SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL YOUR WAY INTO THE LIBRARY FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN!

Visit Macquarie Regional Library these April school holidays to enjoy a great range of musical themed activities. The library’s Soundwaves school holiday program launches on Monday, 11 April 2022, with activities for children aged 5-12 continuing until Saturday, 23 April 2022.

Manager Macquarie Regional Library Kathryn McAlister said, “Your library has a fantastic range of school holiday activities, with programs for children to enjoy at all of our branches. So while you’re visiting, don’t forget to stock up on books, DVDs, audio books, CDs and magazines to keep you and your family entertained at home during the holiday period.”

Among the programs on offer is Shake, Rattle and Roll, an interactive activity where participants can learn to make their own musical instruments. In addition, budding scientists can delve deeper into how sounds are made by creating wind chimes at The Sounds of Science workshop.

For tech enthusiasts, Makey Making Music will demonstrate how to use simple circuits to create an orchestra of unique instruments, including a fruit piano! Dubbo children will also have the opportunity to be the first to use the library’s new Sphero Spec drums technology rings to create sounds, loops and beats. At the same time, Wellington Library lovers can partake in a Soundscape workshop with a local artist.

For more information, including activity dates and times, contact your local library branch or visit the school holiday activities page on the library website www.mrl.nsw.gov.au

Last Edited: 07 Apr 2022

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