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Ages 8–12

Ages 8–12

Imagination playscape

Build your own imaginary world using an assortment of shapes and materials. Free | Bookings not required

Eye spy tour

Eye spy your way through State Library’s exhibition, Jarjum Stories. Free | Bookings not required

Scavenger hunt at the Library

There are some very sneaky secrets hidden around State Library this Summer Festival. Free | Bookings not required

VR club

3-day workshop to development skills to build and explore a virtual reality environment. Ticketed | Bookings essential

Comic book Scrabble

Drop in and help create State Library’s summer comic book story using sticky notes. Free | Bookings not required

Jarjum jams

Music, dance and story sessions featuring performances by Nana Magic and more. Free | Bookings not required

How to be a writer with Dave Lowe

Spend some time with Dave Lowe, award-winning author of the My Hamster is a Genius. Ticketed | Bookings essential

**SOLD OUT** Mod your own NERF gun

Learn and apply basic engineering principles to make the ultimate NERF gun! Ticketed | Bookings essential

Robot racers

Engineer a robot racer using a custom-made robotics kit and on a large-scale track. Ticketed | Bookings essential

Movie bots

In this half-day workshop, create a short film featuring robotic stars you have learned to code! Ticketed | Bookings essential

Manga illustration workshop

Discover the styles and techniques of this unique art form originating from Japanese comic books. Ticketed | Bookings essential

Create your own story: tales of the environment with Sam Wheeler

Learn to write an engaging fictional short story. Ticketed | Bookings essential

Summer Festival

Free and ticketed activities and adventures
14 Dec 2019 – 25 Jan 2020
Throughout State Library