Library has a wide range of holiday fun for curious kids
THE Curious Creatures Summer Reading Club at Rochester Library will be continuing through the January school holidays.
The program, which started on December 1, is free to join — as are all the library school holiday activities — and rewards students for reading and returning books with an end-of-school-holidays party.
‘‘Reading is an essential skill for everyone. It’s the vital foundation of a child’s learning and engagement in their school years and for life,’’ Campaspe Regional Library’s Wendy O’Hara said.
‘‘The Summer Reading Club encourages children and young people to discover great authors and illustrators of picture books, junior and young adult fiction as well as non-fiction.
A free family show, Animals of Oz, is an interactive show that will take place on January 21 at 2.30pm at the Echuca Library, bookings are essential. Call 5481 2400.
The holiday program at Rochester Library is as follows: Tuesday, January 8 at 10.30am Family movie: Small Foot, BYO drinks and nibbles, for all ages. Thursday, January 10 at 2.30pm Under the sea diorama; a free craft activity for all ages. Tuesday, January 15 at 10.30am Family movie: Hotel Transylvania 3, BYO drinks and nibbles, for all ages. Thursday, January 17 at 2.30pm Snake creatures; a free craft activity for all ages. Wednesday, January 23 at 4pm Lego and tech time for all ages. Thursday, January 24 at 2.30pm Summer Reading Club Party and Pencil Pal activity for Golden Ticket holders.
Bookings essential at campaspe.vic.gov.au/ library or by calling 5481 2868