Two adults and a young child sit on a couch reading picture books together

Join us in person to encourage your child's love of stories, early language, literacy and numeracy skills through songs, rhyme, and stories.

Changing COVID restrictions mean we may need to cancel, postpone or move programs online at short notice. Please visit the What's On Calendar for current information.

Baby Time (in person)

Ages: 0 - 12 Months

Sing, move, and bond with your baby as we share some of our favourite songs and reading tips.

The 30-minute in person session includes songs, rhymes and finger plays to encourage interaction with your baby in a fun environment with other parents.

A baby and an adult sitting in the library

This program runs during school terms.

Hoppers Crossing Library (Plaza) 
Tuesday 2.30pm and Friday 10am

Manor Lakes Library 
Wednesday 10.30am

Point Cook Library 
Wednesday 9.30am - bookings required

Tarneit Library 
Monday 2pm and Thursday 9.30am

Werribee Library (Watton Street) 
Tuesday 10.30am

 

Bookings required for all sessions held at Point Cook Library.

Bookings open 1 week before the session.

Register Here

Karen Story Time (in person)

Cover of a picture book showing a girl with pigtails walking through a lush jungle. Book is entitled Walking Through the Jungle, and is in English and Karen text.

Ages 3-5 years

Join us for the return of Bilingual Story Time (Karen/English)!
The 30-minute sessions include stories, songs and rhymes.

This program runs during school terms.

Manor Lakes Library
2nd Monday of the month during school term.

Songs and Stories (in person)

Age: 1 – 5 Years

Join us for our new in-person Songs and Stories program!

The 30-minute sessions include stories, songs and rhymes designed to develop early language, literacy, and numeracy skills for ages 1 to 5 years.

A child and an adult smiling

This program runs during school terms.

Hoppers Crossing Library (Plaza)
Thursday 10am and Friday 2.30pm

Manor Lakes Library
Monday 1.30pm and Thursday 10.30am

Point Cook Library
Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am. Saturday 10.30am. Bookings required

Tarneit Library
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am

Werribee Library
Wednesday and Thursday 10.30am

 

Bookings required for all sessions held at Point Cook Library.

Bookings open 1 week before the session.

Register Here

 

Story Time (in person)

Two children sit beside an adult reading them a picture book.

Ages 3-5 years

Join us for the return of In-Person Story Time! The 30-minute sessions include stories, songs and rhymes.

Reading and sharing stories together with your child is a wonderful bonding experience and the best way to encourage a love of books, to establish early literacy skills and to prepare your child for reading.

This program runs during school terms.

Manor Lakes Library
Friday 10.30am

Screencaps of our online programs

Online Programs

Can’t make it to an in-person program? Join us Online! Go to the the Library YouTube channel and watch Online Baby Time, Rhyme Time and Story Time episodes at a time that suits you.

We thank Australian authors and publishers for allowing us to record and publish these Story Time videos.

For more library fun at home, you can become a member to access loads of great digital resources for free! 

Online Baby Time

Online Rhyme Time

Online Story Time

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