Cooroy and Noosa libraries and galleries have prepared a varied programme of activities for children, including the annual Summer Reading Club, with weekly mystery bags of activities, some crime scene scientific investigation, a musical dinosaur show and lots more. Mobile library customers will also be able to join in the fun.
Painted Love Birds Noosa Regional Gallery
Thursday 16th 10.30am-noon
Explore colour & texture with acrylic paint; create beautiful images of our feathered friends. Cost $8. For age 5-7. Booking and prepayment required
Summer Holiday Fun, Noosa - Cooroy Libraries and Galleries
Costs range from free to $8
Downloadable: "Summer Holiday Fun" Noosa Cooroy pdf
Cooroy Library - 5455 8327 or 5329 6555
Noosa Library - 5455 8327 or 5329 6555
Butter Factory Arts Centre 5454 9050
Noosa Regional Gallery 5449 5340
Stencilled Birds Noosa Regional Gallery
Thursday 16th 1.30-3pm
Explore colour and pattern with stencilled birds and painted canvas. Cost $8. For age 8-12. Booking and prepayment required
Get Creative @ Butter Factory Arts Centre
Saturday 18th 10am– noon
Free family art activities. Inspired by the latest exhibition, create your own artworks. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 21st 10-11am Noosa Library
Become a super sleuth by making your own periscope. For age 6-9. Booking required. Free.
Who Am I? Kids' family history workshop.
Wednesday 22nd 10-11.30am Noosa Library
Investigate the origins of your name, historic events that coincide with your birth, and more. For age 8-12. Booking required. Free.
Jurassic Joe Dinosaur Show.
Wednesday 22nd 1.30-2.30pm Noosa Library
Dance, laugh and sing along as Jurassic Joe presents dino songs for children of all ages. For age 5-8. Booking required. Free.
Hunter: Library Lockdown. Zombie Apocalypse
Wednesday 22nd 7-9pm Cooroy Library
Locked in the library. Survive the training. Become the leader of the Zombie Hunters. For age 13-18. Booking required. Free.
Friday 24th 10-11.30am Cooroy Library
Celebrate Australia Day with your own Aussie animovie, using various props, techniques and your own imagination. BYO iPads or smart device optional if you have one. For age 6-10. Booking required. Free.
Summer Reading Club
2013 Theme: Investigation
Register at a library or online from December 6. Collect a Reading Log and keep reading all summer.
Grab a new Top Secret Mystery Bag each week with puzzles to solve and competitions to enter. Be in it to win it!
Eye Spy Competition - From Monday 6 January at Cooroy and Mobile Library. Using the book, Animalia, by Graeme Base, how many hidden objects can you find? Ends Thursday 23rd January. Winners notified Friday 24th January.
The Butter Factory Robot Challenge - Create a robot sculpture from recycled materials Collect an entry form at BFAC. Robots must be child created, using mostly re-purposed household items, and demonstrating creativity and originality. Entries close on Tuesday 21st January. Winner notified on Wednesday 22nd January.
Wriggle Giggle Read Christmas Special - Wednesday 12th 10-10.30am Noosa Library For toddlers. No booking required. Free.
Rooftop Cinema Elf rated PG - Friday 13th 6pm Cooroy Library - For all ages. No booking required. Gold coin donation
Family Fun Day @ Noosa Regional Gallery - Sunday 15th 11am-2pm - Creative activities inspired by the current exhibition. For all ages. No booking. Free.
Steampunk Jewellery - Tuesday 17th 10.30am-noon. Noosa Library - Make fantastic funky designs from recycled metal and old jewellery. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
Christmas Storytime - Wednesday 18th 9.30 Cooroy Library - For 0-5 year olds. No booking required. Free.
Christmas Craft - Wednesday 18th 10-11.30am Noosa Library - Make Christmas ornaments, cards and wrapping paper. For age 3+ No booking required. Free.
Scratch 2.0 - Thursday 19th 10.30-11.30am Noosa Library - Create stories, games and animations on computer. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
T-shirt Painting - Thursday 19th 1.30-3pm Noosa Library - Create original designs with stamps and stencils. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
Get Creative @ Butter Factory Arts Centre - Saturday 21st 10am–noon - Creative activities inspired by the current exhibition. For all ages. No booking required. Free
Warhammer Club Every Saturday 9.30am - 1pm - Noosa Library For age 12 + No booking. Free.
Circus Corner activities Every Monday 3.30-4.30pm - Cooroy Library For under 8s. No booking. Free.
Board Games Every Monday 9.30am-5pm - Cooroy Library Play Cluedo, Mastermind and more with your friends. Cooroy Library. Free.
Toddler Tales Every Wednesday 9.30-10.30am - Cooroy Library For under 5s. Circus Corner. No booking. Free.
Noosa Outdoor Flicks Who Framed Roger Rabbit? PG - Friday 3rd 6.30pm Noosa Library and Leisure Centre - For all ages, no booking. Gold coin donation.
Circus Corner Official Opening - Monday 6th 3.30-4.30pm Cooroy Library - Stories and crafts. For age 5—8. No booking. Free.
Clay fossils - Tuesday 7th 10-11am Noosa Library - Make dinosaur and shell fossils. For age 5-8. No booking. Free
T-shirt painting - Wednesday 8th 1-3pm at Noosa Library - Decorate with stamps and stencils to create original designs. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
Make your own picture book, with Aleesah Darlison - Wednesday 8th 1-3pm Cooroy Library - For age 7-12. Booking required. Free.
Catch the culprit, with Blue Sky Science - Thursday 9th January 10-11.30am Cooroy Library - Solve the baffling case of the crook who took the book. For age 9-12. Booking required. Free.
Summer ArtsCool - Friday 10th Butter Factory Arts Centre - 11am-noon 5-8yrs and 12.30-2pm 9-12yrs Cost $8. Learn mixed media skills to create colourful 2D artwork inspired by the exhibition Colour is My Voice. Booking and prepayment essential.
Music and Movement with Kirsty and Kester - Friday 10th 10-10.45am Noosa Library - Musician and dance teachers lead toddlers through an energetic session with music, and dance. For under 5s. Booking required. Free.
Rooftop Cinema The Adventures of Tintin PG - Friday 10th January 6.30-9pm Cooroy Library - For all ages. No booking. Gold coin donation.
Pokemon Club - Saturday 11th 9.30-11.30am Cooroy Library - DS Pokemon games and swap Pokemon cards. No booking. Free.
Family Fun Day @ Noosa Regional Gallery - Sunday 12th 11am-2pm - Creative activities inspired by the current exhibition. For all ages. No booking. Free.
Rhythm Culture Drum, Sing, Dance. - Tuesday 14th 11.30am-12.30pm Noosa Leisure Centre - Dress code is funky, bright outrageous pants. The most fantastic pants win a prize! For all ages. Booking required. Free.
Steampunk Jewellery workshop - Tuesday 14th 10.30-noon Noosa Library. Make fantastic funky designs from recycled metal and old jewellery. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
Music and Movement with Kirsty and Kester - Wednesday 15th 10-10.30am Noosa Library - For under 5s. Booking required. Free.
Beginners Hip Hop and Break Dance - Wednesday15th 10.45 -11.15am Noosa Library - Professional dance teachers, present safe beginners hip hop break dance moves. For age 6+. Booking required. Free.
Steampunk Jewellery workshop - Wednesday 15th 10.30-noon Cooroy Library. For age 12+ Booking required. Free.
What Bird Are You? - Wednesday 15th Noosa Regional Gallery - 10.30am-noon 5-7yrs and 1.30-3pm 8-12yrs Cost $8. Create a self-portrait as a bird using drawing and collage. Booking and prepayment required.
Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin
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