Join us for Summer Festival at State Library of Queensland

The Summer Festival is in full swing with heaps of great activities and events for children 0 – 17 and their families. From Dungeons and Dragons to Robot Racers you’re sure to find something new and exciting to entertain from the great list.

Above: Manga illustration workshop for 8 -15 yr olds. Book your space now.


The festival is happening at State Library all
school holidays until 25 January so come and join in the fun.  

Choose from a range of free events

Many activities including Book Making, Cardboard Worlds, Escape Room, and even Jarjum Jams are free with events to suit a range of ages.

Above: Imagination Playscape in The Parlour. A free event.

The Program

The comprehensive program has a day by day calendar of events or select events by age group. Find out more about each event in the Event details section.  

Download program

Download the calendar of events

Book your workshops

Teens can spark their imagination and meet new people with dedicated Dungeons and Dragons workshops or explore new worlds in a VR (virtual reality) environment. Other workshops include How to be a writer with David Lowe or get into drawing with Manga workshops.

Some events are ticketed and require a booking to secure your place. If you are interested in any of these great events check out the program and remember to book online to ensure you can attend your chosen event.

Above: Robot racers, Jarjum jams : Jindhu; Jarjum jams: Nana Magic; more events in the program

Weekend activities for all the family

Activities are on every day including the weekends. Why not bring the whole family to State Library during these Summer holidays and share some of the fun activities on offer and enjoy a fun day out?

For more information contact Young People and Families team on 3840 7927 or email


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