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

Visit our School holiday activities page to see events across Boroondara during the school holidays.

Events in the library

Register for events and activities in the library

Please note: Children under 12 need to be supervised by an adult or caregiver at the library.

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.

Ages: up to 12 months

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. 

Ages: 12 months to 3 years

Storytime

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

Chinese storytime

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

Ages: children of all ages

Greek storytime

Join us for an interactive online story session with stories and songs in both Greek and English. Class groups are welcome to join.

Ages: 0 to 5 years

 

Online storytime events

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

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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.

Ages: 0 to 8

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.

Ages: 0 to 8

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. 

Ages: up to 12 years 

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 the Story Box Library website and log in using your library membership number.

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

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