The Ask a Librarian Service will be unavailable on Monday 6 February between 8 and 10 am for a scheduled upgrade. 

Kids and families

Introduce your family to the Library with a range of engaging, age appropriate activities. Visit the Children's library designed specifically for our youngest visitors, or join us for our early learning programs or school holiday fun. There’s something for everyone!

What's On for Kids & Families

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  • Onsite
  • Free

Fun and Games at the Library for Mopoke

Sun 5 Feb 2023
  • series: Kids at the Library

The Learning Centre will be filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Mother and child doing craft activity
  • Talk
  • Free

Book Lovers Club with Maryam Master

Tue 7 Feb 2023
  • series: Kids at the Library

Young readers are invited to join Maryam for a lively discussion about her second novel, No Words, the story of a 12-year-old refugee trying to...

Composite image of author Maryam Master and her book cover for No Words
  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Storytime online with Carla Fitzgerald

Wed 15 Feb 2023
  • series: Kids at the Library
  • series: Schools
  • series: Storytime

Join Carla Fitzgerald as she reads her debut picture book, Keeping up with the Dachshunds!

Author Carla Fitzgerald
  • Workshop
  • Free

Book Lovers Club with Jackie French

Tue 7 Mar 2023
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join celebrated author, Jackie French for a lively discussion about her life as a writer and her ‘Girls who changed the world’ series.

Author Jackie French and the book cover of Ming and Marie

Book Lovers Club

Our NEW book-loving community for enthusiastic young readers!

The Best Cat, the Est Cat

The Best Cat, the Est Cat  takes readers on a rollicking adventure through the State Library.

Storytime Online

Bring your favourite authors into your lounge rooms, classrooms and early learning centres.  

Inspiration for creative writing

Creative writing prompts from the State Library's collections.

Young Writers Club

Brush up on your writing skills, share your ideas and get stuck into writing!

Art Club

Join us for more exciting and inspiring art adventures based on Library collections.

Download an activity sheet

Engaging activities ready to print and complete!

Kids’ Audio Guide

Enjoy an audio guide adventure of our Paintings from the Collection exhibition, created by kids, for kids.

The Children's Library

Wind your way through our new maze-like library and get lost in the magic of books and stories.