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What's on in Nottingham?

Join us at a community event coming soon near you!

We're spreading the joy of reading, writing, speaking and listening across the city and everyone's invited! Find out more below and follow the links or download the flyers to find out more.

Have a question about a National Literacy Trust in Nottingham event? Get in touch on Facebook Messenger or email

Events delivered by our friends and partners are also included below - please contact the event organiser with any questions via the link provided.

Talking Tots and Babies

Parents/carers with children aged 0-4 are invited to join our 6 weekly sessions - every Thursday, 10-11am starting 9 November - to support their little ones' development through play, chat, stories and songs. Plus, enjoy free books, toys and activities to take home!

Find out more and book your free place by emailing

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Mother and baby

Read and rhyme time

Join us for free storytelling and rhyming fun with Mehnaz and the team!

Held regularly, in various locations across Nottingham, Read and rhyme time is perfect for families with children aged 0-4. Drop in - no sign up required.

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At your local library

Nottingham City Libraries hold Totstime and play sessions - perfect for families with children under 5 - regularly across their libraries.

Find out when and where your nearest sessions are on the link below.

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visiting the library