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Barnet Activities



Young Barnet Foundation has over 200 members, some of whom offer programmes and other opportunities that are suitable for children who are being home educated. These offers include:

  • Weekly youth wellbeing sessions for young people in green spaces. 

  • Forest school, team building and water based activities. 

  • Dance movement psychotherapy for disabled or those with lived experience of disability.

  • Maths, English and Science tuition.

  • Face to face and online entrepreneurship programmes.

  • Cookery sessions.

If you are interested in any of the above, please contact and we can introduce you to providers

Barnet Library Services:

Barnet libraries have a wealth of activities for the whole family to enjoy - Follow the link above to find out more:

The ‘Pressreader’ app is available to all registered library users and allows people to use a computer, tablet or smart phone to access publications from 100 countries and in 60 different languages free of charge. All residents need to log into the new app is their Barnet library card number.
Among its 7,000 publications are UK newspapers including The Guardian, Daily Mail, Independent and the Daily Telegraph.
There is also an extensive range of magazines ranging from the latest edition of Vogue and Empire magazine, to Newsweek, Gardeners’ World Magazine and this week’s TV Times.


For those keen to catch up on in-depth news overseas, Pressreader includes publications like the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, El Pais and Le Figaro.
Alongside Pressreader, residents can benefit from a range of other online resources already on offer in addition to traditional services in Barnet libraries.
These include ‘Borrowbox’, an app which allows people to listen to an extensive catalogue of audio books for free, and ‘RBdigital’, an app offering a broad choice of popular magazines.


Pressreader is available to anyone with a Barnet library card.

You can join the library free via the following link and get instant access to Pressreader and all our other online resources

Check this link to see what we have Again they are all FREE with a Barnet library card.

Cygnets - Parent/Carer Autism Training

A comprehensive training and support programme for parents/carers of children aged 6-19, with a diagnosis of autism. This course is available free of charge to families living in Barnet.

For more information and booking instructions click on the link below to take you to the Barnet Local Offer page:

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