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.

Special Events

Greener Bin Waste show - Join Kazza and Gazza from Ship’OFools for a 30 minute musical with a difference. Suitable for ages 4 years and over.
SMART Science show - Join the SMART team from Newcastle University for one cool science show and explore physics, chemistry and states of matter with liquid nitrogen. Suitable for ages 5 years and over.
Spy School: become a super sleuth - Bring your super investigative skills to Swansea Library these holidays and learn to be a super sleuth, with games, craft and top- secret activities. Suitable for ages 8-12 years.

Workshops

Yoga and Mindfulness for kids – Learn simple yoga, breathing and mindfulness techniques to help deal with anxiety and worries. Suitable for ages 5 years and over.
Coding for kids - Learn how to program your own interactive stories, games and animations using Scratch. Suitable for ages 8-11 years.
Ozobots coding for kids - Discover the world of coding using Ozobots. This workshop is aimed at first time coders. Suitable for ages 10-14 years.
CPR for kids - Learn the latest CPR and first aid techniques. Presented by Lake Mac Council beach lifeguards. Suitable for ages 3-7 years.
Young Writers Workshop - Fuel your imagination and build writing confidence! Enjoy practical exercises and learn valuable tips to develop creative writing skills. Suitable for ages 11-14 years.


Storytimes and craft activities

Crafty Kids: Paper Pet Portraits - Using paper collage create your own pet portrait to take home. Suitable for ages 2 years and over.
Stories in the big blue chair: celebrating NAIDOC Week - Enjoy stories from the Big Blue Chair to celebrate NAIDOC week and create friendship braclets using colours from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island flags. Suitable for ages: 5-9 years.
NAIDOC storytime.with Fern Martins - Join local illustrator Fern Martins for a special storytime featuring stories, songs and craft to celebrate NAIDOC week. Suitable for ages 3-7 years.
Food Fun Storytime - Bring along a rug, and join us for a special outdoor storytime, with stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years.
Marble Mazes - Create your own maze game using recycled materials. Suitable for ages 5 years and over.
Stories in the big blue chair: celebrating friendship - Bring along your bestie, and join us for stories that celebrate friends and friendship. Suitable for ages 5-9 years.
Storytime Ninjas - Dress up, and join us for ninja stories, songs and craft. Suitable for ages 3-7 years.
Crafty Kids: Winter wonderland craft - Come in out of the cold, and get creative at our drop in craft table. Suitable for ages 3-9 years.
Safari Adventures Read and Rhyme time - Go wild with stories, songs and musical instruments for toddlers one to three years. Suitable for ages 1-3 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.