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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Get set for elephant-astic Elmer events!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


FREE events are being held at libraries across Stockton-on-Tees to mark ‘Elmer Day’ this Saturday (May 27).

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, created by British author David McKee, is one of the country’s most popular children’s book characters.

Details of the ‘Elmer Day’ events are as follows:

Billingham Library

Enjoy a story time and crafts session to celebrate everyone’s favourite elephant. The session, which is suitable for under 5s, runs from 11am to 11.30am. To book call 01642 528084.

Norton Library

Have a go at a very special Elmer hide and seek game to win a prize. This drop-in session is suitable for under 5s and runs from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Stockton Central Library

Join the herd and have lots of Elmer fun making your own Elmer, entering a colouring competition, making an Elmer mask, or enjoying Elmer stories. This drop-in session is suitable for all ages and runs from 10am to 3pm.

Thornaby Central Library

Where's Elmer? Can you find all the Elmers hidden in the library? This drop-in session is suitable for under 7s and runs from 10am to 3pm.

For further information about Elmer visit: http://www.andersenpress.co.uk/elmer/

For further information about Elmer Day events at libraries in Stockton-on-Tees, contact the Council’s Children and Young Person’s Librarian, Lucy Carlton-Walker on 01642 528501 or email: lucy.carlton-walker@stockton.gov.uk

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