School’s Out – Summer holiday events at the library

School’s Out – Summer holiday events at the library

Release Date: 
Friday, 10 November 2017

Summer Reading Club: Game On!

1 December 2017 - 31 January 2018
All three Libraries

Get ready for a celebration of sports, games, technology and team spirit! Join the Summer Reading Club during the school holidays from 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2018.

Visit your local City of Armadale Library and register, borrow books and receive some fantastic rewards including: trading cards, stickers, and tattoos to get started, or you can register online at

Record how many books or hours you read over the Summer school holidays in your Reading Log and check out the Summer Reading Club website for activities and competitions.

When you have completed your Reading Log, come to the library and receive your certificate and extra rewards!

The Summer Reading Club is suitable for:
Preschool 0 - 5 years
Primary 6 - 12 years
Secondary 12 - 18 years

Visit to enter competitions, post book raves, pictures and your Reading Log. Discover and even chat to some great authors and illustrators too!

Keep on reading during the holidays!

Lego at the Library

Thursday 11 January, 2 - 3pm at Seville Grove Library
Wednesday 24 January, 2 - 3pm at Armadale Library

Are you up for a Lego challenge? Build some creations and get your game on!

Suitable for children aged six to 12 years.

Book Cubby

Tuesday 16 January, 2 - 3.30pm
Kelmscott Library

The book cubby is a place for children to show off their creativity.

In this session everyone will have the opportunity to become a local published author and illustrator. Suitable for all ages.

Pyjama Story Time

Wednesday 17 January, 6.30 - 7.30pm
Armadale Library

Wear your pyjamas and bring your teddy to the library! We will read stories, sing songs and create craft. Suitable for all ages.

Board Games Morning

Friday 19 January, 10am – noon
Armadale Library

Beat holiday boredom and play some board games! We have a great selection including a giant Connect Four, Snakes and Ladders and Noughts and Crosses.

Suitable for children aged six to 12 years.

Places are limited and bookings are essential for all sessions. To book, visit or call the relevant library.

Armadale Library 9394 5125
Kelmscott Library 9394 5810
Seville Grove Library 9394 5800

Note: Parents or carers must stay in the library during the sessions. Childcare centers and groups must phone for bookings. If you are unable to attend after booking, please notify the library.

Grandma’s Games

Friday 5 January, 10 - 11.30am
Kelmscott Library

Hop, skip and jump into some old time games. We'll have fun playing games from past generations!

Suitable for children aged six to 12 years.

Animation Workshops

Monday 15 January, 1 - 4pm (for 7 to 8 year olds)
Thursday 18 January, 1 - 4pm (for 9 to 11 year olds)
Tuesday 23 January, 1 - 4pm (for 12 to 18 year olds)
Seville Grove Library

Learn what it takes to make it in the animation industry with internationally renowned artist Dougy Pincott.

Dougy will guide you through this amazing creative process with art, poetry, lateral thinking, and plasticine.

Design a story board, build your character, then bring them to life using software developed in conjunction with Wallace and Gromit creators; Aardman Animation.

Dougy Pincott has worked with Oscar winning artists from Pixar, Disney, ILM, and DreamWorks.

Places are very limited and bookings are essential. Visit or call 9394 5800.

Note: If you are unable to attend after booking, please notify the library.

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