April School Holidays at the Libraries

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A to Z of Animals

There is so much happening at the Libraries in the April school holidays! Join in the fun and discover something new as we celebrate the wonderful world of animals.

Bookings open online on Monday 28 March, 9.30am with a cost of $4.00 per child per activity. Bookings and online payment are essential. Please note, there will be no refunds issued. Parents/carers of children under 12 are required by library policy to remain in the building while their children attend the event.

The Power of Poop Show
Monday 11 April, 10.00 – 11.00am, Joondalup Library
Ages 4 -10 years
Join award-winning author Chris Collin for a lively and interactive show, featuring his latest book The Things you can do with Blue Whale poo. This environmentally – themed picture book is his funniest (and stinkiest), and believe it or not, blue whale poo is really important to the environment! In this celebration of all creatures great and very small, children will be entertained by funny sea creature puppets, singing, dancing, drawing, stinky fun facts, and giant inflatable whales!

Origami Animals
Wednesday 13 April, 2.00 – 3.00pm, Duncraig Library
Ages 7 – 12 years
Join local origami extraordinaire Sanny Ang and learn how to make a variety of amazing animals and insects, like Flutterflies and Blowing Frogs.

Zoo2U
Wednesday 20 April  
Ages 5 – 12 years
Session One: 11.00 – 12.00pm, Woodvale Library
Session Two: 1.00 – 2.00pm, Whitford Library
Get up close and personal with some furry, feathered, and scaly animals from Ranger Red’s Zoo in Peel. In this hands-on wildlife experience, children will discover the wonderful and weird world of these animals and learn about wildlife conservation and the programs that are helping to protect our most treasured animals.

Free activities, no bookings required

Chick Hatching
Whitford Library
Tuesday 19 AprilFriday 29 April
Come into Whitford Library from the second week of the school holidays and watch the baby chickens hatch and grow, it is going to be egg-citing!!

Treasure Hunt
All Libraries
Visit the Libraries any time during the school holidays and join in the A to Z Animals Treasure Hunt hidden amongst the shelves. Find all 26 and go into the draw to win fabulous prizes.

Story Time
All Libraries
Come and enjoy animal stories, songs and creative play at our regular story time sessions. Ages 2 – 4 years. More information.

Toddler Time
Woodvale Library, 10.00am
Thursday 14 April
Thursday 21 April
Join in the special animal-themed sessions, with singing, movement and active play. Ages 18 – 30 months.