Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

East Renfrewshire Libraries are running loads of fantastic and free activities for kids over the Summer holidays!

Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

About Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Library events are free of charge and can be booked by calling the library.

Activities for 3 - 4 years: Summer story and craft sessions
Barrhead Foundry - Tuesday 10th July, 10am – 11am
I can sing a rainbow - Join the library staff for a bright colourful themed session. Create something delightful to celebrate summer.

Mearns Library - Friday 20th July, 2pm - 3pm
Oi Frogs, make a fun bouncy frog on a lily pad.

Clarkston Library - Tuesday 24th July, 2.15pm - 3.15pm
Paw your way down to the library to make a naughty Gnasher and give yourself a Dennis the menace hair do. Stripy tops optional.

Giffnock Library - Tuesday 7th August, 10.30am - 11.30am
Silly sunglasses - Hear some silly stories and enjoy making this fun and easy wearable craft.


Activities for 5 - 8 years: Mischief Makers
Neilston Library - Tuesday 10th July, 11am - Midday
Comic Strip Creativity. Craft your initials in 3D using comic strips

Clarkston Library - Thursday 12th July, 11am - Midday
Prankster Pirates: There be treasure up ahead Cap'n. Be ready for adventures on the high seas with mischievous mariners and pesky pirates. Make your own pirate eye-patch, telescope and a parrot for company

Thornliebank Library - Tuesday 17th July, 11am - Midday
Kaleidoscope: Explore light, reflections and symmetry the fun way with explosions of shape and colour by creating your own kaleidoscope.

Giffnock Library - Thursday 19th July, 11am - Midday
Kaleidoscope: Explore light, reflections and symmetry the fun way with explosions of shape and colour by creating your own kaleidoscope.

Eaglesham Library - Friday 20th July, 11am - Midday
Sneaky Snake: Make a slithering, squirming jungle snake. Play hide and ssseek with a sssneaky snake and surprise friends and family. Where will he turn up next?

Barrhead Foundry - Wednesday 25th July, 2pm - 3pm
Mini Magic: Calling all budding magicians! Learn some tricks that will amaze your friends and family.

Bubsy Library - Friday 27th July, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Make a cool catapult armed with marshmallows. Any hungry mouths for target practice. Get set! Aim! Fire! Yum!


Activities for 9 - 12 years
Busby Libary - Friday 13th July, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Retractable nabber, grabber jaws. See what mischief you can get up to with this extendable snapping mouth monster.

Mearns Library - Thursday 26th July, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Neilston Library - Tuesday 31st July, 2pm - 3pm
Combine your love of coding and comics in this special summer reading challenge coding session.

Eaglesham Library - Wednesday 1st August, 11am - Midday
See around corners, over walls and fences with your periscope.

Thornliebank Library - Saturday 4th August, 10.30am - 11.30am
Combine your love of coding and comics in this special summer reading challenge coding session.

Barrhead Foundry - Tuesday 7th August, 1pm - 3pm
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Giffnock Library - Thursday 9th August, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

Clarkston Library - Friday 10th August, 10am - Midday
Mix up your Minnie the Minx, draw Dennis dancing and bring the Bash Street kids to life. Comic caper is a two hour workshop illustrating the many ways we can create and design comic book characters.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Books Events you might like...

The Market Place Barrhead: Book Club
The Market Place Barrhead: Book Club
25th February 2019
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
The Market Place Barrhead hold a regular book club on the last Monday of each month... all welcome!
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Book Club
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Book Club
28th February 2019
The Market Place Newton Mearns, Newton Mearns
The Market Place Newton Mearns hold a regular book club on the last Thursday of each month... all welcome!
The Market Place Barrhead: Book Club
The Market Place Barrhead: Book Club
25th March 2019
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
The Market Place Barrhead hold a regular book club on the last Monday of each month... all welcome!
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Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat
18th February 2019
The Market Place Newton Mearns, Newton Mearns
Do you knit, crochet or stitch or would you like to learn how? Come along to The Market Place Newton Mearns on a Monday or Wednesday for their Knit ‘n’ Chat group!
The Market Place Barrhead: Card Making Club
The Market Place Barrhead: Card Making Club
19th February 2019
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
Get creative every Tuesday and Thursday morning at The Market Place Barrhead's free card making club!
The Market Place Barrhead: Sewing Circle
The Market Place Barrhead: Sewing Circle
19th February 2019
The Market Place Barrhead, Barrhead
Whether you’re an expert or just trying it for the first time, come along and join in at The Market Place Barrhead's regular Sewing Circle!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: Scottish Badgers
Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: Scottish Badgers
18th February 2019
Duff Memorial Hall, Busby
Join the local Scottish Wildlife Trust group in Busby for one of their regular evening talks on February 18th, this month's topic will be 'Scottish Badgers '.
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions
18th February 2019
Off Grid Kids, Clarkston
Off Grid Kids hold outdoor based toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!
Read, Write, Count
Read, Write, Count
19th February 2019
NA, Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Spark a love of learning and discovery by doing something fun together as a family at one of East Renfrewshire Libraries' Read, Write, Count events!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Gangsta Granny
Gangsta Granny
26th July 2019
Greenbank House and Garden, Clarkston
Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage on Greenbank Garden front lawn!
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
6th August 2019
Greenbank House and Garden, Clarkston
Embark on a journey of discovery this Summer when The Secret Garden comes to Greenbank Garden, Clarkston!
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