Family Sunday

Join us for a full day of family fun at the State Library on Sunday 24 November 2019, 10.00 to 3pm

Don’t miss workshops with celebrated children’s authors/illustrators Leigh Hobbs and Liz Anelli and visit our beautiful new Children’s Library. There will be adventure tours in the fabulous exhibitions, creative activities in the John B Fairfax Learning Centre and a special story time for under 5’s. Our theme is exploring Australia so join us to meet unique animals, navigate your way through the landscape and enjoy a full day of fun at the Library.

Photographs will be taken at this event. If you do not wish to be photographed, please notify staff.

Event program


10.00am – 10.30am Come early to launch our new, six-minute animation

10.00am – 3.00pm Fun and Games in the John B Fairfax Learning Centre

10.30am – 11.00am Exhibition Adventure Tour

11.00am – 11.45am Children’s author Leigh Hobbs

12.00pm– 12.30pm time for lunch

12.30pm – 1.00pm Look and listen – stories for under 5’s

12.30pm – 1.00pm Art Adventures with Andrea (suitable for school aged children)

1.15pm - 2.00pm Children’s author Liz Anelli’s Map Making Workshop

2.00pm – 2.30pm Exhibition Adventure Tour

2.30pm – 3.00pm Art Adventures with Andrea (suitable for school aged children)

2.30pm – 3.00pm Look and listen – stories for under 5’s