Friday, 8 February 2008

Monsters and road safety bring half term fun at the library

Redcar and Cleveland Council is organising half term activites for children, ranging from monster storytelling to road safety, in branch libraries across the Borough

The Community Animateurs, a group of three storytellers, employed by Redcar and Cleveland College, and library staff will be sharing the workload of entertaining youngsters with tales from the five popular books of the Spiderwick Chronicles and organising craft activities to make masks, magical maps and trading cards.

The Council's Road Safety Officer Roy Morris will also be bringing road safety mascot Spike to a series of fun sessions, with more stories and craft activities.

All sessions are free and open to children of all ages. Under eights must be accompanied by an adult. Dates, venues and activities are:

Monday, February 18: Brotton - road safety, 10.30am-11.30am, Saltburn - Spiderwick, 2pm-3pm, Dormanstown - road safety, 2.30pm-3.30pm.

Tuesday, February 19: Ormesby - Spiderwick, 10.30am-11.30am, Grangetown - road safety, 10.30am-11.30am, South Bank - road safety, 2pm-3pm.

Wednesday, February 20: Guisborough - Spiderwick, 10.30am-11.30am, Dormanstown - Spiderwick, 2pm-3pm, Laburnum Road - Spiderwick, 2pm-3pm.

Thursday, February 21: Marske - Spiderwick, 10am-11am, Redcar Central - monster story telling, 10.30am-11.30am, Spiderwick, 2pm-3pm, Loftus - road safety, 10.30am-11.30am, Skelton - road safety, 2pm-3pm.

Friday, February 22: Brotton - Spiderwick, 10.30am-11.30pm, Roseberry - Spiderwick, 2pm-3pm.

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