Newsflashes

Newsflash:

Between 10 pm Saturday, 11 July and 1 am Sunday, 12 July (AEST) access to the Manuscripts, Oral History and Pictures catalogue and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Newsflash:

The Library's reading rooms are open. Before you visit, please read Visiting the Library. 

School holiday activities

Are you looking for something to keep the kids busy during the holidays?

 

A boy playing with wooden blocks.

Why not spend a day exploring the many activities available at the State Library?

We invite you to:

  • join a tour designed with kids in mind

  • drop into the John B Fairfax Learning Centre, where you’ll find craft activities, dress-ups, puzzles and playtime

  • visit the Children’s Library and get lost in the magic of books and stories

  • book into a workshop with celebrated children’s authors and illustrators

  • develop your artistic skills in a pop-up workshop in the Paintings from the Collection exhibition

  • listen to the kids’ audio guide as you explore the amazing Paintings from the Collection exhibition.