October School Holiday Fun

Our popular school holiday activities will be back in 2019.

Splash into our wonderfully watery array of fabulous activities these school holidays!

Join us for an exciting assortment of workshops, craft sessions, story telling and more. Most events are free, some require bookings.

For more information, contact your library.

Motueka Library

Murchison Library

Richmond Library

Takaka Library

Motueka Library                    

Event Description Time and Date
Wonderful Water Scavenger Hunt Find the ten pictures hidden around the library, answer the questions and go into the lucky draw. Monday 1 - Saturday 13 October
Wonderful Water Makerspace Experience a variety of fun hands-on activities and get creative with craft materials when you make a driftwood sea creature or taniwha. For all ages. Preschoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.00am-11.30am, Tuesday 2 October
Wonderful Water Storytime Join us or a fun hour of watery stories and create some awesome art to take home. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Prechoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.00am-11.00am, Thursday 4 October
Keen Kids Write! Join Amy Groome for fun writing tasks for keen kid writers aged 9+. Free. Phone 03 528 1047 to book your place. 2.30pm-4.00pm, Thursday 4 October
Wonderful Water Stories and Songs for Preschoolers Enjoy wonderfully watery stories and songs suitable for 3-6 year olds with their carers. Older siblings welcome. Free. 10.00am-10.30am, Monday 8 October
Wonderful Water Makerspace Experience a variety of fun hands-on activities and get creative with craft materials when you make a tropical aquarium. For all ages. Preschoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.00am-11.30am, Tuesday 9 October
Wonderful Water Storytime Join us or a fun hour of watery stories and create some awesome art to take home. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Prechoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.00am-11.00am, Thursday 11 October

Richmond Library                                                                                         

Event Description Time and Date
Wonderful Water Scavenger Hunt Find the ten pictures hidden around the library, answer the questions and go into the lucky draw. Monday 1 - Saturday 13 October
Wonderful Water Storytime Join us for wonderfully watery stories and songs suitable for 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers welcome with an adult. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 11.00am-12.00pm, Monday 1 October
Makerspace with Murray from Mitre 10 Make your own blackboard with Murray Leaning from Mitre 10. Use woodworking and painting skills to make your masterpiece! Suitable for 7-12 year olds. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Tuesday 2 October
Makerspace With Murray From Mitre 10 Make your own blackboard with Murray Leaning from Mitre 10. Use woodworking and painting skills to make your masterpiece! Suitable for 7-12 year olds. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 2.00pm-3.00pm, Tuesday 2 October
Stories With Margaret and Chummy The Dog Join Chummy the dog and Margaret for stories, craft and snuggles. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers please bring an adult. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 11.00am-12.00pm, Wednesday 3 October
Keen Kids Write! Join Amy Groome for fun writing tasks for keen kid writers aged 9+. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.00am-11.30am, Thursday 4 October
Drop-in Techy Time Drop in to learn through play with our technology toys! Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.00am-12.00pm, Friday 5 October
Family Friendly Movie

Join us for a family-firendly PG movie at Richmond Library. An adventurous teen sets sail to save her people and meets a demi-god on the way. Book at Richmond Library. Free.

1.00pm, Friday 5 October
Stop! Police! Charlotte, a local Community Constable, reads police-themed stories and talks about her work with police. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 9 October
Wonderful Water With Richard de Hamel Marine themed stories, facts and craft with Marine Science Educator Richard De Hamel. Suitable for 4-11 year olds. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.30am-11.30am, Wednesday 10 October
Wonderful Water Workshop TDC Hydrology staff Juliet Westbury and Gillian Bullock explain the what, when, where, how and why of water! Stories and crafts too! For ages 6+. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.00am-11.30am, Thursday 11 October
Teen Takeover - Style Me Sustainably Join us for a fun day of eco fashion challenges including making your own no-sew carry bags and an op-shop scavenger hunt! For ages 12+. Free. Book on Eventbrite. 10.00am-3.00pm, Friday 12 October

Takaka Library           

Event Description Time and Date
Wonderful Water Scavenger Hunt Find the ten pictures hidden around the library, answer the questions and go into the lucky draw. Monday 1 - Saturday 13 October
Storytime - Wonderful Water Join us for watery tales and interesting facts. Be creative and make something special to take home. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 2 October
Kitchen Science Bring science alive with a hands-on session for the curious. Limited space. Phone 03 525 0059 to book your spot. Suitable for 5-10 year olds (5 and 6 year olds with an adult). $4. 10.30am-11.30am, Friday 5 October
Kiddie Yoga With Nikki McGuinness Trained yoga teacher Nikki McGuiness playfully engages children and adults through yoga, movement and story. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. Free. 10.00am-10.40am, Monday 8 October
Storytime - Wonderful Water Join us for watery tales and interesting facts. Be creative and make something special to take home. Suitable for 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers welcome with an adult. Free. 10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 9 October
Harry Potter Quiz Test your Hogwarts knowledge and be in to win prestigious Harry Potter memorabilia from Dragon Alley! Phone 03 525 0059 to book your team. All ages welcome. $10 per team. 7.00pm-8.30pm, Thursday 11 October

 

 

 

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