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Children & Family Events and Activities

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Monday 17 July

Super Saturdays | 22 July 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Fishy Fun | Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout the year.

Recommended for children age 3  7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
Despicable Me | Can Gru really become the greatest villain of all time?

All ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

 

GruffaloMonday 24 July 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Let’s take a walk through the deep dark woods and see if we can spot a Gruffalo.
Story, craft and sensory play

for 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Monday 24 July 2017

Make Time for Nature (2.00 – 3.00pm)
Craft and story based session that brings the outside in, by making things with natural
resources and using them to tell a story.

Recommended for children aged 3 and above
£2.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Tuesday 25 July 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Let’s take a walk through the deep dark woods and see if we can spot a Gruffalo.
Story, craft and sensory play

for 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Cockerton Library

Jay's Animals

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Jays Animal Encounters
Jay will share his knowledge and give you a chance to meet
his animals including a Hedgehog, Meerkat and a Snake.

Recommended for children aged 4 and above
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library (9.30 – 10.30am) (11.00am – 12.00pm)
Cockerton Library (1.30 – 2.30pm)

FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 27 July 2017

Summer Art and Craft Activities with Family Learning and
Parenting (10.00am – 12.00pm)

Recommended for children aged 3 – 7
Free – Booking  not required
Crown Street Library

Thursday 27 July

Multi Skills, Sports and Games (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
Come and learn some fun skills with the Move More Team

Recommended for children aged 4 – 11
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Super Saturdays | 29 July 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Shimmering Sunshine |Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout
the year.
Recommended for children aged 3 – 7
Free – Booking  not required
Crown Street Library


Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
Cars | Will Lightening win the race or will he be too late?
All Ages
Free – Booking  not required
Crown Street Library

Room on the Broom

Monday 31 July 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (10.00 – 11.30am)
Is there Room on the Broom for you?
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Monday 31 July 2017

Make Time for Games (2.00 – 3.00pm)
Make and play with your own games to keep you entertained
all summer long. Take a trip to Planet Make It where nobody has a computer!

Recommended for children aged 3 and above
£2.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Room on the Broom

Tuesday 01 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Is there Room on the Broom for you?
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Cockerton Library

Cool Science

Wednesday 02 August 2017

Cool Science
Get hands on with science by making your own slime, gunge and bath bombs, before causing a few explosions and maybe turning blue!

Strictly for children aged over 5.
£5.00 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library (10.30 – 11.30am)
Cockerton Library (1.30 – 2.30pm)

FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 03 August 2017

Summer Art and Craft Activities with Family Learning
and Parenting (10.00am – 12.00pm)

Recommended for children aged 3 – 7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Thursday 03 August 2017

Multi Skills, Sports and Games (1.30 - 2.30pm)
Come and learn some fun skills and games with the Move More Team

Recommended for children aged 4 – 11
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Tom RolfeFriday 04 August 2017

Tom Rolfe – Defying Gravity
(10.30 – 11.30am)

A fun filled energetic show jam-packed with juggling,
unicycling, magic, puppets, circus skills,
mind boggling balloon
modelling and much more...

Recommended for children aged 4 and above
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Super Saturdays | 05 August 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Awesome Aeroplanes | Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout
the year.

Recommended for children age 3 – 7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library


Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
How to Train your Dragon | Can Hiccup do the impossible and tame a dragon?

All ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Monday 07 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson
(10.00 – 11.30am)

Let’s look underwater and see who is 'Sharing a Shell'
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Make TimeMonday 07 August 2017

Make Time for Laughter (2.00 – 3.00pm)
The tickle monster is loose in the Library! Come and find out all about him as well as creating things to make you laugh and giggle
Recommended for children aged 3 and above
£2.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Tuesday 08 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Let’s look under water and see who is 'Sharing a Shell'
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 Year Olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Cockerton Library

Liz Million

Wednesday 09 August 2017

Learn to Draw with Liz Million
Come along and design some clever crooks and animal agents in
our cartoon workshop with the hilarious book illustrator Liz Million.
Recommended for children aged 5 – 11.
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library (9.30 – 10.30am) (11.00am – 12.00pm)
Cockerton Library (1.30 – 2.30pm)

Thursday 10 August 2017

Summer Art and Craft Activities with Family Learning and
Parenting (10.00am – 12.00pm)

Recommended for children aged 3 -7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Thursday 10 August 2017

Multi Skills, Sports and Games (1.30 – 2.30pm)
Come and learn some fun skills and games with the Move More Team.

Recommended for children aged 4 – 11
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Tall TalesFriday 11 August 2017

Tall Tales Mysteries (10.30 – 11.30am)
Bring your budding detective along to the Library to solve a mystery. Uncover hidden objects,
find clues and crack coded messages to find out who dunnit!
Join Sara from Tall Tales Mysteries for an hour of case cracking fun.
Recommended for children aged 5 and above
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Super Saturdays | 12 August 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Beautiful Butterflies | Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout the year.

Recommended for children age 3  7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library


Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
Brave | Go on an adventure with Merida and see if she can undo the curse before it is too late!

All ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

 

Monday 14 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (10.00 – 11.30am)
Where’s my mum?
Can you work out this Monkey Puzzle?
Story, craft and sensory play

for 0 -2 Year Olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Monday 14 August 2017

Make Time for the Seaside (2.00 – 3.00pm)
Make some wonders of the sea with a new twist on an old tale ‘There was an Old Lady who Swallowed the Sea’.
Recommended for children aged 3 and above
£2.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Where’s my mum? Can you work out this Monkey Puzzle? 
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Cockerton Library

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Professor Nincompoop’s Party
Come into the crazy world of the Professor where magic
and laughter are guaranteed along with balloons and a
mini disco. Recommended for children aged 4 – 11
£4 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library (10.30am – 12.00pm)
Cockerton Library (1.30 – 3.00pm)

Thursday 17 August 2017

Summer Art and Craft Activities with Family Learning and Parenting (10.00 – 12.00pm)
Recommended for children aged 3 – 7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Thursday 17 August 2017

Multi Skills, Sports and Games (1.30 – 2.30pm)
Come and learn some fun skills and games with the Move More Team.
Recommended for children aged 4 – 11
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Super Saturdays | 19 August 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Ice Cream Extravaganza |Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout
the year.
Recommended for children aged 3 –7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library


Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
Epic | The forest is in danger can M.K and the leaf men keep it alive?
All Ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Ladybird

Monday 21 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (10.00 – 11.30am)
Did you hear what the Ladybird heard? Story, Craft and Sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds.
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library

Monday 21 August 2017

Make Time for Stories (2.00 – 3.00pm)
What is your favourite time for a story? Come and discover the world of make believe at this
craft and story session.

Recommended for children aged 3 and above
£2.50 per Child – Booking Required

Crown Street Library

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Explore the World of Julia Donaldson (9.30 – 11.00am)
Did you hear 'What the Ladybird Heard'?
Story, craft and sensory play

For 0 – 2 year olds
£3.50 per Child – Booking Required
Cockerton Library

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Block Parties
Block Parties will be providing an awesome LEGO® themed play session with over 30,000 pieces of LEGO® and DUPLO®. Take part in our themed building challenges, build your own vehicles to test out on our custom Block Party ramp or let your imagination run wild and create anything you like!

Recommended for children aged 4 years and above
£5.00 per Child – Booking Required
Crown Street Library (9.30 – 10.30am) (11.00am – 12.00pm)
Cockerton Library (1.30 – 2.30pm)

Thursday 24 August 2017

Multi Skills, Sports and Games (1.30 – 2.30pm)
Come and learn some fun skills and games with the Move More Team.

Recommended for 4 – 11 year olds
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Friday 25 August 2017

Library by the Seaside (10.00am – 3.00pm)
Bring your buckets and spades as the Library goes to the Seaside. Sand Play, Punch and
Judy shows and Balloon Modelling

All ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

Punch & Judy Shows with Professor Brian Llewellyn
(10.30 – 11.30am) (1.30 – 2.30pm)

 

Super Saturdays | 26 August 2017

Story Club (10.30 – 11.30am)
Bobbing Boats | Weekly story and craft sessions which run continuously throughout the year

Recommended for children age 3  7
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library


Film Club (1.30 – 3.00pm approx.)
Kung Fu Panda | Can a Panda really become the Dragon Warrior?

All ages
Free – Booking not required
Crown Street Library

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