Everything from workshops to make pop-up books to visiting giant rabbits should ensure that children and their families have no shortage of things to do.
Librarian in charge Mary Cousins said: ‘I think this might be our busiest Easter holiday ever – we are really egg-cited about it!’
The month of March has seen a display on the wonders of pop-up books, which continues until April 4.
There are plenty of pop-up related activities lined up for the holiday period. March 28 sees the regular Sticky Fingers craft slot concentrate on bunny pop-ups, from 10.30am-midday. Participation is £2. In the afternoon, from 2pm-3.30pm, there is a Make a Pop-up Book craft session, costing £5.
April 7 sees a Pop-up Poppies workshop from 2pm-4pm (£3). On April 11, there is a Pop-up Flowers craft session from 2pm-3.30pm (£5).
There are plenty of other activities taking place too.
March 31: Snake Finger Puppets, 2pm (£2).
April 1: Chicken and Egg craft day (£3).
April 2: Easter magnet craft drop in (50p) and Easter egg hunt drop in.
April 7: Cake decorating, 11am-2.30pm (£2). Cone Head animal craft, 2pm-4pm (£2.50).
April 8: Visit by Dolittles animal assisted healing organisation, including giant rabbits Robbie and Mr Bumble. 11am (£3).
April 9: Funny Face craft, 3pm-4pm (£2).
April 10: Animal Wobblehead door hanger craft drop-in (£2). Cake bring and buy sale. Help raise funds for the library by donating cakes for the sale – and buying some others for yourself!
April 11: Monster Mouth Sticky Fingers, 10.30am-midday (£2).
If you want to book a place at any of the events, call in at the library, which is next to the children’s playground in Westmoreland Road, Douglas, or call 640650.
The Family Library is a local charity. It is now possible to show your support by making a donation via the website www.familylibrary.im
The website has everything you need to know about at the Family Library, Schools Service and Mobile Library.
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