Activities for Kids & Teens

The English-language Library in Angers offers fun activities for kids and teens! If you need more information, do not hesitate to stop by the library or contact the front desk at info@ellia.org or at 02.41.24.97.07. We will be more than happy to welcome you and to answer your questions!

CHILDREN’S HOUR

Children’s Hour is an activity led by a native English speaker for children aged 3-10. During forty-five minutes, they learn English in a fun way through stories, nursery rhymes, songs, games and crafts.

When and where: Children’s Hour takes place in the library on Wednesdays, except during school holidays, from beginning of October until early June. Groups are limited to 15 for the 3-6 year-olds and to 12 for the 7-10 year-olds.

WEDNESDAY
AGES
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 7-10
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. 4-6
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. 3-5
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. 4-6

Cost: The weekly activity costs 150 € for the year for the first child, 140 € for second child of same family, and 130 € for each child thereafter. Registration to the activity is possible up to May. The cost is prorated depending on the time you register so please contact the front desk to find out which rate will apply.

To sign up : Please contact the front desk. The child needs to be a member of the library.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH WORKSHOPS FOR COLLÉGIENS

These workshops are for teenagers in collège who want to improve their speaking skills in English through fun and engaging activities such as games, songs and physical activities. Each workshop has a special theme: “Halloween’s Coming” in October, “Ski, Snow and Surf” in February, “Springtime in the States” in April and “Sea, Sun and Fun” in July.

When and where: The three-hour workshops are led by native English speakers and take place in the library during school holidays for three consecutive afternoons.

Cost: 75 € which include snacks and materials for the three afternoons. A one-year membership is offered, in the name of the child, for the first registration only.

To sign up: Contact the front desk. The child needs to be a member of the library and  the 75 € check is required to reserve a space.  Groups are limited to 15 so make sure you sign up your child on time!

INTENSIVE ENGLISH WORKSHOP FOR LYCÉENS

These workshops are for teens in lycée who want to discover what it is like to be a teenager in the USA / UK.

When and where: The three-hour workshops are run for three consecutive afternoons by native English speakers at the library during certain school holidays.

Cost: 75 € which include snacks and materials for the three afternoons. A one-year membership is offered, in the name of the lycéen, for the first registration only.

To sign up: Contact the front desk. The lycéen needs to be a member of the library and  the 75 € check is required to reserve a space.

PIZZA AND BOARD GAMES

When and where: The English-Language Library organizes an evening of pizza and board games once per month on a Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Cost: 7 € which cover pizza and non-alcoholic beverages. 5 € for native English speakers and children under 13.

Open to members and non-members. No need to reserve, just come and enjoy yourself! Places are limited to 40 so make sure you make it!