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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....

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Storytime sessions are held weekly at all branches except Dingley and Moorabbin. 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).

2019 Storytime Days and Times:

Highett Library Mondays at 10:30am and 11:15am
Patterson Lakes Library Mondays at 10:30am
Westall Library Mondays at 2:30pm
Parkdale Library Tuesdays at 10:30am
Chelsea Library Thursdays at 10:30am
Cheltenham Library Fridays at 10:30am
Clarinda Library Fridays at 10:30am

Can't make it to Storytime? You can watch it live via the Internet at 10:30am every Friday morning by clicking on the link below!

Access Storytime Live Stream Feed

2019 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 10:30am:

8 February - Transport 8 March - Hats
12 April 10 May
14 June 12 July
9 August 13 September
11 October 8 November
13 December

Can't make it to Auslan Storytime? You can watch it live via the Internet at 10:30am 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 2020.

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.

2019 Tiny Tots Days and Times:

Dingley Village* Mondays at 2:30pm
Chelsea Library Tuesdays at 10:30am
Cheltenham Library Tuesdays at 10:30am
Parkdale Library Wednesdays at 2:30pm and Thursdays at 10:30am
Westall Library Fridays at 10:30am

*Dingley Village Tiny Tots sessions will be held in the Dingley Village Neighbourhood Centre due to building works.

Saturday Tiny Tots sessions:

Cheltenham Library 11 May at 10:30am
Chelsea Library 8 June at 10:30am
Parkdale Library 29 June at 10:30am
Cheltenham Library 13 July at 10:30am
Chelsea Library 10 August at 10:30am