Plenty of school holiday fun to be had at libraries

MAKING a kaleidoscope, learning to draw cartoons and a Lego competition are among the activities at Fraser Coast libraries during the school holidays.

Children aged three to eight can experiment with magnets and learn about floating and sinking at a silly science stuff activity at Hervey Bay Library on Tuesday, September 24, from 10-11am and at Maryborough Library on Wednesday, September 25, from 10-11am.

A Lego competition for youngsters aged from five to 12 will run at Tiaro Library on Monday, September 23, from 10-11.30am, Maryborough Library also on Monday, September 23, from 2-3.30pm and at Hervey Bay Library on Monday, September 30, from 10-11.30am.

Those aged seven and over can learn how to draw cartoons with author and cartoonist Dave Hackett at workshops at Hervey Bay Library on Friday, September 27, from 10-11am and at Maryborough Library also on Friday, September 27, from 2-3pm.

In the optical illusions sessions, children aged six and over can make 3-D glasses and a kaleidoscope.

They will be held at Howard Library on Thursday, September 26, from 2-3pm, at Burrum Heads Library on Tuesday, October 1, from 2-3pm, at Tiaro Library on Wednesday, October 2, from 10-11am, at Hervey Bay Library on Thursday, October 3, from 10-11am and at Maryborough Library on Thursday, October 3, from 2-3pm.

The Fraser Coast Regional Council said bookings were essential and could be made in person at the appropriate library.

All activities required a booking fee of $2.70 per child per activity, which had to be paid at the time of booking, the council said.



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