Bury your nose in a book on Surfers Paradise Beach at the Storyfest Beach Library...

Storyfest has a primary focus on literature but in addition has displayed an inclusiveness when it comes to promoting the arts in general - these being literature, music, theatre, film and the visual arts. Storyfest is offered to the Queensland and Australian cultural community by Somerset College as its contribution to the literary and cultural landscape of the nation.

Storyfest Beach Library | Daily 10.00am - 7.00pm

Bury your nose in a book on Surfers Paradise Beach at the Storyfest Beach Library on the sand. You can pick up a previously loved book from the bookcases lined on the beach and get lost in a new story while relaxing by the sea or take home for a new adventure. This is not just any ordinary library, these books you can take home for FREE!!!

Author Book Readings | Saturday 15 February  11:00am – Gwyneth Jane Page & Sat 22 Feb 11:00am – Nikki Rogers - 7.00pm

Join local children’s author appearances by Gwyneth Jane Page and Nikki Rogers along with FREE fun interactive activities.

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Crafting Mad Hats along with a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party | Sunday 16 Feb 10.30am - 11.30am & Sunday 23 Feb 10am - 11am

Participate in a creative craft workshop to build your very own "Mad Hat" ready for the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
Suitable for ages 3 to 8

Continuing the Fairy Tale | Sunday 16 Feb 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ever wondered what happens next? Somerset Wordsmiths will workshop with children to write the next chapter of a well‐known fairy tale accompanied by live performances of their own.
Suitable for ages 9 upwards