There is a week of spook-tacular fun at the Family Library to celebrate Hop-tu-Naa.
To coincide with the autumn half-term school holiday, staff at the library have laid on a litany of seasonal specials to get into the spirit of things.
‘We have a week full of events for children of all ages,’ said librarian in charge Mary Cousins. ‘We hope to see lots of people turnip to enjoy the Hop-tu-Naa events.’
Tuesday also sees the first of a two-part Electrifying Haunted House workshop. Participants can create a spooky house with electric lights, with craft materials and lighting circuit provided. Tuesday’s session and Thursday’s follow-up, run from 2pm-3pm and it is £5 per session. Bring along a couple of boxes about the size of a wine box. The sessions are available for children aged seven and over.
Wednesday, October 29, will have a Ghost Puppets workshop, for children aged eight and over. It runs from 1.30pm to 3pm and admission is £3.
Thursday evening (October 30) sees the Family Library, which is next to the children’s playground in Westmoreland Road, Douglas, hosting a Hop-tu-Naa concert. There will be music and traditional tales for all the family. Tickets for the concert, which runs from 6.30pm-7.30pm, are £3.
October 31 is Freaky Friday Fun Day at the library, from 10am-3pm.
Throughout the Hop-tu-Naa celebrations, the library is also holding a Crazy Critters competition, encouraging library users to create a creepy character, using templates that can be collected from the library.
To find out more information about any of the events and to book tickets, contact the Family Library on 640650.
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