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Summer school holiday activities

Looking for something to do in the school holidays?
Your local library has the answer with a range of fun, free activities.
Bookings essential.

What's On

In a galaxy far, far away...Bricks 4 Kidz

Candy cane keyboards: Makey Makey

Christmas craft family fun

Inspired by Star Wars™, this workshop is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Children will build unique models that represent characters or creations from the movie.
Ages 5+

Fancy a candy cane keyboard? Experiment using everyday objects to interface to a computer in this introductory workshop using Makey Makey. Ages 5+

Celebrate Christmas with your family by joining in some free craft and create your own unique decorations.

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Hack your Christmas: Arduino Christmas lights

BB8™ by Sphero: robotics workshop

Making music with iPads

Ever wanted to get into the world of Arduino, circuits and electronics but didn’t know where to start? If so then this the workshop for you. Create and control a simple circuit of lights. No prior experience of electronics or programming is required. Ages 8+

Meet BB8™ an app-enabled Droid™ by Sphero. Control and interact with this unique robot.

Learn how to use Garageband on an iPad to make music in a fun and easy manner.

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Ukulele for Beginners

Star Wars craft

Sand art creations

Ever dreamed of learning the Ukulele? If so join the Happy Ukulele Group for a free
hands-on workshop.
Ages 8+

To celebrate the release of the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie, come and enjoy an afternoon of Star Wars themed craft.

Create and design incredible masterpieces using sand. Suitable for all ages.

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VR: virtual gaming and exploration

Deadly robots: robot push-ups and dance

Accessorise your own folder

Using PS4™ VR and Samsung Black™ VR headsets and devices, come and explore.
All equipment is provided.
Ages 13+

Can you do more push-ups than a robot? Get a JD or Six EZ robot walking, dancing or creeping around the library. Ages 8+

Decorate your own unique folder/binder using patterns inspired by nature.
All materials provided.
Ages 8+

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Holiday movie madness

Deadly Dash: xylophones and catapults

Christmas tree mobile

Kick back and relax in the
air-con while watching some popular movies on our big projector screen. Colouring and light refreshments also provided.

Program Dash robot to play a xylophone or catapult a ball.
For ages 5+

Decorate a Christmas themed hanging mobile for your bedroom.

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Library after dark

A whale of a time

Advanced LEGO .EV3 workshop

Join us for a family fun filled evening of movies, craft and games. For high school students only.

Two almost brave pirates,
Polly Wannnacracker and
Willy Wooden-eye will treat
our audience to pirate songs
and stories.
Come and learn how to become fledgling pirates, learn the pirate alphabet and pass the pirate test of bravery.

Fire up your imagination and create robotic masterpieces. We will be using LEGO .EV3 and other platforms to build and explore different forms of robotics. This is a two day workshop, participants must attend both sessions.

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