Chatterbooks reading groups

We run Chatterbooks reading groups for children who enjoy books and making new friends at:

  •  Tang Hall Explore Library
  •  York Explore
  •  Acomb Explore (Cancelled)
  •  Haxby Explore

Have fun

You can enjoy lots of fun activities and events, like:

  • great stories
  • chats about your favourite books
  • visits from authors
  • quizzes and competitions
  • goodies, such as bags, diaries, bookmarks and stickers
  • surfing the internet for great sites about reading
  • following children’s book awards
  • and helping to choose new books for the library

Join in

If this sounds like something you might enjoy, why not come along to your nearest group?

Tang Hall Explore Library Chatterbooks Group

For 6-12 year olds. Meets fortnightly on a Friday from 3.45-4.45pm during term time only. Contact Suzanne on (01904) 552655 or

York Explore Library Chatterbooks Group

For 5-12 year olds. Meets weekly on Saturdays from 10.30-11.30pm.  Contact the Children’s Team on (01904) 552828 or

York Explore Chatterbooks is taking its annual summer break and will return for lots more reading fun on Saturday 22 September. If you’d like to join us from September please get in touch and sign up, places are limited, so don’t delay!

Acomb Explore Chatterbooks Group

Meets fortnightly on Saturdays from 9.30-10.30am. For more information, call (01904) 552651 or email  This event has been cancelled until further notice.

Haxby Explore Library

For 7-11 year olds. Meets fortnightly on a Monday from 4-5pm . For more information, call (01904) 552660 or email

July 2016: Haxby Explore is currently operating from Oaken Grove community centre as a temporary measure following structural problems.  See details on the Haxby Explore webpage.