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Library Fun - East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust

Library Fun

Enjoy a free craft session at your local library

Library events are free of charge and can be booked by calling the library. Contact the library.

0-3yrs

Bookbug Sessions 0 - 3 years
Bookbug sessions introduce music to the very young using simple rhymes, stories, and songs. These fun, interactive sessions, including some just for babies, are held regularly in libraries throughout the year. Find your nearest Bookbug session.

3-4yrs

Teddy Bears Picnic
If you go down to the woods today... Bring your favourite teddy along for story time, songs and a chance to make your very own 'teddy head'.

Funny Face Planters
Be amazed as your little one decorates their very own 'funny face' plant pot and plants seeds in their personalised pot

Sensory Sea World
Make your own sea world! Explore all things nautical and bring the ocean waves home with this fun themed craft.

Under the Sea Crafts
Inspired by the book "Commotion in the Ocean", create your own Sharks, Dolphins, Crabs, Star fish and many more using paper and shells.

Windmills
Brighten up the outdoors on a breezy day with your own whirling paper windmill.

5-8yrs

Soar: Make a Kite
Create your very own kite worthy of soaring with the birds. Cut, glue, fold and decorate as you use all your creative skills to make a magnificent kite capable of flying high. All you need is a gust of wind.

Finger Puppets
Let your fingers do the talking...ever feel you are missing something at the end of your finger? Why not make your own finger puppet to get the part started!

Countryside Craft
Keeping the Country Code, build your own colourful 3D gate decorated with flowers and bugs.

9-12yrs

Picture this....
Design your own photo frame to capture your summer memories in a personalised photo frame.

When the Wind Chimes
Add some extra jingle and sparkle to your garden - design, paint and thread a beautiful wind chime for you to display in your garden.

Create and Make
Door Name Plaque - a fun way to dress up your bedroom door with a book inspired door name plaque.

Dig It!
A garden for indoors - transform household items into a magical indoor garden

Summer Reading Challenge: Animal Agents

5 - 12 yrs. The Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. Find out what's happening at your local library this year.

ActivityDateTimeVenue
Funny Face PlantersThursday 6 July11am - 12pmClarkston library
Teddy Bears PicnicTuesday 11 July10am - 11amBarrhead Foundry library
Sensory Sea WorldThursday 13 July11am - 12pmGiffnock library
SoarWednesday 19 July1pm - 2pmBarrhead Foundry library
Create a door plaqueThursday 20 July2pm - 3pmGiffnock library
Under the SeaFriday 21 July2pm - 3pmMearns library
Finger PuppetsTuesday 25 July2pm - 3pmGiffnock library
Dig It!Wednesday 26 July10.30am - 11.30amMearns library
Soar: Make a KiteFriday 28 July2.30pm - 3.30pmClarkston library
WindmillsWednesday 2 August10.30am - 11.30amNeilston library
Picture this...Wednesday 2 August1pm - 2pmBarrhead Foundry library
When the Wind ChimesFriday 4 August11am - 12pmClarkston library
Countryside CraftWednesday 9 August10.30am - 11.30amMearns library

Booking arrangements for library events.

  • These events are ticketed, except the Bookbug sessions
  • Tickets are available from Monday 26 June.
  • Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All children are very welcome at these events. If your child has additional needs please call our Children's Team on 0141 577 3513.
  • Children may be photographed during library events. If you do not want your child included in this please notify us at time of booking.

Barrhead Foundry Library - 0141 580 1174
Clarkston Library - 0141 577 4972
Giffnock Library - 0141 577 4976
Mearns Library - 0141 577 4979
Busby Library - 0141 577 4971
Eaglesham Library - 0141 577 3932
Neilston Library - 0141 577 4981
Thornliebank Library - 0141 577 4983 

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