Christmas comes early at library
HARVEY’S youngest book-lovers gathered at the Harvey Public Library on Wednesday for the last storytime of the year.
The usual songs and stories were given a Christmas theme and afterwards the children enjoyed festive cakes and treats at a special Christmas party.
Each child was also treated to an early present from Father Christmas.
The library’s Christmas craft runs until this Friday.
The library will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and on January 1 and 2.
“We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season,” librarian Georgia Cripps said.
“We look forward to seeing all our readers again and more and more new readers in the New Year.”
Khaleesi Collins, Grace Holland and librarian Salli Watt dress for the festive season. Khaleesi will celebrate her fourth birthday on Christmas Eve.
Isabel Strauch and Isla Leach are ready for the library's storytime Christmas party.
Harvey Public Library staff Georgia Cripps and Arlene Abaquin lead the festivities with Christmas songs.
Casey Charchalis and Chloe and Storm Couchran, of Harvey, enjoy the last library storytime for the year.
Ade and Madeleine Chester are excited by an early present from Father Christmas.
Miron and Amara Lanarolle enjoy songs, stories and an early gift from Father Christmas at the storytime party.
Tabitha and Ryley Tai-Rakena with Rhiannan Ferguson and Makenna Charchalis, sing festive songs.
Robyn and Archer Campbell are surprised by the present from Santa at the library storytime.