Start Art Book Club for Kids | AGSA & State Library

Start Art Book Club – An Art And Literature Adventure for Kids

Engage, explore and experience art and writing with storyteller extraordinaire, Helen Lawry at the Start Art Book Club.

Presented by the State Library of South Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA). The recommended age for those taking part is 8 to 13 years.

The program begins inside the AGSA entrance on North Terrace at 12pm to allow you to engage with art that is connected to the story. The book club then moves to the State Library for writing and art making activities.

This program is offered bi-monthly on the first Sunday of the month at midday. Start Art Book Club is approved by the Children’s University, so remember to update your passport at the meeting.


To take part in the Start Art Book Club sessions:

  • Join the AGSA Start Art Club to become a member.
  • Register using the AGSA website for the session you are interested in.
  • Sessions are free but registration is essential

2024 Dates:

  • Sunday 4 February 2024
  • Sunday 7 April 2024
  • Sunday 2 June 2024
  • Sunday 4 August 2024
  • Sunday 6 October 2024
  • Sunday 1 December 2024


State Library opening hours:

  • Monday: 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 7pm
  • Wednesday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 5pm
  • Closed on public holidays

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the SLSA website or the AGSA website.

What:  Start Art Book Club

When:  Sundays bi-monthly (check website for dates) | 12pm – 1pm

Where:  AGSA & State Library of SA | North Terrace, Adelaide

Who:   8-13 year olds

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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