Kid's Activities and Events

The Marion Library Service offers a range of activities for kids, such as storytelling for pre-schoolers, baby bounce sessions and school holiday programs. 

Most events are on offer at all of the Marion Library branches.

View the library events at the bottom of this page.

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Storytelling for Pre-Schoolers

A wonderful opportunity to have fun together, meet new friends, listen to stories and make something to take home and stick on the fridge!

Cost: Free
When: Weekly throughout the school term.
Time: 
10:30am to 11:15am
Where:

  • Cultural Centre Library on Tuesdays.
  • Cove Civic Centre Library on Wednesdays.
  • Park Holme Library on Thursdays.

No need to book, just come along.

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Baby Bounce

A fun and interactive session aimed at introducing babies and young children to libraries, action songs, nursery rhymes and rhythm.

Who: Suitable for parents, grandparents and people caring for children aged 0-2 years. Siblings are most welcome to attend.
Cost: 
Free
Time: 9:30am to 10:00am every week throughout the school term.
Where:

  • Cultural Centre Library on Tuesdays.
  • Cove Civic Centre Library on Wednesdays.
  • Park Holme Library on Thursdays.

No need to book, just come along.

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Code Club for Beginners @ Cove Civic CentreCode Club logo

Learn how to code! Our Code Club is about fun, creativity and learning through exploring.

Join the club and get involved in exciting projects that will teach you how to program by making computer games, animations and websites.

Be in charge of the computer and make it do what YOU want in a fun, friendly and safe environment. Use our laptops or BYO device.

Who: Kids aged 8+
Cost: 
Free
When: Wednesdays after school throughout the school term.
Where: Cove Civic Centre

Strictly limited places available and bookings are essential on 8375 6755.

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HAL RoboticsHAL Covebotics @ Cove Civic Centre

Do you want to learn how to build robots? Then we have the club for you! HAL Covebotics is a fun, hands-on club where you will create your own inventions and explore the world of technology. Kits and computers provided for use by the club.

Presented by Marion Library Service in conjunction with Techspace Learning.

Who: For children aged 10-15
Cost: $20 per session (First session is free)
When: Saturdays 1:30pm-3:30pm throughout the school term.
Where: Cove Civic Centre

Strictly limited places available and bookings are essential on 8375 6755.

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Book Busters: Book Club

10 to 13 year olds are invited to join in a fun book club that meets at the Cove Civic Centre once a month. 

After school on a Wednesday they will be able to connect with others, browse the latest release books, magazines and graphic novels and take part in fun and exciting craft activities. 

There are even snacks provided!

Who: For children aged 10-13
Cost: Free
When: Once a month on Wednesday, 3:30pm-4:30pm, throughout the school term.
Where: Cove Civic Centre and Park Holme Library
Bookings: Contact us on 8375 6785 or browse for the upcoming Book Busters event via the Online Event Calender.

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Family Programs

Easy Christmas Craft

 

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School holiday program

Enjoy plenty of opportunities to come into the library, meet new friends and have fun during the School Holidays.

Summer School Holidays 2017/18

Our school holiday programs this summer are inspired by the Summer Reading Club theme - Game On! Relax and enjoy a selection of board games, LEGO and summer crafts available at any Marion Library branch during library opening hours. 

Come and Try Robotics

Claymation

LEGO Animation:

Be a Star! Film Clip Workshop presented by AusDance

 

School holiday workshops are for all ages and bookings are essential and can be made online via the Events Calendar or through the links below or by phone on 8375 6785.

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Kids' library events

Browse the below list of events to see what's happening at your local library branch for the little ones.

 

Storytelling for Pre-Schoolers @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 14/12/2017
End Date: 14/12/2017

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Baby Bounce @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 14/12/2017
End Date: 14/12/2017

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BOOKED OUT: Easy Christmas Craft: Summer School Holidays @ Cultural Centre Library

Start Date: 19/12/2017
End Date: 19/12/2017

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BOOKED OUT: Easy Christmas Craft: Summer School Holidays @ Cove Civic Centre

Start Date: 20/12/2017
End Date: 20/12/2017

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Easy Christmas Craft: Summer School Holidays @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 21/12/2017
End Date: 21/12/2017

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BOOKED OUT: Come & Try Robotics: Summer School Holidays @ Cultural Centre Library

Start Date: 09/01/2018
End Date: 09/01/2018

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BOOKED OUT: Come & Try Robotics: Summer School Holidays @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 11/01/2018
End Date: 11/01/2018

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Claymation Workshop: Summer School Holidays @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 15/01/2018
End Date: 15/01/2018

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LEGO Animation Workshop: Summer School Holidays @ Cove Civic Centre

Start Date: 18/01/2018
End Date: 18/01/2018

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BOOKED OUT: Be s Star! Film Clip Workshop presented by Ausdance SA: Summer School Holidays @ Cove Civic Centre

Start Date: 24/01/2018
End Date: 24/01/2018

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Baby Bounce @ Cultural Centre Library

Start Date: 30/01/2018
End Date: 30/01/2018

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Storytelling for Pre-Schoolers @ Cultural Centre Library

Start Date: 30/01/2018
End Date: 30/01/2018

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Storytelling for Pre-Schoolers @ Cove Civic Centre

Start Date: 31/01/2018
End Date: 31/01/2018

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Baby Bounce @ Cove Civic Centre

Start Date: 31/01/2018
End Date: 31/01/2018

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Storytelling for Pre-Schoolers @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 01/02/2018
End Date: 01/02/2018

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Baby Bounce @ Park Holme Library

Start Date: 01/02/2018
End Date: 01/02/2018

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Useful Marion Library Service information

Cultural Centre Library
287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046
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Phone: 8375 6785
Cove Civic Centre 
1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove SA 5158
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Phone: 8375 6755
Park Holme Library 
1 Duncan Avenue, Park Holme SA 5043
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Phone: 8375 6745

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