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Ages 8–12

Ages 8–12

Children playing in the Imagination Playscape at State Library of Queensland

Build your own imaginary world using an assortment of shapes and materials.

Free | Bookings not required

Child looking through play object

Eye spy your way through State Library’s exhibition, Jarjum Stories.

Free | Bookings not required

Family on a scavenger hunt

There are some very sneaky secrets hidden around State Library this Summer Festival.

Free | Bookings not required

Young person using a VR headset

3-day workshop to development skills to build and explore a virtual reality environment.

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Kids playing activities

Drop in and help create State Library’s summer comic book story using sticky notes.

Free | Bookings not required

Parents and children sharing stories

Music, dance and story sessions featuring performances by Nana Magic and more.

Free | Bookings not required

Boy using a pencil

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

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Boy talking to an adult

Learn and apply basic engineering principles to make the ultimate NERF gun!

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Young people with a custom built Lego robot

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

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Girl playing with tablet

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

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Manga

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

Ticketed | Bookings essential

Summer Festival

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