Kids' Summer holiday activities

There’s plenty going on for children in Knowsley’s Libraries over the school summer holidays and all the activities are free!

Halewood Library

Tuesday 25 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Animal Agents themed challenge and have fun helping the detective agency, manned by all kinds of clever animals, discover clues and evidence with every visit to the library to help solve the cryptic case
For over 5s
 
Friday 28 July
Board games and more
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Enjoy board games old and new, word searches, colouring and competitions!
For over 5s
 
Monday 31 July
Animal Agents hat making
10.30am to 11.30am
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
For under 5s
 
Tuesday 1 August
Beach collage
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Come and help us create a beach collage which will go on display in the library. Also enjoy competitions, word searchers and colouring!
For over 5s
 
Friday 4 August
Gruffalo mask making
11am to 12pm
Get creative and make a Gruffalo mask which would scare any owl, snake or fox. Also enjoy competitions, word searchers and colouring!
All ages
 
Monday 7 August
Animal Agents mobile making
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Make an animal detective inspired mobile. Also enjoy competitions, word searchers and colouring!
For over 5s
 
Friday 11 August
Board games and more
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Enjoy board games old and new, word searches, colouring and competitions!
For over 5s
 
Monday 14 August
Zoolab ‘Animal Detectives’
1.30pm to 2.30pm
Meet and discover fascinating facts about real live millipedes, snakes, lizards and many more!
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 15 August
Bookmark & door hanger making
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Come and make a lovely bookmark or door hanger to take home
For over 5s
 
Friday 18 August
Butterfly fan making
11am to 12pm
Come and make a beautiful butterfly fan to keep you cool when the sun is shining
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 22 August
Superhero masks
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Make a mask fit for any super hero. Also enjoy competitions, word searchers and colouring!
All ages
 
Friday 25 August
Animal Agents colouring and word searches
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Enjoy Animal Agent inspired word searches and colouring activities.
For over 5s

Huyton Library

 
Monday 24 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch
2.30pm to 4.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Animal Agents themed challenge and have fun helping the detective agency, manned by all kinds of clever animals, discover clues and evidence with every visit to the library to help solve the cryptic case.
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 25 July
2.30pm to 4.30pm
Paper plate animal antics
What animal will you make using a paper plate?
For over 5s
 
Friday 28 July
Zoolab ‘Animal Detectives’
3pm to 4pm
Meet and discover fascinating facts about real live millipedes, snakes, lizards and many more!
For over 5s
 
Monday 31 July
Paper dolls
2.30pm to 4pm
Create your own paper doll chain
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 1 August
Happy hen crafts
2.30pm to 4.00pm
More animal craft fun making a happy hen
For over 5s
 
Thursday 3 August
Animal Agents hat making
10.30am to 11.30am
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
Under 5s
 
Friday 4 August
Flower craft
2.30pm to 4.00pm
Come and make paper flowers and bees and a vase to display them in
For over 5s
 
Monday 7 August
Construction capers
2.30pm to 4pm
What shall we build today? Join the construction capers with building blocks of recycled materials
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 8 August
Money box mayhem
2.30pm to 4pm
Make a moneybox craft activity
For over 5s
 
Friday 11 August
Make a mini hovercraft
2.30pm to 4pm
Science craft fun making things that move
For over 5s
 
Monday 14 August
Fishy fun!
2.30pm to 4pm
Create fish inspired crafts from recycled materials
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 15 August
Mosaic photo frame
2.30pm to 4pm
Design and make your own mosaic photo frame
For over 5s
 
Friday 18 August
The Magic Philip FUN Show
2.30pm to 3.30pm
A roller coaster ride of comedy, fun, laughter and of course lots of magic!
For over 5s
 
Monday 21 August
Create a desk tidy
2.30pm to 4pm
Get organised and create a desk tidy
For over 5s
 
Friday 24 August
Bunny ear crafts
10.30am to 11.30am
Little ones will have fun creating bunny ears to take home and wear.
For under 5s
 
Friday 25 August
Bead mobiles and wind charms
2.30pm to 4pm
Get creative making a bead mobile or wind chime
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 29 August
Circuit board
2.30pm to 4pm
Enjoy some science fun and get hands-on making circuit boards
For over 5s
 
Friday 1 September
Pom pom charms & key rings
2.30pm to 4pm
Enjoy making a pom pom bag charm or key ring
For over 5s

Kirkby Library

 
Tuesday 25 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch
3pm to 4pm
Sign up for this year’s Animal Agents themed challenge and have fun helping the detective agency, manned by all kinds of clever animals, discover clues and evidence with every visit to the library to help solve the cryptic case
For over 5s
 
Monday 31 July
Coding workshop
11am to 12pm
Fancy creating your own computer animations? Come and join us to get started
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 1 August
Animal Agents hat making
10.30am to 11.30am
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
Under 5s
 
Tuesday 1 August
Bookmark making
3pm to 4pm
Come and make a lovely bookmark to take home
All ages
 
Monday 7 August
Board Game Bedlam
11am to 12pm
Enjoy playing board games old and new
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 8 August
Animal Agents mask making
3pm to 4pm
Design and make an animal agent mask
For over 5s
 
Monday 14 August
Coding workshop
11am to 12pm
Fancy creating your own computer animations? Come and join us to get started
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 15 August
The Magic Philip FUN Show
2pm to 3pm
A roller coaster ride of comedy, fun, laughter and of course lots of magic!
For over 5s
 
Monday 21 August
Board Game Bedlam
11am to 12pm
Enjoy playing board games old and new
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 22 August
Detective training
3pm to 4pm
Hone your detective skills to help the Animal Agents with word searches and quizzes!
For over 5s
 
Friday 25 August
Zoolab ‘Animal Detectives’
3pm to 4pm
Meet and discover fascinating facts about real live millipedes, snakes, lizards and many more!
For over 5s

Tuesday 29 August
Bowl making
3pm to 4pm
Have fun making and decorating a bowl
For over 5s

Prescot Library

 
Monday 24 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch
3pm to 4pm
Sign up for this year’s Animal Agents themed challenge and have fun helping the detective agency, manned by all kinds of clever animals, discover clues and evidence with every visit to the library to help solve the cryptic case
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 25 July
Colouring and puzzles
3pm to 4pm
Come and enjoy some colouring and puzzle fun!
For over 5s
 
Friday 28 July
Stories, rhymes and songs
11am to 12pm
Bring your little one for some lovely stories, rhymes and songs
For under 5s
 
Monday 31 July
Jewellery making fun
2.30pm to 3.30pm
Come along and design your own bracelets and necklaces
For over 5s
 
Friday 4 August
Animal Agents hat making
10.30am to 11.30am
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
For under 5s
 
Friday 4 August
Colouring and puzzles
3pm to 4pm
Come and enjoy some colouring and puzzle fun!
For over 5s
 
Thursday 10 August
Board games
11am to 12pm
Enjoy playing board games old and new
For over 5s
 
Friday 11 August
Stories, rhymes and songs
11am to 12pm
Bring your little one for some lovely stories, rhymes and songs
For under 5s
 
Tuesday 15 August
Animal Agents hat making
3pm to 4pm
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
For over 5s
 
Thursday 17 August
Colouring and puzzles
11am to 12pm
Come and enjoy some colouring and puzzle fun!
For over 5s
 
Friday 18 August
The Magic Philip FUN Show
11am to 12pm
A roller coaster ride of comedy, fun, laughter and of course lots of magic!
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 22 August
Zoolab ‘Animal Detectives’
11am to 12pm
Meet and discover fascinating facts about real live millipedes, snakes, lizards and many more!
For over 5s
 
Thursday 24 August
Animal Agents mask making
11am to 12pm
Design and make an animal agent mask
For over 5s
 
Friday 25 August
Stories, rhymes and songs
11am to 12pm
Bring your little one for some lovely stories, rhymes and songs
For under 5s
 
Tuesday 29 August
Animal Agents board game making
3pm to 4pm
Come along and make your own Animal Agents board game!
For over 5s
 
Friday 1 September
Colouring and puzzles
3pm to 4pm
Come and enjoy some colouring and puzzle fun!
For over 5s

Stockbridge Library

 
Friday 28 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch
11am to 12pm
Sign up for this year’s Animal Agents themed challenge and have fun helping the detective agency, manned by all kinds of clever animals, discover clues and evidence with every visit to the library to help solve the cryptic case
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 1 August
Animal Agents hat making
2pm to 3pm
Get creative and make an animal inspired detective hat
For under 5s
 
Monday 7 August
Zoolab ‘Animal Detectives’
11am to 12pm
Meet and discover fascinating facts about real live millipedes, snakes, lizards and many more!
For over 5s
 
Thursday 10 August
Bunny ear crafts
10.30am to 11.30am
Little ones will have fun creating bunny ears to take home and wear
For under 5s
 
Kirkby Library
Thursday 17 August
Coding workshop
10.30am to 11.30am
Fancy creating your own computer animations? Come and join us to get started
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 22 August
By the Sea crafts
2pm to 3pm
Create some seaside inspired crafts and pictures
For over 5s
 
Tuesday 29 August
Day trip crafts
2pm to 3pm
A day trip themed craft activity
For under 5s