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Sunday 6 August 2023
Sunday 1 October 2023
Sunday 3 December 2023
12 to 1pm
Meeting point

Meet inside the AGSA entrance on North Terrace for the first half while the second half will be at the State Library in the historic Circulating Library.

Booking required

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About the presenter

Helen Lawry, Storyteller

For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the AGSA:
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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 starts inside the AGSA entrance on North Terrace at 12pm to engage with art connected to the story. The book club then moves to the State Library for a writing and art making activity.

How to take part

To take part in the State Art Book Club sessions:

  1. Join the AGSA Start Art Club to become a member.
  2. Register using the AGSA website for the session you are interested in.

Start Art Book Clubs dates and the books featured

Sunday 6 August 2023
Dragon Skin.
Dragon Skin 
Karen Foxlee
Sunday 1 October 2023

Ursula Dubosarsky

Sunday 3 December 2023
Leave taking
Leave Taking
Lorraine Marwood

How to Access THE books

If you're eager to start reading you can get a copy from SA's public libraries.

Here is a simple guide to help you learn how to use your public library's catalogue and borrow books:




Start Art Book Club is approved by the Children's University, so remember to update your passport at the event.