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Free events at South Gloucestershire libraries

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Published: 28/11/2012


​Bradley Stoke

Christmas storytime – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Thursday 20 December 11 – 11:45am. Free family drop in fun.
Christmas rhymetime – action songs and rhymes for families to share.
Saturday 22 December 11 – 11:30am. Free family drop in.
Winter Wonderland – craft and activity fun.
Thursday 3 January 10:30am – 12:00. Free drop in for 3 – 10 year olds.

Cadbury Heath

Christmas rhymetime – join in the action songs and rhymes to share with your baby and pre-school children.

Monday 17 December 9:15 – 9:45am. Free drop in for you and your baby or pre-school children.
Family stories around the Christmas tree – including Christmas crafts and refreshments.
Monday 24 December 9:15 – 9:45am. Free festive drop in fun for the whole family.

Downend

Christmas storytime – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Thursday 13 December 10:30 – 11am. Free drop in for you and your baby or pre-school children.
Have a Sparkling Time! Make some glittery decorations and cards for Christmas.
Saturday 15 December 10am – 12:00. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.
Rhymetime – with a visit from Father Christmas.
Wednesday 19 December 10:30 – 11:15am. Free drop in for you and your baby or pre-school children.
Stories round the Christmas tree.
Wednesday 19 December 5 – 6pm. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.
Panto Pandemonium!
Thursday 3 January 10am – 12:00. Family fun – free tickets available in advance from Downend Library.

Emersons Green

Christmas storytime – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Tuesday 18 December 2:15 – 2:45pm. Free drop in for your pre-school children to enjoy with you.
Rhymetime – join in the Christmas songs and rhymes.
Thursday 20 December 11 – 11:30am. Free drop in for you and your baby or pre-school children.
Some glitter and glue and there’s lots to do – come along and have fun making Christmas cards and tree decorations.
Thursday 20 December 4 – 5:30pm. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.

Filton

Festive fun with rhymes and stories to share.
Tuesday 18 December 9:30 – 10am and Friday 21 December 2:30 – 3pm. Free drop ins for you and your baby or pre-school children.
Christmas Crackers! Join in the stories, festive crafts and treasure hunt fun.
Saturday 22 December 2:30 – 3:30pm. Free drop in for 3 -1 0 year olds.

Hanham

Storytime and Christmas craft – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Thursday 13 December 2:15 – 2:45pm. Free drop in for your pre-school children to enjoy with you.
Stories round the Christmas tree – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Friday 14 December 5:30 – 6:30pm. For 5 – 11 year olds, get your free ticket in advance from Hanham Library.
Bookwurms talk festive fiction – join the Bookwurms group as they chat about their favourite Christmas books.
Saturday 15 December 11 – 11:45am. Free drop in for 11 – 16 year olds.
Christmas rhymetime – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Monday 17 December 9:30 – 10am and 11 – 11:30am
Monday 24 December 9:30 – 10am. Free drop in.

Kingswood

Christmas storytime around the tree – crafts, stories and fun! Dress code: pyjamas.
Tuesday 11 December 5:30 – 6:30pm. Free drop in for 4 – 9 year olds.
Christmas rhymetime – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Wednesday 19 December 10:30 – 11am. Free drop in.

Patchway

Christmas storytime around the tree.
Wednesday 12 December 10:30 – 11am. Free drop in fun for you and your baby or pre-school children.
3D Christmas crafts – come along and make exciting Christmas decorations.
Tuesday 18 December 5:30 – 6:30pm. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.
Christmas rhymetime around the tree – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Wednesday 19 December 10:30 – 11am. Free drop in.

Staple Hill

Christmas rhymetime – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Thursday 13 December 11 – 11:30am. Free drop in.
Stories round the Christmas tree – festive stories and songs with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Thursday 20 December 5 – 6pm. Free drop in for 4 – 9 year olds.
Christmas storytime – with a special visit from Father Christmas.
Friday 21 December 11 – 11:30am. Free drop in fun for your pre-school children to enjoy with you.
Cracking Christmas crafts! Festive fun and Christmas crafts.
Saturday 22 December 10:30am – 12:00. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.

Thornbury

Christmas storytime – story and craft fun for Christmas.
Monday 17 December 2:15 – 2:45pm. Free drop in for your pre-school children to enjoy with you.
Christmas rhymetime – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Friday 21 December 11 – 11:30am. Free drop in.
Glitter and glue! Drop in to make your own tree decoration or Christmas card.
Saturday 22 December 2 – 3pm. Free drop in for 5 – 11 year olds.

Winterbourne

Christmas rhymetime – join in the festive action songs and rhymes with your baby or pre-school children.
Tuesday 11 and Tuesday 18 December, 9:30 – 10am. Free drop ins.
Christmas storytime – story and craft fun for Christmas.
Wednesday 12 and Wednesday 19 December, 9:30 – 10am. Free drop in for your pre-school children to enjoy with you.
Stories round the Christmas tree – seasonal stories, songs and craft fun for the whole family.
Saturday 22 December 10:30 – 11:30am, free drop in.
Chatterbooks Christmas crafts – join the Chatterbooks reading group as they enjoy Christmas fun with games, crafts and refreshments.
Saturday 22 December 2:30 – 3:30pm, for children in years 5 and 6 at school.

Yate

Chatterbooks Christmas crafts – join the Chatterbooks reading group as they enjoy Christmas craft fun.
Saturday 15 December 2 – 3pm, for children in years 5 and 6 at school.
Christmas at Yate Library – crafts, stories and Christmas fun!
Event hosted by the young people from Yate Library’s Participate Group.
Monday 17 December 4-5pm. Free drop in for 4 – 11 year olds.
Stories round the Christmas tree – festive fun hosted by Yate Teen focus group.
Thursday 20 December 6 – 7pm, free drop in for 3 – 7 year olds.
Christmas crafts and quizzes – come and join the fun!
Saturday 22 December 10:30am – 12:00. Free drop in for 4 – 11 year olds.
Winter Wonderland – crafts, activities and colouring fun.
Friday 28 December 10:30am – 12:00. Free drop in for 4 – 11 year olds.

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