School holiday activities at Campaspe libraries

18 December 2018 - Media release

Campaspe Regional Library Services will cure kid’s boredom and give parents a much needed break with four weeks of fun filled school holiday activities.

The program starts on Thursday, 3 January and runs through to Friday, 25 January with activities held in the Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester, Rushworth and Tongala libraries.

Library Services Manager, Jenny Mustey said there is a lot on offer this holidays with family movies, Lego, NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) craft activities, games and heaps more.

“One of this year’s highlights will be a free interactive Animals of Oz show held at 2.30pm on Monday, 21 January at the Echuca Regional Library. Please book as this is sure to be a popular event,” Ms Mustey said.

“The Curious Creatures Summer Reading Club is free to join and rewards children for reading and returning books and includes a party in Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester, Rushworth and Tongala at the end of the holiday period.”

“The school holiday program is another example of how Campaspe Shire’s libraries are continually evolving to offer communities a place to learn, create and belong.”

The program schedule is as follows:

Thursday, 3 January

Echuca – 4.00pm, Tech Zone

Friday, 4 January

Echuca – 1.00pm, Family movie

Monday, 7 January

Echuca – 2.30pm, NGV – Incredible illusions

Tuesday, 8 January

Echuca – 10.30am, Pencil pals and snake creatures

Rochester – 10.30am, Movie morning

Echuca – 2.30pm, Bunnings story stones

Kyabram – 2.30pm, Monster masks

Wednesday, 9 January

Echuca – 2.30pm, Family movie

Rushworth – 2.30pm, Pencil and snake creatures

Thursday, 10 January

Tongala – 10.30am, NGV – Build your town

Kyabram – 2.00pm, NGV – Dog’s life

Rochester – 2.30pm, Under the sea diorama

Echuca – 2.30pm, Sharks and jellyfish

Echuca – 4.00pm, Tech zone

Friday, 11 January

Echuca – 2.30pm, Science slime and snow

Monday, 14 January

Kyabram – 10.30am, Pencil pals and snake creatures

Echuca – 2.30pm, Stocking critters

Tuesday, 15 January

Rushworth – 10.30am, Stocking critters

Rochester – 10.30am, Movie morning

Echuca – 10.30am, Under the sea diorama

Echuca – 2.30pm, NGV -Terrific Tessellations

Tongala – 2.30pm, Tech zone

Wednesday, 16 January

Echuca – 2.30pm, Family movie

Echuca – 5.30pm, Pizza and board games

Thursday, 17 January

Tongala – 10.30am, Stocking critters

Kyabram – 2.00pm, Under the sea diorama

Rochester – 2.30pm, Snake creatures

Echuca – 2.30pm, Bunnings pencil boxes

Echuca – 4.00pm, Tech zone

Friday, 18 January

Tongala – 2.30pm, Amber fossils

Echuca – 2.30pm, Science slime and snow

Monday, 21 January

Kyabram – 2.30pm, Stocking critters

Echuca – 2.30pm, Animals of Oz

Tuesday, 22 January

Echuca – 10.30am, Amber fossils

Tongala – 2.00pm, Story cube

Echuca – 2.30pm, Decorate a ceramic mug

Wednesday, 23 January

Rochester – 4.00pm, Lego and tech time

Echuca – 2.30pm, Monster masks

Thursday, 24 January

Tongala – 10.30am, Summer reading club party

Rushworth – 2.30pm, Summer reading club party

Rochester – 2.30pm, Summer reading club party and pencil pal activity

Kyabram – 2.30pm, Summer reading club party

Echuca – 2.30pm, Summer reading club party – curious creatures

Echuca – 4.00pm, Tech zone

Friday, 25 January

Echuca – 2.00pm, Family movie

In addition to the library sessions, two special drop-in craft activities will be held in Echuca’s Port Precinct in Murray Esplanade on 9 and 16 January from 10.30am to 12noon.

Bookings are required for most library activities and can be made by calling 5481 2400 and can be booked online at www.campaspe.vic.gov.au/library