Half term events at Islington libraries

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There are loads of things happening in Islington this half term. Find out more about holiday playschemes here, and adventure playgrounds here. Search the Islington Directory here.

Banish the school holiday blues by making the most of this great programme of holiday events at Islington libraries. All events are free and there’s no need to book!

Make your own dinosaur headdress
Saturday 16 February, 2.30-4pm

Finsbury Library, St. John St, EC1V 4NB
Ever wanted to be a T Rex or a Brontosaurus? Well, now’s your chance! Make your own dinosaur headdress! Grrrrrahhhh!

Chinese New Year crafts
Saturday 16 February, 2.15-3.45pm

Central Library, Fieldway Crescent, N5 1PF
Come along and make Chinese New Year paper animals, lanterns and fans.

Chinese zodiac afternoon with the De Yin Chinese School
Sunday 17 February, 2-4pm
Central Library, Fieldway Crescent, N5 1PF
Join staff from the De Yin Chinese school in an afternoon of zodiac-linked storytelling, calligraphy, origami and other craft activities. The event will take place in the Gallery space behind the children’s library.

Seasonal activities for 3 years and above
Monday 18 February, 2.30-4pm
Lewis Carroll Children’s Library, Copenhagen Street, N1 0ST
Make paper fans and lanterns to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Mindful tropical aquarium
Monday 18 February, 2.30-4pm
N4 Library, Blackstock Road, N4 2DW
Arts & Crafts for 5 years and above. Create a calming tropical aquarium for your room.

Chinese Year of the Pig origami crafts
Tuesday 19 February, 2-3pm

Mildmay Library, Mildmay Park, N1 4NA
Easy Piggy! Make a pig cootie catcher

Seasonal activities for 4 years and above
Tuesday 19 February, 2.30-3.30pm

Cat and Mouse Library, Camden Road, N7 0JN
Make a mini Chinese lantern chain.

Puppet making for 4 years and above
Wednesday 20 February, 2-3pm
South Library, Essex Rd, N1 2SL
Create a peg dolly character using natural wooden pegs and assorted craft materials.

Celebrate Chinese New Year!
Thursday 21 February, 2.30-4pm

West Library, Bridgeman Road, N1 1BD
Make paper fans and lanterns to celebrate the Chinese New Year

Burst into spring!
Thursday 21 February, 2:15-4pm

North Library, Manor Gardens, N7 6JX
Create a fun pop out seasons box and a bug hotel

Chinese New Year celebration event
Friday 22 February, 2.30-3.30pm
Archway Library, Highgate Hill, N19 5PH
Make a mini Chinese lantern chain.

Story time for 4-7 years
Friday 22 February, 2-3pm

Central Library, Fieldway Crescent, N5 1PF
‘Story Builders’ from the Discover Children’s Story Centre are performing Tom Percival’s book ‘Perfectly Norman’. This event is delivered with Thrive LDN and promotes mental health messages for young children and families.

Find out more on HOOP, the family activities site

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