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Family Fun on Hutt St | Adelaide

Family fun on Hutt Street
Situated a short stroll from the South Park Lands, Hutt Street is the perfect starting point to fuel up before a day of family activities. Grab the gang and some takeaway treats from the Local IGA before heading to TreeClimb or a journey on two wheels and explore the Bike Art […]

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Firstival | Libraries SA | 1-31 Jul 2024

[ July 1, 2024 to July 31, 2024. ]   
Firstival – Try Something New in July at Libraries SA
Firstival is set to return to the State’s public libraries this July with a fresh line up of events to try for the first time.
Firstival is a reminder for us all to reconnect with our curiosity, to book out some time in our busy lives […]

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School Holiday Activities for Kids | City of Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs | Apr 2024

[ April 15, 2024 to April 19, 2024. April 22, 2024 to April 24, 2024. April 26, 2024; ]
City of Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs
Can you believe the April school holidays are just around the corner? If you are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, the City of Salisbury Libraries, Community Centres and Hubs have you covered with their program suitable for kids of all ages. Offering lots of variety […]

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Giant Christmas Tree at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia

Visit the Giant Christmas Tree at the State Library on North Terrace, Adelaide.
Each year the magic of Christmas comes to South Australia’s Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
There is something for everyone to see and discover at the State Library, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide and storytelling […]

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Amazing Micro Worlds | Tea Tree Gully Library | National Science Week | 15 & 17 Aug 2023

[ August 15, 2023; August 17, 2023; ]
Amazing Micro Worlds
See what it’s like to be a scientist and explore amazing micro worlds using advanced microscopes.
Children and teens will receive staff guidance to operate the equipment, and can pick and choose what micro slide they would like to investigate underneath the lens. This is an inclusive free event at the Tea Tree Gully […]

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Prehistoric World Livestream | Adelaide City Library | 19 Aug 2023

[ August 19, 2023; ]
Go along to the Adelaide City Library to learn all about what the world was like in prehistoric times, through this amazing performance livestreamed directly from the Sydney Opera House.
Prehistoric World is the perfect combination of theatrical magic and charm that takes the audience to the bottom of the ocean to discover ancient bio-luminescent creatures […]

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LEGO Model of the Institute Building | State Library of South of Australia | 9 Jun – 29 Oct 2023

Institute Building Recreated Brick By Brick
See the iconic Institute Building in a new way when you visit the State Library of SA. A LEGO model of the Institute Building, built by Harald Christ, is now on display in the Circulating Library.
The model depicts the building as it was when it opened in 1861, before the […]

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Lit for Life Festival | SA Libraries | Apr – Jun 2023

Lit for Life Festival – Let libraries spark your imagination.
‘Lit for Life’ is an innovative series of performances available to book for free with your library card membership. With a focus on bringing books to life through theatre and music, these events encourage you and your family to reconnect with your local libraries and love […]

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State Library of South Australia – Mortlock Wing | Review

The State Library of South Australia – Review of the Mortlock Wing in Adelaide
If you haven’t experienced the State Library of SA Mortlock Wing, then put it on your list for the next time you’re exploring the Adelaide CBD. It is definitely worth the visit.
by Brooke Hendry
The Mortlock Wing would have to be the most […]

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Friends, Books and Nooks | Local Council Libraries in SA

Friends, Books and Nooks
Council libraries have long provided critical community hubs for families. 
South Australians are lucky to have access to a generous network of more than 140 local libraries, that support connections and learning in all our diverse communities. 
While libraries have always provided valuable services to children and families, the range of offerings and activities […]

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Libraries in South Australia | What’s on Offer at Your Local Council Library

Libraries in South Australia – Find out what’s on offer at your local council library
Council libraries have always been a haven for book lovers seeking a quiet cosy corner to escape from the world. While they still have cosy corners, couches and an amazing collection of fabulous books for children and adults, they also offer […]

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Book Week Events at NPSP Council Libraries | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Book Week 2021 at NPSP Council Libraries
The theme of this year’s bookweek is ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds’. 
The community is invited to join the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters for a range of fun activities to be held in their libraries over the weekend of 21 and 22 August to celebrate Book […]

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CBCA Book Week | Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds | 21-27 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 27, 2021. ]
CBCA Book Week 2021
Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.
Throughout the year, the Children’s […]

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Council Library Programs for Babies, Children and Teens

 
Explore a range of programs for babies, toddlers, children and teens at your local council library
South Australia’s local council libraries have cosy corners for quiet reading and an ever-changing range of books, magazines and DVD’s to explore across the One-Card system. They also provide wonderful, safe spaces for families and children of all ages to […]

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Burnside toy library

Burnside Council Library, Toy Library & Family Friendly Cafe | Review

Burnside Council Library Toy Library & Family Friendly Cafe
Toy libraries are a fabulous economic way to have a constant supply of different toys at home. Do you find that your kids often only play with a toy for a week or two (or even just ten minutes)? Rather than buy a houseful of different toys […]

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Kadina Community Library | Copper Coast Council

Kadina Community Library
Kadina Community Library is part of an educational precinct located along Doswell Terrace which consists of the community library, TAFE, a child care centre, pre-school centre, Kadina Memorial School (a super school of over 1000 students) and a sport and leisure centre. A Uni Hub will be operating onsite in 2021 as well.
Copper […]

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City of Onkaparinga Council Libraries

City of Onkaparinga Council Libraries
If you live in or near the City of Onkaparinga you can easily access any of the six council libraries at Aberfoyle Park (Hub), Aldinga, Noarlunga, Seaford, Willunga and Woodcroft. These council libraries have a great range of books, toys and games available and a great mix of clubs and programs […]

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Victor Harbor Library

Victor Harbor Council Library | Review

Victor Harbor Council Library – Review
The Victor Harbor Council Library is a wonderful resource for families, whether you live nearby or if you’re just visiting the Fleurieu. As well as books for all ages, you’ll find a huge array of DVDs, CDs and puzzles to entertain the whole family, amongst other facilities.
When stepping into the […]

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Parks Council Library | Angle Park | South Australia

The Parks Library
The Parks Library is a visually stunning library which also acts as a community hub for locals who are appreciative of its unique history. The library features a spacious, airy interior, beautiful courtyard area, children’s area, makerspace, media room and a changing places toilet and change table.
The library is considered a special place […]

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Unley Civic Library & Unley Council Toy Library | Review

Unley Civic Library, plus Unley Council Toy Library – Review
Libraries are no longer just places to borrow books, they’re community hubs – particularly this one at Unley!
by Carla Caruso
I have my mum to thank for turning me into a library addict. She’d regularly take us kids to our local one, and I’d be in my […]

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Toy Libraries in South Australia

Council Toy Libraries in South Australia
Council Toy Libraries are a fabulous resource for families in South Australia. They offer access to a great range of toys including developmental toys, puzzles, board games, sporting equipment, costumes and more. Children are adept at learning through play, so visiting your local council toy library is a great way […]

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Kids eBook Club | Libraries SA | Always Available Free to Borrow eBooks

Kids eBook Club – Libraries SA
Libraries SA have created a library of eBooks that are always available. There are no waitlists, no holds, and they are free to borrow with a One Card membership.
There are over 40 books available in the kids section ready to read any time. 
Simply visit the Libraries SA website and browse […]

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SA Public Libraries Online Story Time | Read, Sing, Dance & Play at Home

SA Public Libraries Online Story Time
SA Public Libraries have collated online Story Time sessions from various public libraries and saved them to their YouTube channel so children can read, sing, dance and play at home.
You can access hours of FREE entertainment in the one place by visiting the SA Public Libraries Online Story Time Channel.  More […]

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