Summer School Holidays At The State Library NSW

  • Mon Jan 13 - Fri Jan 24 2020
  • Kids
  • From: $0.00

Are you looking for something to keep the kids busy during the summer school holidays? Discover playful spaces, creative workshops and lots of free activities for the whole family at the State Library – Australia’s oldest library. 

Free Adventure Tours

Discover priceless artefacts, artworks and animals – and that’s just the ones starting with the letter ‘A’.
Cost: FREE
When: 11am - 11.45am weekdays from Monday 13th to Friday 24th January 2020.

Filmmaking Workshop

This full-day experience will provide budding filmmakers with creative inspiration and professional tips to create your own films to enter the Shortstacks Short Film Festival competition! Suitable for ages 13 - 18 years.
Cost: $85
When: 9am - 4pm Thursday 9th January 2020.

Meet a Famous Author

Join children’s picture book author Shelly Unwin (There’s A Baddie Running Through This Book) on a madcap adventure, design your own ‘Wanted’ poster and write your own baddie into an exciting picture book chase.
Cost: $10
When: 10am - 11am Tuesday 14th January 2020.

Drop-in Activity Centre

There’s all sorts of art and craft, fun and games planned for the holidays. No need to book, just show up.
Cost: $5
When: 9am - 3pm weekdays from Monday 13th to Friday 24th January 2020.

Pop-up Art-making

Jump right in for a quick and colourful drawing activity in our paintings gallery. You’ll get to create your own masterpiece to take home.
Cost: FREE
When: 12noon-12.45pm weekdays from Monday 13th to Friday 24th January 2020.

Discover 11 fun things for kids at the State Library plus a whole lot more these Summer School Holidays! 

Where:      Corner of Macquarie Street and, Shakespeare Place, Sydney 
When:       Monday 13th to Friday 24th January 2020
Cost:         Various.  Check website for details

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