Holiday Programmes

School Holidays Events and Programmes

28 September to 13 October

Download our printable school holidays calendar.

Scavenger Hunt Giant Games

Free | All Libraries | All day, every day

Bring along the whole family to try out our new giant games!
Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt

Free | All Libraries | All day, every day

Head to your local library to get your Scavenger hunt task sheet...see how many tasks you can complete!
Herb Garden 

Herb Garden Creation

$5.00 | 5+ years

Plant and grow your own herb garden and create a personalised recipe book to match.


Leeston Library: Thursday 3rd October, 10-11am Book

Lincoln Library: Thursday 3rd October,12.30-1.30pm Book

Darfield Library: Thursday 10th October, 10-11am Book

Rolleston Library: Thursday 10th October, 12.30-1.30pm Book

Book Bag 

My Book Bag

$5.00 | 10+ years

Come along and create a personalised book bag with some of our book-themed stencils.

Leeston Library: Monday 30th September, 10-11am Book

Lincoln Library: Monday 30th September, 12.30-1.30pm Book

Darfield Library: Monday 7th October, 10-11am Book

Rolleston Library: Monday 7th October, 12.30-1.30pm Book

Fashion Illustration 

Fashion Illustration

Free | 13+ Years

Join this two day workshop and learn some of the tips and techniques of developing fashion illustrations from an expert fashion designer.

Day One: Learn how to develop a fashion figure template and develop techniques of using fashion markers.

Day Two: The basics of drawing faces, hair, clothes and rendering fabrics to create a final Illustration

Darfield Library: Tuesday 1st October and Wednesday 2nd October, 11am-2pm Book


Leeston Library: Tuesday 8th October and Wednesday 9th October, 11am-2pm Book

Space Week 

Space Week: Fly Me To The Moon

Free | 5+ years

Celebrate Space Week and come along to hear Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom from SpaceBase give a talk on past, current and future missions to the moon.

Lincoln Library: Friday 4th October, 1-2pm

Ozobots 

Ozobots

Free | 5+ years

Have a go at coding our ozobots and see if you can program them along a track of your design.

Rolleston Library: Friday 4th October, 10.30-11.30am

Darfield Library: Tuesday 8th October, 2-3pm

Leeston Library: Thursday 10th October, 2.30-3.30pm

Lincoln Library: Friday 11th October, 2-3pm

Register your name through your local library, spaces are limited. Registrations are essential.

Faerie Party 

Faerie Party

Gold coin/Koha | 5+ Years

Come along and join Lily Peas Blossom for a morning of faerie fun, a dance competition, face painting, a treasure hunt and much more. It’s going to be a magical morning!

Darfield Library: Friday 4th October, 10.30am-12pm Book

Lincoln Library: Friday 11th October, 10.30am-12pm Book

Bill Rodger Talk 

Guest Speaker and Children’s Author: Bill Rodger

Free | All ages

Come along for a special Storytime with our local author Bill Rodger and hear his fantastic stories.

Lincoln Library: Tuesday 1st October, 11am-12pm

Rolleston Library: Wednesday 2nd October, 11am-12pm

Leeston Library: Monday 7th October, 1am-12pm

Darfield Library: Wednesday 9th October, 11am-12pm

Jurassic Words 

Jurassic Words: Oracle Bone Script

Free | 10+ years

Learn how to draw ancient Chinese bone oracle script as you discover the secrets of China’s oldest form of writing.


Lincoln Library: Sunday 6th October, 11am-12pm