Wellington Library: Keeping you entertained

Summer Holidays

Curious Creatures is the theme for the January School Holidays with lots of activities to keep you entertained starting with the Engineering Station for week one January 7-8 from 11-1pm, January 9-11 from 2-4pm, when you can design, build and create towers, bridges, transformers, castles and so much more only using the materials provided.

Week two is Waste to Art January 14-15 from 11-1pm, January 16-18 from  2-4pm, recycling other people’s trash to create treasured works of art. Week three will be Lego Challenges January 21-22 from  11-1pm, January 23-25 from 2-4pm, test your Lego skills against other enthusiasts.

Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club is off and running until the January 31, if you’re between 1-18 years old come on in and join in the fun of summer holidays.

When children register at the Library they will receive a Summer Reading Club pack, which includes the book log and activities to enjoy, and curious creatures to create over the holiday period.

There are also lots of bonuses available for reading and listening to books, including a book prize for participants who complete their first reading log.

A range of fun activities will also be held for children at the Library throughout the summer holidays. The Summer Reading Club is a national program to help maintain literacy levels in children during holiday periods.

New Young Adult books

Femme magnifique : a comic book anthology salute to 50 magnificent women from pop, politics, art and science by Simone, Gail

13 reasons why: When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up by Asher, Jay.

Jinxed: Lacey Chu has big dreams of working for the company behind the 'baku' - a customisable smart pet that functions as a phone but makes the perfect companion for its user. The only problem is, she's just been rejected from Profectus Academy - the elite academy for cutting-edge tech.  by McCulloch, Amy

Wellington Library Information

Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 9.30am to 12noon. Call 6840 1780 or visit www.mrl.nsw.gov.au. Macquarie Regional Library is also on Facebook and Twitter.