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Christmas countdown at Bayside libraries

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Visit our libraries this December to join in the Christmas cheer! We’ll be counting down the 12 days to Christmas, with plenty of fun activities for children and adults alike.  

See below for all our great activities happening across Bayside libraries:

Monday 10 December

The Strumpets Ukulele Group will be appearing at the Preschool Storytime - Hampton Library, 10.30am-11.15am, Ages 3-5 years.

Santa at Christmas Storytime - Beaumaris Library, 10.30am-11.15am, Ages 3-5 years.

Tuesday 11 December

Santa at Christmas Storytime - Brighton Library, 10.30am-11.15am, 3-5 years.                                        

Make a Christmas wreath - Drop in to the library to decorate a Christmas wreath, Beaumaris Library, 2.00pm -4.00pm, Ages 4+, Free. Just turn up.

Wednesday 12 December

Santa at Christmas Storytime -10.30am-11.15am, Sandringham Library, 3-5 years.

Thursday 13 December

Santa at Christmas Storytime - Brighton Library, 10.30am-11.15am, 3-5 years.

Ikebana Japanese flower arranging - Watch Emerald create beautiful works of art and learn simple floral design techniques for your Christmas table. Christmas refreshments served.
Brighton Library, 6.30pm-7.30pm.
Free, bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/445458

Friday 14 December

Santa at Christmas Storytime - 10.30am-11.15am, Beaumaris Library.

Crazy Christmas Decoration swap! - Do you want a fresh new look for your Christmas tree? Or a way to share the Christmas decorations you no longer use? Bring in your old tree trimmings, donate them or swap them over.
Brighton & Beaumaris Libraries, 3 pm – 5.30 pm, Just turn up! 

Saturday 15 December

Christmas wrapping with a unique flair! - Join Gail, ‘Paper Girl’, for a fun interactive eco-friendly gift wrapping session. Use magazines and junk mail paper to create colourful and attractive gifts. Bring along a couple of gifts to wrap!
Christmas refreshments served. Sandringham Library, 11 am – 12 noon.
Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/446447

Sunday 16 December

Look out for a surprise Christmas treat courtesy of your friendly Librarian.

Monday 17 December

Ikebana Japanese flower arranging - Watch Emerald create beautiful works of art and learn simple floral design techniques for your Christmas table. Beaumaris Library, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. Christmas refreshments served.
Free, bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/445467

Tuesday 18 December

Christmas Bonbon Making with a Twist! - See the craft cutter in action and make your own Christmas Bonbon. Add a toy made on our 3D Printer, and take a template home to make more Bonbons. Sandringham Library, 2pm to 2:30pm or 2:30pm to 3pm.
Ages 18+, Free, Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/436704

Wednesday 19 December

Christmas Cheer Foodie Chat! Join us for an informal and relaxed chat where you can share your favourite Christmas food stories and memories. Christmas Afternoon Tea supplied by the Sandringham Library Staff.
Sandringham Library, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Free. Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/445470

Thursday 20 December

Christmas out loud! Bring along your favourite Christmas reading treasure and read your favourite passage aloud in a relaxed and informal setting while enjoying a Christmas morning Tea.
Hampton Library, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Free.  Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/445477

Friday 21 December

Christmas Bonbon Making with a twist! - See the craft cutter in action and make your own Christmas Bonbon. Add a toy made on our 3D Printer, and take a template home to make more Bonbons.
Beaumaris Library, 2pm to 2:30pm or 2:30pm to 3pm
Ages 18+, Free Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/436744

Saturday 22 December

Look out for a surprise Christmas treat across all branches courtesy of your friendly Librarians.

Sunday 23 December

Look out for a surprise Christmas treat across all branches courtesy of your friendly Librarians.

Monday 24 December

Is there really egg in egg nog? Let’s find out! Surprise tasting and recipe across all branches

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