This will be your biggest Libraries Festival with Unley Library celebrating 50 years of service. The first Friday & Saturday of November is now jam-packed with fun-filled activities ranging from story time, movie night, come'n try art & craft, author talks and more.
Friday 4 November From after school hours, you can join in their "Earth's Wild Ride" to travel to the future, fly over a volcano, spin through the solar systems and even visit the dinosaurs with an exciting 360 degree surround projection in the library. Bookings & for more details in here.
Nothing beats chilling out at a Friday movie night. The 1967 version of the movie "The Jungle Book" will be played in the Unley Town Hall. Gold coin donation for entry but you will get entertainment from pre-movie cartoons, face-painting, one-man band and balloon artist as well as a coupon for a complimentary hot beverage, ice cream or fairy floss (1 per person). Call now or book here.
Saturday 5 November From 10 o'clock, there will be art & craft workshops for embroidery onto silk, millinery to construct a feather headpiece, braiding bracelets, restoring furniture, making a cake topper for new borns, making a pincushion from a vintage teacup & biscuit decorating for kids. There is even a special braiding bracelet workshop for teenagers.
Biscuit Decorating for Kids. Image Credit: ig@craftinthepark
It won't be a Libraries Festival without a book launch. "Frieda" is a historical novel written by the award-winning children's author, Marianne Musgrove. It will be launched by Peter Monteath and include fun children's activities. Special mention that this book is written for 8 to 13 year olds – an age range that there are not many books around but most parents don't want their pre-teen kids to read the teenager books yet.
Book launch of pre-teen fiction "Frieda"
There is something for everyone, every age group and every interest. Some activities are free and some attract a small fee. Some require booking and some not. Go check the library site to find out more!