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There's lots going on down at your local library this summer to keep your children occupied with a crammed summer programme of craft activities and events.

Click on a library to see the events taking place there:

Places are limited so please contact the branch to check availability and book your place.

Summer Activities Timetable

Alexandria Library

Please call the library for more information 01389 608974

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Tuesday 2 July, 2-3pm – Out of these world cupcakes – design and create your very own space themed cupcakes.

Thursday 4 July, 12-1pm – Learn and grow garden project – come and learn how to grow your own veg and fruit – 3-12yrs should be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday 11 July, 12-1pm – Learn and grow garden project – come and learn how to grow your own veg and fruit – 3-12yrs should be accompanied by an adult.

Friday 12 July, 2-3pm - Fabric Space Pictures – Create your very own space scene - limited to 10 places.

Wednesday 17 July 2-3pm -  Regal Storytellers – This is a fantastic interactive story telling session that is very popular, so please book early - 30 places available.

Thursday 18 July, 12-1pm – Learn and grow garden project – come and learn how to grow your own veg and fruit – 3-12yrs should be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 22 July, 2-3pm - Rocket Slime – limited to 10 places.

Tuesday 23 July, 4-5pm - Computer Coding Taster Session – come along and make you own computer program - 9-11yrs only - limited to 8 places.

Thursday 25 July, 12-1pm – Learn and grow garden project – come and learn how to grow your own veg and fruit – 3-12 yrs. should be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 29 July, 2-3pm, T-shirt tie dye – come along and make your own retro t-shirt – limited to 30 places.

Tuesday 30 July, 4-5pm - Computer Coding Taster Session – come along and make you own computer program - 9-11yrs only - limited to 8 places.

Wednesday 31 July, 2-3pm – Storytelling and Craft: come along and listen to a fantastic story and then take part in a craft event linked to the story.

Thursday 01 August, 12-1pm – Learn and grow garden project – come and learn how to grow your own veg and fruit – 3-12 yrs. should be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 05 August 2-3pm - Bookbug party – Bookbug is having a party and you’re invited - limited to 20 places.

Friday 9 August, 2-3pm - CD spaceships -  design and create your very own spaceship – limited to 10 places

Balloch Library

Please call the library for more information  01389 608989

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Wednesday 03 July, 2-3pm - Design an out of this world t-shirt – limited to 10 places.

Friday 5 July, 2-3pm - Flower pot alien design and create your very own alien flowerpot - limited to 10 places.

Monday 8 July, 2-3pm - Make your very own alien and flying saucer – limited to 10 places

Wednesday 10 July, 2-3pm – Water Colour Planets - Design and create your very own water colour planets painting - limited to 10 places.

Monday 15 July, 2-3pm - Canvas Bags – design and create your very own bag – limited to 10 places

Friday 19 July, 2-3pm - Glass Decorating – design and create your very own stained glass frieze - Limited to 10 places.

Wednesday 24 July 11-12pm - Bookbug Party – Bookbug is having a party and you’re invited - limited to 15 places.

Friday 26 July, 2-3pm – Space Rockets – design and create your very own space rocket – limited to 10 places

Thursday 01 August, 2-3pm - Solar System Mobile - design your very own planets and create a solar system mobile - limited to 10 places.

Friday 2 August, 2-3pm – Out of this World Cupcakes – design and create your very own space themed cupcakes - limited to 10 places.

Tuesday 6 August, 4-5pm - Computer Coding Taster Session – come along and make you own computer program - 9-11yrs only - limited to 8 places.

Thursday 8 August, 2-3pm – Storytelling and Craft: come along and listen to a fantastic story and then take part in a craft event linked to the story.

Clydebank Library

Please call the library for more information  0141 562 2440

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Tuesday 2 July, 2-3pm – Solar System Wreaths - design and create your space themed wreath - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 4 July, 2-3pm – Making Aliens - design and create your space alien - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 9 July, 11am-12noon – Moon and star collages - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 12 July, 2-3pm - Solar System Mobile - design your very own planets and create a solar system mobile - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 15 July, 2-3pm – Space Window Decorations design and create your very own stained glass frieze - Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 17 July, 2-3pm - Making a Star twirler design and create your very own spinning start twirler - Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 24 July 11-12pm – Origami - create your very own origami hanging stars. - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 25 July, 2-3pm – Painting Rockets – paint your very own space rockets - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 29 July, 2-3pm - Alien Door Hangers - create your very own alien themed door hangers. Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 31 July, 2-3pm – Making Rocket Wands - design and create your very own rockets themed wand. Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 8 August, 2-3pm – Rocket Gliders – paint and fly your rocket glider - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 9 August, 2-3pm – Scratch Art – design your very own space themed scratch art models. Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 14 August, 2-3pm - Making Straw Rockets - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 16 August, 2-3pm – Solar System Collage – create a fantastic collage of the solar system - Suitable for ages 5+

Dalmuir Library

Please call the library for more information 0141 562 2425.

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Monday 1 July, 2-3pm - Solar System Mobile - design your very own planets and create a solar system mobile - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 5 July, 2-3pm - Making Rocket Wands - design and create your very own rockets themed wand. Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 9 July 2-3pm - Rocket Jump Kits – Make your own rocket jump-ups play with and launch  Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 10 July, 11am-12noon - Rocket Gliders – paint and fly your rocket glider - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 15 July,2-3pm - Alien Door Hangers - create your very own alien themed door hangers. Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 18 July, 11am – 12noon, Rocket Trail (1)

Saturday 21 July, 11am – 12 Noon, Rocket trail (2)

Wednesday 24 July, 2-3pm, Moon Collages - create a fantastic collage of the moon themed collage - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 25 July, 2-3pm - Twinkling Stars - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 29 July, 2-3pm - Straw Rockets - Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 31 July, 11am-12noon - Make Your Own Alien - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 8 August, 2-3pm, - Space Shuttles - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 9 August, 11am-12noon - Space Discs - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 13 August, 2-3pm – Space Window Decorations design and create your very own stained glass frieze - Suitable for ages 5+

Dumbarton Library

Please contact the library for more details 01389 608992

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Mon 1st July, 2.30-3.30pm - Space Spirals - design and create your own personal space themed spiral hangers.

Thurs 4th July, 2.30-3.30pm   - Space Rocket   - Learn how to draw a and colour your very own space rocket.

Mon 8th July, 2.30-3.30pm   -  It’s Gruffalo’s 20th birthday - Come along and help celebrate the Gruffalo’s 20th birthday.

Thurs 11th July, 2.30-3.30pm - Dream Catchers   - Design and create your own dream catchers.

Mon 15th July, 2.30-3.30pm   - Solar globes - design and create your very own personal planets.

Wed 17th July, 2.30-3.30pm   - Bookbug session - come along and join in our fantastic Bookbug session.

Fri 19th July, 2.30-3.30pm  - Its Hungry caterpillar’s 50th birthday! and you are invited along for fun activities to celebrate

Mon 22nd July, 2.30-3.30pm Stone painting - Design and create your own stone painting

Thurs 25th July, 2.30-3.30pm - Summer swans and snails 

Mon 29th July, 2.30-3.30pm - Design and create your very own Super Solar bookmarks and splat monsters! 

Thurs 1st Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - It’s Elmer’ 30th birthday!- come along for fun and activities to celebrate his big birthday 

Mon 5th Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Face painting and board games 

Wed 7th Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Bookbug session - come along and join in our fantastic Bookbug session 

Fri 9th Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Paper plate planets - Design and paint your very own plate planet

Mon 12th Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Musical instrument making 

Fri 16th Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Clay aliens - Design and create your own alien creatures using modelling clay. 

Duntocher Library

Please contact the library for more information 0141 562 2469

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Tuesday 2 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Solar System Wreaths - design and create your space themed wreath - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 5 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Making Aliens - design and create your space alien - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 8 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Moon and star collages - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 11 July, 10.30am-11.30am – Making Rocket Wands - design and create your very own rockets themed wand. Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 16 July, 2.30-3.30pm Space Window Decorations design and create your very own stained glass frieze - Suitable for ages 5+

Friday 19 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Making a Star twirler design and create your very own spinning start twirler - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 23 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Painting Rockets – paint your very own space rockets - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 24 July, 10.30am-11.30am Solar system collage – create a fantastic collage of the solar system - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 30 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Scratch Art – design your very own space themed scratch art models. Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 1 August, 10.30am-11.30am- Origami Stars - create your very own origami hanging stars. - Suitable for ages 5+

Faifley Library 

Please contact the library for more information 01389 87952

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Mon 1st July, 2.30-3.30pm Galaxy in a jar - Design and create your own fantastic Galaxy in a jar

Thurs 4th July, 2.30-3.30pm Space mobile - Design and create your own Space themed hanging mobile

Tues 9th July, 2.30-3.30pm - Its Hungry caterpillar’s 50th birthday! and you’re invited along for fun activities to celebrate

Wed 10 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Butterfly painting - Design and paint your very own beautiful Butterfly

Mon 15 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Board games and biscuit decorating

Thurs 18 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Make a Space Rocket   - Make your very own space rocket!

Tues 23 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Bookbug session

Wed 24 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Summer swans and snails

Fri 26 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Elmer’ 30th birthday! - come along for fun and activities to celebrate his big birthday!

Mon 29 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Design and create your very own Super Solar bookmarks and splat monsters! 

Thurs 1 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Paper plate planets - Design and paint your very own plate planets

Tues 6 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Bookbug session

Wed 7 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Telescope making - Make your very own super telescope

Fri 9 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Clay aliens - Design and create your own alien creatures using modelling clay

Mon 12 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm - Sun and fan making - Design and create your own sun and fan creations

Fri 16 Aug, 2.30-3.30pm – It’s Gruffalo’s 20th birthday - Come along and help celebrate the Gruffalo’s 20th birthday.

Parkhall Library

Please call the library for more information 0141 562 2467

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Wednesday 3 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Moon and star collages - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 8 July, 11am-12noon - Making Rocket Wands - design and create your very own rockets themed wand. Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday, 11 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Rocket Trail - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 16 July, 11am-12noon - Twinkling Stars - Suitable for ages 5+

Wednesday 17 July, 2.30-3.30pm - Space Discs - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 22 July, 11am-12noon - Making straw rockets - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 30 July, 2.30-3.30pm – Design and create your own Alien, 11am - Suitable for ages 5+

Thursday 1 August, 2.30-3.30pm - Rocket Gliders – paint and fly your rocket glider - Suitable for ages 5+

Monday 5 August, 11am-12noon - Space Window Decorations design and create your very own stained glass frieze - Suitable for ages 5+

Tuesday 13 August, 11am-12noon - Solar System Mobile - design your very own planets and create a solar system mobile - Suitable for ages 5+