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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Storytime online with Charlotte Barkla

Wed 18 Oct 2023
  • series: Schools
  • series: Storytime

What do you love about your body? Charlotte Barkla's stories affirm that all bodies are great bodies! Come along to hear from Charlotte and join in...

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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!

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.  

Art Club

Unleash your creativity, learn about the stories behind the art in the Library’s collections, and have fun making art together.

Book Lovers Club

Meet amazing Australian authors and ask them everything you’ve ever wanted to know about life as an author.

Young Writers Club

Young Writers Club will ignite your imagination and help you to bring your writing to life!

Inspiration for creative writing

Creative writing prompts from the State Library's collections.

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.