School holidays at Ku-ring-gai Library

July School Holiday Program

Fun with Lego workshops - Superheroes

Let's go crazy Lego brick challenge

Children are invited to join our Lego and craft workshops during these school holidays.

A challenge will be set for Lego enthusiasts to construct their own superhero inspired masterpieces using Lego and lots of imagination.

All materials provided.

Ideal for children aged 6-9 years

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Cost: $5

Turramurra Library Tuesday 9 July book here
St Ives Library Wednesday 10 July book here
Lindfield Library Thursday 11 July book here
Gordon Library Wednesday 17 July book here

Superheroes Storytime and Craft

Join us for a morning of Superhero themed stories, rhymes and craft.

Come dressed as your favourite superhero.

All materials provided.

Ideal for children aged 3-6 years

Time: 10.30am to 11.30am

Cost: $5

Lindfield Library Thursday 11 July book here
Gordon Library  Tuesday 16 July book here

Rangers Apprentice - Table Top Gaming Heroes: Inspired by John Flanagan's bestselling series "The Ruins of Gorlan"

This table top game will be set in the world of John Flanagan's Rangers Apprentice. Can Will and Halt prevent the assassination of the king?

"The Ruins of Gorlan" is available for loan, reserve your copy today.

All materials provided.

Ideal for children aged 10+

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Cost: free

Gordon Library Thursday 18 July book here

Big Bang Science workshop - Escape Room

Do you have what it takes to escape? In this workshop teamwork is key to solving the mystery! Follow the clues to open the chest which holds the key to your escape, but hurry the clock is ticking!

All materials provided.

Ideal for children aged 9-12 years

Time: 10am to 11am

Cost: $10

Gordon Library - Old School meeting room 1 Wednesday 17 July book here

Big Bang Science Workshop MadLab® - fully booked

Learn the safe use of a soldering iron while constructing an imaginative electronic gadget.

Modify your own circuit board to create a face out of flashing lights, catch your friends out with a lie detector or even design a device to make all your decisions for you.

All materials provided.

Ideal for children aged 8-12 years

Time: 10am to 11.30am

Cost: $15

Gordon Library - Old School meeting room 1 Monday 8 July

Meet me at the library with local wild life photographer and author Jan Latta

Jan will talk about her exciting adventures and scary experiences when she had close encounters with wild animals. A cheetah came up to her in Africa; a lion chased a wildebeest through the mess tent while she was having dinner; a misunderstanding with a male orangutan in Borneo; playing with pandas in China; and learning primate behaviour from a chimp called Mzee. She describes how each True to Life book was created and has a wealth of knowledge to share about endangered animals. Jan will show wonderful animal videos she has created in the wild.

About Jan:

Jan Latta is an author and wildlife photographer. To create her 16 True to Life Books she follows animals in the wild to tell their stories through photographs. She’s had exciting adventures in Africa, India, Borneo, Sri Lanka, China and Costa Rica. She’s had exciting adventures with tigers in India, orangutans in Borneo, leopards in Sri Lanka, pandas in China, Costa Rica with sloths and all the African animals in the Maasai Mara.

Ideal for children aged 7+

Time: 10.30am - 11.30am

Cost: free

Gordon Library Friday 19 July book here