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Friday, 27 September 2013

Events: School Holiday Fun at Canberra Libraries

Board Games @ Gungahlin

After some brilliant (free!) fun for the kids these October school holidays? For those in the Canberra region, Libraries ACT has put on a whole host of magnificent events, several of which have been tied into Showcase: Second Annual Festival of Australia's Children's Literature.

Don't miss this amazing opportunity for your kids to meet and greet and have fun with a whole host of authors--including award-winners Jackie French, Morris Gleitzman, Garth Nix and Nina Rycroft--and there are some seriously fun creative workshops, too. Check out just some of the events on offer, and see here for the entire list.

Read me a story (Ages 4-8) Multiple Dates
Dickson | View map
Join us at the library for a fun half hour of stories. Every Saturday Suitable for 4 - 8 year olds.

iPad Fun and Games (Ages 2-7) 10/1/13 10:30AM - 12PM
Gungahlin | View map
This program is for children aged 2-7 only. Learn how to download games to play on the iPad and how to play with other children.

Riley and the Jumpy Kangaroo (Ages 3-7) 10/2/13 10:30AM - 11:15AM
Belconnen | View map
This program is suitable for children aged 3-7 years. Join local author Tania McCartney for a special story time.

Fine Feathered Friends: craft and story time (Ages 5-8) 10/2/13 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Tuggeranong | View map
Children participating in this program must be aged 5-8 years due to the nature of the program.

Stop. Pause. Play. (All ages) Multiple Dates
Gungahlin | View map
This program is suitable for all ages. Come in and 'play' with a range of tablet devices, e-readers and other gadgets and new technology.

Riley and the Jumpy Kangaroo (Ages 3-7) 10/2/13 2PM - 2:45PM
Woden | View map
This program is suitable for children aged 3-7 years. Join local author Tania McCartney for a special story time.

Garth Nix: A story crafter unveils his world of fantasy (Ages 11+) 10/3/13 10:30AM - 12PM
Dickson | View map
Participants in this program must be aged 11+ years due to the nature of the program. Garth Nix, popular fantasy and science fiction.

Morris Gleitzman: Meet the Author (Ages 8-12) 10/3/13 10:30AM - 12PM
Tuggeranong | View map
Children participating in this program must be aged 8-12 years due to the nature of the program.

Become a Backyard Naturalist (Ages 8-12) 10/3/13 3PM - 4PM
Wanniassa | View map
Children participating in this program must be aged 8-12 years due to the nature of the program.

Become a Backyard Naturalist (Ages 8-12) 10/4/13 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Holt | View map
Children participating in this program must be aged 8-12 years due to the nature of the program.

Dinosaurs Love Cheese with Jackie French and Nina Rycroft 10/9/13 2PM - 4PM
Civic| View map
This program is suitable for adults and young adults. Dinosaurs Love Cheese with Jackie French and Nina Rycroft.

Hunger Games Experience (Ages 12-18) 10/10/13 1PM - 4PM
Civic| View map
Participants in this program must be aged 12-18 years due to the nature of the program. Indulge your Hunger Games passion.

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