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Get crafty this half-term at your local library

Published May 24, 2019 11.29am


Durham County Council libraries will be hosting craft sessions to round off the half term holidays.

Newton Aycliffe library craft session

A craft sessions at Newton Aycliffe Library

 

Finding something fun to do in the last days of the school break is now a little easier thanks to a series of craft sessions, available at libraries. 

Cllr Joy Allen, Cabinet member for transformation, culture and tourism, said: "Our libraries are a great place for young people and families to get creative and have fun."

A free drop in craft session is open to all ages, all day, at Easington Colliery Library, on Thursday 30 May, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. 

The creativity continues with open craft sessions, all costing £1, at the following libraries:

  • Crook Library, Tuesday 28 May, 10.00am to 11.00am, for ages four to eight.
  • Consett Library, Tuesday 28 May, 10.00am to 11.00am, for ages four and over.
  • Barnard Castle Library, Tuesday 28 May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm, for ages four and over.
  • South Moor Library, Tuesday 28 May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm, for ages four and over.
  • Durham Clayport Library, Wednesday 29 May, 2.00pm to 3pm, aged four and over.
  • Shildon Library, Thursday 30 May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm, for ages four and over.
  • Stanley Library, Thursday 30 May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm, for ages four and over.
  • Chester-le-Street Library, Friday 31 May, 10.30am to 11.30am, for ages four and over.
  • Seaham Library, Friday 31 May, 2.30pm to 3.30pm, for ages four to 12.
  • Newton Aycliffe Library, Friday 31 May, 10.30am to 11.30am, for ages three to 11.

A combined craft and face painting group will take place on Friday 31 May at Peterlee Library at 10.30am to 12 noon for ages two and over.

Find out more about all of the Activities in our libraries, including regular activities such as toddler time and reading groups. 

For all half term activities, including in theatres and parks, visit our  web page.

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