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Kids and families

Get ready for some holiday fun at the State Library.  Join us for creative workshops, take a tour of the magical Mitchell building or watch a free movie on the big screen. Don’t miss out on our exciting holiday programs – there’s something for everyone! 


What's On for Kids & Families

Gumnut Babies and Big Bad Banksia Men

Monday 16 January 2017 - 10am to 2pm

Drop into our art making space in celebration of the amazing work of May Gibbs.

Free Kids Tour

Monday 16 January 2017 - 11am to Wednesday 25 January 2017 - 12pm

Have you ever wondered just what’s inside the State Library of NSW? Join us to find out about our amazing and unexpected collections and the people who collected them.

Photography Workshop

Wednesday 18 January 2017 - 9:30am to 3pm

Everyone’s a photographer, but how sharp are your skills?

Clay Monsters workshop

Thursday 19 January 2017 - 10am to 12pm

Be inspired by May Gibbs Banksia men and channel your inner monster in this hands on sculpture workshop, where you get to make your own monster using air dry clay.