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Children's Activities

Code Club

We offer free coding opportunities in the library for young people aged 7-13 throughout the school year. Learn how to program simple games and animations using the block-based programming language Scratch. All coders start with the Scratch Basics course and build up their programming skills as they move through the different projects in their club. For more details visit the Coding Clubs page.


Read, Write, Count


Inspired by the Read, Write, Count bags? Continue to enjoy a love of learning and discovery making and creating together as a family. Each month there will be something new to discover and create together. ( 5-9 years)

January: To a Mouse! Roon aboot, roon aboot, Goes a wee moose. Up a bit, up a bit, In his wee hoose

Learn about the life cycle of mice.

Barrhead Foundry LibraryTues 21 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm
Busby LibraryFri 10 Jan3.30pm-.30pm
Clarkston LibraryFri 24 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm
Eaglesham LibraryFri 17 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm
Giffnock LibraryThurs 16 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm
Mearns LibraryWed 22 Jan3.45pm-4.45pm
Neilston LibraryWed 15 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm
Thornliebank LibraryTues 21 Jan3.30pm-4.30pm


February: Flippy, Flappy Fish

Barrhead Foundry LibraryTues 18 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Busby LibraryFri 14 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Clarkston LibraryFri 28 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Eaglesham LibraryFri 21 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Giffnock LibraryThurs 20 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Mearns LibraryWed 19 Feb3.45-4.45pm
Neilston LibraryWed 12 Feb3.30-4.30pm
Thornliebank LibraryTues 18 Feb3.30-4.30pm


Brick-Fast Club ( 5-12yrs)Brickfast

Work together with other budding builders and excellent engineers to design and build some cool creations using bricks and Lego at these brick-tastic clubs. Can you build it... yes you can!

Thornliebank Library / Fortnightly from Fri 31 January - Fri 27 March  / 3.30-4.30pm

Busby Library / Weekly from Tues 3 March - Tues 7 April /  3.30- 4.30pm

Neilston Library / Fortnightly from Fri 6 March - Fri 17 April  / 3.30-4.30pm

Contact the libraries to register your place.


Harry Potter ( all ages)

Welcome to the tri-wizard library tournament! Test your magical prowess, your daring and your powers of deduction. Are you brave enough to put your name into the Goblet of Fire? Wizards, witches and muggles of all ages are welcome!

More details to follow shortly...



Try out the latest Virtual Reality technology and discover what VR's all about!

Travel the world, explore exciting places, and get an immersive experience of sensational sights, from New York to Notre-Dame, or even journey to space and see the stars...

Giffnock Library / Tuesday 4 Feb / Drop-in from 1.30-3.30pm

Mearns Library / Wednesday 29 April / Drop-in from 10.30am-12.30pm

Barrhead Foundry / Wednesday 20 May / Drop-in from 1pm-3pm

Clarkston Library / Monday 15 June / Drop-in from 10am-12noon

Free, no need to book.



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