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Kids’ Takeover

20 January 2022, 10:00am3:00pm
BookingsBookings required
Location State Library Victoria
Corner of La Trobe and Russell Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Join us at the Library as we transform our spaces into an interactive and colourful playground for children.

From the forecourt to the Quad, the Library will be bursting with creative activities and mind-expanding experiences for kids and their grownups.

Tickets are essential.

Dr Hubble’s Bubble Show

2.00pm (45 minutes)

Kids Tickets: $20 

Tickets not required for parents & carers

Australia’s favourite bubble man, Dr Hubble, is heading to the Library to introduce you to the magic and intricate beauty of bubbles in a show that will entertain and enthral the whole family. 

This experience is aimed at ages 5-12 and their parents or guardians. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Tickets are $20 per child ($15 for Family member), adults join for free, and include general entry to all free Kids’ Takeover activities. 

Family members are also invited to redeem their annual complimentary tickets at this event. 

Explore the Library

All paid ticket purchases give you access to our free Kids’ Takeover events, including:

  • Papercraft your own piece of Alice in Wonderland with Paperazzi.
  • Explore a range of circus skills with Circus Nexus.
  • Celebrate Victoria’s history and record your own story in a Flashback.
  • And many more craft activities and roving performers.

Sign up for a Family membership today to receive a discount!

Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter, supported by Gandel Foundation, is a purpose-built space for children and families to read, learn and play, with an associated program of activities

Please note: while at the Library, you might also want to check out our exciting summer event, State Library Bricktoria: building the dome. Where you can watch the Brickman’s team piece together a large-scale LEGO® brick model of State Library Victoria. Bookings are required. 

Planning your visit

State Library Victoria is a Child Safe Organisation.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Visitors to the Library over 18 years of age must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination, either with a digital certificate linked to the Service Victoria app or a printed copy of their vaccination certificate with identification. All visitors must check in using the Service Victoria app upon arrival. Read more about a COVID-safe Library