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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.

To view more information, please scroll down or click on the below links to jump to the appropriate Storytime session type....


Storytime sessions are held weekly at all branches except Dingley. Storytime is a free service suitable for pre-school children aged 2-5. Bookings are not necessary.

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

Storytime Days and Times:

Highett Library Mondays at 10:30am and 11:15am
Patterson Lakes Library Mondays at 11am
Westall Library Mondays at 11am
Chelsea Library Tuesdays at 11am
Parkdale Library Tuesdays at 11am
Clarinda Library Fridays at 11am
Cheltenham Library Fridays at 11am

Can't make it to Storytime? You can watch it live via the Internet at 11am every Friday morning by clicking on the link below!

Access Storytime Live Stream Feed

Auslan Storytime

Auslan Storytime is being incorporated into the regular Friday Storytime sessions at Cheltenham Library on the second Friday of every month.

Come and experience a visual language and join in for some stories and songs!

Auslan (Australian sign language) is the sign language of the Australian Deaf community.

Second Friday of the month at 11am:

09 February 09 March
13 April - Mem Fox Books 11 May - Mothers' Day
08 June - Teddy Bears 13 July - Wild Animals
10 August - Family 14 September - Kindness
12 October - Dreamtime Stories 09 November - Cats and Dogs
14 December - Christmas

Can't make it to Auslan Storytime? You can watch it live via the Internet at 11am on any of the above listed dates by clicking on the link below!

Access Storytime Live Stream Feed

Saturday Storytime

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Saturday Storytimes this year! We had a wonderful time with you all and look forward to May next year when Saturday Storytimes return to warm up winter in 2019.

Tiny Tots

Come and enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger play with your little one. Enjoy the company of other babies and parents in an entertaining twenty minute session. Get first choice of new books for toddlers and babies.

Tiny Tots Storytime is suitable for children aged 0-24 months.

Tiny Tots Days and Times:

Chelsea Library Mondays at 11am
Cheltenham Library Tuesdays at 11am
Parkdale Library Wednesdays at 2:30pm and Thursdays at 11am
Dingley Library Thursdays at 11am
Westall Library Fridays at 11am