Saturday is family day at the UQ Alumni Book Fair, with free story-time sessions, face painting, and the playground right next door!

Spark your child’s love of reading, with hundreds of books to inspire every budding bookworm!

Activities include:

  • Free storytime sessions with Nina the UQ fairy at 10am and 1pm
  • Free face-painting from 10am–12pm
  • A coffee cart for a babycino pick-me-up, sweet and savoury crepes and delicious gelato
  • The UQ Art Museum will be open between 11–3pm with free entry

Please note, children must be supervised by an accompanying adult at all times.


Getting here: 

Casual parking is available under the UQ Centre. Paid parking applies Monday–Friday, 7am–9pm. Parking is free on weekends and public holidays. More information about parking at UQ.

St Lucia campus is conveniently accessible by bus and ferry. More information about public transport options.


Find out more about the UQ Alumni Book Fair.

About Alumni and community events

UQ alumni and community events take place in-person and online, across the globe, throughout the year. UQ alumni are invited to join the UQ ChangeMakers platform to access early event registrations, benefits and discounts.

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