Library summer holiday crafts

Come and join us over the summer holidays at one of our libraries. We have lots of craft sessions and activities. 

Places are limited for some sessions, so booking is essential on (01226) 773555 - unless the session is a drop in.

Location Date Time  Event
Central   Tuesday 8, 15, 22, 29 August 2pm to 3pm Craft activities (age 4+) - drop in with an adult - no need to book
Thursday 10, 17, 24, 31 August 10am to 11.30am Lego club - drop in with an adult - no need to book
Darfield Friday 28 July 1pm to 2pm Children's entertainment: Patsy's fun show, Punch and Judy, Magic show and balloon sculpting.
Entry via ticket only.
Friday 4 August 10.30am to 11.30am Origami bird and lollipop lizards
Friday 11 August  10.30am to 11.30am 3D Animal masks 
Friday 18 August  10.30am to 11.30am Clay modelling (age 4-11)

Dodworth  Thursday 27 July 2.30pm to 3.30pm Butterfly and dragonfly window (age 4-11)
Thursday 3 August 2.30pm to 3.30pm Salamander crafts(age 4-11)
Monday 7 August 2.30pm to 3.30pm Talk by Dogs Trust (age 5-11)
Tuesday 8 August 2.30pm to 3.30pm Talk by Cats Protection League (age 5-11)
Thursday 10 August 10am to 11am Talk by RSPB (age 5-11)
Thursday 10 August  3.30pm to 5.30pm Sand art (please note there will be a charge on the day for this activity)
Thursday 17 August 2.30pm to 3.30pm Seed planting (£1.50 per child)
Thursday 24 August  2.30pm to 3.30pm Animal collages
Thursday 31 August 2.30pm to 4pm Mosaic Coasters (£1 charge per session per child)
Goldthorpe Wednesday 26 July 2pm to 3pm Plant a seed and pot decorating (plant a seed at the beginning of the school holidays and see how much it grows before you go back/or start at school)
Wednesday 2 August 2pm to 3pm Sand Art (unleash your creativity making pictures with sand)
Wednesday 9 August  10.30am to 11.30am Rainbow weaving and magnet making (come along and take part in some rainbow weaving and make your own magnet)
Wednesday 16 August  2pm to 3pm Purses and pencil cases (get ready for the new school year and make/decorate your own purse/pencil case)
Wednesday 23 August  10.30am to 11.30am Paper planes - our infamous paper plane session! Let’s see if you can make the trickiest paper plane and then test how far it can fly
Wednesday 30 August  2pm to 3pm Masks, mobiles and more - get into the jungle spirit with our jungle inspired crafts (age 4+)
Monday 7 August  10am to 11am Story and craft session led by the Dogs Trust (age 4-10)
Grimethorpe      Tuesday 25 July 2pm to 3pm Craft session for ages 4-7
Tuesday 1 August 2pm to 3pm Craft session for ages 8-11
Thursday 17 August 2pm to 3pm Craft session for ages 4-7
Tuesday 22 August 2pm to 3pm Craft session for ages 4-7
Thursday 31 August 2pm to 3pm Craft session for ages 8-11
Thursday 10 August 1pm to 2pm Craft session and talk from Cats Protection. Suitable for ages 4-11.
Hoyland Friday 28 July
Friday 4, 11, 18, 25 August
10am to 11am Various summer craft activities suitable for ages 5 to 11
Friday 4 August 10am to 11am Free talk from Dogs Trust (ages 5-11)
Thursday 10 August 2pm to 2.45pm Free talk from RSPB (ages 5-11)
Tuesday 15 August 10.30am to 11.30am Make a cat mask and free talk from Cats Protection. Suitable for ages 5-11.
Mapplewell  Monday 24, 31 July
Monday 7, 14, 21 August
10am to 11am Animal arts and crafts session - a different animal themed craft each week (ages 4-10)
Thursday 27 July
Thursday 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August
Monday 14 August
2pm to 3pm Animal arts and crafts session - a different animal themed craft each week (ages 4-10)
Friday 28 July
Friday 11, 18, 25 August
Friday 1 September
2pm to 3pm Animal arts and crafts session - a different animal themed craft each week (ages 4-10)
Tuesday 1 August 10am to 11am Free talk from the RSPB (ages 5-11)
Friday 4 August 2pm to 3pm Free talk from the Dogs Trust (ages 5-11)
Friday 11 August 10.30am to 11.30am Free talk from the Cats Protection League (ages 5-11)
Royston Monday 31 July 10am to 11am Free talk from the RSPB (ages 5-11)
Thursday 3 August 10am to 11am Free talk from the Dogs Trust (ages 5-11)
Wednesday 9 August 10.30am to 11.30am Free talk from the Cats Protection League (ages 5-11)
Wednesday 26 July, 2, 16, 23, 30 August

10.30am to 11.30am Craft sessions for ages 5-11
Saturday 29 July, 5, 12, 19, 26 August, 2 September 10.30am to 11.30am Board games.  Suitable for all ages.
Thursday 27 July, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August 4.30pm to 5.30pm Messy Monkeys craft session for ages 5-11.  
These sessions need to be booked by calling 07472424402.
Thurnscoe Thursday 3, 10, 17 August 2.30pm to 4pm Free sessions for ages 4-10. Please book at the library reception.
Wombwell Thursday 3 August 2pm to 3pm Talk about dog care and doggy based craft activities for ages 4-11
Thursday 10 August 2pm to 3pm Free craft session suitable for all ages
Tuesday 15 August 2.45pm to 4pm Free sweet making session for ages 4-11
Monday 21 August 11am to 12pm Free craft session suitable for all ages
Thursday 31 August 1pm to 2pm Talk about care and well-being of cats. Free event for ages 4-11.
Worsbrough Monday 24 July 2pm to 6pm Animal Agents summer reading challenge activities
Tuesday 25 July 2pm to 6pm Animal themed activities
Monday 31 July 1pm to 5pm Football Golf outing
Tuesday 1 August 1pm to 5pm Mill nature walk and picnic
Monday 7 August 9.30am to 5.30pm Trip to Clifton Park
  Monday 14 August 8.30am to 6.30pm Trip to Cleethorpes
Monday 21 August 10am to 2pm Trip to Pirates Cove
Tuesday 22 August 2pm to 6pm Exploring all aspects of art

Children's activities signed consent forms required for the above Worsbrough activities - 50p per session which includes pop and a biscuit.
For children aged 8+.
Booking essential for all trips and outings. Please call (01226) 773555 or 0757094209 (Provided by WASP).