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 Special Events for Children

To enable a safe, enjoyable experience at our library events children aged 11 and under must be supervised at all times by a parent, guardian or carer.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Room Full of Stories: January School Holiday Program

Choose your own adventure these school holidays at the Ruth Faulkner Library. These school holidays are all about stories - writing them, making them and living them. You’ll find puppets, chatterbox challenges, cardboard engineering, bookmaking workshops, animation sessions and so much more!

For children up to 16 years of age.

For full details of and booking details click here. 

January 2020​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​: Summer Reading Club

Visit Beanstack and join the Ruth Faulkner Library Summer Reading Club online. Earn badges, share reviews and win real life prizes. Simply sign up and log your reading for your chance to win a family pass to the cinema, book prizes and so much more! 

Click here to get started with your holiday reading adventures. 



Time Traveller Stories
DATE: Monday to Friday, during January 2020
TIME: 9am to 5pm

Visit the Belmont Museum and travel back in time. Using the time travel station (green screen and iPad) you can dress up and insert yourself into a historical image. Don’t forget to revisit the Museum so that you can see yourself in the exhibition.
​No bookings required. 


 A Roaring Good Time
DATE: Tuesday, 21 January 2020​
TIME: 10am to 12noon

Roar with laughter during a comedy dinosaur puppet show and meet a four-metre tyrannosaurus rex! Back by popular demand, join us as Dinkum Dinosaurs invade the library these school holidays!

For children 3 to 12 years. 
​No bookings required. ​

Twisted Tales - Lego Edition


DATE: Thursday, 23 January 2020
TIME: 10:30am to 11:30am
           2:30pm to 3:30pm

What really happened to the Big Bad Wolf? Build, create and retell classic fairy tales using Lego, adapt the setting and mix up the characters! Use your imagination and build your favourite story setting. Work in a team to brainstorm ideas for changing an original fairy tale with a different ending. 

​For children aged 5 to 12 years. 

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here. ​


Fire Engine Fun 
DATE: Thursday, 6 February 2020
TIME: 10am to 11:30am

Nee-naw, nee-naw! Children will learn about the important role played by firefighters in this special storytime event in Faulkner Park. Enjoy a ride on a fire engine and a chance to squirt a fire hose. 

For children 18 months to 5 years.

Please ensure your children are sun-safe and ready for some water play when attending this session. No bookings required. ​ ​​​​​​​

Lego Club: Building Love


DATE: Monday, 24 February 2020
TIME: 4pm to 5pm

Who loves Lego? Join your friends and design, create, build and play with Lego galore! Create emojis and complete challenges designed to encourage creativity, engineering, sharing and collaboration. 

​For children aged 5 to 12 years. 

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here. ​