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…

Printing with plants & veges

Did you know you can use plants and veges to print and design beautiful art? In this video, Jacqui from Yamba library shows you simple techniques to do prints from plants, including potato carving & printing.  We’d love to see any of the works you create and to know what plants or vegetables you might…

Simple Origami Heart – Make and Do

Here is a simple origami heart  that kids can make and do wherever they might be! Filmed by Jacqui at Yamba Library. Please feel free to share your results with us via social media! For more origami ideas go to our catalogue and search for ‘origami’ – you’ll find simple or complex origami books and…

Time for Nature

Time for Nature is the theme of 2020’s World Environment Day which is now 20 years old! World Environment Day is Friday, June 5th 2020 Head to our catalogue and search for these great titles or do your own search to explore the world through your library… Given the improvements we’ve seen in environments locally…

LEGO gives me…Goosebumps

Boo! This week’s Library LEGO Legends theme is Goosebumps. Your challenge this week is to create something spooky. A witches lair? Haunted House? Dragon’s Cave? Robbers? Dinosaurs? Maybe it’s the principal’s office! ​If you don’t have LEGO draw a picture. We’d love to see it. ​Email a pic of your spooky LEGO creation to libraryevents@clarence.nsw.gov.au…

Bumper Album: Amazing LEGO creations from our Library Legends

WHOAAAAAAH! Check out the incredible LEGO creations that have been submitted to our library events email in the past month. We are so very impressed we decided to create a bumper LEGO album to share them. And as you scroll  far, far, away to the bottom of this page you might find the next exciting…

Your Places…LEGO style

Thanks to everyone for participating in this week’s Library LEGO Legends online challenge that asked our legends to use LEGO to create the world or place you’d like to live in.  There were some AMAAAAAZING builds and here are a couple we thought we’d share. And don’t forget – we release the new week’s challenge…