News and events for children and teens

Toy Library

Sharing fun and practical resources for play and learning

Come and meet the Pictologue Toy Library Team at Twickenham and Richmond libraries to chose from a selection of our recommended games, toys and puzzles.

Improve play with siblings, peers and friends, increase engagement in learning and leisure activities, and develop understanding and use of language.

Prices range from 50p to £3 per item, to borrow for one month.

Homework help sessions

The library is a great place to do your homework!

Come along to one of our free Homework Clubs for a quiet place to study, friendly assistance from our specially trained helpers, a wide range of books and supervised internet access. We won’t do your homework for you but we’ll show you the resources for you to find all the information you need. For 8 – 14 year olds.

  • Every Tuesday 3pm - 4.30pm Castelnau Library (First session 4 March)
  • Every Thursday 3.30pm - 5.30pm Hampton Hill Library (First session 6 March)
  • Every Wednesday 3pm - 4.30pm Richmond Library (First session 5 March)
  • Every Wednesday 3pm - 4.30pm Whitton Library (First session 5 March)

Teenage reading groups

Love books, manga or creative writing? Why not join one of our reading groups for 11-15 year olds? Visit our young people's reading groups page to find out more.

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Chatterbooks groups in Richmond upon Thames

Chatterbooks reading groups meet in several of our libraries to chat about books and have fun. If you would like reading and are in Year 4 or 5, find out if there's a Chatterbooks group near you.

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