Gadgeteers: Events & Activities

Gadgeteers: Events & Activities

Illustration of Gadgeteers characters


Science is all around you!

Newcastle Libraries have a full programme of activities running all summer long to celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge. 




Special Events @ City Library

These events are free but tickets need to booked in advance - please visit our Eventbrite page for booking information:

Tuesday 26 July, 10:30am and 1pm:

Gadgeteers Kick-Off Party with illustrator Liz Million

Wednesday 10 August, various times:

Space Day: Planetarium, Create A Planet and Rocket Design!

Saturday 20 August, 2pm:

Horrible Science show with Nick Arnold




Curious Challengers

Ever fancied designing your own board game, building a Lego house for your favourite book character, or finding out how to make slime? Join us for a creative challenge session based around a different theme each week!

(Drop-in, all materials provided)



Mondays:                     Fenham Library, 11am - 12pm

                                            West End Library , 2 - 3pm

Tuesdays:                     Newburn Library, 2 -3pm

Wednesdays:             Blakelaw Library, 11am - 12pm

                                            City Library, 1 - 2pm

Thursdays:                  High Heaton Library, 10:30 - 11:30am

                                           Denton Burn Library, 11am - 12pm (4th August and 11th August only)

                                           Kenton Library, 11am - 12pm

                                           Walker Library, 3 - 4pm (28th July and 18th August only)

Fridays:                         East End Library, 11am - 12pm

                                           Outer West Library, 11am - 12pm

                                           Cruddas Park Library, 2 - 3pm

                                           Gosforth Library, 2 - 3pm



Explore toys and gadgets from the past, and use your research skills to identify mystery objects!

(Drop in)

Tuesday 9th August:                  Gosforth Library, 11am - 12pm

Monday 15th August:               City Library, 1 - 2pm

Tuesday 16th August:               Gosforth Library, 11am - 12pm

                                                                High Heaton, 2pm - 3pm

Thursday 25th August:            East End Library, 11am - 12pm

                                                                City Library, 1pm - 2pm





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