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


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Atlas is a FREE junior membership program is for all young people aged 5 to 15 years in New South Wales, and beyond!

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In this immersive theatre experience, extraordinary objects are brought to life using music, song and puppetry!

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The Best Cat, the Est Cat

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

Inspiration for creative writing

Creative writing prompts from the State Library's collections.

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Kids’ Audio Guide

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

The Children's Library

The Children's Library

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