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Ages 8-14 years and their families. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Updated guidance for attending events
We’re looking forward to seeing you soon at State Library! In line with Queensland Government advice, from Tuesday 12 January 2021 you must wear a mask throughout your visit to State Library. Children under 12 years and people affected by a medical condition or disability are exempt. Please continue to observe 1.5m physical distance from others.
Learn more about visiting State Library under the current restrictions.
Flex your writing muscles in our family-friendly workshops
These interactive workshops are led by the innovative team at Writelike.org. Get your creativity fired up with a series of fun and fiendish challenges that will test your mettle. From the budding writer to the self-proclaimed author, young writers are guaranteed to find new ways to get inspired and have fun with writing!
Get your pens ready! Each week you can fin d online writing warm-ups to get your imaginations fired-up for Friday. From 4 January join the Summer Holiday Fun writing group for special access to a wild ride of writing challenges.
Week 1 | Fri 15 Jan: Spacey kooky spooky quirky
Unlock the keys to crafting the perfect mystery, who-dunnit or spooky tale. Creating kooky, spooky quirky or spacey characters is only just the beginning
Week 2 | Fri 22 Jan: Worlds of wonder
Setting the scene for your story is where great tales begin. Learn tips and tricks for creating the perfect world to bring your story and characters to life!
Each group ticket is for 2-8 people, including a minimum of 1 adult. To maintain social distancing you will be seated with the members of your group. Before booking your ticket you might like to plan to bring a friend (or 3!) to make the most of your experience. Please be sure to arrive 15mins before the scheduled start time to allow time to check-in.
State Library has worked with Queensland Health to develop a specific COVID-Safe Site Plan that governs how we are managing safe practices onsite. Bookings are essential to attend children and families activities.