Sometimes it is best to get our listeners to choose what books they want to listen to. Today, the youngest one who is two decided she wanted Angie to read Curious George for her, so Curious George it was. The adults, the children and the little dog enjoyed it.
Christmas Party for members only 3-Dec-16 (4:00 pm -6:00 pm)
Library is CLOSED on Thursday 8-Dec-16
Volunteer meeting 9-Dec-16 . (10:30 am – 12:00) Please feel free to join us, new volunteers are welcome any time.
Monthly book reading 10-Dec-16 (10:00 am – 12:00)
The library will be also be closed for holidays from Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, January 7, reopening on January 8 according to regular library hours as follows:
Sunday: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Wednesday: from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Thursday: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Thanksgiving book reading on 12th November was a big hit and there were 12 children who enjoyed listening to the book reading, doing thanksgiving craft, coloring thanksgiving related pictures and listening to turkey songs.
Volunteer meeting 11-Nov-16 . (10:30 am – 12:00) Please feel free to join us, new volunteers are welcome any time.
Thanksgiving book reading 12-Nov-16 (10:00 am – 12:00)
Free English lessons for children of all ages 25-Nov-16 (10:00 am – 12:00)
Our Library is a non-profit, volunteer-run Association, that is able to replenish its stock and to cover yearly running costs by membership donations and the proceeds from the children’s parties .
Other events are scheduled throughout the year.
Our collection of books cover the ages of toddlers through to around 16 years of age.
The categories are:
Non Fiction / Reference
Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
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Membership for permanent residents cost 15 Euros for a year.
We are located at
Via B. Rucellai 9. Florence
(near Train Station/ P.ta Prato)
c/o St. James Church (in the undercroft)
URL Our web page
The Children’s Lending Library of Florence!
Originally founded in 1973 to cater to the children of the English-speaking community, today the Library’s resources of books and DVDs in English are utilized by the Florence community as well. The Library also holds a children’s party at Easter, Halloween and Christmas which gives both parents and children a chance to meet and enjoy some of the games and activities we provide.
The library is open to the public from mid September through June.
Come and visit us !
At Halloween, Christmas & Easter we celebrate with a children’s party (members only) with seasonal craft making, games and snacks. Books & toys are on sale as well.
Book readings by authors sometimes including artistic activities such as drawing and dancing, rhythm classes and dramatization of books with young actors, bingo parties and much more….!!
Our many members are always welcome to suggest other enriching activities!