Activities for Kids

CHILDREN’S HOUR

This is an English-Language activity with a native English speaker for children aged 3-10 based on stories, nursery rhymes, songs, games and crafts. When and where: The Children’s Hour takes place in the library on Wednesday and Saturday (except school vacation) from beginning of October until early June. Groups are limited to 15 for the 3-6 year-olds and 12 for 7-10 year-olds.

WEDNESDAY
AGES
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. 4-6
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. 3-5
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. 4-6
SATURDAY AGES
10 -10:45 a.m. 7-9
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. 7-9
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 8-10

Cost: The weekly activity (discontinued during school holidays) costs 140€ for the year for the first child, 130€ for second child of same family and 120€ for each child thereafter. The child also needs to become a member of the library. To sign up : Please consult the front desk.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH WORKSHOPS FOR COLLEGIENS

Who: These workshops are for kids in “collège” who have started to learn English. Each workshop has a special theme: Halloween for the October workshop, snow for the February workshop, theater for the April workshop and “Sea, Sun and Fun” for the July workshop. When: The workshops, given by native English speakers, take place during school holidays and last three consecutive afternoons. Each afternoon lasts for three hours. The workshops are composed of games, songs, speaking and physical activities. Cost: 75 € for three afternoons (snack, materials and a membership to the library valid for one year in the name of the child) To sign up : contact the front desk. A check of 75 € will be requested to reserve a space.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH WORKSHOP FOR 15 TO 18 YEARS OLD : “Spring break!”

What: This workshop is for teens between 15 and 18 years old who want to discover what it is like to be a teenager in the USA / UK. When: The library offers a 3-day workshop from 3 to 6 pm at the library run by native American and English volunteers. Themes such as spring sports, jobs, transport, summer travel, ice cream parties are included in the program. Cost: 75€ covers workshop and library membership. To join: contact the front desk. The check of 75€ will be requested to reserve a space.

PIZZA AND BOARD GAMES

When: The English-Language Library organizes an evening of pizza and board games once per month on a Tuesday month, from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: 7 € (covers pizza and non-alcoholic beverages). 5€ for native English speakers and children ages 12 and under. Open to members and non-members.