Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

East Renfrewshire Libraries are running loads of fantastic and free activities for kids over the Summer holidays!

Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

About Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Library events are free of charge and can be booked by calling the library.

Activities for 3 - 4 years: Summer story and craft sessions
Barrhead Foundry - Tuesday 10th July, 10am – 11am
I can sing a rainbow - Join the library staff for a bright colourful themed session. Create something delightful to celebrate summer.

Mearns Library - Friday 20th July, 2pm - 3pm
Oi Frogs, make a fun bouncy frog on a lily pad.

Clarkston Library - Tuesday 24th July, 2.15pm - 3.15pm
Paw your way down to the library to make a naughty Gnasher and give yourself a Dennis the menace hair do. Stripy tops optional.

Giffnock Library - Tuesday 7th August, 10.30am - 11.30am
Silly sunglasses - Hear some silly stories and enjoy making this fun and easy wearable craft.


Activities for 5 - 8 years: Mischief Makers
Neilston Library - Tuesday 10th July, 11am - Midday
Comic Strip Creativity. Craft your initials in 3D using comic strips

Clarkston Library - Thursday 12th July, 11am - Midday
Prankster Pirates: There be treasure up ahead Cap'n. Be ready for adventures on the high seas with mischievous mariners and pesky pirates. Make your own pirate eye-patch, telescope and a parrot for company

Thornliebank Library - Tuesday 17th July, 11am - Midday
Kaleidoscope: Explore light, reflections and symmetry the fun way with explosions of shape and colour by creating your own kaleidoscope.

Giffnock Library - Thursday 19th July, 11am - Midday
Kaleidoscope: Explore light, reflections and symmetry the fun way with explosions of shape and colour by creating your own kaleidoscope.

Eaglesham Library - Friday 20th July, 11am - Midday
Sneaky Snake: Make a slithering, squirming jungle snake. Play hide and ssseek with a sssneaky snake and surprise friends and family. Where will he turn up next?

Barrhead Foundry - Wednesday 25th July, 2pm - 3pm
Mini Magic: Calling all budding magicians! Learn some tricks that will amaze your friends and family.

Bubsy Library - Friday 27th July, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Make a cool catapult armed with marshmallows. Any hungry mouths for target practice. Get set! Aim! Fire! Yum!


Activities for 9 - 12 years
Busby Libary - Friday 13th July, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Retractable nabber, grabber jaws. See what mischief you can get up to with this extendable snapping mouth monster.

Mearns Library - Thursday 26th July, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Neilston Library - Tuesday 31st July, 2pm - 3pm
Combine your love of coding and comics in this special summer reading challenge coding session.

Eaglesham Library - Wednesday 1st August, 11am - Midday
See around corners, over walls and fences with your periscope.

Thornliebank Library - Saturday 4th August, 10.30am - 11.30am
Combine your love of coding and comics in this special summer reading challenge coding session.

Barrhead Foundry - Tuesday 7th August, 1pm - 3pm
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Giffnock Library - Thursday 9th August, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Clarkston Library - Friday 10th August, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Barrhead Foundry, Barrhead
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An Evening With Cameron McNeish
An Evening With Cameron McNeish
21st November 2018
Giffnock Library, Giffnock
Join Cameron McNeish as he pays tribute to the wonders of Scotland's Great Outdoors as part of Book Week Scotland!
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Clarkston Hall, Clarkston
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Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm
17th November 2018
Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, Eaglesham
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
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18th November 2018
Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, Eaglesham
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Barrhead BabyCafe
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15th November 2018
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Barrhead BabyCafe is a free drop-in offering information and support for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families!
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Waterstones Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Party
16th November 2018
The Avenue Shopping Centre, Newton Mearns
Join Waterstones Newton Mearns for a night of spellbinding fun and the launch of the latest book in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them series, The Crimes of Grindelwald!
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Macmillan Art Exhibition and Sale
16th Nov 2018 - 18th Nov 2018
Whitecraigs Lawn Tennis and Sports Club, Newton Mearns
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