Storytimes

Yarra Plenty Regional Library offers a range of children's services and programs in the Cities of Banyule, Whittlesea and the Shire of Nillumbik. For the the days and times of each program at your local branch be sure to click on the links below.

Bookaroo Baby Storytime Toddler Time Preschool Storytime
Bilingual Storytime Weekend Storytime Mobile Storytime Bedtime Storytime
School Holiday programs Just4Kids


Bookaroo

Newborn

One off sessions for parents about the importance of reading to babies. A free board book is provided upon joining.

Download the brochure to see session times at branches


Baby Storytime

Babies 0 - 12 months

Interactive storytime between parent and baby. Developed for children under 12 months. Sessions include selected songs, rhymes and finger plays.

Download the brochure to see session times at branches

Toddler Time

12 months - 3 years

Sessions include selected stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays.

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Preschool Storytime

3 - 5 years

Sessions include themed stories, finger plays, rhymes, craft and play.

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Just4Kids

5 - 12 years

Sessions include activities, games, book chats and new fiction.

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Bilingual Storytime

Stories and rhymes in selected languages - Dutch, German, French Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic.

Download the bilingual storytime brochure
Download the bilingual storytime brochure with language translations

 

Weekend Storytime

3 - 5 years

A different themed storytime every Saturday or Sunday with stories, songs, rhymes and craft activities.

Download the brochure to see session times at branches

 

Bedtime Storytime

Wear your pajamas and bring along your favourite for an evening storytime session at your local branch.

Download the brochure to see session times at branches

Mobile Storytime

Storytime on the Mobile Library!

Download the brochure to see the session times

 

School Holiday Programs

Primary School Children

Available every school holidays at all branches.

Pick up a brochure from any branch, or click here download the latest brochure.

Summer Reading Club

3 - 12 years

The Summer Reading Club is a statewide project that runs through the summer break, beginning in December and finishing at the close of January. Use the fun kits with activities and prizes to help your children keep track of their independent reading. The more they read the more chance they have to win a fabulous grand prize!
Click here for all the details

Auslan Tale and Sign Storytime
 

Deaf children are invited to this lively and unique session in Auslan at Rosanna Library.
Download this flyer for session times, or contact Rosanna Library for more details.
 

Upcoming Kids Events

23rd

ANZAC Film Night (Gallipoli)
6:30 pm Mill Park

Trekkies of Mill Park
7:00 pm Mill Park

24th

ANZAC Day
10:00 am Eltham

Preschool Storytime
10:00 am Mill Park

Tech Help (Drop in)
11:00 am Mill Park