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All activities are approved by the Children's University, so whether you are visiting us or doing the activities at home, remember to update your passport at the Information Desk!

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Family activities

Build a bug, family fun activity at the State Library of SA

Build A Bug

Be inspired to build your own bug from watercolour paintings of insects found in George French Angas’ South Australia Illustrated, a snapshot of some of the earliest views of South Australia in 1844.

Family Trail

Family trail

Take an adventure through the Library to discover the many treasures and stories to be found.

Start by picking up your printed Family Trail from our Welcome Desk in the glass foyer of the Spence Wing. Continue to the famous Mortlock Wing, and then on to the Treasures Wall exploring the library to finish at the Institute Building.

Footy fun at the State Library of SA

Footy fun

Check out AFL-related books in your local library, and Design your own Footy Team Uniform at the State Library or at home! Get some inspiration from the Our Footy, Our People, Our Stories exhibition on the Treasures Wall until 16 October 2022.

What's On at the State Library

Russell Ebert kicking a football
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Our footy, our people, our stories

145 years of the SANFL

3 June 2022 to 16 October 2022

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Free entry