School holidays at Ku-ring-gai Library

Please note: All activities are fully booked for these school holidays 

Introduction to 3D printing workshop

Learn the basics of 3D printing and how to design your own work using Tinkercad software.

Note to parents: children are required to create a Tinkercad account before attending and bring login details on the day.

Designs made in class will be printed during the week.

Date: Tuesday 10 July

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Venue: Gordon Library ezone computer lab

Cost: $10 - includes one free print (size limits apply)

Age: 10+ years

Scratch Jr workshop for kids and their adult helper

Scratch Jr is an introductory programming language that enables young children to create their own interactive stories and games.

Children snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters move, jump, dance and sing.

Date Wednesday 11 July  Thursday 12 July 
Venue Turramurra Library  Lindfield Library 
Time 10am - 11.30am 10am - 11.30am

BYO device - iPad or Android

Note: Before the session, please download the free app "Scratch Jr" on to the device you will use with your child. Available from the Apple Store or Google Play. (App will not work on Microsoft tablets.)

Age: suitable for children in school years K-2

Cost: $5

Harry Potter - Wizard's Tournament

Voldemort and his evil forces are threatening to take over Hogwarts castle and it's up to Harry Potter and the other students to ensure the safety of the school by defeating villains and consolidating their defences.

Players will take on the role of Harry Potter and other Hogwarts students using their magical abilities to protect Hogwarts castle at all costs.

Date Wednesday 11 July  Wednesday 18 July Thursday 19 July 
Venue Turramurra Library  St Ives Library  AWOL - Youth Services at Gordon Library 
Time 2pm - 3.30pm 2pm - 3.30pm 2pm - 3.30pm

Cost: free

Age: 10+ years

Magical kingdoms - fun with Lego workshops

During these workshops children will create a magical themed world fit for a witch, wizard or magical character.

All materials provided.

Date Tuesday 17 July Wednesday 18 July Friday 20 July 
Venue Lindfield Library St Ives Library  Turramurra Library 
Time 10am - 11.30am 10am - 11.30am 10am - 11.30am

Age: 5-8 years

Cost: $5

Stop motion animation workshop for kids 

A great way to introduce kids to the magic of animation. During the workshop children will make their own stop motion animated movie using Lego, clay, figures and a variety of materials and props to aid them.

Please note this workshop is designed for iPad. Children bringing their own device will need to download the free Stop Motion app before attending.

Date: Friday 20 July

Time: 2pm - 3.30pm

Venue: Turramurra Library

Cost: $5

Age: 9+ years

Bookings are essential for all workshops.