For children and families

Children listening at a Library activity

For more information about the Library's program of fun school holiday events, children's films, games and activities for families, join our subscriber e-mailing list

Winter School Holiday Activities

Performance: The Loaded Dog (ages 5 and up)

Enjoy Henry Lawson’s popular tale about three gold miners and their dog, Tommy.  Presented by Chris John of Splash Theatre Company.

Thursday 10 July, 11 am and 2 pm

Conference Room, $10

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Children's Film: Ratatouille (2007, 111 min, PG)

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef. He forms a strange alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Tuesday 15 July, 1 pm

Theatre, Free

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Further enquiries: bookings@nla.gov.au or 02 6262 1271 

Explore by yourself

Become a library detective!

During the school holidays, the Library's Find it! trails will lead children and families through the Library’s artworks and the reading rooms. Collect your free copy at reception.

Children must be accompanied by an adult for all events.