School Holiday Fun

Looking for something to do during the school holidays? Lake Mac Libraries have heaps of fun activities and events for all ages. Bookings are essential for all activities unless stated otherwise.


Crafts and workshops

  • Comics-us  - Love drawing pictures and making up stories? Join other teens as we explore comics, and drawing challenges. Suitable for ages 12-17 years.
  • Let’s draw dinosaurs - Learn how easy it is to draw some of your favourite dinosaurs using free online tutorials. Suitable for ages 8-12 years.
  • LEGO® builders - Come along and design your own amazing LEGO creation. Suitable for ages 6 years+. - SOLD OUT
  • Discovering spiders and insects  - Discover fascinating facts, and some of the unique and bizarre creatures that make up the world of spiders and insects. Presented by Newcastle Museum. Suitable for ages 6 years+. - SOLD OUT
  • Crafty kids: make a poppy for Anzac Day  – Drop in and make a poppy flower, ready for Anzac Day, at our craft table. Suitable for all ages.

Storytimes

  • Farmyard friends - Moo-ve and groove with stories, songs and craft at our special storytime. Suitable for ages 3-6 years. - SOLD OUT
  • Read and rhyme time: crazy for colour - Dress in your favourite colour, and join us for a special Read and Rhyme Time, where we will move and groove with stories, songs and musical instruments. Suitable for ages 1-3 years.
  • Meet the author and illustrator: Perfect Petunias - Join us for Stories in the Big Blue Chair with author Lynn Jenkins and illustrator Kirrili Lonergan, as they read their new book Perfect Petunias. Suitable for ages 3-8 years.
  • Meet the author and illustrator of Flaming Charli and Dancing Charli  - Join us for a special storytime with author, Ant Wood, and illustrator Lorraine Robertson, as they read Flaming Charli and Dancing Charli. Suitable for ages 3-8 years.
  • Water fun storytime - Splash into Swansea Library for our water fun storytime with stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years. - SOLD OUT
  • Jungle adventures with The Rover  - There’s a rumble in the jungle at Valentine. Visit The Rover to hear stories, play games and have a wild time. Suitable for ages 4-8 years.- SOLD OUT
  • Getting Crafty in The Big Blue Chair - Join us for Stories in the Big Blue Chair as we enjoy special stories and creating something fun to take home. Suitable for ages 5-9 years.

Lake Mac Libraries also run many fun activities during the school term. Subscribe to our free What's On Newsletter to keep up-to-date with what's happening at your local library each month.