Family activities on offer at Warwickshire Libraries over the Easter Holidays

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EASTER family activities are offered at Warwickshire libraries during school holidays.

Events and activities available include the Bhangra Tots Easter Eggs-travaganza interactive music and dance event, Kate’s Storytree Sessions, Spring Creative Crafts and Book Bears Reading Sessions for under-fives.

On Monday April 11 and Wednesday April 20, Sohan Kailey of Bhangra Tots will lead interactive storytelling sessions with music and dance. Each session will teach families Bhangra dance moves and use the moves to demonstrate various actions in the stories.

Kate’s Storytree sessions on Tuesday April 12, Tuesday April 19 and Friday April 22 will share stories and poems with children about wildflowers and forest people. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own wildflower hat or forest crown to take home after each session.

Warwickshire Libraries will also be running a number of events and activities for preschool and school-aged children, including Rhyme Time, Story Stomp, Lego Club and Spring Craft, such as seed bomb making and building blocks. pebble pets.

For younger children, it is also possible to take part in the free Warwickshire Book Bears programme. Children under five can collect a stamp each time they visit the library, and after six stamps they get a certificate. If they collect all ten certificates, they will receive a plush Library Book Bear as a reward.

Warwickshire County Council spokesman for patronage and transformation, Councilor Andy Jenns, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome families to local Warwickshire libraries over Easter, where there will be a range fun and engaging activities that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. -ups the same.

“The Easter holidays are a great opportunity to introduce children to the library and the joy of reading, which can bring many benefits to a child’s learning and development, including improved communication skills. , knowledge and increased creativity.

“Warwickshire Libraries also offer a wide range of resources and services outside of holiday activities to support local communities, and residents of all ages can join at any time to enjoy the benefits of their local library spaces. with free membership.

“Throughout Easter the doors to libraries in Warwickshire will certainly be open and we look forward to providing the many families in our county with a child-friendly and safe space to enjoy positive memories with their young ones.”

Events will take place at libraries in Leamington, Stratford, Rugby, Warwick, Kenilworth, Southam, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Atherstone and Polesworth.

Visit https://tinyurl.com/2re66k63 for more information and to book events.

Visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/libraries to find out more about the activities available at Warwickshire libraries. Visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/jointhelibrary to join a library for free.

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