Spark Your Child’s Creativity with Winter School Holiday Activities at the Kenmore Library

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Kenmore Library will be hosting several winter school holiday activities. The activities are designed to help in promoting children’s creativity while taking a break from school.

Check out the list below to see what your little maker can accomplish on the holidays.

Holiday Maker Space

Multiple dates

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The Kenmore Library will be hosting Holiday Maker Space for several days to provide free craft activities during the school holidays.

The Holiday Maker Space is ideal for kids aged 5-12 years and their carers. The event will run from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. starting on Monday, 2 July to Friday, 13 July 2018.

Bookings not required for this free event.


Original Comic Book Creations

Wednesday, 4 July 2018 (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

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Independently published comic book artist Adam Rose will be sharing the basics of layout, styling, and techniques in designing original, hand-drawn comic book pages.

The Original Comic Book Creations is ideal for comic book enthusiasts aged 12-17 years.

Bookings required for this free event. Call the Kenmore Library on 07 3407 0258 to reserve your place.


Kenmore Craft Group

Friday 6 July 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Perfect for crafters of all ages, the Kenmore Craft Group is a great place to share your current project. Simply bring along a piece you’re working on and share ideas with fellow crafters over a cup of tea.

Bookings not required for this free event.


Introduction to littleBits

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 (2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

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An activity designed for children aged 9-12 years, this free event will teach them how to design and create machines using littleBits. littleBits are simple electronic circuits that snap together to create prototypes.

This activity will also help the kids in learning about the basics of circuits, motors, and motion. No prior experience is required to join the activity.

Bookings required for this free event. Call the Kenmore Library on 07 3407 0258 to reserve your place.


Plotting an Exciting Adventure Story

Thursday, 12 July 2018 (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

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Got a child who loves to write? Let your kid join Julie Fison, author of the ‘Hazard River’ and ‘Choose Your Own Ever After’ series, for a day as she shares her secrets on where to get ideas for a great story and how to turn them into a plot.

Julie will be working with the young aspiring writers to map out their storyline, to help them write like a professional in no time.

This free event is ideal for young writers aged 8-14 years.

Bookings required for this event. Call the Kenmore Library on 07 3407 0258 to reserve your place.