Schirm Scharm — Stories Under the Umbrella in the Park

Various Locations
Ongoing Event
Wed., 01 June until Fri., 23 September

On weekdays throughout the summer months, until September 23, the “Schirm-Scharm,” a mobile library, comes to Basel’s parks and greens spaces! A team of professional entertainers will spread out an umbrella, blanket, and lots of books, inviting children ages 0-12 to browse, play, do puzzles and crafts, or listen to stories. This is a free offer from the GGG Stadtbibliothek Basel and will only take place in dry weather. They will be in the following locations on these weekday afternoons:

Mondays from 15:00-18:00:
Helvetiapark (Basel West): fairy tale umbrella

Tuesdays from 15:00-17:00:
Matthäusplatz (Bläsi)
Liesberger Matte (Gundeldingen)
Steinbühlmätteli (Neubad)
Schopfheimerstrasse (Hirzbrunnen)
Giesslipark (Kleinhüningen)

Wednesdays from 15:00-18:00
(Swiss-Ukrainian umbrella)
Margarethenpark (Gundeldingen)
Schützenmattpark (Neubad)
Lange Erlen (Hirzbrunnen)

Thursdays from 15:00-17:00:
Margarethenpark (Gundeldingen)
St. Johanns-Park (St. Johann)
Erlenmattpark (Bläsi)
Breitematte (Breite)
Ackermätteli (Kleinhüningen) only in June, fairy tale umbrella

Fridays from 15:00-17:00:
Roggenburgstrasse (Basel West)
Liestaler Anlage (Breite)
Wittlinger Playground (Hirzbrunnen)
Ackermätteli (Kleinhüningen)