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Top 10 upcoming children's events for May 2022

Looking to keep your kids busy in May? Take a look at our top picks of children's events taking place in libraries this month!

We've got loads of fun events for children and teens lined up, including Minecraft games, storytelling sessions and more!

To find more events and activities near you, take a look at our What's On event listings →

Flower basket crafts at Newmarket Library

Celebrate May Day with this fun craft session for children on Sunday 1 May! Learn how to make your own flower basket for you to take home with you at this drop-in craft session.

Board Games and Cards Group at Mildenhall library

Join Mildenhall Library every Monday for a fun-filled afternoon at our weekly board games and cards session! Meet new people and get involved with playing a new game with others.

Busy Booktime at Great Cornard Library

Bring your little ones along and join in with our weekly Busy Booktime event every Sunday at Great Cornard Library! Each week there will be interactive storytime sessions and fun craft activities for children and families to get involved with.

Dancing sessions for primary age children at Gainsborough Community Library

Get involved with this fun dance session for all abilities, taking place every Wednesday at Gainsborough Community Library!

The Just Jay Dance Company are hosting weekly dance sessions for young people aged 8-12 to get together and enjoy.

Chat 'n' Chill - after school club for teens at Thurston Library

Thurston Library have recently launched a weekly after school club for 11-16 year olds! Pop down after school and hang out, do homework or chat with friends in the welcoming space of the library.

Toddler Time at Kessingland Library

Come along to this fun weekly Toddler Time session at Kessingland Library with your little ones after nursery! Enjoy fun interactive activities including singing, rhymes, storytimes and more.

Minecraft Club at Capel St Mary Library

Are you a Minecraft fan? Come along to this fortnightly Minecraft Club at Capel St Mary Library and build your world, slay some zombies, and watch out for the exploding creepers!

Little Explorers at Chantry Library

Join Wendy for stories and crafts in the beautiful nature setting of Stonelodge Park at this weekly activity for children!

Let your little ones roam or go for a nature walk before settling down to a storytime, then walk back to the library for a fun and interactive craft session.

Storytelling and book signing with author Carrie Knight at Mildenhall Library

Author Carrie Knight will be visiting Mildenhall Library on Saturday 28 May for a special talk about her new children's book!

Carrie is a children's author living in Suffolk and enjoys writing stories about animals. Her new book, Never Alone, is about Geoffrey the Giraffe and is a tale of love, positivity and adventure, inspired by a girl called Louise and her favourite stuffed giraffe companion.

Oona the Owl's Creative Craft Club at Oulton Broad Library

Bring your little ones down to the library and join our children's mascot Oona the Owl for our fun weekly craft session! Get involved with creative craft sessions of painting, sticking and cutting to create something unique. This session is aimed at pre-school children.