Libraries are a great source of entertainment and learning. Some of the basic things that a library has to offer are:
• Books (for all ages and all types)
• Internet access
• Craft activities
• Story time
• School holiday activities
Many libraries also have a wide range of holiday activities that are great for the kids. They are a free source of entertainment that never wears thin as there is always something new to look at or a different event being run.
Taking your children to the library is a fantastic way to encourage them to read and learn. The libraries do all that they can to make the thought of reading entertaining and colourful for those children that desire to watch a DVD or play a computer game instead. Though they do offer those for hire as well it’s fantastic to get children to read and socialise with other kids in activities and story time.
Though the act of hiring is free, there is always the risk of those pesky over due fees that seem to build up as you forget to return the books in your busy life. A trip to return them is out of your way as you take your kids to school or you go to work. Or maybe you just haven’t finished reading a book or haven’t watched that DVD that you hired yet. It’s all easily fixable from the comfort of your own home now. Now you can simply renew your items online for many libraries so check out their site. You can even reserve a book online so next time you visit it’ll be there waiting for you.
Check out your library’s website to see what school holiday activities are happening in the libraries near you!