We’re here to fill your half term with fun this February, never fear boredom when you’re a Hampshire Library member. Even better, while the younger ones are taking part in some of the more energetic activities, you’ll be surrounded by book heaven!
Here’s a flavour of what we have going on around Hampshire for half term, your only problem now is fitting them all in!
13-20 Feb, during opening hours (Free).
Come along to Fordingbridge Library this half term and get involved in our fun craft drop-in session, make a pirate ship or a castle for a princess. No need to book just turn up and get creative!
13 & 20 Feb, during opening hours (Free).
Our crafts are made with love this half term! Make heart filled flowers and cards for the special people in your life! Free drop in sessions, no need to book.
Monday 15 Feb, 11.30am – £3 (adults go FREE)
Join children’s entertainer and actress Charlie Sanderson for a super interactive 45 minutes storytelling party including singing, a giant parachute, bubbles and more. Spaces are very limited and advance booking is essential!
Monday 15 Feb, 1pm (Free)
Fun for Kids at Dogs Trust! Join us for a dog safety talk, followed by animal crafts. There will be a special visit from Molly the Cocker Spaniel. Woof! Woof! Free tickets are available from the Library.
Tuesday 16 Feb, 10am-12pm (Free)
Come along to Fareham Library for a Robots and Rockets craft session. There is no need to book, just drop in!
Wednesday 17 Feb, 11am- £10 (adults go FREE)
Investigate a crime scene at Basingstoke Discovery Centre. Under the guidance of CID staff children work their way through a series of clues using the same forensic techniques as real detectives to solve the crime, including dusting for fingerprints. All children receive a CSI kit to take home for further crime detection work. If you are interested in coming to this event then please be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Thursday 18 Feb, 11am (Free)
We’re going on a bear hunt inspired storytime and craft session at Totton library for the inner grizzly’s! Places are free but need to be booked in advance.
18 & 20 Feb (Free)
Help us celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year, the year of the monkey, with this fun craft session for your little monkeys! Free drop in sessions, no need to book.
Thursday 18 Feb, 1 – 2pm (Free)
Come and meet SJ and her waggy-tailed friends from The Dogs Trust. Listen to a story, find out what dogs need to be happy and healthy and how to stay safe around them then make something to take home. Ask for your free ticket in the library today!
Friday 19 Feb, 10am-12pm (Free)
Drop in to Hythe Library between 10am and 12 noon for “Under the Sea” inspired crafts and activities. There is no need to book in advance.