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Half-term children’s activities in local libraries

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Published: 22/05/2014

All activities are free drop-ins for 4 to 10-year-olds unless otherwise stated.


Tuesday 27 May

Tweety treats

Drop in for spring craft activities.

Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am


We’re going on a bear hunt

Activity and treasure hunt fun.

Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm


Pirate craft fun

Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm


Wednesday 28 May

Under the sea

Fishy and watery crafts that will make you look forward to your summer holiday at the sea side.

Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am


Thursday 29 May

Picnic in the library

Bring your packed lunches and join us in the library garden for springy crafts.

Cadbury Heath Library, 1pm to 2pm


Festival fun

Masks, maypoles and more. Craft and activity fun.

Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am


Mosaic madness

Make a mega mosaic mural to decorate the library and mini ones to take home.

Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm


Spring into action

Spring craft activity fun.

Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm


Friday 30 May

Sunny pirate crafts

Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 11.30am


Happy birthday Gruffalo

Stories and crafts with a party feel to celebrate Gruffalo’s 15th birthday.

Filton Library, 10.30am to 12pm


Some libraries will also be holding free story time and rhymetime for babies and toddlers and their parents or carers to enjoy stories, action songs and rhymes together.


Tuesday 27 May

Story time and rhymetime

Filton Library 9.30am to 10am

Hanham Library 9.30am to 10am


Story time for 2 to 5 year olds

Emersons Green Library 2pm to 2.30pm



Winterbourne Library 9.30am to 10am


Wednesday 28 May


Downend Library 10.30am to 11am

Kingswood Library 10.30am to 11am


Gruffalo’s 15th birthday storytime

Patchway Library 10.30am to 11am


Friday 30 May

Story time and rhymetime

Filton Library 2.30pm to 3pm


For more information, contact the libraries on 01454 868006 or visit

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