Holiday Programmes

Holiday programmes

Awesome Autumn for ages 3-6 years

Enjoy some autumn-themed stories and songs and then use collage and a novel painting technique to create your own awesome autumn tree picture.

Greerton Library

Tuesday, 20 April from 10-11am
Register here: awesomeautumn-gtnlib-20april.eventbrite.co.nz

Mount Maunganui Library

Wednesday, 21 April from 10-11am
Register here: awesomeautumn-mtlib-21april10am.eventbrite.co.nz

Wednesday, 21 April from 1:30-2:30pm
Register here: awesomeautumn-mtlib-21april1-30pm.eventbrite.co.nz

Tauranga Library

Thursday, 22 April from 10-11am
Register here: awesomeautumn-tgalib-april22-10am.eventbrite.co.nz

Pāpāmoa Library

Wednesday, 28 April from 10-11am
Register here: awesomeautumn-paplib-april28-10am.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help. This is a messy activity so old clothes are recommended.


Funny Bunny Cupcakes for ages 7-10 years

Beat, colour, model, admire, eat, repeat. Enjoy decorating delicious Funny, Bunny cupcakes.

Pāpāmoa Library FULLY BOOKED

Monday, 19 April from 10-11:30 am
Register here: funnybunnycupcake-paplib-19april.eventbrite.co.nz

Mount Maunganui Library FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, 22 April from 10-11:30am
Register here: funnybunnycupcakes-mtlib-22april.eventbrite.co.nz

Tauranga Library FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday, 27 April from 10-11:30am
Register here: funnybunnycupcakes-tglib-27april.eventbrite.co.nz

Greerton Library FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, 29 April from 10-11:30am
Register here: funnybunnycupcakes-gtnlib-29april.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required. Registrations for children under 7 years will be cancelled. Cupcakes will be store-bought. If you have allergy concerns, please bring your own two cupcakes to decorate. Parents are required to stay for the duration of the session.


Make Masters: Whack-a-mole Madness for ages 6-9 years

Experiment with the Makey Makey Invention Kit and make your own Wack-a-mole game using Scratch. Learn about conductive materials and challenge yourself to beat your own high score.

Tauranga Library FULLY BOOKED

Friday, 23 April from 10-11am
Register here: makemasters-tgalib-23april.eventbrite.co.nz

Mount Maunganui Library FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday, 27 April from 10-11am
Register here: makemasters-mtlib-27april.eventbrite.co.nz

Pāpāmoa Library FULLY BOOKED

Friday, 30 April from 10-11am
Register here: makemasters-paplib-30april.eventbrite.co.nz   

Registration Required. This activity uses Playdoh as a conductor, please advise if your child has allergies and/or requires gloves. Parents, you are welcome to drop your child off, but please ensure you are back by 10.45am


Sphero Art for ages 5-10 years

What do you get if you cross a robot with Jackson Pollock? Some really epic artwork! Come and use Sphero robots to create an awesome piece of art to take home.

Tauranga Library FULLY BOOKED

Monday, 19 April from 10-11am
Register here: spheroart-tgalib-19april.eventbrite.co.nz

Thursday, 29 April from 10-11am
Register here: spheroart-tgalib-29april.eventbrite.co.nz

Pāpāmoa Library FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday, 20 April from 10-11am
Register here: spheroart-paplib-2-april.eventbrite.co.nz

Greerton Library FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, 22 April from 1-2pm
Register here: spheroart-gtnlib-22april.eventbrite.co.nz

Tuesday, 27 April from 10-11am
Register here: spheroart-gtntlib-27april.eventbrite.co.nz

Mount Maunganui Library FULLY BOOKED

Friday, 30 April from 10-11am
Register here: spheroart-mtlib-30april.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required. Parents are required to stay for the duration of the session.


LEGO Fun for ages 4-10 years

Come and take part in our building challenges using our huge collection of Lego building blocks.

Tauranga Library

Tuesday, 20 April from 10-11am
Register here: legofun-tgalib-20april.eventbrite.co.nz

Greerton Library FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday, 21 April from 10-11am
Register here: legofun-gtnlib-21april.eventbrite.co.nz

Pāpāmoa Library

Thursday, 29 April from 10-11am
Register here: legofun-paplib-29april.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required.  No children under 4 allowed for safety reasons.  A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.


KEVA Building Challenge for all ages

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.  

Mount Maunganui Library

Tuesday, 20 April from 10-11am FULLY BOOKED
Register here: kevabuidingchallenge-mtlib-20april.eventbrite.co.nz

Thursday, 29 April from 10-11am
Register here: kevabuidingchallenge-mtlib-29april.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.


Bloomin’ Fun for all ages

No registration required for this activity

Create a beautiful bouquet for someone special in your life or an Anzac poppy in remembrance of those who have served.  Using two simple materials we will create stunning 3D flowers with no tape or glue needed.

Mount Maunganui Library

Monday, 19 April from 10-11:30am

Tauranga Library

Wednesday, 21 April from 10-11:30am

Pāpāmoa Library

Wednesday, 21 April from 10-11:30am

Greerton Library

Friday, 23 April from 10-11:30am

This is a drop-in session, no bookings required. Come any time during the session time to take part in this short activity. This activity is suitable for all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.


Designer Door Tags for all ages

No registration required for this activity

KEEP OUT! Kittens Only! Slide money under the door. Create the perfect Door Tag, to swing from your bedroom door. Disclaimer; The Library cannot be held responsible for parents who do not follow the instructions on your Door Tag.

Pāpāmoa Library

Tuesday, 27 April from 10-11:30am

Tauranga Library

Wednesday, 28 April from 10-11:30am

Mount Maunganui Library

Wednesday, 28 April from 10-11:30am

Greerton Library

Friday, 30 April from 10-11:30am

This is a drop-in session, no bookings required. Come any time during the session time to take part in this short activity. This activity is suitable for all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.


Crazy Librarian Escape Room Experience for teens aged 11-14 years

Can you solve the clues to break open the crazy librarian’s locked box? Beat the 30-minute timer and retrieve the prize inside!

Pāpāmoa Library

Thursday, 22 April from 9:30-10am
Register here: crazyescaperoom-paplib-22april.eventbrite.co.nz

Thursday, 22 April from 10:15-10:45am
Register here: crazyescaperoom-paplib-22april.eventbrite.co.nz

Thursday, 22 April from 11-11:30am
Register here: crazyescaperoom-paplib-22april.eventbrite.co.nz

Greerton Library

Wednesday, 28 April from 9:30-10am
Register here: crazyescaperoom-gtnlib-28april.eventbrite.co.nz

Wednesday, 28 April from 10:15-10:45am
Register here: crazyescaperoom-gtnlib-28april.eventbrite.co.nz

Wednesday, 28 April from 11-11:30am FULLY BOOKED
Register here: crazyescaperoom-gtnlib-28april.eventbrite.co.nz

Registration required. Please book for one 30-minute session only. Registrations for children under 11 years of age will be cancelled.


Code Creator: Tilt Controller Challenge for ages 10-14 years

Develop your gaming skills by coding your very own game using Scratch. Challenge yourself by designing your own controller and wiring it with a Makey Makey Invention Kit – then see if you can beat your own high score.

Greerton Library

Monday, 19 April from 1-3pm
Register here: codecreatortiltcontroller-gtn-19april.eventbrite.co.nz

Tauranga Library

Friday, 23 April from 1-3pm
Register here: codecreatortiltcontroller-tga-23april.eventbrite.co.nz

Mount Maunganui Library

Tuesday, 27 April from 1-3pm
Register here: codecreatortiltcontroller-mt-27april.eventbrite.co.nz

Pāpāmoa Library

Friday, 30 April from 1-3pm
Register here: codecreatortiltcontroller-pap-30april.eventbrite.co.nz

Booking Required. Parents, you are welcome to drop your child off, but please ensure you are back by 2.45pm
 


Last Reviewed: 31/03/2021
 

 
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