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Kingston Libraries offers a range of Storytime sessions to suit the various ages and needs of our younger community members and their families.

While all City of Kingston libraries are temporarily closed (see Kingston's response to COVID-19) Storytime will be live streamed.

Storytime Live Stream

Storytime Live Stream sessions will be held Monday to Friday*. Storytime is a free service suitable for pre-school children aged 0-5 and can be accessed online at the days and times listed below.

Sessions include stories, rhymes and songs and are usually structured around a theme (like pets or dinosaurs).

*Excluding public holidays.

Storytime Live Stream Days and Times:

Mondays 2:30pm
Tuesdays 10:30am
Wednesdays 2:30pm
Thursdays 10:30am
Fridays 10:30am

Access Storytime Live Stream Feed

Virtual Storytimes

National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and two time Newberry Award winner Kate DiCamillo talks about the importance of reading aloud to children.

Take a look online at great children’s books being read aloud by both our librarians and well known children’s authors.


Alpacas with Maracas
Written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove


One Keen Koala
Written by Margaret Wild
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley


Plato the Platypus Plumber (part-time)
Written by Hazel Edwards
Illustrated by John Petropoulos

For more information about this title please visit the publisher’s website http://bit.ly/2xFLxC3


Flight of the Bumblebee
Written by Hazel Edwards
Illustrated by Mini Goss


Antarctic Dad
Written by Hazel Edwards
Illustrated by Kevin Burgemeestre


Special Auslan Storytime I Got This Hat
Written by Jol & Kate Temple
Illustrated by Jon Foye


My Two Blankets
Written by Irena Kobald


To see more virtual Storytimes visit Kingston Libraries Virtual Storytimes on YouTube.

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