Library fun this Summer!
Library Summer Events
The Library service have some great events planned during the holidays to run alongside our Summer Reading Challenge ‘Ready Steady Read.’ Please ask at your local library about taking part.
We are excited to announce that we have booked some fun and interactive sessions the Light Lab Project to explore and find out all about light.
UV Drawing Room & Colour Shadows
Try out UV drawing and create amazing glowing pictures using ultra violet torches and special templates. You’ll discover amazing facts about UV light while you doodle across the light sensitive tables! Find out how to mix Red, Green, and Blue torch light together to make white light then create awesome colour shadow images using a variety of templates and objects. Age 5 upwards
|Galashiels Library||Wednesday 12 July||13:00 – 15:00|
(drop in session)
|Hawick Library||Thursday 13 July||13:00 – 15:00|
(drop in session)
|Duns Library Contact Centre||Tuesday 1 August||13:00 – 15:00|
(drop in session)
“Shiny Science” – Workshop 1 hour
Discover the science of mirrors and lenses through a series of inspiring hands-on experiments. Use prisms and torches to split white light into the full colour spectrum. Draw with ultra-violet torches on light sensitive paper and use templates to transfer photographs into amazing photo-luminescent images. The workshop allows for the excitement of personal discovery through a series of well-resourced, hands-on experiments. Age 7-11 years.
|Galashiels Library||Friday 4 August||11:00 – 12:00||To book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Galashiels Library||Friday 4 August||14:00 – 15:email@example.com|
|Peebles Library Museum and Gallery||Tuesday 8 August||11:00 – 12:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peebles Library, Museum and Gallery||Tuesday 8 August||14:00 – 15:email@example.com|
|Hawick Library||Friday 11 August||11:00 – 12:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hawick Library||Friday 11 August||14:00 – 15:email@example.com|
The Union Team bridge team will be at the Library to deliver a story time and make a straw rocket activity for under 7 year olds
|Eyemouth Library||Friday 7 July||14:00||No Booking required|
Herring Queen Festival craft session. Drop into the library to make something crafty to celebrate the festival.
|Eyemouth Library||Friday 28 July||14:00 – 16:00||Drop in session|
DUPLO SESSIONS up to 5 years old
|Hawick Library||Friday 7 July||10:00 – 11:00||To book email|
|Galashiels Library||Wednesday 19 July||10:30 – 11:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hawick Library||Friday 4 August||10:00 – 11:email@example.com|
|Hawick Library||Friday 7 July||14:00 – 15:00||To book email|
|Eyemouth Library||Friday 14 July||14:00 – 16:00||No booking required|
|Peebles Library, Museum and Gallery||Monday 17 July||13:30 – 14:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peebles Library , Museum and Gallery||Monday 24 July||13:30 – 14:email@example.com|
|Galashiels Library||Wednesday 26 July||10:30 – 11:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peebles Library, Museum and Gallery||Monday 31 July||13:30 – 14:email@example.com|
|Hawick Library||Friday 4 August||14:00 – 15:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Galashiels Library||Wednesday 9 August||10:30-11:email@example.com|
|Eyemouth Library||Friday 11 August||14:00 – 16:00||No booking required|
|Hawick Library||Monday 7- Friday 11 August.||During library opening times||Drop in sessions just call in. Duplo and Lego available all week.|
For all Library events children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Drop in crafts available at Hawick, Peebles, and Galashiels Libraries throughout the summer holidays.