Libraries half-term events

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Banish the school holiday blues by making the most of this great programme of holiday events.

Archway Library, N19 5PH
Hair, It’s a Family Affair!
Wednesday 23 October, 2pm. Ages 3-7. 30 places
Award-winning author Mylo Freeman reads from her picture book celebrating afro hair and getting children involved in an illustration workshop. A Black History Month event.

Abstract Art Workshop – inspired by a recent exhibition at the Tate Britain
Friday 25 October, 2.30pm. Ages 4+. 20 places
Create your own Frank Bowling inspired modern abstract art work.

Cally Clock Tower Centre N7 9TU
Construction Workshop
Monday 21 October, 10am-1pm. Ages 7+ (15 places bookable on www.hoop.co.uk. Limited spaces available on the day)
Recreate the Cally Market in 3D out of recycled materials. Bring clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Spaces are limited, booking in advance is recommended.

Print Making
Wednesday 23 October, 10am-1pm. Ages 7+ (15 places bookable on www.hoop.co.uk. Limited spaces available on the day)
Get inspired by autumn and create your own screen prints to take home. Bring clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Spaces are limited, booking in advance is recommended.

Cat and Mouse Library, N7 0JN
Create your own crown
Tuesday 22 October, 2.30pm. Ages 4+. 20 places
Make an African style head dress. A Black History Month event.

Central Library, N5 1PF
Unseen Scientists
Monday 21 October, 11am. Ages 7-12. 16 places
Join this exciting printmaking workshop provided by the Linnean Society! Participants will discover a range of natural historians past and present, with emphasis on black, Asian and minority ethnic pioneers in the life sciences.

Finsbury Library, EC1V 4NB
Autumnal Masks
Wednesday 23 October, 10.30am. All ages. 16 places
Decorate your own festive autumnal mask with autumn, or Halloween images.

Islington Museum, EC1V 4NB
Unseen Scientists
Monday 21 October
2.30pm. Ages 7-12. 16 places
Join this exciting printmaking workshop provided by the Linnean Society! Participants will discover a range of natural historians past and present, with emphasis on black, Asian and minority ethnic pioneers in the life sciences.

All the Colours of Autumn
Wednesday 23 October, 2.30pm. All ages. 15 places
Create a work of autumnal art using objects from nature.

Mildmay Library, N1 4NA
Ghoulish Bats and Spiders!
Thursday 24 October, 2pm. All ages. 15 places
It’s Halloween soon so create your own really ghoulish bats and spiders!

N4 Library, N4 2DW
October Explosion
Wednesday 23 October, 2.30pm. Ages 3+. 20 places
Make a box exploding with October fun, fireworks, ghosts, autumn leaves, pumpkins, skeletons, using your imagination!

North Library, N7 6JX
Scary Bookmarks!
Thursday 24 October, 2.15pm. All ages. 20 places
Create a scary bookmark for Halloween

South Library, N1 2SL
Hair, It’s a Family Affair!
Wednesday 23 October, 11am. Ages 3-7. 30 places
Award-winning author Mylo Freeman reads from her picture book celebrating afro hair and getting children involved in an illustration workshop. A Black History Month event.

West Library, N1 1BD
Book Cover Collage
Thursday 24 October, 2.30-4pm. All ages. Drop-in
Be inspired by Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell’s collaged book covers and get creative designing your own to take home.

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