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Overview | Under 8s | Ages 8–12 | Ages 12–15 | Ages 15-17 | Family weekends in Jan
Eye spy your way through State Library’s exhibition, Jarjum Stories.
Free | No bookings required
Build your own imaginary world using an assortment of shapes and materials.
A special time for you and your little one where you can share rhymes, songs and stories.
Sat only | Free | No bookings required
Enjoy a variety of books, puppets, activities, songs or games.
Sun only | Free | No bookings required
Join renowned author, illustrator, artist, storyteller and musician, Gregg Dreise for a special musical storytime.
Renata tells big stories and little ones! Join her for a funny, silly musical journey where kids become part of the show too.
Settle in to our cosy reading nook and create your very own book to take home.
Drop in and help create State Library’s summer comic book story using sticky notes.
There are some very sneaky secrets hidden around State Library this Summer Festival.
Create a story collection bag using simple paper-craft before exploring the State Library.
Use your imagination and your engineering skills to construct new worlds using recycled cardboard and a few special tricks.
Share a fun and imaginative journey together with your little one.
Learn and apply basic engineering principles to make the ultimate NERF gun!
Sat only | Ticketed | Bookings essential
Free and ticketed activities and adventures
14 Dec 2019 – 25 Jan 2020
Throughout State Library