Our programs aim to provide an entertaining and enriching experience, while helping develop early literacy and language skills.

Our programs cater for different age groups or the whole family and are delivered online and in our libraries.

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Visit our Literacy and reading resources for families page to find the best reading recommendations, literacy advice and programs for your child. 

Events in the library

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Sing baby sing

An introduction to songs and rhymes for you and your baby up to 12 months. Share the joy and rhythm of language in this interactive singing session. This session provides a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and carers.

Age: up to 12 months

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Tiny tots

An active introduction to stories songs and rhymes for your young child. Help develop early literacy and communication skills in a language rich setting. This session provides a fun space for your young child to socialise and interact with peers. 

Age: 12 months to 3 years

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A mix of stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills and social confidence. A fun session to introduce your child to the world of storytelling and build a love of reading.

Ages: 3 to 5 years

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Chinese storytime

Join children of all ages for stories and songs in Mandarin and English. 

Age: children of all ages

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STEAM Saturdays

STEAM Saturdays with the library - explore, experiment and get excited by science, technology, engineering, arts and maths. The team from Twisted Science are joining the library to get our STEAM on each Saturday in May. Each session is unique and offers an opportunity to have fun and make new friends.

Age: 10 to 12 years

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Online storytime events

Register to receive the link to our live and interactive stories, songs and activities.

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Family Storytime

Stories, songs and activity ideas to build literacy skills at home. Live online and interactive, a storytelling session for children of all ages. Groups and kinders welcome. 

Age: children of all ages

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Bedtime storytime

Wear your pyjamas and don't forget your favourite teddy as you join us from the comfort of your own home. Bedtime storytime – live online is a gentle and interactive evening storytelling session for the whole family to share together before bed.

Age: 0 to 8

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Wurundjeri storytime

Join Rebecca from Wurundjeri Council in an interactive online storytelling session. Children will learn about Wurundjeri culture, Woi-wurrung language and Dreaming stories through storytelling, dance and song. Kinders and school groups welcome.

Age: 0 to 8

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Chinese language club for kids

A fun and engaging online session to explore language learning and chat to other kids in Mandarin. Hear stories, songs and play games in Mandarin to improve language skills, build confidence and have fun. 

Age: up to 12 years 

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Enjoy digital storytimes with Story Box Library

Story Box Library features Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers in video format. The stories are recommended for children aged 3 to 12 years.

Play Story Box videos on a phone, tablet or laptop

  1. Go to Story Box Library and log in using your library membership number.

  2. Browse the collection to find a video to play.

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