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Durham University

Special Collections

Family Activities at Palace Green Library

Family activity

Activities for parents and children.

Cracking Christmas Decorations

Saturday 14th December 2019 - Sunday 15th December 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Christmas is nearly here! Add some handmade decorations to you home by making them at Palace Green Library this weekend.

Little Bookworms

Monday 16th December 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am, Palace Green Library

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Sketching and Smudging

Saturday 4th January 2020 - Sunday 5th January 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

There are many materials that you can draw with; today we will be mark making by sketching, smudging and smearing with charcoals and chalks.

Little Bookworms

Monday 6th January 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am, Palace Green Library

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Make Your Own Sketchbook

Saturday 11th January 2020 - Sunday 12th January 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Every artist needs their very own sketchbook, small enough to carry around so you can stop anywhere you like to draw whenever inspiration hits.

Little Bookworms

Monday 13th January 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am, Palace Green Library

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Chattering Teeth

Saturday 18th January 2020 - Sunday 19th January 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Teeth can tell us lotsabout a person, including their age. Bioarchaeologists can use teeth to work out the age of someone and what they ate! Inspired by the Scottish Soldiers story make your own set of chattering teeth for your age.

Little Bookworms

Monday 20th January 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am, Palace Green Library

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Super Sketching Weekend

Saturday 25th January 2020 - Sunday 26th January 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

This weekend we want to make a GIANT drawing with as many people as possible! Add to our super sketch on a massive page, what will our collaborative artwork look like?

Little Bookworms

Monday 27th January 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am, Palace Green Library

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.