created by RS published on 31 January 2020

Making bag puppets, changing weather pictures and 3D caterpillars are among the activities lined up by Hartlepool's libraries and community hubs to keep youngsters happy over the half term holidays. 

All the events are free except where indicated and some must be booked in advance by contacting the relevant library.  Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. 

The full programme is: 

Community Hub Central at Central Library, York Road - Tel. (01429) 272905 

Monday 17 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - Happy to Be Me, 10:30am - 11:30am. 

Tuesday 18 February - Parent and Toddler Group, 10:30am - 12noon.  £2.50 per child including refreshments. 

Tuesday 18 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - Count with Maisy, 1:30pm - 2:30pm.

Wednesday 19 February - Drop-in activity morning.  Join in any time during the session - suitable for children of any age.  Younger children may need adult assistance.  10am - 11:30am.  £1 per child. 

Wednesday 19 February - Baby Babble for the under twos, 1:30pm - 2:30pm.

Thursday 20 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - Harry in a Hurry, 10:30am - 11:30am.

Headland Library, Middlegate - Tel. (01429) 268169

Tuesday 18 February - Make a Changing Weather Picture, for children aged up to ten, 10:30am - 11:30am.  £1 per child.  Booking essential. 

Friday 21 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit, 10:30am - 11:30am.

Community Hub South, Wynyard Road - Tel. (01429) 272835 

Monday 17 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - The Wondrous Dinosaurium, 2pm - 3pm. 

Wednesday 19 February - Paint a Hanging Ceramic Plant Pot, for children aged 5-11, 10:30am - 11:30am. £1 per child.  Booking essential. 

Seaton Carew Library, Station Lane - Tel. (01429) 269808

Tuesday 18 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - The Very Hungry Caterpillar, 2pm - 3pm.

Thursday 20 February - Make a 3D Caterpillar - drop-in craft session for children of all ages, 10:30am - 11:30am.  £1 per child. 

Throston Grange Library, Glamorgan Grove - Tel. (01429) 263199 

Monday 17 February - Stories and Rhymes for the under fives - The Very Hungry Caterpillar, 10:30am - 11:30am.

Wednesday 19 February - Sing and Sign for the under threes, 10:30am - 11:30am. 

Thursday 20 February - Make a Fun Bag Puppet, for ages 4-11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm.  £1 per child.  Booking essential. 

Community Hub North, Miers Avenue - Tel. (01429) 271294 

Friday 21 February - Half Term colouring activities - drop-in session for children of any age, 10am - 12noon. 

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