Using the Children's Collection

The Children's section is extremely busy, so please read our tips and guidelines to help you and your fellow library users benefit from the resources available. Also check out our guide to what the labels on the books mean, and our junior non-fiction guides to help you easily recognise and locate resources.

The Summer Reading Club

  • The Summer Reading Club has started 1 Dec 2016 - 31 Jan 2017! This Summer discover heros, villians, sidekicks and more.  If you are in pre-school, primary or secondary (high) school, unleash your imagination and join the Summer Reading Club! Collect your Activity booklet from the front desk today! There is lots more to do online

Christmas Holiday Fun

  • Christmas Ornaments | Wed 21 Dec. Come along and enjoy making Christmas Ornaments to decorate your home. Suitable for ages 5-12 years only. 10-11am & 1-2pm | FREE | No Bookings Required. 
  • Light Up Christmas with TechScience | Wed 21 Dec. Join Amnon from TechScience and create your own LED light up Christmas Card! Suitable for ages 8-12 years only. 4-5pm | $7 | Bookings Essential:

Babies - 3 to 18 months old

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Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Enjoy sharing songs and rhymes with your baby in an interactive and stimulating environment. Baby Bounce & Rhyme is designed especially for the 3 to 18 month age group with parent participation and engagement essential. Baby Bounce & Rhyme is held on Wednesdays at 10.30 am during school terms.

Toddlers - 18 to 36 months old

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Toddler Time

Come along and join this interactive programme of singing, actions, rhymes and stories. Toddler Time is designed especially for children aged 18 to 36 months and parent participation is essential. Toddler Time is held on Mondays at 10.30am during school terms.

Pre-Schoolers - 3 to 5 years old

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Pre-school Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs and craft at Pre-School Storytime. Pre-school Storytime is a programme designed especially for 3-5year olds. It is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10.30am during school terms. Find out how to make the most of Storytime - download the PDF ‘Make the most of storytime'.

School Aged Children - 8 to 12 years old

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Wednesday  Club

Come and join in after school activities to create unique creations from recycled items. Held on Wednesdays from 3.45pm-4.45pm during school terms. The activities are designed for school aged children from 8 to 12 years old. Sessions are free. Download the PDF to view the current term's activities pdf format Wednesday Club Programme Term 1, 2017 (463.28 KB)

Also for School-aged children:

School Holidays

Every School Holidays the Library runs activities for School aged children. The Holiday programme is circulated in house and online. Bookings for events open 3 weeks before the event starts - book early as spaces fill up fast!  During the School Holidays the regular Childrens activities take a break.