LIBRARIES across South Gloucestershire are holding an exciting programme of children’s activities to help combat boredom during the school holidays.
Children aged three to 11 can enjoy a range of free drop-in sessions with activities including board games, puzzles, and a range of craft workshops such as shake, rattle and roll at Winterbourne Library on Wednesday, February 19 where children will be making musical instruments using recycled household materials. There are also free rhyme-time sessions for babies and toddlers and their parents or carers to enjoy together.
The following is a list of activities going on across the county this coming week.
Monday 17 February
Beauty and the bugs Cadbury Heath Library from 10.30am to 11.30am for four to 11-year-olds.
Come along and make your own beastie or beauty using recycled modelling and craft materials.
Tuesday 18 February
Games galore Emersons Green Library from 2pm to 4pm for three to 11-year-olds.
Join in games and activities including skipping, chess, tiddlywinks, marbles, elastics, twister, connect 4, dominoes and parachute games.
Chinese New Year Patchway Library from 10am to 11.30am for four to 11-year-olds.
Craft and activities fun.
Wild Vikings Yate Library, 10.30am to 12pm for four to 11-year-olds Craft, word search and colouring fun.
Wednesday 19 February
Up, up and away Kingswood Library from 2.15pm to 3.15pm for four to nine-year-olds.
Crafts and activities.
Fun in the jungle Thornbury Library from 11am to 12pm for four to 11-year-olds.
Crafts, puzzles and activities.
Shake, rattle and roll Winterbourne Library from 10pm to 11.30am for three to ten-year-olds.
Come along and make instruments for recycled materials and items from the kitchen cupboard.
Thursday 20 February
Digging for dinosaurs Downend Library from 10am to 11.30am for four to nine-year-olds.
Unearth your very own dinosaur and enjoy prehistoric crafts and fun.
February fun Hanham Libraryfrom 2pm to 3pm for four to ten-year-olds.
Crafts and activities to beat the boredom.
Friday 21 February
Animal crackers Bradley Stoke Library from 10.30am to 11.30am for three to 11-year-olds.
Craft activities with an animal theme.
Dinosaur roar Filton Library from 10.30am to 12pm for four to 11-year-olds.
Dinosaur crafts and stories.
Nature watch Staple Hill Library fom 10.30am to 12pm for four to 11-year-olds.
Hands on nature table activity.
Some libraries in South Gloucestershire will also be holding rhyme-time sessions for babies and toddlers and their parents or carers to enjoy action songs and rhymes together.
For more information, contact the libraries on 01454 868006 or visit www.southglos.gov.uk/libraries.