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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, join us for our early learning program or school holiday fun. There’s something for everyone!

What's On for Kids & Families

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The Fabulous Food Quiz!

Monday
Mon 27 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Challenge your friends and family, and discover strange and unusual items in the Library collection. 

Child eating cake
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Be a Designer: Costumes & Hats

Monday
Mon 27 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Explore the world of design by learning how to draw and paint costumes. 

Drawing of woman with large fuzzy hat
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A very small workshop!

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Make your own mini book in this teeny tiny book-themed program!

eight small paper books
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Stories at Noon - with Katrina Germein

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Storytime
  • series: Kids at the Library

Get ready to listen, sing, mime and roar!

Author Katrina Germein signing books
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Drawing with Andrea

Tuesday
Tue 28 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Start with a squiggle and end up with an artwork!

Squiggle drawing of a dog
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Poetry Writing Workshop

Wednesday
Wed 29 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

The perfect workshop for a word nerds aged 8-14yrs!

Drawing of berries
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Shapes, colours and designs

Wednesday
Wed 29 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join artist Emily Mierisch and have some fun with patterning and design.

Stained glass
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Meet an illustrator: Christina Huynh

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Author Talks
  • series: Kids at the Library

Join the fabulous Christina Huynh as she discusses her beautiful illustrations for Grandma’s Treasured Shoes.

Illustrator Christina Huynh
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Stories at Noon with Amelia McInerney

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Storytime
  • series: Kids at the Library

Bring a ray of sunshine to your day and have a giggle with Amelia McInerney!

Amelia McInerney and her book, "Who Fed Zed?"
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Drawing with Andrea

Thursday
Thu 30 Sep 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Start with a squiggle and end up with an artwork.

Squiggle drawing of a dog
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Author talk with Felicity Castagna

Friday
Fri 1 Oct 2021
  • series: Author Talks
  • series: Kids at the Library

Felicity Castagna will discuss her latest book and answer all your burning questions

Headshot Felicity Castagna
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The Great Recycling Challenge!

Friday
Fri 1 Oct 2021
  • series: Kids at the Library

Raid your recycling bin, grab some sticky tape, a glue stick and scissors and join The Great Recycling Challenge.

Recyclable materials