Fun for all: Enjoy school holiday activities at the Benalla Library.

December 22, 2017

Summer Reading Club:

‘Game On’

December 2017 to January 2018:

Benalla Library, (03) 57622069,

Free event — all ages.

Join the Summer Reading Club to win great prizes. How many books can you read?

Discover new authors and participate in fun literacy activities with the theme ‘‘Game On’’, celebrating the Commonwealth Games in April.

Countdown to Christmas with Ralph the Shelf Elf

Wednesday, December 13, to Sunday, December 24:

Benalla Library, (03)57622069,

Free event — all ages.

Ralph the Shelf Elf is back to help prepare for Christmas with a ‘‘12 Days ’Til Christmas Countdown’’.

Follow Ralph and his hiding spots on the Benalla Library Facebook and Twitter pages.

Magical Summer Garden

Tuesday, January 9, 2.30pm to 3.30pm:

Benalla Library, (03)57622069,

Free event — all ages.

Create a magical summer garden display with paper flowers, plants and hidden creatures inspired by well-known stories.

Continue to add flowers to the display during the summer holiday.

Artist focus

Thursday, January 11, 10am to 12pm:

Benalla Art Gallery, (03)57602619,

Free — bookings essential.

Ages five to 12.

Join artist Fiona Hall in three fun gallery workshops:

Draw Little Critters

Design insects, spiders or a tiny crab using pencils and pastels.

Who Lives Here?

Create a collage of an animal and its habitat.

Send A Message

Design your own emoji to express your emotions.

3D Snakes and Ladders

Thursday, January 11, 2.30pm to 3.30pm:

Benalla Library, (03)57622069,

Free — bookings essential.

Ages eight-plus.

Create a 3D game of Snakes and Ladders for use in the library.

Continue to play over the summer holiday.

Monoprints and Stencils

Monday, January 15, Workshop one 10am to 11.30am, Workshop two 2pm to 3.30pm:

Benalla Art Gallery, (03)57602619,

Cost: $20 members, $22 non-members.

Ages five to 12.

Experiment with printmaking using creative materials to make colourful artworks.

With Cate Geard and Jacqui Coupe.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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