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Easter holiday activities in South Gloucestershire’s libraries

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Published: 22/03/2016

South Gloucestershire’s libraries have a range of fun activities planned to help keep children entertained over the Easter Holidays including rhymetimes, story times and crafts.

All activities are free drop-ins that are most suitable for primary school aged children unless otherwise stated.

Visit to find your nearest library and for details of events.

Tuesday 29 March
Wonderland crafts
Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am
Alice in Wonderland inspired crafts.

Boats, trains & planes
Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm
Transport themed crafts and activities.

Mad Hatters tea party
Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Fun, games and things to make.

Thursday 31 March
Spring surprise
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Arts and crafts.

Spring spectacular
Downend library, 10am to 11.30am
Crafts and activities with a springtime theme.

Sunday 3 April
Get creative
Emersons Green Library, 11am to 2pm
Craft activities.

Monday 4 April
Bugs and butterflies
Filton Library, 10am to 11.00am and 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Stories and crafts.

What’s hip hoppity happening?
Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30 to 11.30am
Peter Rabbit inspired crafts to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter.

Creepy Crawlies
Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 12.00pm
Insect themed crafts.

Pirate Pranks
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm
Pirate themed crafts and stories.

Tuesday 5 April
All of a Twitter
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Garden feeders and bird themed crafts.

Monsters and bunny rabbits
Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Craft fun.

Wednesday 6 April
The Great Eggscape
Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am
It’s not just chicks that come from eggs… join us to make some snapping, slithering and stomping crafts.

Whose egg is this?
Kingswood Library, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Eggciting crafts and activities for 4 to 9-year-olds.

Thursday 7 April
April showers
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Arts and crafts.

Get creative
Downend library, 10am to 11.30am
Craft fun.

Feathered Friends
Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm
Bird themed crafts.

Rhymetimes and Story times
Keep young children entertained with free pre-school rhymetimes and story times throughout the holiday. For further details visit

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