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. 

Hands On Workshops

The Young Writer’s Workshop
Learn valuable writing tips and practical exercises to fuel imagination and build writing confidence at our special workshop designed for young writers to learn in a relaxed and supportive environment. Suitable for ages 11 -14 years.

Ozobots: coding for kids - SOLD OUT
Discover the world of coding using Ozobots. This course is aimed at absolute beginners who would like to try coding. Suitable for ages 10-14yrs.

Introduction to Lego Mindstorm - SOLD OUT
Come along and enjoy an introductory robotics workshop featuring Lego’s most advanced and newest robotics technology – the powerful Mindstorms EV3. Learn how to assemble and program the Mindstorms to carry out special tasks. Suitable for ages 8-14yrs.

Special Events

Painting with Aunty Maree
Create an artwork and learn about Aboriginal symbols with Aunty Maree. Suitable for ages 5-12 years.

Curious Chemistry Science Show
Learn, observe, discover chemical reactions and the incredible chemistry behind our bodies, brains and the universe! Presented by Newcastle Museum. Suitable for ages 5-12yrs.

Minecraft Bingo
Come along and join in playing Minecraft Bingo. We will call out Minecraft images which are on the bingo cards and the first player to cover an entire row  yells “BINGO” and you’ve got a winner! Suitable for ages 6-12yrs.

Storytimes and Craft

Crafty Kids: Pirates and Mermaids
Drop in to Wangi Wangi Library and get creative at our craft table! Decorate your own pirate hat or sparkly mermaid to take home. No need to book. Suitable for ages 2yrs+.

Curly Tales Storytime
Come along and join us for a fun-filled, oinking good time with piggy stories, rhymes, songs & craft. Suitable for ages 2-6yrs.

NAIDOC Storytime with Special Guest Fern Martins
Help us celebrate NAIDOC Week at our special storytime, with guest Fern Martins, artist and illustrator. Join the fun with stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7yrs.

Frog Prince Puppet Show - SOLD OUT
Join us at Edgeworth Library for a special puppet show and storytime based on the classic tale “The Frog Prince”. Suitable for ages 3-6yrs.

Drive-in-movie: Babe
Join us for a “drive-in” movie screening of Babe. Bring along a box and “build” your car, then join us for the movie screening of Babe. Suitable for ages 5-10 years.

Crafty Kids: Collage Fun
Come along to Windale Library and get creative at our craft table. Create your own special collaged picture to take home. No need to book, just drop in. Suitable for ages 2yrs+.

Craftybots - SOLD OUT
Come along to Cardiff Library and build your own robot from recycled materials to take home. Suitable for ages 5-10yrs.

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.