Half-term holiday activities in South Gloucestershire libraries

Library crafts

Once again libraries across South Gloucestershire are holding a range of fun activities to help keep children entertained over the February half-term holidays including story times, rhyme times and crafts.

All activities are free drop-ins for primary school aged children unless otherwise stated.

For more information, please contact the libraries on 01454 868006 or visit www.southglos.gov.uk/libraries

Monday 13 February

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

Magical, mythical and bizarre beasts
Cadbury Heath Library, 10.30am to 11.30am
Mask making and more at our beastly craft activity.

Dinosaur roar
Filton Library, 10.30am to 11.30am
Stomping stories, crafts and roaring fun.

Tuesday 14 February

Mythical beasts
Patchway Library, 10am to 11.30am
Mythical crafts and stories.

Medieval mayhem
Staple Hill Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Medieval themed crafts and activity fun.

Who dunnit?
Emersons Green Library, 2.30pm to 3.30pm (Suitable for ages 5 to 11-years-old)
Solve crimes in this fun science workshop with Fizz-Pop Science.

Wednesday 15 February

Out of this world
Winterbourne Library, 10am to 11.30am
Space and alien themed crafts.

Animal Antics
Kingswood Library, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Animal themed crafts and treasure hunt.

Thursday 16 February

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

Aztec, Inca and Maya crafts
Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm
Ancient civilisation themed crafts.

Purr-fect pets
Downend Library, 10am to 11.30am
Crafts and activities featuring your favourite furry friends.

February fun
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm
Crafts and activities.

Explore Learning Workshops

Explore Learning Workshops are free but places are limited. Contact your library to book a place or call 0117 3709702.

Cursive Handwriting: This workshop practises fine motor skills which are used for writing. It includes exercises and letter formation modelling to ensure children are using the correct techniques. Most suitable for children aged 5-7.

Monday 13 February
Kingswood Library, 2pm to 3pm

Learning Shapes: This fantastic workshop looks at defining and recognising both 2D and 3D shapes. Discover how fun learning shapes can be! Most suitable for children aged 5-7.

Tuesday 14 February
Yate Library, 11am to 12pm

Tuesday 14 February
Hanham Library, 2pm to 3pm

Wednesday 15 February
Downend Library, 2pm to 3pm

Thursday 16 February
Emersons Green Library, 11am to 12pm

Punctuation 1: Come along and learn how to use a variety of punctuation including commas, exclamation marks and question marks. Most suitable for children aged 5-7.

Thursday 16 February
Staple Hill Library, 2pm to 3pm

Punctuation 2: This workshop develops grammar, punctuation and spelling. Most suitable for children aged 7-9.

Monday 13 February
Bradley Stoke Library, 11am to 12pm

Wednesday 15 February
Thornbury Library, 11am to 12pm

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

For more information, telephone the libraries on 01454 868006 or visit www.southglos.gov.uk/childrenslibrary