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Play and Learn

Fun and engaging online resources for children aged 0-12 years. Use these educational resources to support the development of your child's literacy and maths skills.

2 - 8 Year olds

Kingston Libraries' Virtual Storytimes

Kingston Libraries produces virtual storytimes (video recordings featuring your favourite librarians reading great picture book titles) as well as Storytime Live Stream sessions that allow you to join our storytime sessions no matter where you are!

Story Box Library

Video recordings of stories written by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by a range of fantastic Australian storytellers. Get kids excited about reading, inspire their imaginations, and let them have fun with stories! Ideal for 2-8 year olds.

3 - 11 Year olds

BusyThings

Lots of fun games and activities for 3-6 year olds to help with learning basic listening, reading and numeracy skills, as well as resources for 7-11 years olds to help their creative development, world knowledge and problem solving skills.

4 - 12 Year olds

Tumble Book Library

Important notice regarding Tumble Book Library

Dear City of Kingston library customers,

Based on utilisation and getting best use of existing products, Kingston Libraries has decided to cease offering Tumble Book Library as a resource from Wednesday 1 July 2020.

In its place we encourage you to explore other platforms Kingston Libraries subscribes to, such as Story Box Library, BorrowBox and cloudLibrary.

Please don't hesitate to contact us on 1300 135 668 or via email if you have any questions.

Pre-reading and Starting Reading

Sunshine Online

Important notice regarding Sunshine Online

Dear City of Kingston library customers,

Based on utilisation and getting best use of existing products, Kingston Libraries has decided to cease offering Sunshine Online as a resource from Wednesday 1 July 2020.

In its place we encourage you to explore other platforms Kingston Libraries subscribes to, such as BusyThings.

Please don't hesitate to contact us on 1300 135 668 or via email if you have any questions.

Starting Code

BusyCode

Important notice regarding BusyCode

Dear City of Kingston library customers,

Based on utilisation and getting best use of existing products, Kingston Libraries has decided to cease offering BusyCode as a resource from Wednesday 1 July 2020.

In its place we encourage you to explore other platforms Kingston Libraries subscribes to, such as BusyThings.

Please don't hesitate to contact us on 1300 135 668 or via email if you have any questions.

Kids' Activities in the Library

For information on regular children's programs we have running across our 8 library branches, please visit our Kids' Activities page.

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