Little library lovers

For upcoming library events check What's On

 

Little Library Lovers

Our programs for ages 0-5 years aim to introduce and encourage a love of books and enjoyment of the library. Refer to the table below for session times and locations.

Book Buddies

Introduce babies and carers to the fun and enjoyment of actions, rhythm, and nursery rhymes in a lively and stimulating session. Suitable for ages 0-2 years.

Storytime

Stories and rhymes to encourage a love of books and a desire to learn to read. Sessions support pre-schoolers with listening and language skills and being comfortable as part of a group in a fun and engaging way. Suitable for ages 3-5 years.

Family Tales

Introduce the enjoyment of books, rhythm and actions in a lively and engaging session aimed at children aged 0-5 and their carers. 

To ensure our programs are COVID-safe

  • Bookings are essential for each adult, child and baby attending
  • Places are limited
  • Bookings open 48 hours prior to the session

View the latest announcements on COVID-19 safety at the library

Locations and times

 

Monday Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday  Friday  Saturday
Ashfield Library Storytime 10.30am   Book Buddies 10.30am   Book Buddies 10.30am  
Balmain Library   Book Buddies 10.30am Storytime 10.30am   Book Buddies 10.30am  
ETC Dulwich Hill Library Book Buddies 10.30am Storytime 10.30am       Family Tales 10.30am
Haberfield Library Storytime 10.30am Book Buddies 10.30am     Family Tales 10.30am
Leichhardt Library Storytime 10.30am   Book Buddies 10.30am Book Buddies 10.30am
   
Marrickville Library Book Buddies 10.30am   Storytime 10.30am Book Buddies 10.30am    
St Peters / Sydenham Library   Book Buddies 10.30am
    Storytime 10.30am Family Tales 10.30am
Stanmore Library   Book Buddies 10.30am     Storytime 10.30am Family Tales 10.30am

 

Inner West Council has a number of activities for Children available across the Inner West, including the Magic Yellow Bus.

Keep up to date with Council’s activities for children and families here.

Keep connected with our digital Little Library Lovers offerings here.

Inspire your imagination and explore children’s craft and storytelling ideas with our online Story Box Library. All this and more available with your Inner west Library Card via our eKids collection.

Event guidelines

  • Our goal is to have fun together with rhymes and books in a safe and happy space
  • Plan to arrive on time – allow extra time for parking, bathroom visits and to settle your child
  • Follow physical distancing instructions
  • Please don’t leave your child unattended at any time
  • Participate with your child
  • If your child is crying or disrupting others, please step out and quietly return once your child is ready
  • Please put toys away as they may distract others
  • No food or drink to be consumed during Storytime due to allergies and possible anaphylaxis
  • Please refrain from chatting with other parents during the program as this is distracting to both the session leader and the audience
  • Please silence your mobiles
  • Please no photography
  • Have fun!

 

Book Buddies and Storytime online

Book Buddies

 

    

Storytime

 

    

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Page last updated: 21 Jun 2021