Summer Holidays at Bolton Library and Museum Services
Summer Holiday Activities at Bolton Library and Museum Services!
Get ready for a fun filled summer holiday with Bolton Library and Museum Services!
We’ve got lots of fantastic activities to keep you and your family entertained across all of our venues.
Bolton Central Library and Museum
Start the holidays by joining Simon Sullivan for storytelling sessions on Saturday 24 July at Central Library.
The following week on Saturday 31 July come along and watch magician Mark Daniel’s colourful tricks.
Throughout the holidays, Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 3pm there’ll be:
Make It Mondays - Craft Activities
Trail It Tuesdays - Try out a different trail (available all week)
Wild Wednesdays - Look at small creatures, plants and nature
Tabletop Thursdays - Get hands on with objects from our collections
Fishy Film Fridays 11am - Watch a fish feed and see a nature themed film
Super Saturdays - We will have a range of exciting activities for you to join in
Sunday Storytelling - Sessions at 11am and 2pm
There’ll also be Fish Feeds in the Aquarium at 2.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Come along and join in with activities at Smithills Hall. There’ll be Bug Hunts, Worm Whispering and the opportunity to find out more about objects from the Museum’s collections.
For some events you may need to book so watch out for more details.
Farnworth and Horwich Libraries
Library users in Farnworth and Horwich will be able to visit pop-up libraries while both buildings are temporarily closed.
Children can also join in summer holiday activities, sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge and collect their stickers, certificate, and a medal.
Horwich's Pop-Up Library will be at Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Rd, BL6 7BG on:
Mondays - 9am - 12pm
Tuesdays - 10am - 4pm (Children’s summer activities)
Fridays - 9am - 12pm
Farnworth’s Pop-up Library will be at 14 Brackley Street, BL4 9DR and open on:
Tuesdays - 10am - 4pm
Thursdays - 10am - 4pm (Children’s summer activities)
Saturdays - 10am - 4pm
Curious Critters at Bolton Libraries
Come along and have the chance to handle and find out more about exotic animals, reptiles and creepy crawlies.
Wednesday 4th August 11am - Breightmet Library
Thursday 5th August 10am - Little Lever Library
Monday 9th August 3pm - High Street Library
Tuesday 17th August 2pm – Harwood Library
Thursday 19th August 2pm – Blackrod Library
Friday 20th August 2pm – Central Library
Tuesday 24th August 2pm - Bromley Cross Library
Places are FREE but booking is essential
Visit our website and socials to see where your nearest Curious Critters event is taking place.
Summer Reading Challenge
Have you joined up the Wild Heroes Summer Reading Challenge 2021? This year’s theme is a celebration of nature and action for the environment, in partnership with WWF UK.
Plus we’re calling all young writers to enter a special Summer Reading Challenge story competition!
Visit any library in Bolton to sign up for the challenge and find out more about the competition. You can also find out more about the Summer Reading Challenge on the website: https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/
All the events are FREE and no need to book unless otherwise stated. For more information call 01204 332853 or email email@example.com
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