Summer Programme for Children
Published on 28th June 2023
Make a big splash and catch a wave of creativity in your local Dublin City Library this summer.
Our Summer Programme offers a fantastic variety of workshops and performances for all ages and interests to enjoy – and all our events are absolutely free!
Our programme will offer magical storytelling sessions, engaging puppet shows, enthralling drama workshops, imaginative arts and crafts sessions, cutting edge 3D printing, robot making workshops, and interactive music programming events, and fun times galore!
With over 45+ events to choose from, including several family friendly events, there will be opportunities for parents and children to join in the fun together. The programme includes events for children of all ages, with a selection of ASD friendly events, along with events as Gaeilge.
Hop on board to escape into the world of your imagination and unleash your creativity in your local Dublin City Library this summer.
This is just a taste of the wonderful free events on offer.
Build LEGO® models of your favourite dinosaur learning science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) concepts while having fun playing with LEGO®, with Bricks 4 Kidz. Get creative with author and illustrator Úna Woods for an interactive storytelling and visual art collage workshop. Relax and enjoy a sensory story-time with Sharon Curran for children up to 10 years of age who are on the autism spectrum, with an art and craft activity, tactile and other sensory activities.
Discover the natural world around us which is just buzzing with biodiversity! With a natural science workshop with the Rediscovery Centre. Meet Sarah Sparkles and her puppet friends as she performs using books with fun songs and rhymes in a fully interactive story-time encouraging early reading.
Apply clothes design techniques transforming a well-loved t-shirt into a unique piece using heat transfer vinyl, with Make Create Innovate.
Escape from The Gruffalo with a puppet show by No Strings Theatre, based on the classic story by Julia Donaldson. Embark on a musical adventure with The Magic of Music, let the music take you over and join in using percussion and other instruments.
Join Professor Sprout’s Herbology Class and make potions and transfigurations in this STEM workshop with Anyone4Science based on the Harry Potter series of books. Spark your imagination and become a character from some favourite classic stories, in a storytelling and drama workshop with Anita Nicholson – and much much more!
All events are FREE but booking is required.
Here's the link to our events page for registration, or visit your local Dublin City Library.