Come along to Whitburn Library this summer for a host of activities to keep the children entertained.
We are working alongside South Tyneside Council to offer the Summer Reading Challenge, which has a Space theme this year. To complement this we have:
EVERY TUESDAY 2PM – Lego
Make your own Lego rocket to display in the library. £1 per child and we will display your Lego creation in the library over the summer!
EVERY THURSDAY 2PM – Crafts
Thursday 26th July – Make a Spaceship
Thursday 2nd August – Make an Alien
Thursday 9th August – Make a Planet Bookmark
Thursday 16th August – Make a Flying Rocket
Thursday 23rd August – Make a Moving Robot
Thursday 30th August – Make a Lolly Rocket
All activities £1 per child with all funds raised going towards the maintenance of the library
In addition to the usual crafts and Lego associated with the Summer Reading Challenge, this year we are also hosting a display containing the interactive map in the book series ‘Lily, Windy and the Witch’, from the Angel of the North in Gateshead to Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields. This trail runs straight past Whitburn Library and we are delighted that the author of the book, Yvonne Carlin-Page has agreed to be our Author in Residence and will be providing activities linked to the story throughout the summer.
MONDAY 22ND JULY
Book signing – Yvonne Carlin-Page, Local author of ‘Lily, Windy and the Witch’ will launch the display with a book signing at 1030AM
TUESDAY 30TH JULY
Meet the characters – Meet the Windy Way Characters with Yvonne Carlin-Page at 2pm