Virtual Spring Holiday Fun At The State Library NSW

  • Mon Sep 28 - Fri Oct 09 2020
  • Kids
    Teens
    Family
  • $0.00
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Spend your school holidays with the State Library of NSW and meet the team! 

Birds of a feather workshop with Michelle:
Learn all about birds and make your very own bird feeder to bring feathered friends to your backyard or balcony. You’ll also get a set of cards to download and play with after the workshop

Where:  Online event. Register here
When:  Monday 28 September, 10 – 10.45 am
Age:      Suitable for ages 5 - 12 

Stories from the stack with the State Librarian:
You’ll come eye to eye with the cyclops when State Librarian, Dr John Vallance, shares his favourite story from The Odyssey.  Find a comfortable place to sit and enjoy this truly terrifying tale from ancient times over two readings.

Where:  Online event. Register here.
When:   Wednesday 30 September, Friday 2 October, Wednesday 7 October, Friday 9 October, 3 – 3.15 pm
Age:      Suitable for ages 10 and up 

Author Workshop with Libby and Lisa Hathorn:
Celebrated children’s author Libby Hathorn and her daughter Lisa Hathorn-Jarman have teamed up to create a hilarious tale of a feisty child and her perplexed parents. Pick up tips and tricks from Libby and Lisa in this fun writing workshop.

Where:  Online event. Register here.   
When:   Tuesday 29 September, 1 – 1.45 pm  
Age:      Suitable for ages 5–8

Drawing Faces with Andrea:
Draw fab and fun faces in this quick and lively art workshop. Bring your pencils and paper and Andrea will bring the great ideas and tips!

Where:  Online event. Register here.  
When:   Wednesday 30 September & Friday 9 October, 10 – 10.30 am
Age:      Suitable for ages 5–10

Secret codes, ciphers and more with Alicia:
In this top-secret session, discover a range of hands-on maker activities that will keep you busy. At the end of the workshop you’ll have everything you need to send your own secret messages by letter, flag or parachute.

Where:  Online event. Register here.  
When:   Thursday 1 October, 1 – 1.45 pm
Age:      Suitable for ages 7–12

Paper people with Andrea:
Have fun twisting and shaping paper to create unique comic figures or even a whole family! Andrea will show you how.

Where:  Online event. Register here
When:   Friday 2 October, 10 – 10.45 am
Age:      Suitable for ages 8–12
 
Writing blackout poetry with Susan B:
Your journey as a poet begins here! Susan will share her love of words and show you how to create your own fabulous and unique piece of blackout poetry! 

Where:  Online event. Register here.
When:   Tuesday 6 October, 1 – 1.45 pm
Age:      Suitable for ages 8–12

Author Workshop with Kate and Joel Temple:    
Learn how to create a tone of voice that packs a punch and gets people thinking what you want them to think. We’ll be inventing products to complain about, writing reviews of grave disappointments and even fan letters that will have people running for the hills.

Where:  Online event. Register here.
When:   Wednesday 7 October, 11 – 11.45 am  
Age:      Suitable for ages 8–12

Paint like a Book Illustrator with Susan:
Be inspired by the watercolour and pen illustration style of Alison Lester and Bob Graham and learn how to create your own amazing illustrations.

Where:  Online event. Register here
When:   Thursday 8 October, 1 – 1.45 pm
Age:      Suitable for ages 7–12

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