FAMILY FUN: Room for Children with Storytime & Art Workshops

  • Room for Children

    Room for Children Photo: Embassy of Sweden

  • Arts & Crafts Workshops

    Arts & Crafts Workshops Photo: n/a

Room for Children is a Swedish library and arts studio for the young designed to stimulate their desire for books, music, storytelling and self-expression. A child's perspective is applied throughout, from the greeting to the interior design and the way books are placed and displayed.

Adults and children are encouraged to engage in things together in order to share the experience. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a cornerstone of the space; it refers to the right of children to participate fully in cultural life, to express themselves freely and to do so together with others. Room for Children pushes the boundaries of what a library can be.

Storytime Sessions
Are offered every Saturday at 2 pm for families to experience Swedish children's literature.
The sessions are held in Room for Children. FREE admission. No registration is required.

Swedish Art Workshops
with Swedish artist and art teacher Karin Lithell are offered between 12 pm - 3 pm on below dates in House of Sweden:
March 25, April 8, April 22, May 6, May 20 and June 3.
FREE admission and no registration required.

This is the first ever international mini version of a Room for Children outside of Sweden. In partnership with: Swedish Institute and Kulturhuset/Stadsteatern Stockholm. www.kulturhusetstadsteatern.se/English/Libraries

Opening hours:
Saturdays & Sundays 12 pm – 5 pm
FREE admission and guide on site.
The exhibition will be on display in House of Sweden until December, 2017.

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