School Holiday Programs

Tickets are now on sale for our January School Holiday Workshops and special Dragon Storytime.

Book early to avoid disappointment!


Cardboard Masks - Lower Primary

Wednesday 11th January 2023. 10:00am – 11:00am. Sharon Burridge Hall, Blaxland. $6

Let your imagination loose. Create a wild, crazy cardboard mask with paint, textas, crayons, patterned paper and more. Wear your painting clothes.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Kindy-Year 3.


Cardboard Masks - Upper Primary

Wednesday 11th January 2023. 11:30am – 12:30pm. Sharon Burridge Hall, Blaxland. $6

Let your imagination loose. Create a wild, crazy cardboard mask with paint, textas, crayons, patterned paper and more. Wear your painting clothes.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Year 4 - Year 7.


Automaton

Friday 13th January 2023. 10:00am – 11:30am. Katoomba Library. $6

Use everyday materials to design a crank-operated cardboard automaton. Create a simple scene incorporating the motion of bobbing up and down and spinning in circles.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Year 4 - Year 7.


History Remix

Tuesday 17th January 2023. 3:00pm – 4:15pm. Springwood Hub. $6

Breathe new life into Blue Mountains history by creating a mixed media artwork. Use embroidery thread, sequins, beads, ribbons, textas and paper to transform an old black and white photograph into a modern work of art. Participants will work with a photo from the Library’s Local Studies photography collection.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Year 7 - Year 12.


Pop-up Animals - Lower Primary

Thursday 19th January 2023. 10:00am – 11:00am. Katoomba Library. $6

Design and create a folded card featuring a 3D animal of your choice.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Kindy-Year 3.


Pop-up Animals - Upper Primary

Thursday 19th January 2023. 11:30am – 12:30pm. Katoomba Library. $6

Design and create a folded card featuring a 3D animal of your choice.

All materials will be provided by the library.

This workshop is suitable for children in Year 4 - Year 7.


Dragon Storytime - Springwood

Thursday 12th January 2023. 11:00am – 12:00pm. Springwood Hub. Free

Bring your 3-7 year old along to a special Storytime. We’ll have all your favourite things about Storytime – books, songs and craft – but with some extra pizzazz. Come dressed up for a dragon theme – we’ll have a set of wings and a dragon mask for you to decorate.

Please note that an adult must accompany children throughout the hour.


Dragon Storytime - Katoomba

Wednesday 25th January 2023. 11:00am – 12:00pm. Katoomba Library. Free

Bring your 3-7 year old along to a special Storytime. We’ll have all your favourite things about Storytime – books, songs and craft – but with some extra pizzazz. Come dressed up for a dragon theme – we’ll have a set of wings and a dragon mask for you to decorate.

Please note that an adult must accompany children throughout the hour.


Collaborative Creations

Monday 9 - Sunday 22 January. Branch hours. All Libraries. Free

Visit your local library branch and contribute to our collaborative creations. Simply ask a staff member for materials when you visit.

Children under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult when in the library.