Drug & Alcohol Info Hub Exhibition - 11-27 September

Can you separate fact from fiction when it comes to drugs and alcohol?

Alcohol and pills

Community members can test their knowledge of drugs and alcohol at the Drug and Alcohol Info Hub at Kempsey Library from Monday 11 September to Thursday 27 September.

The Drug and Alcohol Info Hub is an interactive travelling display program that provides up to date and accessible information about drugs and alcohol and identifies support networks and agencies within the local community.

Drug Info is a partnership between the State Library of NSW and the NSW Ministry of Health. For more information please email kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6566 3210

September Storytime

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September’s Storytime is on Friday 28 September, starting at 10:30am.

Aunty Ruth will be presenting Nick Blands’s The Very Noisy Bear, and will incorporate the library’s collection of multicultural musical instruments.

The Very Noisy Bear will delight the children with jungle drums and a very noisy bear. The children can create a simple musical maraca during the session.

Betty the Bookworm will also be visiting the library as part of her Paint the town REaD tour, watch the egg grow, the hatching will be in November!

Storytime is a free event designed for children aged 3-6 years, come along to enjoy the music and stories.

School holiday fun at your local library

Keep the kids entertained during the upcoming school holidays with two free, interactive workshops at Kempsey Library.

Starting on Wednesday 3 October, the Lifecycles and Minibeasts workshop will be held from 10:30am to 11:30am.

The hands-on science workshop will look at minibeasts - small invertebrate animals such as spiders, slugs, beetles, butterflies and lots more. Participants will be able to look at mini beasts and lifecycles in different formats. (No live specimens).

Calling all young scientists, on October 10 the Little Bang Discovery Club will be at the library from 1pm until 2pm and will involve fun and easy experiments using everyday items.

Both sessions are aimed at primary school aged children. Bookings are essential. For more information contact Kempsey Shire Library on 6566 3210 or send an e-mail to kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Eco Cleaning workshop

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Kempsey Library in partnership with MIDWASTE are running a free Eco Cleaning workshop to teach people how to make safe, effective home cleaning products!

Eco Cleaning is a really easy and effective way to clean your home without harsh chemicals. Some chemical concoctions can be harmful to yourself, your family and pets and our environment. As people rethink what they’re bringing into their homes, they’re looking for greener solutions and Eco Cleaning provides an easy, healthy and cost effective way to reduce chemicals in the home.

The Eco Cleaning workshop is being held on Tuesday 16 October at Kempsey Library from 10:30-12:30 and is free to attend. You will make your own easy eco cleaning products to take home and get started. Bring along any clean empty glass jars and lids that you have at home to put your eco cleaning products into.

Bookings are essential, call Kempsey Library on 6566 3210

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