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April - Go Green

Recycling, the outdoors, environmental issues and more!

Our ‘Go Green’ programme of events includes lots of fun activities for children and young people over the Easter holidays.

Highlights include:

Go Green Comic Drawing

The environment needs saving! Learn how to create your own green superheroes and dastardly supervillains with comics creator Karen Rubins. Discover comic drawing techniques as you make their stories come alive in the battle for the planet. A two-day short workshop for 8 to 14 year olds. Visit the ‘Courses’ section on www.barnetyouth.uk to book your place.

Chipping Barnet Library | Wednesday 10 April & Thursday 11 April | 10.00am-12.00pm | £7.00 | 8 - 14 year olds

Design a Mini Planter

Spring is in the air! Design and take home your own mini planter. A paint-and-grow planting event for children aged 4 – 10 years. No booking required. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Colindale Library | Wednesday 10 April | 10.30am-12.30pm | £5.50 | 4 - 10 year olds

Rock ‘n’ Recycle

Big Time Academy presents an activity which involves making and playing your own musical instrument from recyclable materials. Ideal for children age 5+ as a guideline. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Colindale library | Friday 12 April | 2-3pm | £3.50 | 5+ years

Design a Wellie Boot Planter

How would you like to paint and take home your own ceramic wellie shaped planter?  Another paint-and-grow planting event for children aged 4 – 10 years. No booking required. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Chipping Barnet Library | Tuesday 16 April | 10.30am-12.30pm | £5.50 | 4 - 10 year olds

Alan Blair: My Life in Fishing

The celebrity angler talks about his adventures in fishing and his most memorable catches ever. All welcome. Suitable for young people age 6+. Booking required. Email libraryevents@barnet.gov.uk. 

Chipping Barnet library | Wednesday 17 April | 4-5pm | Free | Family event 

Maya the Mermaid

Big Time Academy presents an interactive performance to get children talking about recycling and looking after our oceans. Ideal for children aged 6+ as a guideline. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Email libraryevents@barnet.gov.uk to book your place.

Finchley Church End library | Thursday 18 April | 2-3pm | £3.50 | 6+ years

April – Go Green

Date

Library

Activity

Age

Time

Cost

Booking and information

Thursday 4 April

Edgware

Recycle & Rhyme

Under Fives

9.45-10.45am

Free

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday 9 April

Chipping Barnet

Bunny Craft

4 – 10 years

10.30am – 12.30pm

£5.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 10 April

Colindale

Design a mini planter

4 – 10 years

10.30am-12.30pm

£5.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 10 April

Chipping Barnet

Baa-rmy Crafts

3 - 6 years

3-4pm

Free

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 10 April & Thursday 11 April

Chipping Barnet

Go Green Comic Drawing

8 – 14 years

10am-12pm

£7.00

To book a space, visit www.barnetyouth.uk and select ‘COURSES’ from the menu bar.

Thursday 11 April

North Finchley

Bunny Craft

4 – 10 years

1.30-3pm

£5.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday 11 April

Golders Green

Flower Power

Craft paper flowers out of scrap paper and recyclable products

Families

5-6pm

Free

Booking required. Drop in to the library during staffed hours to sign up or email

goldersgreen.library@barnet.gov.uk for information and bookings.

Friday 12 April

Colindale

Rock ‘n’ Recycle
 

5+ years

2-3pm

£3.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Monday 15 April

Chipping Barnet

Spring Baby Bounce and Play

Non-walkers

11.30am-12.15pm

£3.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday 16
April

Chipping Barnet

Design a Wellie Boots planter

4 – 10 years

10.30am-12.30pm

£5.50

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday 16 April

Golders Green

Model Making Craft Session

Transform everyday items from your recycling bin into amazing creations!

6-12 years

2.30 – 3.30pm

Free

Booking required. Drop in to the library during staffed hours to sign up or email

goldersgreen.library@barnet.gov.uk

 

Wednesday 17 April

Colindale

Recycle and Rhyme

Under Fives

10.30-11.30am

Free

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 17 April

Colindale

Recycle and Rhyme

Under Fives

2-3pm

Free

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 17 April

Chipping Barnet Library

Alan Blair: My Life in Fishing

All welcome from age 6+

3-5pm

Free

Booking required. Email libraryevents@barnet.gov.uk to book your place.

Thursday 18 April

Finchley Church End

Maya the Mermaid:

An interactive performance about recycling and caring for the sea

6+ years

2-3pm

£3.50

Booking required. Email libraryevents@barnet.gov.uk to book your place

Tuesday 23 April

Finchley Church End

Recycle and Rhyme

Under Fives

9.45-10.45am

Free

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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