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Half term fun in libraries


Gloucestershire Libraries are inviting young people and families to take part in a host of fun, free activities this half term.

Events range from Under the Sea crafts in Gloucester on 14th February, to Make a clay heart in Longlevens on 15th February, author Annie Stewart  in Cheltenham and valentine crafts in Charlton Kings and  Matson Libraries, to an art installation session in Hesters Way on 11th February.

Children in Bishops Cleeve and Winchcombe Library can come along to a Princess and Pirate Day on 15th February, where they can join Princess Ariel for an interactive story and song and make a pirate hat.

Stroud and Nailsworth Libraries are offering, Make a Sun catcher, craft session, drop in and be creative! Dursley has a valentine themed activity on 14th and another on 17th, followed by Code Club on 21st February.

There are many other exciting activities planned in libraries with live owls in Cinderford on 14th February and Newent on 16th February, where you can meet Filbert the Barn Owl.

Fairford Library has Crafty Clay on 13th February, and a Family Board Game session on 16th, both for over 5 year olds.

Other libraries have regular story times and baby bounce and rhyme sessions which run during the holidays.

Cllr Andrew Gravells, cabinet member responsible for libraries, said: “We hope lots of families will drop into their library, join up and have fun at the events which are happening during half term, with many being free.”

We look forward to a busy and fun week for families, more details can be found on Eventbrite.

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