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Steam & Steel: School Holiday Programmes

Steam & Steel: School Holiday Programmes

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  • Mon 26 Sep ’16, 10:30am
  • Tue 27 Sep ’16, 10:30am
  • Wed 28 Sep ’16, 10:30am
  • Thu 29 Sep ’16, 10:30am
  • Fri 30 Sep ’16, 10:30am
  • Mon 3 Oct ’16, 10:30am
  • Tue 4 Oct ’16, 10:30am
  • Wed 5 Oct ’16, 10:30am
  • Thu 6 Oct ’16, 10:30am
  • Fri 7 Oct ’16, 10:30am
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Papatoetoe War Memorial Library, 30 Wallace Road (Parking off St George Street look for library sign), Papatoetoe


All Ages

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  • Free Admission

Explore a world of imagination at Auckland Libraries in your local Papatoetoe Library this school holidays.

Check out all events below. All welcome!
Phone - 092784392 for details.

26 September 2016 - Pacific Language: Geometry hunt:
Hidden around the library are all the cool geometry shapes. Search for them all to learn various Tuvaluan words.

27 September 2016 - Celebrate Roald Dahl:
We are honouring this great author’s 100 anniversary of his birth with a fun scavenger hunt. Then roving storyteller Nick Duval-Smith is bringing Roald Dahl's deliciously dark humour back to life with recitals of poems and section readings from Dahl's famous books.

28 September 2016 - Let’s build stuff - Pipe cleaners challenge:
How do you make a person made out of pipe cleaners stand straight? We want you to help us figure it out!

29 September 2016 - Let’s build stuff - Bridge building challenge:
Can you build a bridge entirely out of straw & rubber bands that can hold a dictionary?

30 September 2016 - Let’s build stuff - Straw structures challenge:
Come on aspiring engineers! Create an amazing structure by using only straws. Let your imagination run wild!

03 October 2016 - Ghastly geometry monsters:
Bula Vinaka! Come in for some monstrous fun.

04 October 2016 - Make things move - Balloon rocket challenge:
Test your physics knowledge and make a balloon rocket that can actually fly.

05 October 2016 - Make things move - Popsicle plane challenge:
Do you think you can make a plane with popsicle sticks and make it fly?

06 October 2016, 11:30 am - iDinosaur:
We are bringing back the dinosaurs to life using augmented reality. You also want to stay on because we have a special guest coming!

07 October 2016 - Frankentoys!:
Create a Frankentoy and have fun naming it using some Fijian words.

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