Pop in to the State Library of Victoria to enjoy the latest Play Pod theme and join the Library for Indigenous art and storytelling activities, inspired by Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy's Welcome to Country. How gorgeous is this new theme, love the little fire and the cute cushions!
An Aboriginal ceremony of Welcome to Country is depicted for the first time in a stunning picture book from two Indigenous Australians. Welcome to the lands of the Wurundjeri people. The people are part of the land, and the land is a part of them. Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Discover Welcome to Country through the book and Play Pod.
It will be the last Play Pod for a while as renovations will be underway after September to prepare and to build an amazing new space for children and families, the Children's Quarter due to be complete by end 2019.
The Play Pod is open 10am–4pm daily in the State Library of Victoria's Courtyard and will close on Sunday 19th of August 2018. For more information on the State Library of Victoria Play Pod, head to their website.
Baby Bounce and Story Time Programs will be suspended during renovations however keep in touch with the State Library of Victoria as offsite programs will take place. The last dates for these programs will be Thursday 16 August, and the Play Pod will close on Sunday 19 August, 2018.
To read our past reviews of the Play Pod, head here.