Our schools program is offered to schools within 150km of Albury and provides opportunities for students to be inspired by and learn from some of Australia's best authors and illustrators.

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The Write Around the Murray Schools Program is free to all schools within 150km of Albury Wodonga.

In 2021 we’re back with real life sessions after presenting everything online in 2020. Start getting excited about bringing your students to meet some of their favourite authors on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 September 2021.

The schools program will be sent to all schools on Tuesday 18 May 2021 and is also available to download.

2021 Schools Program authors

2021 Schools Program venues

The Albury LibraryMuseum is our main festival venue for workshops and author talks.

For the first time in 2021 we’ll be presenting our larger author presentations in the beautiful new hall at James Fallon High. A big thank you to JFH for opening up this beautiful facility for our use.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Narelle Lethlean in the LibraryMuseum Learning and Outreach team on 02 6023 8346 or email

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