School Holiday Fun

Bookings are essential for all events

Crafty kids: Unicorn sun catchers - Get creative and make your own sparkly unicorn sun catcher to take home. Suitable for ages 4 years+ Charlestown Library

Crafty kids: Unicorn sun catchers - Get creative and make your own sparkly unicorn sun catcher to take home. Suitable for ages 4 years+ Wangi Wangi Library

Insight into snakes for kids - Kids, would you know what to do if you found a snake? Reptile rescuer Teresa Purnell will answer that question and more during this insightful discussion on snakes. Suitable for ages 6 years+ 
Cardiff Library

Insight into snakes - Would you know what to do if you found a snake in your house? Reptile rescuer, Teresa Purnell, will answer that question and more during this insightful discussion on snakes. Suitable for 12 years+ Charlestown Library

Robotics coding with LEGO Mindstorm - Learn to navigate with drop and drag coding. No coding experience required. Suitable for ages 8-12 years. Edgeworth Library

Sea Creatures of Lake Macquarie - Join volunteers from Ocean and Coastal Care Initiatives (OCCI) Lake Macquarie and discover some of the creatures which live in the waterways of Lake Macquarie, the important role they play in the lake’s ecosystem and how we can help protect them. Suitable for ages 5 years+ Toronto Library

Dinosaur Imposters - When is a dinosaur, not a dinosaur? Discover pre-historic creatures who roamed the Earth with palaeontology expert Michael Dawson. Mike is currently exhibiting some of his private collection of fossils at SEEN Swanea. Suitable for ages 6 years+ Speers Point Library

Mystery movie screening: Dinosaur Imposters - Shhh, it's a secret. We can't tell you what the movie is, but we can tell you it will be full of pre-historic fun and adventure. BYO cushion and movie snacks. Suitable for ages 5-10 years. Swansea Library

Lessons of a Lac: Grey-glasses-itis - Join Lessons of a Lac as they share their newly released book Grey-glasses-itis , book four of the popular 'Lessons of a LAC' series . Grey-glasses-itis aims to help children understand the link between how they see things and how they feel, and how they can have some influence over their feelings, helping them to build their emotional resilience. Books will be available for sale and signing. Suitable for ages 4-10 years. Toronto Library

Lessons of a Lac: Grey-glasses-itis - Join Lessons of a Lac as they share their newly released book Grey-glasses-itis , book four of the popular 'Lessons of a LAC' series . Grey-glasses-itis aims to help children understand the link between how they see things and how they feel, and how they can have some influence over their feelings, helping them to build their emotional resilience. Books will be available for sale and signing. Suitable for ages 4-10 years. Cardiff Library

Fantastical creatures and where to find them - Love Harry Potter and Fantastical Beasts? We will step you through the process of imangining your own mythical creature, and then create an encyclopedia entry for your creature to take home. Suitable for ages 9 years+ Morisset Library

Fantastical creatures and where to find them - Love Harry Potter and Fantastical Beasts? We will step you through the process of imangining your own mythical creature, and then create an encyclopedia entry for your creature to take home. Suitable for ages 9 years+ Speers Point Library

Fantastical creatures and where to find them - Love Harry Potter and Fantastical Beasts? We will step you through the process of imangining your own mythical creature, and then create an encyclopedia entry for your creature to take home. Suitable for ages 9 years+ Wangi Wangi Library

Shark facts - Know your facts before you react! Expert David Powter presents up-to-date scientific information on sharks including the most common species in NSW, thier behavious, place in the marine ecosystem and latest science on attack prevention measures. Suitable for 10 years+ Belmont Library

Monster Storytime & Craft - Join the fun at our romping, stomping Monster storytime and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years. Windale Library

Friendship bracelets - If you know how to tie a knot, you can make a friendship bracelet. Come to the Library and learn how to make a bracelet. Suitable for ages 8-12 years. Edgeworth Library

Holiday Code Club - Create your own computer game or animation at our hands on workshop, and discover the world of coding. Suitable for beginners to coding. For ages 8-12 years. Morisset Library, 10.30am

Holiday Code Club - Create your own computer game or animation at our hands on workshop, and discover the world of coding. Suitable for beginners to coding. For ages 8-12 years. Morisset Library, 1.30pm

Holiday Code Club - Create your own computer game or animation at our hands on workshop, and discover the world of coding. Suitable for beginners to coding. For ages 8-12 years. Speers Point Library

Creating dragons art workshop - Join artist and illustrator Kirrili Lonergan to create your own mixed medium dragon art work, and paper mache dragon egg at our hands on workshop. All materials supplied. Suitable for ages 8 years+ Charlestown Library

Dinosaur Imposter Storytime - Join us for an exciting dinosaur imposter storytime with stories, games and fun craft. Visit our dinosaur imposter exhibition and learn about different kinds of creatures that lived with the dinosaurs! Suitable for 3-7 years. Swansea Library

Giant fun in the park - Join The Rover for giant stories, and giant family fun with our x-large outdoor games including Connect Four, Snakes and Ladders and Quoits. Drop in session. Allambee Park, Kilkera Ave, Valentine

Harry Potter Trivia - Calling all Harry Potter fans, test your knowledge of the wizarding world at our trivia night. Suitable for ages 10 years+ Toronto Library

Workshop: Curious creatures sculpture - Create your own curious creatue sculpture to take home at our hands on workshop with local artist. All materials supplied. Suitable for ages 10 years+ Belmont Library

Dinosaur Imposters Party - Join us at Swansea Library for a morning of games, fun facts, craft and snacks. Learn all about creatures from the prehistoric era that might look like dinosaurs but weren't! Meet palaeontology expert Michael Dawson who will take you on a tour of his pieces for the Dinosaur Imposters exhibition. Cost: $5 - includes tour of Dinosaur Imposters exhibition. Swansea Library

Have a hoot storytime - Join us for a giggles and a hoot of a time, with owl stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years. Morisset Library, 10.00am

Have a hoot storytime - Join us for a giggles and a hoot of a time, with owl stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years. Morisset Library, 11.30am

Have a hoot storytime - Join us for a giggles and a hoot of a time, with owl stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years. Morisset Library, 3.00pm

Pop-up retro video game console arcade - Remember Seaga Rally Championship, Pong and Duck Hunt? Enjoy playing on original videogame consoles released between the late 1970s and the 1990s, with a mix of popular consoles and rare items. Select from a range of games to play. Supplied by Gamer Collect. Drop in session. Charlestown Library

Lake Mac Libraries also run many fun activities during the school term. Subscribe to our free What's On Newsletter to keep up-to-date with what's happening at your local library each month.