Libraries help banish holiday boredom

Event: Libraries help banish holiday boredom
Date: 20/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

Logan Libraries are back online for the upcoming school holidays.

A workshop program will run between Monday, September 20 and Thursday, September 30.  The activities are open to all library members and it is easy for new members to join.

Anyone new to coding can learn more with a STEM Punks online class for children aged eight and over.

Participants will learn about futuristic robots (Cobots) and how to create code with the small micro-controller Micro:bit.

Children who love drawing can join a pictures and poems online workshop.

Illustrator Martin Chatterton will offer drawing tips and illustration ideas as he takes participants behind the scenes of his new Bluenoses animated series.

Martin has written children’s books for different ages and illustrated more than 100 books for other writers.

His illustrations in this series accompany poems by British poet Paul Cookson.

Free craft take home packs for all ages will also be available from libraries during the school holidays.

STEAM robotic and science kits covering the topics of magnetism, rocks, minerals, sound and light can also be borrowed.

Bookings are essential for all online events and can be made at

Young adult job seekers from 14 to 18 years will be able to access free Digital Springboard session offering help with resumes and interviews.

A build your CV session will be held on Wednesday, September 22 and there will also be an interview skills session on Wednesday, September 29.
Both sessions will run from 1.30pm to 3pm.

For more information visit the libraries website at

Written by Tanya Nissen

Tanya is mum to two teenage girls and is the Production Manager for Kids on the Coast/ Kids in the City. She has experience working in the print & digital publishing industry for a number of years with skills in keeping the production schedule organised, social media and website design. When not being taxi-Mum to her girls, Tanya enjoys camping, reading, digital scrapbooking and boating.

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