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Special Collections

Family Activities at Palace Green Library

Family activity

Activities for parents and children.

Catch Your Breath

Saturday 15th December 2018 - Sunday 17th March 2019, 12:00am - 5:00pm, Dennyson Stoddart Gallery, Palace Green Library

A new temporary exhibition exploring the Life of Breath research project, jointly led by Durham University and the University of Bristol

free entry

Christmas Decorations

Saturday 15th December 2018 - Sunday 16th December 2018, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

It's nearly Christmas and we think you can never have too many decorations! Visit us this weekend and go home with your very own Christmas decoration to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Little Bookworms

Monday 17th December 2018, 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.

Swirling Snowflakes

Saturday 5th January 2019 - Sunday 6th January 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

I wish it would snow so I could see the snowflakes fall! Make a swirling snowflake to hang in your window.

Little Bookworms

Monday 7th January 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.

Balloon Power Racers

Saturday 12th January 2019 - Sunday 13th January 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Use science, engineering, maths and technology to make a car powered by just your breath. On your marks, get set, GO!

Little Bookworms

Monday 14th January 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.

Marvellous Music

Saturday 19th January 2019 - Sunday 20th January 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Our exhibition, Catch Your Breath, is all about how you use your breath. Create your own musical panpipes to make a sweet sound powered by your breath.

Little Bookworms

Monday 21st January 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.

Rainbow Blower

Saturday 26th January 2019 - Sunday 27th January 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Palace Green Library

Brighten up your day by making a rainbow blower in our Museum today and use your breath to make all the colours dance!

Little Bookworms

Monday 28th January 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.