Youngsters enjoyed story-telling and crafts during a library session.
A Baby Babble session was held at Hartlepool’s Central Library, in York Road.
The sessions involve stories, music, crafts with free play for babies and getting to know you time for parents and carers.
They are suitable for children aged 2 years and under.
Read and Rhyme sessions are also held for children aged under five at the following libraries and times:
l Central Library - Monday from 10.30am;
l Headland Library - Friday from 2pm;
l Seaton Carew Library - Tuesday from 2pm;
l Throston Grange Library - Monday from 10.30am.
Also at Central Library is:
l Wiggle and Jiggle -Tuesday 2pm;
l Baby Babble - Wednesday 1.30pm;
l Toys and Tales -Thursday 10.30am.