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Holiday fun

Two girls doing activities during holiday fun

Holiday fun

30 March – 14 April, 10 am – 3 pm daily

Join us for a holiday adventure at the State Library and discover new ways to play during the school holidays!

Dive into the fascinating world of light and colour, science and art, as we explore our senses and the world around us in a science take-over. Uncover tabletop science experiments, create your own rangoli rainbow sand designs or learn about the ancient craft of weaving country. Get ready to have fun, learn something new, and unleash your creativity. All our activities and workshops are free to join.

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Receive 10% off all in-store purchases at the Library Shop during the Holiday fun period. Simply mention ‘holiday fun’ at the checkout.

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All ages – Free, drop in

Science takeover in The Corner, Children's Discovery Museum, 2024
Science take-over

Every day · 10am–2:30pm

Calling all scientists and innovators! Join us for a daily exploration of all thing's science.
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Adult and child participating in a craft activity
Working Country story station

Every day · 10am–2pm

Learn about Aboriginal rodeos, bedazzle your hat and strike a pose at our photo booth.
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Children in an art exhibition.
Scavenger hunt

Every day · 10am–3pm

Like exploring, puzzles and challenges? Jump into our scavenger hunt.
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Adult and child reading together
Reading room

Every day · 10am–3pm

The family reading room is the perfect place to cool down and unwind.
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3-12 Year Olds – Free, Drop in Workshops

Child making sand art
Rainbow sand designs

Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat · 12:30–2:30pm

Gather your family and friends for an adventure into the world of sand art!
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Families learning how to weave, Joe Ruckli, 2023
Weaving country

Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat · 12:30–2:30pm

Learn the ancient craft of weaving, blending creativity with natural curiosity.
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Holiday Fun program

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Five children drawing on tables at State Library of Queensland with two adults in the background.

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