School Holiday Activities @ The Library

School holiday fun at The Library!

Penrith City Library hosts events each school holidays as listed below. Check out their Orbit newsletter for further information.

Summer school holidays has a free activity at all libraries from 15 December to 27 December, and shows and workshops on selected dates in mid January 2019.  

Free Activity

Saturday 15 December - Sunday 27 January
At Penrith, St Marys & St Clair Library Branches Check out The 13 Storey Tree House by Andy Griffiths then try out the fun, free library Treehouse quiz this summer. Use library search tools and solve 13 Storey Treehouse questions to collect a special gift* from Terry & Andy. * Gifts available only while stocks last.
WHO: 7-10 year olds 
WHEN: Saturday 15 December - Sunday 27 January. During library opening hours only

Family Shows

Wednesday 16 January, 10.30am - 11.20am
PASS THE POETRY PLEASE with Carolyn Eccles
Pass the Poetry isn’t a stuffy poetry show – it’s a lively, engaging, visually rich theatre experience, skilfully combining poems and rhymes both fast, slow, funny and sad with costumed characters and baffling illusions in a colourful, energetic performance to stretch the imagination. 
WHO: For the whole family
WHEN:  TICKETS: $7 per person (children under 2 free)

Wednesday 23 January, 10.30-11.30am

The Peter Wood Funny Magic Show is great summer entertainment that the whole family can enjoy together.  Carefully crafted for all age groups, Peter’s magic show uses pace, anticipation and surprise to keep you enthralled from beginning to end.
WHO: For the whole family.
TICKETS: $7 per person (children under 2 free)

Young People 

Tuesday 15 January, 10.30am-12pm
TIE DYE FOR TEENS with Na’ama Atzmon Simon
Try out different tie-dye designs and use your favourite to create your own colourful pillow case*. If you’d like to dye more, bring along your own white cotton t-shirt. *Pillow case provided only.
WHO: 11-15 year olds
WHEN: TICKETS: $15 per student

Thursday 24 January, 11-11.45am
ON YA BIKE with Addventageous
Get clued up about all the best rides around Penrith and bike maintenance skills to keep you pedalling all year round! No bikes required - everything supplied!
WHO: 12-16 year olds
WHEN:  TICKETS: $7 per student

Tuesdays & Thursdays 15, 17, 22, 24 January
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS with Ian Zammit
Play D&D (5th edition) in a fun summer series. Create your own character to play an introductory series of quests. Get great tips about the game's world and clues about how to get your own game up and running. D&D is packed with other great benefits too, like mathematics, science, literacy, creativity and imagination to name just a few!
WHO: 12-16 year olds
WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays 15, 17, 22, 24 January, 5.30-7.30pm
TICKETS: $50 per student for 4 sessions. Limited places so book early


Tuesday 15 January, 1-2pm
DECORATE YOUR OWN CASE with Na’ama Atzmon Simon
Using fabric paint, stencils and markers learn fun design techniques and decorate your own cool pencil case for the new year.
WHO: 5-10 year olds
WHEN:  TICKETS: $12 per child

Thursday 24 January, 10-10.45am
READY, SET, GO BIKES! with Addventageous

Love riding your bike in Summer? Learn some easy skills to keep your bike in tip-top shape! No bikes required – everything supplied!
WHO: 7-11 year olds
TICKETS: $7 per student

TICKETS ON SALE FROM Monday 10 December
All events are at Penrith Library. Bookings are essential. Book early to avoid disappointment as tickets sell quickly. No refunds or exchanges for tickets purchased. Family shows – every adult and child over 2 years old must purchase a ticket. Other events – accompanying adults attend for free. All events are supervised by professional facilitators and staff. Images displayed in the newsletter are for promotional purposes only.


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