Make your own book workshop – secondary

Secondary students will explore some of the significant rare books displayed in the Library's Mirror of the world exhibition, and design and construct their own hardcover book.

Creative activities during a school workshop
Duration
120 minutes
Year level
Cost
$170 per group (up to 25 students)

This workshop for secondary students includes an introduction to the Library's impressive collections, services and spaces, then explores some of the significant rare books displayed in the Mirror of the world exhibition. Inspired by their visit to the exhibition, students will get hands-on and design and construct their own hardcover book. Capacity: 100 students.

Benefits

Students will:

  • discover the Library's literary history 
  • explore the Mirror of the world collection 
  • learn about the Library’s rare book collection and the history of book making
  • design and construct their own hard cover book