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Free library activities over the summer holidays

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Published: 19/07/2013


This year’s Summer Reading Challenge has a ‘Creepy House’ theme and there are a range of spooky crafts, workshops and activities taking place throughout the holiday to help children complete the challenge, including:

Creepy House crafts – create spooky spiders and silhouettes.

Hide & spook – monster masks, batty bats, and creepy crafts to surprise your friends.

Creepy creations workshop – artist and designer Peter Margerum teaches children how to make creepy creations using weird and exciting materials. This activity is only suitable for school aged children and they must be accompanied by an adult.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid – in the theme of author Greg Heffley’s tales of life as a wimpy kid, these workshops for 7 to 11-year-olds offer a chance to describe and draw your own diary to remember all the adventures and excitement from a day in your life. The workshops are presented in association with Explore Learning and are free, however spaces are limited so please contact your library to book.

 

Monday 29 July

Creepy creations workshop, Cadbury Heath Library from 10am to 12pm.

 

Tuesday 30 July

Creepy House crafts, Chipping Sodbury Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Creepy creations workshop, Patchway Library from 10am to 12pm.

Creepy creations workshop, Emersons Green Library from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Wednesday 31 July

Creepy creations workshop, Winterbourne Library from 10am to 12pm.

 

Thursday 1 August

Creepy creations workshop, Bradley Stoke Library from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Creepy House crafts, Hanham Library from 2pm to 3pm.

 

Friday 2 August

Creepy creations workshop, Filton Library from 10am to 12pm.

 

Monday 5 August

Creepy House crafts, Cadbury Heath Library from 10.30am to 11.30am.

 

Tuesday 6 August

Creepy House crafts, Patchway Library from 10am to 11am.

Creepy House crafts, Staple Hill Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Creepy House crafts, Yate Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Creepy House crafts, Emersons Green Library from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Wednesday 7 August

Creepy House crafts, Thornbury Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Creepy House crafts, Kingswood Library from 2.15pm to 3.15pm.

 

Thursday 8 August

Creepy House crafts, Bradley Stoke Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Creepy creations workshop, Downend Library from 10am to 12pm.

Creepy creations workshop, Hanham Library from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Friday 9 August

Creepy creations workshop, Staple Hill Library from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Tuesday 13 August

Hide & spook, Patchway Library from 10am to 11am.

Creepy creations workshop, Yate Library from 10am to 12pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Hanham Library from 11am to 12pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Winterbourne Library from 11am to 12pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Emersons Green Library from 2pm to 3pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Staple Hill Library from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

 

Wednesday 14 August

Creepy House crafts, Winterbourne Library from 10am to 11.30am.

Creepy creations workshop, Thornbury Library from 10am to 12pm.

Creepy creations workshop, Kingswood Library from 2pm to 4pm.

 

Thursday 15 August

Creepy House crafts, Downend Library from 10am to 11.30am.

Hide & spook, Hanham Library from 2pm to 3pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Bradley Stoke Library from 10am to 11am

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Filton Library from 2pm to 3pm.

 

Friday 16 August

Creepy House crafts, Filton Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

 

Monday 19 August

Hide & spook, Cadbury Heath Library from 10.30pm to 11.30am.

 

Tuesday 20 August

Hide & spook, Chipping Sodbury Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Hide & spook, Staple Hill Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Hide & spook, Emersons Green Library from 2pm to 4pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Thornbury Library from 11am to 12pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Kingswood Library from 2pm to 3pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Patchway Library from 2pm to 3pm.

 

Wednesday 21 August

Hide & spook, Thornbury Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Hide & spook, Winterbourne Library from 10am to 11.30am.

Hide & spook, Kingswood Library from 2.15pm to 3.15pm.

 

Thursday 22 August

Hide & spook, Bradley Stoke Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

Hide & spook, Downend Library from 10am to 11.30am.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Cadbury Heath Library from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Yate Library from 2pm to 3pm.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid workshop, Downend Library from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

 

Friday 23 August

Hide & spook, Filton Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

 

Tuesday 27 August

Hide & spook, Yate Library from 10.30am to 12pm.

 

For further information visit your local library, telephone 01454 868006 or log on to www.southglos.gov.uk/libraries

For more information on Creepy House visit www.creepyhouse.org.uk


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