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School Holiday Programme – October 2018


Holiday sessions for creative kids! 

Registration is required for these sessions. Please follow the links provided to book your place.

Lego Kits

Come and enjoy a story, some puzzles and a variety of different Lego Kits to make up.

Suitable for children aged 5-10 years old. No children under 5 allowed for safety reasons.  A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.

Due to the popularity of Lego sessions, please only book for one Lego session. Multiple session 
bookings may be cancelled.

Pāpāmoa Library 
Tuesday, 2 October at 1.30pm
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Pāpāmoa Library
Wednesday, 3 October at 10am 
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Pāpāmoa Library
Monday, 8 October at 10am 
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Greerton Library
Wednesday, 3 October at 1.30pm 
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Greerton Library
Wednesday, 8 October at 10am 
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Greerton Library
Wednesday, 8 October at 1.30pm 
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Lego Free Play

Come and enjoy a story, some puzzles and 1000’s of pieces of Lego to build something using your imagination (no kits provided.)

Suitable for children aged 4-10 years old. No children under 4 allowed for safety reasons. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.

Due to the popularity of lego sessions, please only book for one Lego session. Multiple session 
bookings may be cancelled.

Tauranga Library 
Thursday, 4 October at 10am
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Tauranga Library 
Thursday, 4 October at 1.30pm
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Tauranga Library 
Wednesday, 10 October at 10am
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Tauranga Library 
Wednesday, 10 October at 1.30pm
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Tech-know-ledgy sessions for tweens! 

Registration is required for these sessions. Please follow the links provided to book your place.

Creative Spark 

Have a go at creating your very own website! Take photos with our iPads, make mini movies and include a personal bio! Bring your own images on a USB stick to add too (ask your parents first!).
Participants need to have a reasonable level of computer skills. 

Start time: 10.30am

Suitable for children aged 9-14 years old.

Wednesday, 3 October at Tauranga Library
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Thursday, 4 October at Papamoa Library 
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Wednesday, 10 October at Greerton Library
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Creature Cases 

Jazz up a plain pencil case with cool creature designs and colourful fabric markers. Create a fuzzy pencil topper to take home inside!

Start time: 10.30am

For children aged 7-10 years old. A parent or caregiver must supervise child.

Tuesday, 2 October at Tauranga Library

Friday, 5 October at Pāpāmoa Library

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Monday, 8 October at Mount Maunganui Library

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Tuesday, 9 October at Greerton Library 

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Friday, 12 October at Tauranga library 

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Fantastical Creatures

Enjoy stories and songs and then use your imagination to either create a fire-breathing dragon, a rainbow unicorn or create your own fantastical creature.

Start time: 10.30am

For children aged 3-6 years old. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.

Monday, 1 October at Greerton Library

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Tuesday, 2 October at Pāpāmoa Library

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Thursday, 4 October at Mount Maunganui Library

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Friday, 5 October at Tauranga Library

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Tuesday, 9 October at Tauranga Library 

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Wednesday, 10 October at Mount Maunganui Library

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Thursday, 11 October at Greerton Library 

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Friday, 12 October at Pāpāmoa Library 

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Mystical Eggs

Enjoy a story and then use your imagination, air-dry clay and our sparkly supplies to create a mystical egg – perhaps a dragon’s egg or a dinosaur egg or the egg of a phoenix.

Start time: 10.30am

This activity is suitable for young people of all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children.

Wednesday, 3 October at Greerton Library 

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Wednesday, 10 October at Pāpāmoa Library

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Drop-in fun for all ages!

There is no need to register for these sessions - just pop in at any moment between the times indicated. If sessions are busy, there may be a small wait.

These activities are suitable for all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.

Poster Puzzles

Make a puzzle drawing inspiration from 19th century suffrage posters.

Time: between 10.30am-12pm

  • Thursday, 11 October at Tauranga Library
  • Tuesday, 9 October at Pāpāmoa Library
  • Tuesday, 2 October at Greerton Library
  • Friday, 5 October at Mount Maunganui Library

QR Hunt

Bring the family and work together to explore your local library and learn some fun facts along the way – you may even win a spot prize! Bring your own device which has a QR Code Scanner APP installed (free from APP stores).

Time: between 1.30-2.30pm

  • Monday, 8 October at Tauranga Library
  • Thursday, 11 October at Papamoa Library
  • Friday, 5 October at Greerton Library

3D Camellias

To celebrate 125 years since women in New Zealand got the right to vote, we will be making their famous symbol –the camellia flower.

Time: between 1.30-3pm

  • Thursday, 11 October at Tauranga Library
  • Tuesday, 9 October at Pāpāmoa Library
  • Tuesday, 2 October at Greerton Library
  • Friday, 5 October at Mount Maunganui Library

Keva Building Challenge

Put your building hats on and be part of the Keva Building Challenge. Create designs from your imagination or try your hand at a building challenge card.

Wednesday, 3 October between 10-11.30am & 1.30-3pm at Mount Maunganui Library

Friday, 12 October between 10-11.30am & 1.30-3pm at Mount Maunganui Library


Published: Thursday, 06 Sep 2018 08:00 by Tauranga City Council
 

 
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