October School Holiday Fun

Grow and explore at your library these holidays. Our holiday programme is Covid-19 alert level dependent as in-person events can only take place at Level 1. We have some great Level 2 options though. Read on for more info!

For more information about any of the following events, contact your library.

Motueka Library

Murchison Library

Richmond Library

Takaka Library

Motueka Library                            

Event Description Time and Date
Grow & Explore Scavenger Hunt 

Grab a question sheet and go for a wander around the library to find all ten scavenger hunt posters.  Each one will have a fact related to growing things.  Fill in the question sheet, add your details and pop the form in the entry box to go in the draw to win a $10 Paper Plus voucher.

2 - 17 October

Grow & Explore Activity Pack

Keep your kids' brains active these holidays when you take some fun home with a grow and explore themed set of activities, including jokes and a set of knuckle bones. Suitable for primary age school children. Free.

4 - 16 October

Grow & Explore Makerspace

Drop in to our grow and explore all ages makerspace. We’ll be making something to grow, something to feed the birds and some nature inspired art. All materials are provided, just bring your imagination! Free. This event will only take place at Level 1. At Level 2 a Take & Make craft kit will be provided instead.

Tuesday 5 October, 10.00am-11.30am

Grow & Explore Storytime

Come and join us for some fantastic stories suitable for 4 - 9 year olds. Then get creative and make something exciting to take home.  Free. This event will only take place at Level 1. At Level 2, Take & Make craft kits will be provided instead.

Thursday 7 October, 

Build with Bricks Drop-in 

People of all ages are invited to build something dangerous, build something beautiful, be inspired by nature. Pop into the library and use our amazing brick resource. Free. This event will only take place at Level 1. Tuesday 12 October, 10.00am-11.30am

Get Craftin!

Like crafts and books? Then this session is for you! 10 to 14 year olds are invited to Get Craftin'! Free snacks provided. This event will only take place at Level 1. At Level 2, Take & Make craft kits will be provided instead. Tuesday 12 October, 2.00pm-3.30pm

Grow & Explore Storytime

Come and join us for some fantastic stories suitable for 4 - 9 year olds. Then get creative and make something exciting to take home.  Free. This event will only take place at Level 1. At Level 2, Take & Make craft kits will be provided instead. Thursday 14 October, 

Murchison Library                            

Event Description Time and Date
Grow and Explore Scavenger Hunt  Grab a question sheet and go for a wander around the library to find all ten scavenger hunt posters. Each one will have a fact related to growing things. Fill in the question sheet, add your details and pop the form in the entry box to go in the draw to win a $10 Paper Plus voucher.  2 - 17 October

Richmond Library                            

Event Description Time and date
Grow and Explore Scavenger Hunt  Grab a question sheet and go for a wander around the library to find all ten scavenger hunt posters. Each one will have a fact related to growing things. Fill in the question sheet, add your details and pop the form in the entry box to go in the draw to win a $10 Paper Plus voucher. 2 - 17 October
Trees and Butterflies Craft Workshop Weave a woollen tree and make a silvery garden decoration at this free, all-ages craft workshop. This event will only take place take place at Level 1. A Take & Make craft kit will be available if we are at Level 2. Thursday 7 October, 10.00am-12.00pm

Tākaka Library                            

Event Description Time and Date
Grow and Explore Scavenger Hunt  Grab a question sheet and go for a wander around the library to find all ten scavenger hunt posters. Each one will have a fact related to growing things. Fill in the question sheet, add your details and pop the form in the entry box to go in the draw to win a $10 Paper Plus voucher. 2 - 16 October
Take & Make: Cress Head Kit Take & Make a free Cress Head kit in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy watching your head grow edible hair! Free. While stocks last. 4 - 16 October
Grow & Explore Activity Pack Keep your kids' brains active these holidays when you take some fun home with a grow and explore themed set of activities, including jokes and a set of knuckle bones. Suitable for primary age school children. Free. 4 - 16 October
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