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Easter holiday library activities

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Published: 04/04/2014


Highlights include a chance to get creative with musical instruments in a series of workshops by live musicians Poco Drom, and an opportunity to explore the deliciously gruesome characters in Roald Dahl’s ‘Revolting Rhymes’ at a series of creative writing workshops.

There are also stories and sing-alongs for younger children.

All events are free unless otherwise stated.

 

Poco Drom workshops

Free workshop for children aged 4 to 11-years-old. A musical safari into the wild and wonderful world of Poco Drom, where young people can join in with original songs, poems and stories about animals by singing, clapping, jumping around and playing the percussion instruments provided. Places are limited, please contact your library on 01454 868006 to book.

Workshop dates and venues:

Tuesday 8 April

Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 11.30am

Yate Library, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

 

Wednesday 9 April

Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm

Chipping Sodbury Library, 2pm to 3pm

 

Thursday 10 April

Downend Library, 10.30am to 11.30am

Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm

 

Friday 11 April

Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 11.30am

 

Monday 14 April

Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30am to 11.30am

Filton Library, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

 

Tuesday 15 April

Patchway Library, 10am to 11am

Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 3pm

 

Wednesday 16 April

Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11am

Kingswood Library, 2pm to 3pm

 

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

Free creative writing workshops presented by Explore Learning which are based on Roald Dahl’s characters in his ‘Revolting Rhymes’ poems. Suitable for children aged 4 to 11-years-old. Places are limited, please contact your local library on 01454 868006 to book a space.

Workshop dates and venues:

Monday 7 April

Downend Library, 2pm to 3pm

Kingswood Library, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

 

Tuesday 8 April

Patchway Library, 12pm to 1pm

Hanham Library, 12pm to 1pm

Filton Library, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Winterbourne Library, 3pm to 4pm

 

Thursday 10 April

Cadbury Heath Library, 10am to 1am

Chipping Sodbury Library, 11am to 12noon

Staple Hill Library, 11.30am to 12.30pm

Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 3pm

Bradley Stoke Library, 2pm to 3pm

Yate Library, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

 

Free drop-in craft sessions for children aged 4 to 11-years-old:

Tuesday 8 April

Baskets and bunnies – Easter fun

Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am

 

Friday 11 April

Easter extravaganza stories and crafts, including an Easter Egg hunt

Filton Library, 10.30am to 12pm

 

Eggstraordinary fun crafts

Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am

 

Monday 14 April

Easter craft fun

Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 11.30am

 

Tuesday 15 April

Go gardening – Join in a flower treasure hunt, make a miniature garden, sow some sunflower seeds and more garden fun

Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm

 

Easter craft fun

Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm

 

Thursday 17 April

Easter eggstravaganza craft and activity fun

Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am

 

Easter excitement crafts and activities

Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm

 

Story time and rhymetime fun for children aged 0 to 3-years-old to enjoy with their parents or carers:

Monday 7 April

Storytime fun at the Bookstart Bear Club

Cadbury Heath Library, 9.15am to 9.45am

 

Rhymetime fun

Hanham Library, 9.30am to 10am and 11am to 11.30am

 

Tuesday 8 April

Story time and rhymetime fun

Filton Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Story time and rhymetime fun

Hanham Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Winterbourne Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Wednesday 9 April

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Downend Library, 10.30am to 11.15am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Kingswood Library, 10.30am to 11am

 

Stories and a simple craft at the Bookstart Bear Club

Patchway Library, 10.30am to 11am

 

Friday 11 April

Story time and rhymetime fun

Filton Library, 2.30pm to 3pm

 

Monday 14 April

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun at the Bookstart Bear Club

Cadbury Heath Library, 9.15am to 9.45am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Hanham Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Tuesday 15 April

Story time and rhymetime fun

Filton Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Story time and rhymetime fun

Hanham Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Winterbourne Library, 9.30am to 10am

 

Wednesday 16 April

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Downend Library, 10.30am to 11.15am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun

Kingswood Library, 10.30am to 11am

 

Rhymetime singing and rhyme fun at the Bookstart Bear Club

Patchway Library, 10.30am to 11am

 

For any further information, contact your local library on 01454 868006.


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