Festival of Libraries – Fun Day

Saturday 15 June

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Age range
For all the family


Run Time
3 hours

Discover, Create, Imagine: Festival of Libraries Fun Day!

Get ready for a day of creativity, imagination and storytelling at our Festival of Libraries Fun Day! Join us with your family for a day where the magic of storytelling will fill Z-arts. It’s going to be a celebration of the vibrant world of children’s literature.

Storytelling Extravaganza:
Immerse yourselves in captivating tales that transport you to far-off lands and spark the flames of your imagination.

Crafty Corners:
Unleash your inner artist or illustrator. Make you own bookmarks and write and illustrate your own books and comics. Use your creativity to bring your stories to life through art.

Brand New Story Trail:
Embark on an exciting literary adventure! Follow the trail, solve the problems and embark on our challenges. Who knows what you might encounter along the way!

Meet & Greet with Authors and Illustrators
This is your chance to meet some inspiring authors and illustrators who will be sharing their work. Engage in interactive sessions, listen to their stories, ask questions and have a go at some writing and drawing challenges.

Book Inspired Art Installation:
Contribute to a collaborative masterpiece! Families are invited to leave their artistic mark on a communal art installation, showing our community love for reading.

Why Attend?
Promoting Literacy: Foster a love for reading and learning in the hearts of your little ones.
Family Bonding: Spend quality time together engaging in meaningful and enjoyable activities.
Creative Expression: Encourage artistic exploration and self-expression through hands-on activities.
Community Connection: Connect with fellow book enthusiasts and celebrate the joy of libraries.

This Open Day is not just an event; it’s a celebration of stories, imagination, and the joy of coming together as a community.

Book tickets now - choose a time below

Show accessible performances only
Sat 15 Jun 11.00am Book now

Times displayed in grey may be sold out or not currently available. Alternatively workshops may be locked for Bright Sparks Members and require a log in.

Getting there

Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road
M15 5ZA
Greater Manchester

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