Libraries

Make create day

Explore your creative side on Saturday 28 October at your local library as we celebrate all things maker and creative, with hands on workshops, programs and events for the whole family.

Discover a new craft, make something, learn a new skill and connect with your local community. See the full range of programs and events on at our libraries in our October Calendar of events or download a copy of the Make Create day full program. For all Make Create day events book online now.

Featured events

Create a rocket workshop

Design and build a rocket

Learn the engineering concepts of building a rocket. In this interactive workshop you will work in groups to design, construct and launch a solid fuel model rocket.

This exciting workshop will be held at our Broadbeach Library, 10am to noon. Suitable for kids 10 years and over. Book online now.


Create Manga art with David Lovegrove

Create your own Manga art

These exciting Manga workshops with professional writer and artist David Lovegrove will introduce you to the art of drawing manga eyes, creating typical and unusual manga characters and to the basics of creating and printing your own manga magazine. You will also learn the amazing art of drawing with two hands at once and developing wild character designs from scribbles.

David will be running two workshops at our Southport LibraryBook online now.

  • Noon to 1pm (suitable for children aged 6 - 12)
  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm (suitable for teens)

Coding

Introduction to coding with Stencyl

Join Coder Kidz at our Helensvale Library and learn the basics of how to create your own games with the Stencyl coding language at this interactive workshop.

Workshops will be run at 10am to 11am and 11am to noon. Book online now.


QCA digital design workshop

Design workshops with the Queensland College of Art

Get creative and innovative with academics from Griffith University's Queensland College of Art, as they pop-up around our library locations with a series of creative design workshops for Make Create Day. Bookings essential.


Robogals workshops

LEGO Mindstorms robotics mini workshops with Robogals

Join Robogals at Robina Library between 10am to noon for an interactive introduction to coding with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots. Workshops run for 30 minutes, bookings required. Book online now.


an image of green slime

Slime-tastic science fun with Griffith University School of Natural Science

Get slimy with Griffith University scientists at our Broadbeach Library as they deliver hands on science workshops for Make Create day. Drop in and join the fun from 10am to noon. No bookings required.


Science and engineering challenges with the Upper Coomera State College STEM Academy

Drop in and get hands on with these exciting challenges at our Upper Coomera Library. 10am to 2pm. No bookings required.

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  • Balloon powered racers
  • Terrific trebuchet
  • EV3 robotics
  • O-wing flyers