Join Hull Libraries and special guests for some free online fun this half-term

Families are invited to join Hull Libraries and their special guests in a range of activities to enjoy from the comfort of home this half-term.

Hull Libraries' The Big Malarkey Festival. Photo: Jerome Whittingham @photomoments
Hull Libraries’ The Big Malarkey Festival. Photo: Jerome Whittingham @photomoments

Learn new skills and gain confidence with some super funky socially distanced street dance moves on Monday 15 February 4pm – 4.45pm. 

Zoom Through Space with Cosmic Carol on Tuesday 16 and Friday 19 February at 1:30-2:30pm take a tour of the solar system from the comfort of your own home with Cosmic Carol, Hull’s very own science communicator and planetarium presenter.

Get your craft on in the Helping Hands We Made This craft workshop as part of their citywide trail Helping Hands. The project is honouring #HelpingHands by asking local people to create an artwork trail of handprints in homes and public spaces. Take part in this free session to make your own hand-shaped ‘thank you’.

Enjoy half-term with Hull Libraries.
Enjoy half-term with Hull Libraries.

Sessions will take place on Tuesday 16 February 10.30-11.30am, Thursday 18 February 2.00-3.00pm and Saturday 27 February 10.30am -11.30am.

Join Hull Libraries at 10am on Saturday 20 February in We’re Going On a Story Hunt! for a scavenger hunt around your home followed by a story told by fabulous storyteller John Kirk. Suitable for families with children aged 3+ this free interactive session will include the retelling of a popular fairy tale. You will need paper, pencils and permission to turn the house upside down!

Events are free and can be booked via the Hull Libraries EventBrite page.

Hull Libraries Eventbrite

All events are online delivered via Zoom – you do not need to come to the library to attend. Further details will be sent once a ticket has been booked. 

Please book one place per family/device to save space for others. If you cannot make a session please cancel your ticket to allow space for others.

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Hull Libraries has lots of digital reading options available. If you’re missing the ‘real thing’, try its Select and Collect service, just select your books, DVDs or CDs – online or over the phone – and you’ll be notified when they’re ready to collect!

If you’re having trouble getting to a library it may be possible to have them delivered direct to your door – find out more about the Library Link: Home Library Service

[Laura Andrew – Home PR]