author Richard O'Neill will visit Book Corner to read his new picture book, 'Polonius the Pit Pony'. 

Polonius escapes from the coal mine he's worked in all his life and joins a family of Travellers. When he has the chance to do something to help his new family, he rises to the challenge.  

Recommended for ages 3 and above.

Help! I'm Trapped at Witch School! Special Sneak Preview

Saturday, 18th August, 1pm

Save the date for a SECRET SNEAKY PREVIEW of Em Lynas's new book, 'Help! I'm Trapped at Witch School!' She'll be secretly reading the opening chapters to a gang of awesome children who will ac-chew-ally be required to sign their I'M A SNEAKY READER certificate and promise to NOT TELL anyone what happens in the NEW BOOK on pain of potential peril! This SECRET READING will take place at Book Corner, Saltburn. 

The book is released on 6th September, so this is your chance to hear a taster! There'll be a sneak preview of Jamie Littler's magical illustrations, too!

Places might magically disappear, so please come early to hear the reading. 

Hope to see you there!