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!

There’s an exciting programme of free activities in Knowsley’s libraries over the summer holidays. Check out what’s on in Halewood, Huyton, Kirkby, Prescot and Stockbridge Libraries.

 

Halewood

Monday 30 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch event
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Mischief Makers challenge and join Dennis and his Beanotown buddies for a summer of reading fun! Enjoy comic-related activities and puzzles and become a Mischief Maker too!
All ages
 
Tuesday 31 July
Make a Dennis the Menace mask
11am to 12pm
All ages
Friday 3 August
Natural work of art
2pm to 3pm
Create a work of art from natural materials with the Knowsley Rangers
Over 6s
 
Monday 6 August
Zoolab ’Motley Zoo’
3pm to 4pm
Find out all about millipedes, snakes, lizards and more in the most mischievous creature workshop yet!
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 7 August
Mischief Makers treasure hunt
11am to 12pm
Join the comic characters treasure hunt
All ages
 
Friday 10 August
Animal collage
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Come and create some animals for the library collage wall
All ages
 
Monday 13 August
Make a Gnasher mask
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Tuesday 14 August
Virtual Reality headset experience
12pm to 3pm
Hosted by 02, have a go with a Virtual Reality headset for an ‘out of this world’ experience
Over 6s
 
Friday 17 August
Animal collage
Come and create some animals for the library collage wall as the display develops
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Monday 20 August
Make a postcard to send to family or friends
3.30pm to 4.30pm
All ages
 
Tuesday 21 August
Make Mischief with Susanna Meese
2pm to 3pm
Mischief Makers themed stories, tricks and crafts with professional storyteller Susanna Meese
Over 5s
 
Friday 24 August
Make a fish sun-catcher
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Tuesday 28 August
Make a beach collage
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Friday 31 August
Make a wacky character picture
3.30pm to 4.30pm
All ages

Huyton

 
Monday 30 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch event
2.30pm to 4.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Mischief Makers challenge and join Dennis and his Beanotown buddies for a summer of reading fun! Play a game and make your own Treasure Box at this special event.
All ages
 
Tuesday 31 July
Beano character craft activity
2.30pm to 4pm
All ages

Thursday 2 August
Make a Gnasher mask
11am to 12.30pm
All ages
 
Friday 3 August
Decorate a bag for all your books and comics
2.30pm to 4pm
All ages
 
Monday 6 August
Creative Workshop
2.30pm to 4pm
Make your own Jurassic Dinosaur fossil
2.30pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 7 August
Zoolab ’Motley Zoo’
3pm to 4pm
Find out all about millipedes, snakes, lizards and more in the most mischievous creature workshop yet!
Over 5s
 
Thursday 9 August
Ice-cream craft!
11am to 12.30pm
All ages
 
Friday 10 August
Make and decorate a paper fan
2.30pm to 4pm
All ages

Monday 13 August
Summer holiday craft
2.30pm to 4pm
All ages
 
Tuesday 14 August
Make Mischief with Susanna Meese
11am to 12pm
Mischief Makers themed stories, tricks and crafts with professional storyteller Susanna Meese
Over 5s
 
Thursday 16 August
Mermaid and shark craft activity
11am to 12.30pm
All ages
 
Friday 17 August
Make a pencil-shaped pencil case
2.30pm to 4pm
All ages
 
Monday 20 August
The Magic Philip FUN Show
11am to 12pm
A roller coaster ride of comedy, fun, laughter and of course lots of magic!
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 21 August
Creative Workshop
2.30pm to 4pm
Make your own greenhouse
2.30pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Thursday 23 August
Make and dress your own comic character
11am to 12.30pm
All ages

Friday 24 August
Russian doll craft
2.30pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 28 August
Virtual Reality headset experience
12pm to 3pm
Hosted by 02, have a go with a Virtual Reality headset for an ‘out of this world’ experience
Over 6s
 
Thursday 30 August
Summer fun craft activity
11am to 12.30pm
All ages
 
Friday 31 August
Jewellery making
2.30pm to 4pm
Over 5s

Kirkby

 
Monday 30 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch event
2.30pm to 3.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Mischief Makers challenge and join Dennis and his Beanotown buddies for a summer of reading fun! Create your own summer wreath and become a Mischief Maker too!
All ages
 
Tuesday 31 July
Virtual Reality headset experience
12pm to 3pm
Hosted by 02, have a go with a Virtual Reality headset for an ‘out of this world’ experience
Over 6s
 
Thursday 2 August
Get creative with Comics Youth
11am to 12.30pm
Creative drawing and activities based on comics with the organisation Comics Youth
Over 5s
 
Friday 3 August
Creative Workshop
2.30pm to 3.30pm
Make an alien
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 7 August
Stories, rhymes and snail craft
10.30am to 11.30am
Under 5s
 
Monday 13 August
Zoolab ’Motley Zoo’
3pm to 4pm
Find out all about millipedes, snakes, lizards and more in the most mischievous creature workshop yet!
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 14 August
Make a Beano character mask
3pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Thursday 16 August
Get creative with Comics Youth
11am to 12.30pm
Creative drawing and activities based on comics with the organisation Comics Youth
Over 5s
 
Friday 17 August
Make Mischief with Susanna Meese
2pm to 3pm
Mischief Makers themed stories, tricks and crafts with professional storyteller Susanna Meese
Over 5s
 
Monday 20 August
The Magic Philip FUN Show
2pm to 3pm
A roller coaster ride of comedy, fun, laughter and of course lots of magic!
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 21 August
Stories, rhymes and ocean collage craft
10.30am to 11.30am
Under 5s
 
Thursday 23 August
Get creative with Comics Youth
11am to 12.30pm
Creative drawing and activities based on comics with the organisation Comics Youth
Over 5s
 
Friday 24 August
Creative Workshop
2.30pm to 3.30pm
Make a robot
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 28 August
Create your own ice lolly design
3pm to 4pm
Over 5s

Prescot

 
Monday 23 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch event
3.30pm to 4.30pm
Sign up for this year’s Mischief Makers challenge and join Dennis and his Beanotown buddies for a summer of reading fun! Create your own Beano sun visor for the summer holidays at this special event.
Over 3s
 
Thursday 26 July
Design your own Gnasher mask and Beano bookmark
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Monday 30 July
Jewellery making
2.30pm to 3.30pm
Make a necklace or bracelet at this jewellery event
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 31 July
Make a bright spinning whirly windmill
3pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Friday 3 August
Stories, rhymes and songs
11am to 12pm
Under 5s
 
Monday 6 August
Make a butterfly kite and watch it fly
3pm to 4pm
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 7 August
Virtual Reality headset experience
12pm to 3pm
Hosted by 02, have a go with a Virtual Reality headset for an ‘out of this world’ experience
Over 6s
 
Thursday 9 August
Make a Dennis the Menace photo frame
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Monday 13 August
Toss a hoop!
3pm to 4pm
Have fun making this great game for indoor or outdoor play
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 14 August
Zoolab ‘Motley Zoo’
3pm to 4pm
Find out all about millipedes, snakes, lizards and more in the most mischievous creature workshop yet!
Over 5s
 
Thursday 16 August
Surprise craft and sing along for the little ones
11am to 12pm
Under 5s
 
Friday 17 August
Make Mischief with Susanna Meese
11am to 12pm
Mischief Makers themed stories, tricks and crafts with professional storyteller Susanna Meese
Over 5s
 
Monday 20 August
Create your own ice cream or lolly fridge magnet
3pm to 4pm
Over 3s
 
Tuesday 21 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
 
Thursday 23 August
Make some animal finger puppets
11am to 12pm
All ages
 
Friday 24 August
Stories, rhymes and songs
11am to 12pm
Under 5s
 
Tuesday 28 August
Make a glitzy masquerade mask
3pm to 4pm
Over 5s

Stockbridge Village


Tuesday 31 July
Summer Reading Challenge launch event
2pm to 3pm
Sign up for this year’s Mischief Makers challenge and join Dennis and his Beanotown buddies for a summer of reading fun! Enjoy comic-themed fun activities at this special event.
All ages
 
Tuesday 7 August
Natural work of art
2pm to 3pm
Create a work of art from natural materials with the Knowsley Rangers
Over 5s
 
Thursday 9 August
Coding and computer game fun
11am to 12pm
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 14 August
Make Mischief with Susanna Meese
2pm to 3pm
Mischief Makers themed stories, tricks and crafts with professional storyteller Susanna Meese
Over 5s
 
Friday 17 August
Zoolab ’Motley Zoo’
3pm to 4pm
Find out all about millipedes, snakes, lizards and more in the most mischievous creature workshop yet!
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 21 August
Virtual Reality headset experience
12pm to 3pm
Hosted by 02, have a go with a Virtual Reality headset for an ‘out of this world’ experience
Over 6s
 
Friday 24 August
Jewellery making
11am to 12pm
Jewellery making fun with jazzy beads
Over 5s
 
Tuesday 28 August
Puzzles, games and crafty fun
2pm to 3pm
All ages