Welcome to The Corner - a creative space especially for children under 8 and their families! Here you will find a range of creative activities for family play and learning from home as well as details of our onsite programs.
Visiting The Corner
The Corner offers a daily program of activities, full of stories, songs and awesome resources to inspire play so come and join the fun! Check out the full program below to plan your visit. No bookings required.
The Corner at Home
You can also find us online! Be inspired by a range of creative activities for family play and learning with The Corner at Home Activities.
Don’t forget to visit First 5 Forever for tips, resources and online sessions to support early literacy and opportunities for children and their families to talk, read, sing and play together every day.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need to book?
No bookings are required for our regular programs in The Corner however we encourage you to arrive on time to make the most of your session. The Parlour is open for you to drop in anytime 10am to 3pm daily.
If you are planning to come with a large group (more than 10 people including children and adults), please email us at email@example.com so we can provide you with the best possible experience.
What happens when I arrive at State Library?
Enter through the Infozone doors from the Knowledge Walk and turn right to make your way down to The Corner (on the right) and The Parlour (on the left). Our team will be there to assist you and answer any questions you might have.
What play material will be available?
For Play Time, families will be provided with curated resource packs filled with open ended resources that encourage fun and creativity.
If you’re coming for Baby Play, Rhyme Time or Story Time sessions, we'll provide cushions and any specific resources required however you might also like to bring your own floor blanket. And don’t forget your most important tools — your voice to talk and sing, and your hands for actions!
I have specific needs for myself or my children — what should I do?
Do you have a carer's room?
Yes. The carer's room is located in the Infozone on level 1, right beside our spaces for families. It has an accessible toilet, seating area, baby change facilities and microwave.