Free event
Location: UQ Centre, St Lucia campus

Saturday is family fun day at the UQ Alumni Book Fair, with free story time sessions, face painting and craft.

Spark your child’s love of reading with hundreds of children’s and young adult books to inspire every budding bookworm!

Make a day of it with our beautiful UQ lakes (perfect for a picnic!) and campus playground just a short walk away.

Activities include:

  • ‘Fairy Hour’ at 10am and 1pm, with story time sessions and free arts and craft
  • Free face-painting from 10am–12pm
  • A coffee cart for a babycino pick-me-up and sweet and savoury crepes
  • The UQ Art Museum will be open between 11–3pm with free entry
  • Explore the campus’s all-abilities Recreation Precinct Playground – it even has a hedge maze!

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 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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