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April Holiday Programme events


There are loads of super fun programmes for 4-16 year olds happening throughout the April holidays at both Napier and Taradale library. See the full list below.

Lego Sessions

Let your imagination go wild with Lego! We will be setting out our collection of Lego for you to show us what you've got. Build by yourself or join in with others the options seem endless with Lego.

Taradale Library: Sunday, 14 April 1-3:00

Napier Library: Sunday, 21 April 1-3:00

Napier Library: Sunday, 28 April 1-3:00

No registration required 

Suitable for ages 5-12

Please note: Parents and guardians of children aged 8 and under are asked to stay in the Lego area. Parents and guardians of children aged 9 and over are asked to stay in the library area. Younger & older siblings aged between 3 and 13 are welcome. Children aged 3 and under require one on one supervision by a parent or guardian. 

Nibbles with Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton is coming! And he needs you to help him with a new mystery at the Library, join us to help Geronimo with a scavenger hunt and craft – Can you find all the clues?

Napier Library: Tuesday, 16 April 2-3:00pm

Taradale Library:  Thursday, 18 April 10:30-11:30am

Suitable for ages 6-11

Easter Eggstravaganza

Think your balancing skills can beat the rest! What about your decoration skills? Join us at Taradale Library for an Eggstravaganza of Easter Crafts and Games! 

Taradale Library:  Wednesday, 17 April 10:30-12:00pm

Suitable for ages 4-12


Bring your own devices with the latest edition of Minecraft pocket edition downloaded and enjoy multiplayer with other Minecraft builders!

Taradale Library: Thursday, 18 April 2-4:00pm

Napier Library: Friday, 26th April 2:30-4:30pm

Suitable for ages 5-15

Earth Day Fun Day

Join us for stories and crafts celebrating our wonderful earth.

Taradale Library: Wednesday, 24 April 10:30-11:30am

Suitable to ages 4-11

Earth Day with Jake Brookie

‘Protect our Species’ Jake will be bring in some new and interesting fossils and fact about how to protect and care for our species

Napier Library: Friday, 26 April 10:30-11:30

Suitable for ages 5-11 

All Programmes Free
For more information ring 845 9005 (Taradale) or 834 4180 (Napier)

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