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Mardi Gras: Rainbow family storytime

Storytellers and educators use books, songs, dancing and craft to celebrate diversity

Produced by the City of Sydney

To celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the City of Sydney Library is hosting rainbow family storytime sessions.

We’re teaming up with storytellers and educators from the LGBTIQ communities who will deliver storytimes celebrating families of all shapes and sizes.

We have collaborated with PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), Rainbow Families, Deaf Rainbow and Twenty 10 (a support service for young LGBTIQ people and national provider of QLife for LGBTIQ people of all ages) to bring guest storytellers to our libraries.

Newtown Library: Thursday 14 March 11am – 11.45am
Glebe Library: Tuesday 12 March 11am – 11.45am
Kings Cross Library: Wednesday 13 March 11am – 11.45am
Ultimo Library: Thursday 14 March 11am – 11.45am
Surry Hills Library: Friday 15 March 11am – 11.45am
Waterloo Library: Friday 15 March 11am – 1145am
In Auslan and English at Green Square Library: Friday 15 March 1pm – 1.45pm
In Auslan and English at Glebe Library: Saturday 16 March 2pm-2.45pm

This free event is suitable for pre-school children and their families. Bookings are not required however space is limited so please arrive early to secure your spot.

Our library has a large selection of picture books about families with same-sex parents which are also available to borrow.

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When

Tuesday 12 March 2019 from 11am to 11.45am
Wednesday 13 March 2019 from 11am to 11.45am
Thursday 14 March 2019 from 11am to 11.45am
Friday 15 March 2019 from 1pm to 1.45pm
Saturday 16 March 2019 from 2pm to 2.45pm
Friday 15 March 2019 from 11am to 11.45am

Cost

Free

Accessibility services

  • Sign language

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