Little library lovers

Hello Holidays: Creative Writing with Lisa Siberry

Local author Lisa Siberry will guide you through fun and creative writing tips and exercises. Suitable for children 8-12 years.

Her novel 'The Brilliant Ideas of Lily Green', won the 2017 Ampersand Prize, the premier award for debut authors in Australia and New Zealand. Borrow it from our library catalogue, also available as an eBook.  

Hello Holidays: Animal Bookmarks

Learn basic origami techniques to create your very own paper animal bookmark. Suitable for children 8-12 years.

Hello Holidays: Bird Mask Making

Jess McGeachin's book Fly has been nominated in the 2020 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards. Fly is a beautiful story of determination no matter the odds, and love in the face of loss. Get inspired by Jess's book and learn how to make a bird mask. Suitable for children 5-12 years. Bird mask template (PDF 28.5KB)

Borrow the book from our library catalogue

Hello Holidays: Monster Munch!

Learn how to create your own curious (and hangry) creature and the flinger to feed them with. My Giant loves pom-poms – she thinks they are lollies. What does yours like to eat? Suitable for children 5-7 years.

Hello Holidays: Paper Crocodiles

Snap, Snap! Learn folding, drawing and cutting techniques to make your own paper crocodile. Suitable for children 5-7 years.


Storytimes are going online

Our goal is to have fun together with books, songs and rhymes in a safe and happy space online.
Hosted by library staff from across all our Inner West Library locations, we’re excited to share our favourite stories, songs and puppets with you.


We'll read books, sing songs and get moving together. Suitable for ages 3-5.
Every Monday at 10am the video will be uploaded on this webpage.

Book Buddies

Introduce babies to the fun and enjoyment of sing-a-longs, rhymes, action songs, books and puppets. Suitable for ages 0-2. 
Every Wednesday at 10am on Facebook and uploaded here.

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Storytimes and Book Buddies

Library Storytime and Book Buddies will be back after the school holidays on Monday 20 July 2020.

Storytime with Teresa includes closed captions.
Storytime with Teresa descriptive transcript (DOCX 666.1KB)
Storytime with Teresa descriptive transcript (PDF 521.2KB)



Inner West Council Library and History would like to extend a big thank you to the Australian Publishers Association (APA), the Australian Society of Authors (ASA), and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) for allowing us to share these recorded sessions for the duration of the pandemic period.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

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Page last updated: 23 Sep 2020