More than 60 children have enjoyed a space-themed Rhyme Time session, junk modelling and a healthy eating quiz in Calne Community Hub and Library.

The event was held to help parents keep their children active, fed and happy during the summer holidays and to promote the library’s space-themed Summer Reading Challenge, which is still open for young people to join in. A free lunch bag was provided, sponsored by Tesco, and the children also enjoyed a Healthy Me Space Chase and taking part in the Astronaut Training Programme. The concept, which started off in America, is designed to help fill the gap for Free School Meals during the six weeks summer holidays.

One parent said, “We had an excellent morning. Happy child, happy parent, there’s so much to do. We have joined the Summer Reading Challenge and are loving it so far. 10/10”

Another added, “The kids thoroughly enjoyed it, very open and shows the library at its best. There was a lovely atmosphere from start to finish. Couldn’t wish for anything more.”

The fun day ended with a fitness session followed by a Lego game, which the children really enjoyed.

Find out more about the Calne Community Hub and Library here.