Magical Creatures with Animal Story
Animal Story and their magical creatures will be visiting our libraries this half term. Come along and meet Niffler the hedgehog, Fudge the skunk and more magical and mythical creatures. Learn all about their favourite foods and activities. Guaranteed to be fun, educational and entertaining. There will also be a chance to hold or stroke some of the creatures if you wish! Suitable for all ages.
Monday 21 February, 11am – 12pm at Billingham Library
Monday 21 February, 1.30 – 2.30pm at Yarm Library
Wednesday 23 February, 1.30 – 2.30pm at Ingleby Barwick Library
Friday 25 February, 11am – 12pm at Thornaby Central Library
Friday 25 February, 1.30 – 2.30pm at Stockton Central Library
Robot Winter Sports
Come and compete at Thornaby Libraries Robot Winter Sports and try your hand at skiing, curling and ice hockey with robots!
Monday 21 February, 2 – 3pm at Thornaby Central Library
Wednesday 23 February, 10 – 11am at Thornaby Library (Gilmour Street)
Catching the Sun
Join us in making a variety of colourful and eye catching suncatchers
Tuesday 22 February, 11am – 12pm at Roseworth Library
Up! Up and Away!
Make a kite decoration with lots of things to decorate it with – choose one theme or mix and match. Suitable for all ages.
Wednesday 23 February, 10 – 11am at Norton Library
Wednesday 23 February, 1 – 2pm at Fairfield Library
Step into Spring
Let’s make bugs, birds and a nest!
Thursday 24 February, 1.30 – 2.30pm at Ingleby Barwick Library
Mother’s Day Craft
Make your mum smile this Mother’s Day with the perfect card, made with love from you!
Thursday 24 February, 3.30 – 4.30pm at Thornaby Central Library
Bugs and Butterflies
Come along and have some crafty creepy crawly and beautiful butterfly fun!
Wednesday 23 February, 10.30 – 11.30am at Yarm Library
Expedition to Ancient Egypt with Stockton Central Library
Join us as we travel back to a time of Pharaohs and Pyramids. Look into the life of a Pharaoh, see your name in hieroglyphics, build a pyramid and even prepare a mummy! All this and more including a coding adventure and a VR Pyramid roller-coaster ride. It’s an adventure you don’t want to miss!
Life as a Pharaoh
Ever wanted to rule over your own kingdom? Find out how the Pharaohs did it in day one of our Expedition to Ancient Egypt. Create the tools of the trade, your very own headdress and collar and find out more about the land and the people of Egypt.
Monday 21 February, 2.30 – 4.30pm at Stockton Central Library
Write like an Egyptian
Tuesday 22 February, 2.30 – 4.30pm at Stockton Central Library
Vulture. Leg. Cup. Write like an Egyptian! With your very own laser cut wooden Cartouche, which you will paint and decorate with your name in hieroglyphics!
Build a Pyramid
Wednesday 23 February, 2.30 – 4.30pm at Stockton Central Library
How did they build the Pyramids? We will never know for sure but we will be building our own today. Paint the bricks to create the Pharaohs journey through the afterlife then join us afterwards for a fun Coding Adventure around Egypt.
Prepare the Pyramid
Thursday 24 February, 2.30 – 4.30pm at Stockton Central Library
Find out about the treasures hidden inside the pyramids! Make a Canopic Jar, used by the ancient Egyptians during the mumification process and then create a god-like mask similar to those worn by the embalmers preparing the body.
Make a Mummy
Friday 25 February, 2.30 – 4.30pm at Stockton Central Library
On day 5 of our ‘Expedition to Ancient Egypt’ we will be making a Mummy and painting the iconic Ankh. Who wants to help prepare the Pharaohs body? We’ll be taking out the organs and wrapping them up and replacing them into their sarcophagus!
Exploring the Pyramid
Saturday 26 February, 11am – 2.30pm at Stockton Central Library
How would our pyramids look 5000 years after they were built? Let’s take a look! Jump on a roller-coaster ride around the pyramids with our Virtual Reality Headset in our grand finale and one final Coding trip. Suitable for ages 13+
Free fun for all the family. Booking required for all sessions as places are limited. Unless otherwise stated, all activities are suitable for ages 4 - 11 years.
Address: Stockton Central Library, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, UK