We hold regular storytimes and activities for children of all ages:

  • Preschool storytime
  • Tinytots
  • Bedtime storytime
  • Chinese/English storytime.

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Preschool storytime

For children aged 2.5 to 5 years old

Preschool Storytime is held weekly at each of the five libraries in Boroondara. A mixture of story reading, nursery rhymes, songs and activities creates an entertaining and enriching experience for children and their parents/caregivers.

Ashburton Library: 11am, Thursdays

Balwyn Library: 11am, Tuesdays

Camberwell Library: 11am, Mondays

Hawthorn Library: 11am, Fridays

Kew Library: 11am, Wednesdays


Tinytots

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old

Tinytots provides an enjoyable introduction to books, songs and rhymes for your young child and enhances the development of early reading skills.

Tinytots aims to develop listening and interactive skills and provides an opportunity to socialise with other children.

Ashburton, 10.30am on the following Mondays

See below for 2015 commencement dates.

Balwyn, 10.30am on the following Thursdays 

11 December

Camberwell, 10.30am on the following Fridays

12 December

Hawthorn, 10.30am on the following Wednesdays

See below for 2015 commencement dates.

Kew, 10.30am on the following Tuesdays

See below for 2015 commencement dates.

2015 dates

Ashburton, 10.30am on the following Mondays

  • 23 February

Balwyn, 10.30am on the following Thursdays 

  • 12 February

Camberwell, 10.30am on the following Fridays

  • 6 February

Hawthorn, 10.30am on the following Wednesdays

  • 18 February

Kew, 10.30am on the following Tuesdays

  • 3 February

Bedtime Storytime

Bedtime storytime is an enjoyable story session for the whole family.

Remember to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy.

Ashburton, 6.30pm on the following Mondays

See below for 2015 commencement dates.

Balwyn, 6.30pm on the following Wednesdays

See below for 2015 commencement dates

Camberwell, 6.30pm on the following Mondays

See below for 2015 commencement dates.

Hawthorn, 6.30pm on the following Tuesdays

9 December

Kew, 6.30pm on Tuesdays during school holidays

See below for 2015 commencement dates

2015 dates

Ashburton, 6.30pm on the following Mondays

  • 2 March

Balwyn, 6.30pm on the following Wednesdays

  • 18 February

Camberwell, 6.30pm on the following Mondays

  • 23 March

Hawthorn, 6.30pm on the following Tuesdays

  • 24 February

Kew, 6.30pm on Tuesdays during school holidays

Stay tuned for 2015 dates


Bilingual Storytime in Chinese/English

Children of all ages are welcome

Join us at the Balwyn Library for stories and songs in Mandarin and English.

11am, on the following dates:

  • 5 December