Local Libraries School Holiday Fun!

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Goomeri Library – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10-11am

Gympie Library – Monday – Friday 2–3pm

Imbil Library – Tuesdays 10-11am

Kilkivan Library – Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 10–11am

Rainbow Beach Library – Wednesdays 3–4pm

Tin Can Bay Library – Monday – Friday 11am–12noon

Stop by the children’s area at your local library branch for some free craft activities during the school holidays. Suitable for children aged 3-12 years and their carers.

Pirate Scavenger Hunt 

Gympie Library – Monday 19 September 1-2pm

Oh no; there’s a Pirate in the Library! Join us as we try and find where the treasure is hidden. Could it be in a book or is it under a shelf? Come along and find out. Suitable for ages 5-8 years. Bookings Essential.

Kids Learn To Sew – Advanced 

Gympie Library – Tuesday 6, 13, 20 and 27 September 3.30 – 4.30pm

Finished the beginner and Intermediate course and looking for some new sewing projects? Join us as we expand your knowledge of sewing by learning how to sew from a pattern. Participants will be required to bring their own fabric. Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Suitable for ages 8 – 12 years.

Street Science: Wacky Worms

Kilkivan Library – Tuesday 20 September 1-2pm

Rainbow Beach Library – Wednesday 21 September 1-2pm

Junior scientists mix seaweed-derived chemicals together to create a range of delightfully disgusting polymer bubble worms, fish eggs and other oddities. Suitable for ages 5 – 12years. Bookings Essential.

Street Science: Bouncy Balls

Goomeri Library – Tuesday 20 September 10-11am

Imbil Library – Thursday 22 September 1-2pm

Junior scientists are talked through the various procedures required to manipulate common polymers to create super glow in the dark bouncy balls that they will then get to take home. Suitable for ages 5 – 12years. Bookings Essential.

Sew your own Scrunchies and Bows 

Gympie Library – Wednesday 21 September 10am-11am

Join us at Gympie Library to sew your own custom banner that you can hang in your room. Suitable for children aged 8 – 12 years. Bookings Essential.

Street Science: Slime and Snow 

Tin Can Bay Library – Wednesday 21 September 10 – 11am

Gympie Library – Thursday 22 September 10 – 11am

Junior scientists get to mix chemicals (safe ones) together and watch the amazing change from liquid to ooey-gooey, glow-in-the-dark bubble slime right before their eyes. Junior scientists will also get to make instant snow and watch this amazing polymer expand to 100 times its original size to create piles of soft, fluffy fun. Suitable for ages 5 – 12years. Bookings Essential.


Gympie Library – Friday 23 September 10-11am

Learn how to build and program your own robot with Botzees. Botzees are fun interactive robots that help to inspire early learners to explore coding concepts like sequencing, looping and conditional coding through an intuitive and visual programming language. Suitable for ages 5 – 8 years. Bookings Essential.

Block Printing

Gympie Library – Monday 26 September 1-3pm

Would you like to learn how you can create your own block print which can be used to design and decorate your own library bag. Suitable for ages 10 – 14 years. Booking essential.

Design Your Own T-Shirt 

Gympie Library – Wednesday 28 September 10-11am

Come along to this fun session as we use the Cricut machine to help design our own T Shirts. Participants should bring along a plain cotton t-shirt to transfer their design on to. Suitable for ages 10 – 14 years. Booking essential.

Origami Creations 

Kilkivan Library – Wednesday 28 September 1pm-2pm

Join us as we show you how to make some wonderful animals and shapes using Origami. Suitable for ages 5-12 years. Bookings essential.

Clay Creatures 

Tin Can Bay Library – Friday 30 September, 10am-11am

Join us at Tin Can Bay to create your own crazy clay creature. Suitable for ages 5-12 years. Bookings essential.

Create Your Own Friendship Bracelet 

Gympie Library – Friday 30 September 1-2pm

Join us at Gympie Library for this fun session as we show you how to create your own friendship bracelets to give to your friends. Suitable for ages 8-12 years. Booking Essential.

Regular Activities (not limited to school holidays):

Thursday Robotics

Gympie Library – Every Thursday 3.30-4.30pm

Come down and get hands-on in one of our fun, relaxed sessions. No bookings required but space is limited.

Tinker Table

Kilkivan Library – Every Tuesday 3.30-4.30pm

Gympie Library – Every Friday 3.30-4.30pm

All activities are based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths). No bookings required but space is limited.

Rainbow Beach Library

Monday & Thursday 9.30am – 12.30pm, Wednesday & Friday 2pm – 5pm,

Saturday 9am – 12noon,

Phone 5486 3705

Tin Can Bay Library 

Monday and Wednesday: 9am – 12.30pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm

Saturday: 8.30am – 11.30am

Phone 5486 4355



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