July School Holidays at the Libraries

Library 20 June 2022

The City's libraries have a full program of events and activities to keep the kids busy during the July school holidays.

The program aims to inspire and delight young minds, with craft, coding, stories, lego and writing workshops.

The sessions are all free, however most require bookings.

Kaya to NAIDOC Week Arts & Crafts

Make your own calico bag using ideas and inspiration from Aboriginal art. Ages 5+


  • 2.30-3.30pm & 4-5pm, Mon 4 July - South Perth Community Hall.  Book here

Winter Tales

Get cosy and comfy at our special evening storytime at the library. Hear epic tales, adventure stories and indigenous yarns. Pyjamas recommended! All ages


  • 4.30-6pm, Wed 6 July - South Perth Library. Book here

Old Mill Activities

Drop into the Old Mill on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school holidays for fun activities and to explore the whole site. All ages 

  • 10am-2pm, Wed 6 & 13 Thur 7 & 14 July - Old Mill. Book here

Coding Collateral

Celebrate our amazing Coder Dojo and see what they’ve built. You can test and play with robots, code and video games. Ages 7+

  • 4-5.30pm, Thur 7 July - Manning Library. Book now

Deadly Decks

Design your own display skateboard deck learning about Aboriginal Art and symbols. While you can’t shred on your board, you’ll leave with a piece of deadly art. Suitable for ages 12+

  • 2-4.30pm, Fri 8 July - Old Mill. Book now

Master LEGO Builds

Get in quick with your team of two (adult and child) and build your biggest LEGO Build yet! The theme for this build is a Noongar Seasons. Ages 7+

  • 10.30am-1.30pm, Sat 9 July - South Perth Library. Book now

Winter Warmers 

Decorate your own mug or teacup, perfect for rainy days filled with hot chocolate! Ages 5+


  • 2-3pm, Tues 12 July - South Perth Library. Book now
  • 2-3pm, Thur 14 July - Manning Library
. Book now

Writing Workshop with Holden Sheppard


Award winning YA author Holden Sheppard will be stopping by to share all his tips and tricks on writing and editing. Ages 8+

  • 6-8pm, Wed 13 July - Manning Library. Book now

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