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Welcome to Firstival: a celebration of learning and discovery

Firstival is a brilliant month of amazing events, brought to you by libraries across South Australia from 1 to 31 July. We’re incredibly excited to present a diverse program featuring opportunities for connection, discussion, and thrilling moments of discovery. There really is something for everyone!

Rediscover your curiosity

Firstival is a reminder for us all to reconnect with our curiosity, to book out some time in our busy lives to do something different. Because at any age, in any walk of life, learning does wonders for our well-being.

Something for everyone

Take part in a great range of events designed to inspire and engage. Whether you're interested in workshops, author talks, children's activities, or hands-on learning experiences, Firstival has something for everyone, no matter your age.

Join us in celebrating learning

Firstival is more than just an event—it's a celebration of the joy of learning and the power of community. It's an opportunity to step outside your routine, explore new interests, and engage with others in a meaningful way.

To find out more about the full range of events and to book your spot, visit

Reconnect with your curiosity. Embrace the joy of discovery. Celebrate with us at Firstival!