School Hol­i­day Ac­tiv­i­ties

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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+.

CHAR­LIE AND

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.

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