Welcome to the Spring School Holidays 2022 edition of the Hills Shire Library Service e-newsletter.
We've got a packed schedule of workshops, craft and storytimes for kids!
WRITING WORKSHOPS WITH
Castle Hill Library | Thursday 6 October
Meet the author of the bestselling Ella and Olivia & Puppy Diary series as she shares her creative writing tips and tricks with you. Yvette is an experienced secondary English teacher who loves sharing her knowledge and experience with children.
School years K-2 $16.50 | School years 3-6 $19.50
Baulkham Hills Library | Monday 26 September 10.30am-11.30am | FREE
Would you like to learn about the largest animals on the planet?
Come and join us to explore the world of these magnificent sea creatures, through stories, games and craft. Suitable for children in school years K-2.
Dural Library | Thursday 29 September 10.30am-11.30am | FREE
Get out and active with Sydney Thunder Cricket! Hit some runs with the players in the park as you practice your cricket skills then head into the library for some super sports stories. Suitable for children in school years K-3.
Vinegar Hill Memorial Library | Friday 30 September 11am-11.45am | FREE
Does your child have trouble finding the just-right story for them? Let us take the guess work out as your child sits back and listens as we read the first chapter of a specially selected book aloud. We will workshop predictions for the story ahead and then each child will get to borrow a copy of the book to continue reading at home. We will meet up again to discuss our favourite parts of the story and share the reading experience with our new book buddies! Writing journals supplied. Suitable for chidlren in school years 3-4.
Castle Hill Library | Tuesday 4 October 2pm-3pm | FREE
Are your children curious about how the library really works? Join us for a fun and informative tour of Castle Hill Library to help you and your child find your way around the Library and see what happens behind the scenes! Suitable for children in school years K-3
The Year One Reading Club ends on Monday the 31st October!
The club is designed to help students improve their reading skills and develop their imaginations through literature. Children still have plenty of time to receive their stickers and rewards. By making regular visits to the library, reading becomes an enjoyable habit for children and helps build on the literacy skills developed in kindergarten.
Vinegar Hill Memorial Library | Wednesday 5 October 10.30am-11.30am | FREE
Come along for some action-packed fun with stories, songs, and craft! Don’t forget to dress up in your favourite superhero costume. Suitable for children in school years K-2.
Showcase your child's creative talent!
Keep the Summer Reading Theme ‘Invent, Create, Imagine’ in mind and get going. Download the template and entry form from the library website or see staff to pick up a copy. Winning designs will be turned into bookmarks for the Summer Reading Adventure program. All winners will also receive a book pack valued at $100! Terms and conditions and age categories apply.
FREE | submit your entry online or at any Hills Shire Library from Tuesday 4 October - Monday 24 October 2022. Suitable for children aged 5-14 years.
All branches | See website for dates and times | FREE
Get creative these school holidays! Work with your child and see their creativity blossom as they use a variety of arts and crafts materials. One project per child. Adults are required to attend and participate with their child. Theme: My Healthy Plate. Suitable for children in school years K-6.
This September, we’ve partnered with Western Sydney Local Heath District to provide the latest health and wellbeing information for you and your families. Explore the information below. Join free NSW Health programs, learn tips to stay healthy, book your tickets to attend a free workshop and more!