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October school holiday library activities

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Published: 19/10/2016

South Gloucestershire’s libraries have a range of fun activities planned to help keep children entertained during the October school holidays including story times, rhyme times and crafts.

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

Monday 24 October
Autumn antics
Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30am to 11.30am
Autumn themed fun and crafts.

Magic mayhem
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm


Tuesday 25 October
Down on the farm
Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm

Ocean commotion
Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm

Monster mayhem
Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am

Bradley Stoke Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Spooky themed craft fun.

Hats off
Emersons Green Library, 2pm to 4pm
Craft and activity fun.


Wednesday 26 October

Pumpkin Pandemonium
Kingswood Library, 2.15 – 3.15pm

Leaf it out
Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am
Autumn themed fun and crafts.


Thursday 27 October
Woodland wildlife
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Drop-in for woodland themed craft fun.

Halloween happenings
Filton Library, 10am to 11.30am
Spooky stories, monstrous crafts and fearsome fun.

Castle capers
Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am
Crafts and activities featuring daring dragons and noble knights.

Shakespeare Condensed – Macbeth and the three witches
Bradley Stoke Library at 10:30
Join Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company for a performance of condensed Shakespeare.

For more information, contact the libraries by telephoning 01454 868006 or visit


Rhyme times and story times
Keep younger children entertained with free pre-school story times and rhyme times throughout the holiday in selected libraries.

Visit for more details.

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