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October holiday activities in South Gloucestershire libraries

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Published: 20/10/2015


South Gloucestershire’s libraries have a range of fun activities planned to help keep children entertained over the October school holidays including story times, rhyme times and crafts.

All activities are free drop-ins for 4 to 11-year-olds unless otherwise stated.

Thursday 22 October
Autumn antics
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Autumn themed craft activities.

Friday 23 October
Family fun session
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm
Stories, rhymes and crafts for all the family.

Saturday 24 October
Take a closer look at bats
Kingswood Library, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
A talk by the Avon Bat Group. Free event but places are limited – contact Kingswood Library to book.

Monday 26 October
Ghostly goings-on
Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30am to 11.30am
Spooky crafts and activities.

Tuesday 27 October
Ghostly goings-on
Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am
Scary skeletons and monstrous masks.

Castle fun
Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Crafts and activities.

Mystery and mayhem
Staple Hill Library 10.30am to 12pm
Solve a mystery by following clues and then enjoy some creepy crafts.

Pumpkins, bats and witches’ hats
Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Spooky craft activities.

Wednesday 28 October
Halloween rumpus
Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am
Spooky crafts and activities.

A Puppy Called Dez
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm
Find out about guide dogs, meet a puppy and play some games. Suitable for children aged 8 to 10-years-old.

Viking adventures
Kingswood Library, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Crafts and activities.

Thursday 29 October
Autumn antics
Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm
Fun, autumn themed crafts.

Spooktacular
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Spooky crafts and activities.

Pirate pandemonium
Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am
Crafts, activities and pirate treasure.

Friday 30 October
Creepy crafts
Filton Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Halloween trail and spooky stories.

Saturday 31 October
Rollerghoster
Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Spooky crafts and activities.

Ghouls, gunk & goo
Yate Library, 2.30pm to 4pm
A get messy experience.

 

Winnie the Witch
Join Winnie and Wilbur on a magical literacy journey. Have fun with a basic introduction to comprehension, description and characters in these free workshops run by Explore Learning.
Suitable for children aged 4 to 7-years-old. Contact your local library to book a place or call 01454 626764.

Monday 26 October
Kingswood Library, 12pm to 1pm
Bradley Stoke Library, 3pm to 4pm

Tuesday 27 October
Filton Library, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Wednesday 28 October
Winterbourne Library, 2pm to 3pm

Thursday 29 October
Staple Hill Library, 2pm to 3pm

Friday 30 October
Hanham Library, 11am to 12pm

For further information telephone 01454 868006 or visit www.southglos.gov.uk/libraries

 

Rhyme times and Story times
Keep young children entertained with free pre-school story times and rhyme times throughout the holiday at selected libraries. For further information visit www.southglos.gov.uk/childrenslibrary


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