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Library on the Lawn festival: weekend one

18 February 2022, 12:30pm19 February 2022, 4:30pm
Location Library forecourt
328 Swanston Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Make the most of the final days and nights of summer with our Library on the Lawn festival.

We’ll have live music, comedy, workshops, roving performances, face painting and other free family-friendly outdoor events activities over three weekends in February and March.

See the full program below. Bookings are not required, and events are suitable for all ages unless specified.

Friday 18 February

Forecourt stage

12.30pm – 12.45pm: Welcome to Country

1.00pm – 1.30pm: Djirri Djirri dance workshop

1.45pm - 2.30pm: DJ Andrew McClelland

3.30pm – 4.15pm: Literary yoga with Little Warriors Yoga

4.45pm – 5.30pm: Book perfect match with Readings State Library

6.30pm – 7.15pm: Performance by Yorta Yorta musician and composer Allara

7.45pm – 8.30pm: Musical comedy by Jude Perl

Drop-in workshops

1.00pm – 8.00pm: Postcard to your future self

1.00pm – 4.00pm: Hand painting with Little Party Faces

Saturday 19 February

Forecourt stage

11.00am – 11.45am: Storytime

12.30pm – 1.15pm: Dance performance by Indigenous dance group Culture Evolves

2.00pm – 2.45pm: Get moving with Happy Feet Fitness

3.30pm – 4.15pm: Magician Nicholas J Johnson

Drop-in workshops

11.30am – 1.30pm: Comic workshop with Squishface Studio

11.30am – 4.30pm: Hand painting with Little Party Faces

2.30pm – 4.30pm: Create your own musical instrument and make a one sheet book

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.

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