School Holiday Activities
HAWKESBURY LIBRARY (02) 4560 4460 This holiday’s program is taking inspiration from the Library display - Cover to Cover: Roald Dahl International
Book Covers. All the activities will celebrate Roald Dahl stories. His books will come to life in a load of fun. COVER TO COVER Closes Wednesday 31 October
This display of Roald Dahl book covers from around the world, showcases the marvellous and memorable ways illustrators have depicted Dahl’s stories. Cover to Cover is presented in partnership with Westwords for the Sydney Writers’ Festival, thanks to the Roald Dahl Estate (UK) and Penguin Random House. FREE – During Library hours.
BFG (BIG FUN GAMES) 1-14 October during Library hours
Even the Big Friendly Giant could play these oversized games. Drop in any time to play. They will be set up throughout the Library all holidays. FREE – All welcome.
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Tuesday 2 October 2-3.30pm
Make some of the characters James met inside the giant peach, including Miss Spider, Ladybug and Old Grasshopper. Richmond Library FREE – all materials supplied bookings essential. For 5 years+.
THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Friday 5 October 10am-midday
Learn how to cook some scrumdiddly-umptious treats that will rival Willy Wonka’s creations.
$10 – all materials supplied bookings essential. For 10 years+.
HEALTH ALERT: This event is not suitable for children with food allergies. The recipes used will contain chocolate, nuts, gluten, lactose and other allergens.
THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME Wednesday 10 October 2-3.30pm
Learn how to make a paper pelican that can fly. FREE – all materials supplied bookings essential. For 5 years+. REVOLTING RHYMES WRITING WORKSHOP
Friday 12 October 10-11am
Author and illustrator, Matt Cosgrove, has worked as a university lecturer in comic art and a creative director of a magazine, but his passion has always been creating children’s books. Join him in this Roald Dahl-style creative writing workshop to learn how to construct your own revolting rhymes. $5 – all materials supplied bookings essential. For 8-12 years.