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Play time in The Corner
Open-ended play sessions for children of all ages. From dress-ups and puppets, cool construction kits and sensory toys, each of our play kits has been specially selected to inspire children (and babies!) of all ages to explore their senses, come up with games and get creative. Step away from your regular routine and the distractions of home into a space just for you and your family or invite your friends for a special play date! Play time takes place daily from 11am–12:45pm. No bookings required.
Purpose built exhibition tour
Thu 5 Oct · 11–11:30am + 5 more events
Queensland's unique landscape, vibrant cultures, and diverse geographic conditions demand innovative architectural solutions that harmonise function, design, and purpose to deal with the increasing pressures on the built environment. During this 30-minute tour you will discover insights and highlights from Purpose built. This exhibition tour will be led by a representative from State Library of Queensland or The University of Queensland’s School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Book your space now!
Working Country showcase tour
Thu 5 Oct · 10–10:30am + 3 more events
Aboriginal people are the unsung heroes of the pastoral industry. Their labour, knowledge and know-how made its early success possible. Join a guided tour of Working Country: Aboriginal stockmen and stockwomen. Take a walk through kuril dhagun and explore State Library’s collection; stories of Aboriginal stockmen and stockwomen, the role of Aboriginal trade routes in establishing Queensland’s stock routes, the experiences of working on cattle stations, Aboriginal-run rodeos, and the fight for civil rights and land rights.