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.

Make a splash storytime - Join the fun with The Rover at our special storytime with songs and craft while you cool off by the pool at Lake Mac Swim Centres. Free with your pool entry. 2 October or 5 October. For ages 3-6 years.

Stories from the big blue chair - Join Amber Dexterous for fun, fabulousness and frivolity with stories, craft, song and dance. For ages 5-9 years.

Fold and fly paper planes - Build the perfect paper plane with step-by-step construction. Three sessions at 10am, 11.30am or 3pm. For ages 7-12 years.

Lantern making - Families can create a floating lantern as part of the Riverlights Multicultural Festival in Maitland. For all ages.

Meet the illustrator: Lessons of a Lac - Join illustrator Kirrili Lonergan for a fun and interactive session to discover the Lessons of a Lac book series. For ages 3-8 years.

Spooky storytime - Storytime with spine-tingling stories, songs and creepy craft.  Dress up as your favourite frightening creature. For ages 3-7 years.

Planet Atheneum Fun Palace - Add your words and drawings to our giant hand-made storybooks. For ages 12+

Crafty kids: polar bear fun - Make your own polar bear art work.  Snap a selfie with our life sized yellow polar bear. For 3-8 years.

Sketchy Monday - Practice your drawing skills and learn new techniques each week. For ages 6-12 years.

Teddy bear storytime - Bring your teddy and join the fun with stories, songs and craft. For ages 3-6 years.

Scare yourself silly party - Play spooky games, create creepy craft and taste terrifying treats. Dress up as your favourite creature. For ages 8-12 years.

Billy Goats Gruff puppet show - Storytime featuring a puppet show based on the classic story. Three sessions at 10.30am, 11.30am or 3pm.  For ages 3-7 years.

Mindfulness through art for kids - Learn some simple drawing activities which can be done at home to help them quiet busy minds. For ages 7-12 years.

Wands for muggles - Design and make your own wand. For ages 6-10 years.

Kids trivia - An afternoon of trivia especially for children. For ages 7-12 years.

Colour your world - Help colour in our giant map of famous landmarks and people.  Drop in event. For ages 5-12 years.

Super Saturday Storytime - Out of this world - Enjoy storytime and make your own alien or space rocket. For ages 2-6 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.