Elmer Day celebrates the much loved books of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by author David McKee.

On 28 May there will be lots of events all over the country including some special storytimes and rhymetimes here in York.

Elmer is a well-loved elephant, who is always a hit at our storytimes.  Delve into Elmer’s world by reading the books in our libraries, or joining in with some of the events:

  • Acomb Explore; Elmer’s Special Storytime, Thursday 26 May
  • Clifton Library; Under 5’s Elephant stories and Rhymes, Friday 27 May
  • Dringhouses Library; Elmer Storytime and Fun, Thursday 26 May
  • Dringhouses Library; Elmer Morning, Saturday 28 May
  • Fulford Library; Elmer Storytime, Saturday 28 May
  • Poppleton Library; Elmer Storytime, Friday 27 May
  • Strensall Library; Elmer Stories, Saturday 28 May
  • York Explore; Elmer Day, Saturday 28 May