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Overview | Under 8s | Ages 8–12 | Ages 12–15 | Ages 15-17 | Family weekends in Jan
Build your own imaginary world using an assortment of shapes and materials.
Free | Bookings not required
Eye spy your way through State Library’s exhibition, Jarjum Stories.
There are some very sneaky secrets hidden around State Library this Summer Festival.
3-day workshop to development skills to build and explore a virtual reality environment.
Ticketed | Bookings essential
Drop in and help create State Library’s summer comic book story using sticky notes.
Music, dance and story sessions featuring performances by Nana Magic and more.
Spend some time with Dave Lowe, award-winning author of the My Hamster is a Genius.
Learn and apply basic engineering principles to make the ultimate NERF gun!
Engineer a robot racer using a custom-made robotics kit and on a large-scale track.
In this half-day workshop, create a short film featuring robotic stars you have learned to code!
Discover the styles and techniques of this unique art form originating from Japanese comic books.
Learn to write an engaging fictional short story.
Free and ticketed activities and adventures
14 Dec 2019 – 25 Jan 2020
Throughout State Library