Get Creative for Book Week with CBCA

Hey! The Children’s Book Council of Australia has created these fun printouts for kids to get creative @home. Click on the links to download and print.   CBCA 2020- DRAW YOUR OWN CURIOUS CREATURE CBCA-CUTOUT BOOKMARK 1 CBCA-CUTOUT BOOKMARK 2

Book Week with Story Box Library

Every CBCA-shortlisted story on Story Box Library comes with an Activity Time video and instruction sheet to engage curious young minds. Download the Story Box Library Activity Time collection here: Complete Activity Time Collection for CBCA Book Week 2020  Activity Time ideas provide a variety of experiences to help children connect to the stories. Through…

Cut and Create Poetry

Cut and Create poetry

Writing poems doesn’t get an easier. We’ve provided all the words – all you need to do is cut them up, move them around and ta-daaaa! You’re a poet!   We have 8 magnetic poetry kits to giveaway to the most creative poems. Download the activity sheet now and get creating: Cut and Create Poetry Activity…

Worksheets to help you draw cartoons

We’re super excited to share these cartoon worksheets designed just for you by Grafton artist Jaz Grady. How to draw a dingo Drawing cartoon faces Create your own adventure Make your own comic strip How to draw a superhero Print them and off and start drawing! PLUS you can learn more from Jaz Grady, our…

School Holidays are sorted @your library

your library has school holiday activities sorted for you this September and October  Yep! Not only can you borrow books, dvds, mags, and jigsaws but you can pick up your own collage or dreamcatcher kit, learn some amazing cartooning skills, try your hand at creative writing, try your hand at magnetic poetry, or create your…

Local Voices Read Online Storytime

It was a real delight to have Grafton-based writer and performer, Misty Fisher, come into the library studio to record this special, online storytime.  Current Covid restrictions prevent live storytime in our libraries. So it is wonderful to offer our young readers and families to cosy up and be read a story wherever they might…

Online July Holiday Jigsaws

School holidays are a great time to settle down with a jigsaw. With current Covid restrictions we thought we might create a few online jigsaws for you. We’ve used some colourful images from our Local Studies Collection that feature LEGO and Jacaranda Festival to get you in the holiday mood! Let us know if you…