2024 Summer Reading Challenge in East Lothian Libraries: Marvellous Makers! 

 

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The Reading Agency’s annual Summer Reading Challenge encourages children ages 4-11 to read for fun, and happens in libraries every year in the summer holidays. This year, the theme is Marvellous Makers and its all about creativity. From dance to drawing, junk modelling to music, there’s something for everyone. The Summer Reading Challenge runs 22nd June – 24th August, 2024.

Please note all children under 8 should be accompanied by an adult.

See below for the loads of fun events happening in East Lothian Libraries over the holidays. Please contact your local library for more information, and to view all our regular events for all ages.

All summer at Haddington Library...

  • Tails' Mischievous Missing Object Hunt. Running daily during our opening hours in the summer holidays. Find a different object in the library each week.
  • Bob's Trail of Trouble. Running daily during our opening hours in the summer holidays. What mischievous deed has Bob got up to this week?
Arts and Crafts

Summer Reading Challenge Mural - Haddington Library

Wednesday, 3rd July 2.30-3.30pm

Haddington Library

Create a Summer Reading Challenge themed mural in the children's library! Ages 5+.

Advanced booking required. Contact Haddington Library to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Make your own comic book & book binding - Haddington Library

Thursday, 4th July 2.30-3.30pm

Haddington Library

Ages 5+. No need to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
Music

Singing with Roisin - Haddington Library

Wednesday, 10th July 2.30-3.30pm

Ages 5+. Advanced booking is required.

Contact Haddington Library to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Make & Play Musical Instruments - Haddington Library

Thursday, 11th July 2.30-3.30pm

Ages 5+. No need to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Maraca Making - Haddington Library

Saturday, 13th July 2.30-3.30pm

Papier Mache Maracas

Saturday, 20th July 2.30-3.30pm

Paint your papier mache maracas (extras will be available for those who didn't participate in the first session)

Ages 5+. No need to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
Sports

Funky Fitness Family Dance Session - Haddington Library

Wednesday, 17th July 2.30-3.00pm

Get funky with fitness! Family dance session. Ages 5+.

Please contact Haddington Library for more details.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Make a Carnival Headdress - Haddington Library

Thursday, 18th July 2.30-3.30pm

Ages 3+. No booking required.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Make Your Own Fairy - Haddington Library

A two-part crafting session to design and make your own fairy. Inspired by Daisy Meadows!

Thursday, 25th July 2.30-3.30pm

Clay wing painting for your fairy.

Saturday, 27th July 2.30-3.30pm

Design your own fairy using your painted clay wings.

Ages 3+. No booking required.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
Nature

Nature Photography Walk and Scavenger Hunt - Haddington Library

Wednesday, 31st July 2.30-3.30pm

All ages. Advanced booking is required.

Please contact Haddington Library to book.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Mosaic Crafts - Haddington Library

Thursday, 1st August 2.30-3.30pm

Make an animal/nature themed mosaic crafts with bits collected from nature.

Ages 3+. No booking necessary.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Decorate Your Own Photo Frame - Haddington Library

Saturday, 3rd August 2.30-3.30pm

Ages 3+. No booking necessary.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Build a Cardboard Fort - Haddington Library

A two-part craft event to make a cardboard fort in the library.

Wednesday, 7th August 2.30-3.30pm

Build a cardboard fort.

Thursday, 8th August 2.30-3.30pm

Cardboard fort decorating and storytime.

Ages 3+. No booking necessary. Participants can attend both or just one session.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Doll's House Craft - Haddington Library

Saturday, 10th August 2.30-3.30pm

Ages 3+. No booking necessary.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)