Spend the School Holidays at Inner West libraries

Inner West Council libraries are hosting fun and engaging workshops these school holidays, including filmmaking workshops, craft and cooking classes and other activities. Free except where indicated. Bookings essential.

Filmmaking workshops for 12-18 years:

Introduction to green screen
Exploring all the cool things to do with green screen technology.
Tuesday 5 July, 10am-1pm
Marrickville Town Hall, for 12-18 years
$15 + booking fee

Kaboom! Making explosions
Perform real life ╩╗mini╩╝ explosions in film scenes created on the day.
Wednesday 6 July, 10am-12pm
Marrickville Town Hall, for 12-18 years.
$15 + booking fee

DIY Dystopia
Write an original script, produce a concept, and using visual effects.
Wednesday 6 July, 1pm-4pm
Marrickville Town Hall, for 12-18 years.
$15 + booking fee

Show and Tell Workshop
Attendees of the filmmaking workshops can come and see their film on screen, with feedback given by an award-winning filmmaker who will share tips and tricks.
Thursday 7 July, 10:30am-12:30pm
Marrickville Town Hall, for 12-18 years.

Get crafty in these classes and keep busy with these activities:

Self publishing comics workshop
A Comic Con-versation event with Anna Riart
Monday 4 July, 10am
Ashfield Library, for 8-12 years

Create your own comic book character workshop
A Comic Con-versation event with Louie Joyce
Tuesday 5 July, 10am
Ashfield Library, for 8-12 years

Cooking class
Join Chef Daniel to learn food handling / preparation techniques and create a simple and delicious lunch using a range of basic ingredients.
Wednesday 6 July, 10:30am – 2:30pm
Leichhardt Town Hall, for 12 - 18 years

Dreamcatchers workshop
Create your own dreamcatcher
Wednesday 6 July, 10am
Haberfield Library, for ages 12-18

Make a Franken-toy wreath
Hot glue gun – check. Old toys – check. Local artist, Freya Jobbins – check.
Wednesday 6 July, 11am-1pm
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room, for 10-12 years.

Mystery movie
A mystery movie at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway (rating TBC). Bring lunch or money to buy lunch. Start and finish times are subject to change (depending on cinema session times).
Thursday 7 July
Meet at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway Shopping Centre. For 12-18 years

Frozen winter accessories
Using Disney’s Frozen as inspiration, craft a crown and reindeer antlers.
Dulwich Hill, Friday 8 July, 11am-12pm
Stanmore, Tuesday 12 July, 11am-12pm
St Peters, Friday 15 July, 2pm-3pm
For 8-12 years.

Winter Festival / ice skating (after dark)
Ice skating plus unlimited rides at the Sydney Winter Festival (St Mary's Cathedral Square), including tobogganing, giant slide, snow powder pit and giant inflatable tube dudes. Socks required. Bring dinner or money to buy dinner. Booking restrictions apply - choose only one Winter Festival activity from the Winter Holiday Program
Friday 8 July, 4.30pm – 10pm.Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus at 4:30pm, for ages 12-18 years
Cost: $30

Cheerleading
Learn the basics of cheerleading in a creative two-hour workshop.
Monday 11 July, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Leichhardt Town Hall, for ages 12-18 years

Ten Pin Bowling
Two games of ten pin bowling at AMF North Strathfield. Bring lunch or money to buy lunch.
Tuesday 12 July, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus at 10:30am
Cost: $10

High Tea
Morning tea at the prestigious Tea Room in the Queen Victoria Building.
Wednesday 13 July, 9:45am-1pm
Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus at 9:45am. For ages 12 - 18 years
Cost: $25

Mystery movie
A mystery movie at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway (rating TBC). Bring lunch or money to buy lunch. Start and finish times are subject to change (depending on cinema session times).
Thursday 14 July
Meet at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway Shopping Centre. For 12-18 years

Winter Festival / ice skating (after dark)
Ice skating plus unlimited rides at the Sydney Winter Festival (St Mary's Cathedral Square), including tobogganing, giant slide, snow powder pit and giant inflatable tube dudes. Socks required. Bring dinner or money to buy dinner. Booking restrictions apply - choose only one Winter Festival activity from the Winter Holiday Program
Friday 15 July, 4.30pm – 10pm
Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus at 4:30pm, for ages 12-18 years
Cost: $30

PLUS HSC students can also give their studies a boost with free HSC seminars at Marrickville Library.

Mathematics – General 2 Workshop
Tuesday 12 July, 2pm-4.30pm
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room

Acing the HSC Trials Exams
Wednesday 13 July, 2pm-4pm
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room

English Area of Study – Discovery
Thursday 14 July, 2pm-4.30pm
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room

Creative writing workshop
Friday 15 July, 2pm-3.30pm
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room

For fans of the Bard, ‘Shakespeare in the Library’ will have attendees creating characters in this unique improvisation session using classic Shakespeare props such as the skull from Hamlet.
Wednesday 13 July, 11am-12.40pm
Herb Greedy Hall, for 10-12 years.Adult supervision is required for children aged 10 and younger.

For information about all school holidays events and activities at Inner West Council library branches, and to book, go to Ashfield Library http://www.ashfield.nsw.gov.au/page/children.html Leichhardt Library http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/shp and Marrickville Library www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/schoolholidays

For print quality images or logos, contact the Communication team.

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For further information please contact:
Elizabeth Heath, Communication Coordinator, 9392 533
Trish Whitton, Library Promotions Specialist, 9335 2176

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