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Artizan Street, Barbican and Shoe Lane Libraries

​Artizan Street, Barbican and Shoe Lane Libraries run a diverse range of events and activities, most of which are free.

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  1. 40 x 40: a Celebration of Print
    A free art exhibition in the Barbican Library foyer.
  2. Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Join us for fun songs and musical activities for little ones aged between 0 and 4 years! Every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am in Artizan Children's Library.
  3. Barbican Comic forum - monthly event
    5.30-7pm on the third Thursday of every month at Barbican Library. A group for fans of comic books/graphic novels.
  4. Barbican Writing Group
    A self-led creative writing group suitable for all levels where you can discuss ideas and, if you want, read out work for group feedback. Last Saturday of the month, 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Free, no booking required
  5. Brittle Star Launch Issue 45
    The launch for issue 45 of Brittle Star magazine
  6. Children's Games Club
    A games club for children.
  7. Children's Puzzle CLub
    A puzzle club for children.
  8. Creative Writing For Beginners
    A four week long writing course for beginners and anyone who wants to boost their confidence and word count!
  9. Developing Emotional Intelligence Workshop with John Fitzmaurice
    A free hour-long workshop for people who would like to improve their emotional intelligence.
  10. Dragon Cafe in the City @ Barbican Library
    An afternoon of health and wellbeing activites hosted by Dragon Cafe
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