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Half-term school holiday activities in South Gloucestershire libraries

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Published: 25/05/2016

Once again libraries across South Gloucestershire are holding an exciting programme of activities to help keep children entertained during the school holidays.

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

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

Tuesday 31 May
Jungle jumble
Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am
Jungle themed crafts and activities.

Go wild
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm
Animal themed crafts and stories.

Digging for dinosaurs
Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Prehistoric themed adventures.

Bugs and beasts
Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm
Creepy and scary crafts and activities.

Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Dinosaur themed crafts.

Wednesday 1 June
Terrific treasure hunt
Kingswood Library, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Crafts and a treasure hunt around the library.

Thursday 2 June
A right royal party
Filton Library, 2.30pm to 4pm
Celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with fun and games.

Down on the farm
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Farm themed crafts and activities.

Out of this world
Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am
Alien themed crafts.

Friday 3 June
Ahoy me hearties
Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am
Seafaring antics and pirate themed crafts.

Seaside special
Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30am to 11.30am
Seaside fun and beach themed crafts.

Out of this world
Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Alien themed crafts.

Rhymetimes and story times
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. For more details please visit

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