Jarjum Stories

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area

16 – 20 January 2020 - 

Free Entry

Jarjum Stories is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books and storytelling. Jarjum [pronounced jah-jum] means children.

Revisit childhood favourites – The Rainbow Serpent, Stradbroke Dreamtime and The Legends of Moonie Jarl – and some of the earliest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books published in Queensland.

This colourful showcase highlights the role of storytelling in sharing language, cultural knowledge and moral lessons across generations.

See the world through the eyes of jarjum in the exploration of stories created with children across Queensland including a bilingual Yugambeh story book.

Experience The Very Hungry Caterpillar through its many translations into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

Throughout the showcase period, join in special Reading Nook activities capturing the imagination of children and adults alike.

State Library of Queensland celebrates the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Event Dates

This event occurs daily on the following dates:
16 – 20 January 2020
20 – 21 January 2020
21 – 22 January 2020
22 – 23 January 2020
23 – 27 January 2020
27 – 28 January 2020
28 – 29 January 2020
29 – 30 January 2020
30 January – 3 February 2020
3 – 4 February 2020
4 – 5 February 2020
5 – 6 February 2020
6 – 10 February 2020
10 – 11 February 2020
11 – 12 February 2020
12 – 13 February 2020
13 – 17 February 2020
17 – 18 February 2020
18 – 19 February 2020
19 – 20 February 2020
20 – 24 February 2020
24 – 25 February 2020
25 – 26 February 2020
26 – 27 February 2020
27 February – 2 March 2020
2 – 3 March 2020
3 – 4 March 2020
4 – 5 March 2020
5 – 9 March 2020
9 – 10 March 2020
10 – 11 March 2020
11 – 12 March 2020
12 – 16 March 2020
16 – 17 March 2020
17 – 18 March 2020
18 – 19 March 2020
19 – 23 March 2020
23 – 24 March 2020
24 – 25 March 2020
25 – 26 March 2020
26 – 30 March 2020
30 – 31 March 2020
31 March – 1 April 2020
1 – 2 April 2020
2 – 6 April 2020
6 – 7 April 2020
7 – 8 April 2020
8 – 9 April 2020
9 – 13 April 2020
13 – 14 April 2020
14 – 15 April 2020
15 – 16 April 2020
16 – 20 April 2020
20 – 21 April 2020
21 – 22 April 2020
22 – 23 April 2020
23 – 27 April 2020
27 – 28 April 2020
28 – 29 April 2020
29 – 30 April 2020
30 April – 4 May 2020
4 – 5 May 2020
5 – 6 May 2020
6 – 7 May 2020
7 – 10 May 2020

Event Venues

State Library of Queensland
Address:
Stanley Place
South Brisbane
Queensland, Australia 4101

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Shop

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