April School Holiday Fun

Let's Discover some inter-galactic school holiday space-themed fun-times!

For more information, contact your library.

Motueka Library

Murchison Library

Richmond Library

Takaka Library

Motueka Library                                                    

Event Description Time and Date
Let’s Discover Space Scavenger Hunt 

Go on an Inter-Galactic journey! Collect your entry form, find the ten space clues, complete the challenge and enter the Lucky Prize Draw. For 5 – 12 year olds. Free.

17 April - 2 May

Techy Time

Young tech-lovers are welcome to drop in to Techy Time to learn through play with our Bots, 3Doodler pens, LEGO and more! For children age 7+. Free. Tuesday 20 April, 10.00am-11.30am

Let’s Discover Inter-Stellar Galactic Space Storytime  

Come and join us for some fantastic stories from outer space! Get creative and make something excitingly spacey to take home. For 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers please bring an adult. Free. Thursday 22 April, 10.00am-11.00am
Inter-Stellar Galactic MakerSpace  Drop in to our all ages, Inter-Stellar Galactic Makerspace.  Use your skills to build, create and craft some amazing things to take home. Free. Tuesday 27 April, 10.00am-11.30am
Teen Takeover   Space-themed crafts, snacks and fun for teens 12 and over. There will be a space-themed quiz, constellation crafting and a UFO snack challenge. Contact Motueka Library to book your spot. Free. Wednesday 28 April, 10.00am-11.30am
Let’s Discover Inter-Stellar Galactic Space Storytime   Come and join us for some fantastic stories from outer space! Get creative and make something excitingly spacey to take home. For 4-9 year olds. Pre-schoolers please bring an adult. Free. Thursday 29 April, 10.00am-11.00am

Murchison Library

Event Description Time and Date
Let’s Discover Space Scavenger Hunt  Go on an Inter-Galactic journey! Collect your entry form, find the ten space clues, complete the challenge and enter the Lucky Prize Draw. For 5 – 12 year olds. Free. 17 April - 2 May

Richmond Library                                                         

Event Description Time and Date
Let’s Discover Space Scavenger Hunt  Go on an Inter-Galactic journey! Collect your entry form, find the ten space clues, complete the challenge and enter the Lucky Prize Draw. For 5 – 12 year olds. Free. 17 April - 2 May
Night Sky Storytime  Special guest Ralph Bradley of Wai-iti Dark Sky Park, will share his enthusiasm for our local night sky. Followed by starry stories and craft. Free. Monday 19 April, 11.00am-12.00pm
All Ages Craft Space

Come along to our drop-in All Age Craft session.  Try some art and craft ideas and most of all have some fun. Free.

Tuesday 20 April, 10.00am-12.00pm
Youth Market Workshop

Calling all young artists, craftspeople or bakers. Turn your talents into income! Discover the skills to organising and running a successful market stall. For 9-15 year olds. Free. 

Wednesday 21 April, 10.00am-12.00pm
Mitre10 Makerspace I If your children enjoy making a racket in the library, then this is the event for you!  Murray from Mitre 10 MEGA in Nelson will be here to run a fun building session designed especially for young people aged 7–12. Book your spot at Richmond Library. Free. Tuesday 27 April, 1.00pm-2.00pm
Mitre10 Makerspace II If your children enjoy making a racket in the library, then this is the event for you!  Murray from Mitre 10 MEGA in Nelson will be here to run a fun building session designed especially for young people aged 7–12. Book your spot at Richmond Library. Free. Tuesday 27 April, 2.00pm-3.00pm
Teen Takeover   Space-themed crafts, snacks and fun for teens 12 and over. There will be a space-themed quiz, constellation crafting and a UFO snack challenge. Contact Richmond Library to book your spot. Free. Wednesday 28 April, 10.00am-11.30am
Techy Time  Techy Time is a great opportunity to learn through play with the library’s technology resources. Free. Thursday 29 April, 1.00pm-3.00pm

Takaka Library                                                 

Event Description Time and Date
Let’s Discover Space Scavenger Hunt  Go on an Inter-Galactic journey! Collect your entry form, find the ten space clues, complete the challenge and enter the Lucky Prize Draw. For 5 – 12 year olds. Free. 17 April - 2 May

Let’s Discover Inter-Stellar Galactic Space Storytime  

 Come and join us for some fantastic stories and crafts from outer space! For 4-9 year olds. Free. Tuesday 20 April, 10.30am-11.30am
Robotics Workshop – Making a Mars Rover 

Recreate a rover like you might have seen on Mars and learn to programme the sensors that would be needed to explore the planet. For curious 9-13-year-olds. Cost: $25. Enrol online at Humanitix.

Thursday 22 April, 9.00am-12.00pm
Robotics Workshop – Build a Robot

From Automata to Robotics - build your own robot and make it move, stepping into the world of robotics. Knowledge of Scratch recommended. For curious 8 – 11-year-olds. Cost: $25. Enrol online at Humanitix.

Thursday 22 April, 1.30pm-4.30pm
Robotics Workshop – Build a Robot From Automata to Robotics - build your own robot and make it move, stepping into the world of robotics. Knowledge of Scratch recommended. For curious 8 – 11-year-olds. Cost: $25. Enrol online at Humanitix. Friday 23 April, 9.00am-12.00pm
Robotics Workshop – Making a Mars Rover  Recreate a rover like you might have seen on Mars and learn to programme the sensors that would be needed to explore the planet. For curious 9-13-year-olds. Cost: $25. Enrol online at Humanitix. Friday 23 April, 1.30pm-4.30pm
Upcycle the Teen Space Our Teen Space needs a revamp. We would love your input: move, paint, cut … all teenagers welcome! Snack provided. Free. Friday 30 April, 2.00pm-4.00pm 
Let’s Discover Inter-Stellar Galactic Space Storytime   Come and join us for some fantastic stories and crafts from outer space! For 4-9 year olds. Free. Tuesday 27 April, 10.30am-11.30am
Make a Bubble Wand  Enjoy making big and small bubble wands and let your bubbles float into space. All ages are welcome! Free. Wednesday 28 April, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Kiddie Yoga with Nikki McGuinness  Trained children’s yoga teacher Nikki McGuinness retells the story The Princess and the Wizard by Julia Donaldson using yoga for children. Koha. Thursday 29 April, 11.00am-11.40am

 

 

 

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