Freestyle activity morning


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Make your own fun at Sunshine Coast Libraries

Mon 20 Sept 9:30-12:00    Freestyle activity morning - drawing, colouring, board games.  Families together.  All welcome.  No need to book.
Tue 21 Sept 9:30-10:00am    Toddler Tales.  Ages 0-3.  No need to book.
Thur 23 Sept. 9:30-11:00am    Learn to Knit. Bring your own knitting needles.  Ages 7 years +  Booking essential.
Fri 24 Sept. 2:30-4:00pm    Animation workshop.  Stretch your imagination and make a quick animated film with clay figures, toys, anything.  Ages 9-12 years. Booking essential.
Mon 27 Sept 9:30-12:00    Freestyle activity morning - drawing, colouring, board games.  Families together.  All welcome.  No need to book.
Tue 28 Sept 9:30-10:00am    Toddler Tales.  Ages 0-3.  No need to book.
Thur 30 Sept. 10:00-11:00am    Storytelling and collage.  Listen to Diary of a Wombat, then make your own Australian animal collage. Ages 7 years +  Booking essential.
Fri 1 Oct 10:30-11:30am    Kids recycling/gardening workshop.  Ages 6-12 years.  Booking essential.  Program made possible through partnership with Community Solutions.
Fri 1 Oct    2:30-3:30     Wii Fun.  Ages 8-12 years.  MAXIMUM 12.  Booking essential.
Maroochydore Library, 44 Sixth Avenue, Cotton Tree (07) 5475 8900

Sunshine Coast Libraries are bringing back old fashioned fun using bits and bobs, odds and sods during the September school holidays.

Scrapbooking, collage, jewellery making and animation workshops are happening in libraries across the Sunshine Coast to entertain and educate.

For the preschoolers there are regular storytelling sessions, Baby Band practice and Sparkles the Clown will be appearing at Caloundra and Kawana libraries.

Tweens and teens can come in for Indigenous art, bolt and bead jewellery and design their own t-shirt transfer.

For more information, to make a booking or to find out what other activities Sunshine Coast Council is providing, go to the School Free Zone website accessible through:
*    Sunshine Coast Libraries:  www.library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or
*    directly through Google: http://sites.google.com/site/sunshinecoastkids/home

All age groups will be catered for with a mixture of free and fee based activities.  Bookings are essential for these holiday activities running from 18 September to 3 October. 

Nambour Library, nr Currie St & Bury Street, Nambour (07) 5441 8332
Mon 20 Sept.    Free Style activities. Free activities - colour-ins, puzzles, board games in the library.  All welcome.  No booking required.
Tues 21 Sept. 10:00am    Grassheads.  Make your own grass head, with hair good enough to eat. Ages 6 years +  Booking essential.
Wed 22 Sept. 9:30am     Toddler Tales. Storytelling and craft activity.
Thur 23 Sept. 10:00-11:00am     Indigenous Art and storytelling.  Ages 8-12 years.  Booking essential.
Fri 24 Sept.    Free Style activities. Free activities - colour-ins, puzzles, board games in the library.  All welcome.  No booking required.
Mon 27 Sept.    Free Style activities. Free activities - colour-ins, puzzles, board games in the library.  All welcome.  No booking required.
Wed 29 Sept. 9:30-10:30am  Toddler Tales. Storytelling and craft activity.
Wed 29 Sept.    9:30-10:30am  Bolts and Bracelets.  Make friendship bracelets and colourful Brazilian bands.  Plus nuts & bolts jewellery for guys and girls.  Ages 13 years +   Booking essential.
Thur 30 Sept.   10:00-12:00  Animation Studio. Animate clay and make your own movie.  Ages 9-12 years.  Booking essential.
Fri 1 Oct.  Freestyle activities - colour-ins, puzzles, board games in the library.  All welcome.  No booking required

Noosa Library, Wallace Park, Wallace Drive, Noosaville  (07) 5442 4411
Mon 20 Sept. 9:30-12:00pm     Bountiful Board Games -- enjoy quality family time with games like Scrabble, Pictionary, Connect Four, Rush Hour, and more.  All ages.  No need to book.
Tues 21 Sept. 10:00-11:30am  Felting fun.  Make finger puppets, hair clips and purses with felt.  Ages 8-12 years.  Booking essential.
Wed 22 Sept. 11:30am-2:30pm  Warhammer Club - gamers bring own armies and lunch/snacks.  Try out some of the library's new kits
Thur 23 Sept.  10:30-11:30am      Toy Library and board games in the library.
Fri 24 Sept.11:00-11:40am     Silly Billies - featuring Jumping John & Bingo the Super Bunny.  A lively performance, with lots of audience participation & magic!  Ages 2-10 years.  Booking essential.
Sat 25 Sept. 11:30am-2:30pm  Warhammer Club - gamers bring own armies and lunch/snacks.  Try out some of the library's new kits
Mon 27 Sept. 9:30-12:00pm    Bountiful Board Games -- enjoy quality family time with games like Scrabble, Pictionary, Connect Four, Rush Hour, and more.  All ages.  No need to book.
Wed 29 Sept. 11:30am-2:30pm  Warhammer Club - gamers bring own armies and lunch/snacks.  Try out some of the library's new kits
Thurs 30 Sept.   10:30-11:30am     Toy Library and board games in the library.
Fri 1 Oct   10:00-12:00     Animation Studio.  Create your unique movable character; watch it perform in your own 2 minute movie!  Ages 9 -12 years.  Booking essential.
Sat 2 Oct. 11:30am-2:30pm  Warhammer Club - gamers bring own armies and lunch/snacks.  Try out some of the library's new kits

ArtScool WORKSHOPS FOR Children
Throughout the year, the Gallery continues its fun school holiday workshop series for children aged 8--15 years. $15 inclusive fee per workshop. For more information and bookings please contact the Gallery on 07 5420 8299
Wednesday 22 September -- Caloundra Regional Gallery

Beerwah Library, Peachester Road, Beerwah (07) 5494 0221
Wed 22 Sept  1:30-5:30pm     Activity Day.  Board Games and activity sheets in library all afternoon.  No need to book.
Thur 23 Sept  10:30-11:30am     Storytime and craft.  No need to book.
Mon 27 Sept    Decorate your own library bag.  Ages 10+  Booking essential.
Wed 29 Sept 1:30-5:30pm     Activity Day.  Board Games and activity sheets in library all afternoon.  No need to book.
Thur 30 Sept 10:30-11:30am     Storytime and craft.  No need to book.
Thur 30 Sept 2:00-3:00pm     Kids gardening/recycling workshop. Ages 6-12 years.  Bookings essential.  Provided with assistance from Community Solutions.
Friday 1 Oct 1:30-3:00pm     Spring ArtScool:  Funky Portraits. Learn some tricks with graphite and coloured pencil.  All you need to bring is a photo of yourself. Ages 8-15 years.  Cost $15.  Booking essential. Provided with assistance from Caloundra Regional Gallery.


Caloundra Library Omrah Avenue, Caloundra (07) 5491 1255
Wed 22 Sept. 10:00-10:30am  Bookstart for Babies.  Parents and babies under 3s.  No booking.
Wed 22 Sept. 1:30-3:00pm  Spring ArtScool:  Funky Portraits. Learn some tricks with graphite and coloured pencil.  All you need to bring is a photo of yourself.  Ages 8-15 years.  Cost $15.  Booking essential. Ph 54208299
Wed 29 Sept. 10:00-10:30am Bookstart for Babies.  Parents and babies under 3 years.  No booking.
Thur 30 Sept. 11:00am  Sparkles the clown - Combining Performance, Juggling, Comedy, Balloon Animals, Acrobatics and Giant Bubbles. Booking essential.  This activity is provided by Community Solutions


Coolum Library, Park Street, Coolum  (07) 5343 2000
Mon 20 Sept. All day    Bountiful Board Games - enjoy quality family time with games like Scrabble, Pictionary, Connect Four, Rush Hour, and more.  All ages welcome.  No booking.
Tues 21 Sept. 10:00-11:00am     Papercraft: Make your own gift bag, tag and card.   Ages 8-12 years.  Booking essential.
Thurs 23 Sept. 9:30-10:00am     Storytime for Preschoolers.
Thurs 23 Sept.  11:00-11:40am  Silly Billies - featuring Jumping John & Bingo the Super Bunny. Live performance, highly interactive with lots of audience participation & magic!  Ages 2-10 years. Booking essential.
Tues 28 Sept. 10:00-11:00am     Papercraft:  Bee Happy cards.  Ages 4+
Thur 30 Sept.  9:30-10:00am      Storytime for Preschoolers.


Cooroy Library, Maple Street, Cooroy (07) 5454 9000
Mon 20 Sept. 9:30-11:00am     Comic constructions.  Draw your own cartoon and make a 3D model.  Ages 12+  Booking essential.
Mon 20 Sept. 11:00-12:30pm      Book Launch.  Diana Markovitz: Elspeth and the attack of the Arrunja Thrunkun.  Novel for ages 8-12 years.  A novel for kids, following 12 year old Elspeth Crewe on a series of adventures before she gets shipped off to boarding school - something she's not looking forward to.
Wed 22 Sept. 9:30-10:00am     Toddler Tales.  Storytelling for littlies.
Thur 23 Sept. 1:00-3:00pm     Design your own T-shirt.  Design and print an iron-on transfer for your T-shirt using online technology. Ages 12+  Cost $3
Thur 23 Sept. 4:00-5:00pm  Runescape Clan Wars.  Form your own clan and battle others online.  Free.  Booking essential.
Fri 24 Sept. 3:00-5:00pm  Band Hero Jam session.  Share your musical talent.  Ages 12+  No bookings required.
Mon 27 Sept. All day in the children's area.  Drawing fun day. Create your own Sunshine Coast postcard - or just colour in.  No booking needed.
Mon 27 Sept. All day in the youth area.  Design your own Sunshine Coast postcard. Ages 12+  Postcards will be part of the "Seeking the Sunshine Coast" project, posted on Flickr and displayed in the library.  No booking needed.
Wed 29 Sept. 9:30-10:00am     Toddler Tales.  Storytelling for littlies.
Wed 29 Sept. 9:30-11:00am    Felting fun.  Make finger puppets, coin purse, hair clips from felt.  Ages 8-12.  Booking essential.
Thur 30 Sept. 4:00-5:00pm  Runescape Clan Wars.  Form your own clan and battle others online.  Free.  Booking essential.
Fri 1 Oct Time TBA    Film screening on the roof.  Film to be advised.


Kawana Library, Nanyima Street, Buddina (07) 5444 8022
Mon 20 Sept.   2:00-3:00pm     Classy Containers (Papercraft).  Ages 8-12 years. Booking essential.
Tues 21 Sept. 10:00-10:30am     Bookstart for babies and toddlers.  Songs, rhymes & reading fun for little ones and their parents.
Tues 21 Sept.   2:00-3:00pm    Make your own Board game.  Ages 7 years+  Booking essential.
Wed 22 Sept. 10:00-10:30am    Bookstart for babies and toddlers.  Songs, rhymes & reading fun for little ones and their parents.
Wed 22 Sept.  2:30-3:30pm     Paper beads.  Ages 8-12 years.  Booking essential.
Thurs 23 Sept. 10:30-11:30am    Storytime & activity.  New book: "Mrs Echidna's Dilemma", presented by the author Betty Johnston.  Booking essential.
Fri 24 Sept. 10:00-11:30am    Spring ArtScool:  Funky Portraits. Learn some tricks with graphite and coloured pencil.  All you need to bring is a photo of yourself.  Ages 8-15 years.  Cost $15.  Booking essential.  Program provided with assistance of Caloundra Regional Gallery.
Mon 27 Sept. 10:00-10:30am    Sparkles the Clown.  Combining Performance, Juggling, Comedy, Balloon Animals, Acrobatics and Giant Bubbles. All ages welcome.  Booking essential.  This activity is provided by Community Solutions
Tues 28 Sept. 10:00-10:30am     Bookstart for babies and toddlers.  Songs, rhymes & reading fun for little ones and their parents.
Tues 28 Sept. 10:30-11:30am    Bolts & Bracelets.  Make friendship bracelets and colourful Brazilian bands.  Plus nuts & bolts jewellery for guys & girls.  Ages 12+  Booking essential.
Wed 29 Sept. 10:00-10:30am    Bookstart for babies and toddlers.  Songs, rhymes & reading fun for little ones and their parents.
Wed 29 Sept. 9:00-3:30pm     Chess Tournament.  Ages 8+  Booking essential.
Thurs 30 Sept. 10:30-11:30am    Storytime & craft activity.


Kenilworth Library, Elizabeth Street, Kenilworth (07) 5446 0101
Wed 22nd Sept.   2:30-4:00pm     Make your own Comic books, concertina books, and card games.  All ages.  Booking essential
Wed 29th Sept.   2:30-4:00pm     Make your own Grass Head.  Choose from a range of whacky characters - pirate, hippie - or design your own.  All ages.  Booking essential.


Maleny Library, 5 Coral Street, Maleny (07) 5429 6222
Tues 21 Sept. 6:30-8:00pm  Kids Night In!  Party food provided!  Storytelling & Crafts 3-6 years, Cartoon Dave 7-12 years, Movies 13-17 years, Booking essential.  GOLD COIN DONATION ON ENTRY.
Wed 22 Sept. 2:00-4:00pm  Crochet: make a mini bag/bracelet/keychain  8 years +  Booking essential.
Thursday 23 Sept. 10:30-11:30am      Storytime & Craft for 3 - 8 years.  No need to book.
Friday 24 Sept. 9:00-12:00      Board games for all
Friday 24 Sept. 10:30-11:00am      Bookstart for Babies (0-2 years)
Monday 27 Sept. 2:00-4:00pm     Beading.  Make ear rings and necklaces.  11 years +  Booking essential.     
Wednesday 29 Sept. 1:30-3:00pm     Spring ArtScool:  Funky Portraits. Learn some tricks with graphite and coloured pencil.  All you need to bring is a photo of yourself.  Ages 8-15 years.  Cost $15.  Booking essential.     
Thursday 30 Sept. 10:30-11:00am      Storytime & Craft 3-8 years.  No need to book.
Friday 1 Oct. 10:30-11:00am      Bookstart for Babies up to 2 years
Friday 1 Oct. 10:00-11:30am     Paper Aeroplanes.  Make, decorate & fly! 6-10 years.  Booking essential.

Maroochydore Library :
44 Sixth Avenue, Cotton Tree
07 5475 8989
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