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Half term & Halloween activities at Poole Libraries

Event dates: 18 - 28 Oct 2017
Event address: Poole Libraries

About the event:

Half Term October 2017

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Events are free (unless stated) but booking advisable to make sure of a place.

Ozobot dance-off
Thurs 19 Oct 4.30-5.45pm & Sat 21 Oct 3-4.15pm Poole Central Library
Learn how to program the Ozobot mini robot and make it dance!  No experience necessary.
Ages 8-12.

Robotic Crafts
Sat 21 Oct, 11am-12noon, Poole Central Library
Make your own robot to celebrate EU Code week.   Ages 4-11.

Coding with Bee-Bot
Sat 21 Oct, 1.30-2.15pm, Poole Central Library
Help us to find all the book characters hiding in a seaside town with the help of Bee-bot, a colourful and easy-to-operate little robot.   Ages 3-7.

Junk Modelling
Mon 23 Oct, 10.30-11.30am Oakdale Library
Invent and create a work of art from everyday household items that you might throw away.

Collage Illustration Workshop
Mon 23 Oct, 10.30-11.30am Broadstone Library
Make your own collage with Susan Steggall, illustrator and author of Following the Tractor.   Ages 4-11.

Race to lose a tooth
Mon 23 Oct, 3-4.30pm Poole Central Library
Join us for toothbrush crafts and make your own paper race to lose a tooth game.   Ages 4-9.

Memonik – playing with closed eyes
Tues 24 Oct, 2-3pm & 3-4pm Poole Central Library
Learn this unique touch game which can be played by sighted and blind people.  It develops memory, attention and communication and is great fun.   Ages 5+

Meet the ‘Whatever Kids’
Wed 25 Oct, 10.30-11.30am Parkstone Library
Aurthor Caroline Hall and illustrator Alec Wills bring the characters to life.  Then learn how to draw your own colourful characters.   Ages 3-7.

Under the love umbrella storytime
Thur 26 Oct 10.00-10.45am Poole Central Library
Listen to a heart-warming story about love in families and enjoy themed crafts.  Ages 2-5.

Library Mini Golf
Thurs 26 Oct, 3.30-4.30pm, Poole Central Library
Golf at the library?   Oh yes!   Enjoy a fun afternoon.    Ages 8-12.

Creepy crafts for Halloween
Make skeletons, bats and witches’ hats, ice a cake and listen to spooky stories. Ages 4-11
Creekmoor Library – Wed 25 Oct 10.30-11.30am
Hamworthy Library - Thurs 26 Oct,11.30am-12.30pm
Poole Central Library – Fri 27 Oct 10-11am
Canford Cliffs Library - Fri 27 Oct – 10.30-11.30am
Canford Heath Library – Fri 27 Oct 11am-12noon
Branksome Library – Fri 27 Oct 11am-12.30pm
Rossmore Library - Fri 27 Oct 3.30-4.30pm

Spooky stories by fairylights
Fri 27 Oct, 5-5.45pm Poole Central Library

Off to Wonderland
Fri 27 Oct, 10.30am-12noon, Hamworthy Library
Fall down the rabbit hole and spot the Jabberwocky!  Crafts, stories, activities and an un-birthday tea party.   Ages -11.

Paint a Nest Box
Fri 27 Oct, 11am-12noon, Parkstone Library
Learn all about birds and their nests, then paint a wooden nest box to take home. £2 donation for materials.

Collage of Poole
Fri 27 Oct, 10.30-11.30am Broadstone Library
We are going collage crazy this half term. Help us make a big collage of Poole.

Smiley shells and seaside yoga
Sat 28 Oct, 10.30am-12pm Poole Central Library
Enjoy a special feel-good storytime with the Magic Mermaid, make your own smiley shells and try sea-themed yoga.   Smiles guaranteed.   Ages 4-10.

T 01202 262449.  Email libraries@pooletov.uk
For a list of Poole Library locations visit www.poole.gov.uk/libraries link will open in new window 

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