School holiday fun at the library

Published 3:00pm 9 June 2023

School holiday fun at the library
Words by Ashleigh Howarth

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s school holiday program is now open for bookings, with plenty of free activities for children of all ages to enjoy.

They can join in activities such as playing board games, singing songs, printing their own stickers, drawing and more.

Here is a full list of activities happening in the June/July school holidays.

Visit council’s website for a full list of times and locations.

STEAM Station

Explore a world of science, tech, engineering, art and maths through hands-on discovery.

It is free to attend, and no bookings are required.

Minecraft Club

Complete challenges, learn new skills and connect with other crafters on the library server.

Book a spot to play from home using your own Bedrock or Java account or come and use library computers and accounts.

Meet a baby dino

Meet a baby T-Rex and find out more about these amazing reptiles by playing dino games and discover dino eggs with Dino Encounters.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Manga drawing

Create your own unique manga characters with artist David Lovegrove.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

DIY sticker station

Choose from hundreds of designs in the Cricut library and take one home to decorate your drink bottle, laptop and more,

It is free to attend, and no bookings are required.

Messy play

Drop in and play with kinetic sand, play dough, painting, craft and more. Dress for getting messy.

It is free to attend, and no bookings are required.

School holiday fun at the library

Fun factory

Drop in these school holidays for games, craft and fun for the whole family.

It is free to attend, and no bookings are required.

Music Exploratorium

Discover the science behind sound and music through a range of science experiments.

It is free to attend. Children/teens only require tickets to this event.

Robot music

Make a robot play a song! Learn how to program a Dash robot to play a xylophone.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

3D print design

Design an object to be printed using Council’s 3D printers, which you can pick up after the workshop.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Games day

Play board games, card games, and roleplaying games.

It is free to attend, and no bookings are required.

Imagination Trail

Become the hero of your own tale in this adventure role play with the Australian Acting Academy.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Create your own inspiration card deck

Create your own laminated card deck, inspired by colour, imagination and emotional wellbeing with artist Chrissy Foreman.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

School holiday fun at the library

Character building for tabletop roleplaying

In just two hours, you'll have the power to create your own unique and fully-formed TTRP character with their own background, motivations and personalities. Bring a piece of costume to build your character around and the Australian Acting Academy will help you use it to flesh out your character’s backstory, motivation and personality.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Read Hedgehog the Wonder Dog with Dannika

Join author Dannika Patterson for a reading of her new book, Hedgehog the Wonder Dog. Discover the healing power of dogs and create your own wonder pet to take home.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Dance with Lucas Proudfoot

Enjoy Lucas’ high-energy musical storytelling with guitar, didgeridoo and stomp box.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Write a 'choose your own adventure' story

Write an interactive story where the reader can decide which adventure they’d like to go on with author Dave Lowe.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

Larrikin Puppet Show

Sing, dance and play along with the feel-good antics of Larrikin Puppets. Formally trained in the USA by Jim Henson puppeteers from the Muppets and Sesame Street, Larrikin Puppets’ fast-paced, feel-good puppet shows celebrate fun, kindness and diversity.

It is free to attend, but bookings are required.

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