July School Holiday Programme 2019

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​There's lots of fun to be had for the July School Holidays.  Check out the action-packed programme put together by our enthusiastic staff.  Make sure to use the link to book if bookings are required.

Download a copy of the July School Holiday Programme HERE

Monday, 8 July 2019      
10.30-11.30        
Decorate Gift Jars in the Discovery Space
              
Gold coin koha
No bookings required
   
Matariki is a time to celebrate and share food. Join us to decorate a special jar to take home and fill with ingredients to make treats.  For 5+yrs

1.30 – 3pm         
Teddy Bear Sleepover drop off  in the Children’s area 
No bookings required.   Drop off a loved toy to spend the night in the Library. What do you think they will get up to when the Librarians  go home?  Drop in.  For all ages


Tuesday, 9 July 2019      
10.30-11.30        
Teddy Bears Picnic in the Discovery Space              
Gold coin koha
No bookings required.    Join us to collect your toys and see what they got up to overnight. Please bring suitable snacks to share with your whanau.    For all ages

1-2pm         
Let’s Animate in the Makerspace Computer Suite     
Gold coin koha
Bookings required. Ever wanted to create a game for computers?  Come to Let’s animate and create a game using Scratch. No experience required.  For 9 to 13yrs
SORRY - FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday, 10 July 2019
9-3pm  
Aquabots in Makerspace      
$30 payable at booking
Bookings required.  Do you want to build a robot? Do you want to test your robot in an underwater environment? Join us with a packed lunch to build and test a robot.
6 hours.  For 7 to 12yrs
SORRY FULLY BOOKED

10.30    
Slugs & Bugs in the Discovery Space
Gold coin koha. No bookings required    Join us to listen to a visiting family band perform their fun folk songs.  3+yrs

Thursday, 11 July 2019  
5-8 pm 
Colour the Night in the Childrens area
Gold coin koha. No bookings required    Be a part of this special night of events.  Visit the library to make a woven yarn star and play a traditional Māori game. Drop in All Ages


Friday, 12 July 2019         
10.30    
Seismic Shake up in the Discovery Space
Gold coin koha.  No bookings required    Can you build a structure that can with stand an Earthquake? The Rotorua Civil Defence team will help your whanau to prepare for a natural disaster.   For  5+ years

1.30-3
Lego Cinema in Makerspace
Gold coin koha.  Bookings required 
Create a LEGO film set for a group of film makers and the main character is “Alex Miller”               1.5 hours   For 5+ years
BOOK HERE

Monday, 15 July 2019    
10.30    
Lego Cinema in Makerspace      
Gold coin koha.  Bookings required
Create a LEGO film set for a group of film makers and the main character is “Alex Miller                1.5 hours.   For 5+ years
BOOK HERE

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
10.30    
Matariki He Pī Ka Rere in the Children’s area 
Gold coin koha.  No bookings required   
The term time favourite returns with a special celebration for Matariki.
1.5 hours. Suitable for under 5’s

10.30    
Lego Cinema in Makerspace
Gold coin koha.  Bookings required
Create a LEGO film set for a group of film makers and the main character is “Alex Miller”               1.5 hours.  For 5+ years
BOOK HERE

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Let’s Animate in Makerspace Computer Suite
Gold coin koha.  Bookings required.
Ever wanted to create a game for computers?  Learn how to use Scratch in this fun taster to our regular Code Club.   For 7 to 13 years
SORRY FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday, 17 July 2019
10.30    
Te Aka Mauri Band in the Discovery Space
Gold coin koha.  No bookings required.
Back by popular demand, join us to make simple instruments to be played in a performance at 11.15am     For 3+ yrs

Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 July 2019 (Activity is run over two days)
10-3pm 
Robcup Jr. in Makerspace
$20.  Bookings required.
This 2 day workshop will see kids design and code a play performed by robots.  The finished play will be shown to whanau at the end of the second day.  5 hours each day.  For 7 to 14 years
SORRY FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, 18 July 2019  
10.30 am
Imaginary Birds in Discovery Space
Gold coin koha.  No bookings required.
Join us to draw and create birds from your imagination and celebrate the classic Lynley Dodd book ‘The Nickle Nakle Tree’  1 hour.  For 3+ years

Friday, 19 July 2019         
10.30-11.30        
Pinecone Bird Feeders in Jean Batten Square
Gold coin koha.  No bookings required.   
Do you want to offer the birds visiting your garden some kai? Join us to make a simple bird feeder to hang in your garden. 1 hour.  For 3+ years


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