Storytelling spooky surprises animations and lots more - Library Festival 13-19 October

 08 October 2018  |  


Storytelling with Harris McCoo

Storytelling with Harris McCoo

Ayr's Carnegie Library will be holding a festival to celebrate some of the services that it has to offer from the 13-19 October. There is a programme of events that will appeal to all ages.

Uncover the Past in our Local and Family History Department
Drop in anytime during library opening hours to our Local and Family History department and find out how to get started building your family tree. Drop in, no booking required.

Draw it. Make it. Build it. Film it.
3D Printing Workshop
With the rise in interest around 3D printing the library will be showcasing their 3D printer at a workshop event which will let you design and create your very own LEGO inspired brick.  

Film Animation Workshop
Would you like to make your own LEGO animated movie? Bring out your creative side with the chance to produce and direct your own short film. 

Legothon
Join us for an afternoon of LEGO fun and let your creativity and imagination run wild!

3D Printing: Saturday 13 October, 10am – 12noon & 1pm – 3pm
Film Animation: Tuesday 16 October, 1pm – 5pm
Legothon: Tuesday 16 October, 1pm – 5pm

All three events are suitable for ages 5-12 years. Drop in, no booking required.

Discover how you can access free eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers and magazines using your library card. 
Our friendly staff will show you how to download the Libby and PressReader apps, so you can enjoy our free eReading services anytime, anywhere.

Monday 15 October, 9:30am – 12 noon
Friday 19 October, 9:30am – 12 noon
Drop in, no booking required.

Have you ever fancied creating your own graphic novel?
Now is your chance! There will be two sessions, one for teenagers and the second one for those over 18. 

Wednesday 17 October, Carnegie Library, Ayr
For Adults 10am - 12noon / For ages 13 - 17 yrs 2pm - 4pm

Events are free but ticketed. To book telephone 01292 286 385, book online at Eventbrite or visit Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB
Links to Eventbrite.
Adults: https://graphicnoveladults.eventbrite.co.uk
Teens: https://graphicnovelteens.eventbrite.co.uk

Join us for a storytelling session and get to meet 'Harris McCoo'
Wednesday 17 October, 11am – 12 noon
Carnegie Library, Ayr
Free event suitable for ages 5-10 years.

To book telephone 01292 286 385, book online at Eventbrite or visit Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB. Please include the number of adult and children's tickets required when booking. Link to Eventbrite: https://meetharrismcoo.eventbrite.co.uk

Day o' the Deid Children's Crafts

Come along and help us create colourful masks for the Day o the Deid parade on Sunday 28 October. 

Thursday 18 October, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Carnegie Library, Ayr
Drop in, no booking required. Suitable for ages 5-12 years.

Spooky Storytelling and Song session for Families
Good old fashioned seasonal folktales – join in with the Terrible Tale of the Hobyahs – a race of Yetis that terrified our Ayrshire ancestors. Interactive stories and songs for the whole family.

Thursday 18 October, 5pm – 7pm
Drop in, no booking required. Suitable for all ages.

For more information on the events visit www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/events/