If you’re looking for things to do during the school holidays, think of the library. Every school holidays, we put on a range of fun activities for school aged children and youth.

Sat 6 Jul
Sun 21 Jul
Gumtree over water

NAIDOC tree creations

Celebrate NAIDOC Week these school holidays and take part in our tree creations activity.
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays
Sat 6 Jul
Sun 21 Jul
2023 bookmark winners displayed featuring various designs

2024 Bookmark Design Competition

Design a bookmark these school holidays for your chance to win a prize pack and have your design printed! Ages 18 and under.
Art and Culture, Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Mon 8 Jul
9.30 AM - 10.30 AM
Gumtree over water

NAIDOC Storytelling at Dee Why

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with a special storytelling on First Nations knowledge of trees and our wildlife connections. Aimed at primary school aged children, family friendly.
Dee Why Library 725 Pittwater Road Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays
Mon 8 Jul
1.00 PM - 5.00 PM
Movie reel with Story Box Logo

NAIDOC Story Box Screening at Warringah Mall

Drop-in to the library space for a showcase of stories from Story Box Library’s First Nations Stories collection.
Warringah Library, level 2, Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays
Tue 9 Jul
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
three boys on laptops

Code4Fun at Warringah Mall

Want to learn how to code your own app or game? Whether you're brand new to coding or have some experience, we have the workshop for you! Ages 7 - 12.
Warringah Mall Library, level 2, 145 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Tue 9 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Manly

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Manly Library, 1 Market Ln Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 10 Jul
9.00 AM - 1.00 PM
Movie reel with Story Box Logo

NAIDOC Story Box Screening at Mona Vale

Drop-in to the library space for a showcase of stories from Story Box Library’s First Nations Stories collection.
Mona Vale Library, 1 Park St Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays
Wed 10 Jul
10.00 AM - 11.30 AM
Ngumpie weaving on floor with children

Aboriginal Bracelet Weaving Workshop

Join us during NAIDOC Week and learn the art of weaving in a hands-on experience with local Ngumpie Weaving. For children and youth aged 8+
Mona Vale Library Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Weaving Bridges, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays, Youth
Wed 10 Jul
11.00 AM - 12.00 PM
three boys on laptops

Code4Fun at Warringah Mall

Want to learn how to code your own app or game? Whether you're brand new to coding or have some experience, we have the workshop for you! Ages 7 - 12.
Warringah Mall Library, level 2, 145 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 10 Jul
2.00 PM - 3.30 PM
Ngumpie weaving on floor with children

Aboriginal Bracelet Weaving Workshop

Join us during NAIDOC Week and learn the art of weaving in a hands-on experience with local Ngumpie Weaving. For children and youth aged 8+
Manly Library Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Weaving Bridges, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays, Youth
Wed 10 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Glen Street

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Glen Street Library, Cnr Glen Street and, Blackbutts Rd Frenchs Forest
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 10 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Dee Why

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Dee Why Library, 725 Pittwater Rd Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Thu 11 Jul
10.00 AM - 11.00 AM
clay.png

Create with Clay at Dee Why

Create a crazy clay masterpiece these holidays!
Dee Why Library Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Thu 11 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Mona Vale

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Mona Vale Library, 1 Park St Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Fri 12 Jul
1.00 PM - 5.00 PM
Movie reel with Story Box Logo

NAIDOC Story Box Screening at Manly

Drop-in to the library space for a showcase of stories from Story Box Library’s First Nations Stories collection.
Manly Library 1 Market Ln Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, NAIDOC Week, School Holidays
Fri 12 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Warringah Mall

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Warringah Mall Library, Level 2, Shop 650/145 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Mon 15 Jul
10.00 AM - 11.00 AM
clay.png

Create with Clay at Glen Street

Create a crazy clay masterpiece these holidays!
Glen St Library Frenchs Forest
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Mon 15 Jul
4.00 PM - 4.45 PM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Manly

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Manly Library, 1 Market Ln Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Tue 16 Jul
10.00 AM - 10.45 AM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Forestville

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Forestville Library, 6 Darley Street Forestville
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Tue 16 Jul
11.00 AM - 12.00 PM
three boys on laptops

Code4Fun at Forestville

Want to learn how to code your own app or game? Whether you're brand new to coding or have some experience, we have the workshop for you! Ages 7 - 12.
Forestville Library, 6 Darley St Forestville
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Tue 16 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Manly

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Manly Library, 1 Market Ln Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Tue 16 Jul
4.00 PM - 4.45 PM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Mona Vale

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Mona Vale Library, 1 Park St Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 17 Jul
10.00 AM - 11.00 AM
three boys on laptops

Code4Fun at Forestville

Want to learn how to code your own app or game? Whether you're brand new to coding or have some experience, we have the workshop for you! Ages 7 - 12.
Forestville Library, 6 Darley St Forestville
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 17 Jul
10.00 AM - 10.45 AM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Glen Street

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Glen Street Library, Cnr Glen Street and Blackbutts Rd Frenchs Forest
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 17 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Dee Why

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Dee Why Library, 725 Pittwater Rd Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Wed 17 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Glen Street

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Glen Street Library, Cnr Glen Street and, Blackbutts Rd Frenchs Forest
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Thu 18 Jul
10.00 AM - 10.45 AM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Warringah Mall

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Warringah Mall Library, level 2, 145 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Thu 18 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Mona Vale

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Mona Vale Library, 1 Park St Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Thu 18 Jul
5.00 PM - 5.45 PM
Pile of soft toys surrounded by fairlights

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Dee Why

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time at the library!
Dee Why Library, 725 Pittwater Rd Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Fri 19 Jul
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
craft materials displayed on a table

School Holiday Crafternoons at Warringah Mall

These school holidays let your imagination and creativity loose in the library and see what you can create!
Warringah Mall Library, Level 2, Shop 650/145 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Library School Holiday Programs, School Holidays
Fri 19 Jul
5.00 PM - 6.30 PM
Signer from previous open mic night

Under 16s Open Mic Night

Come along to perform or support our youngest talent.
Manly Library, 1 Market Place Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Youth Week, Library School Holiday Programs, Music and Dance, School Holidays, Youth