A parent and child in the library

Join us for early years programs in the library – or community centres – across Wyndham. Sing & play, listen to stories in different languages, and socialise with children & parents.

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Baby Time

Join us for Baby Time! The 30-minute sessions include songs, rhymes and finger play to encourage interaction with your baby in a fun environment with other parents. 

 

Booking Information:

Baby Time sessions held at the following branches do not require bookings. Tickets will be available on the day, 15 minutes prior to the start of the session, and will be offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis. See staff on the day for ticketing information.

Hoppers Crossing Library 
Tuesdays 2.30pm 

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit
Mondays 2pm 
Thursdays 9.30am

Manor Lakes Library 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10.30am

Werribee Library 
Tuesdays 10am

 

All sessions held at Point Cook Library require bookings. Book up to 7 days in advance.

Point Cook Library 
Tuesdays 11am 
Wednesdays 2pm

 

Important

  • COVID Safe guidelines will be followed to ensure public safety.
  • Please do not attend the library if you or your child have any Covid-19 symptoms. 
  • Social distancing is also encouraged during the program.

Bilingual Story Time

Join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, and craft in Karen, Chinese, Punjabi, Italian and English. Meet bilingual families, learn words in another language, and help your child develop important language skills.

For children of all ages.

 

Booking and Language Information:

Bilingual Story Time sessions held at the following branches do not require bookings. Tickets will be available on the day, 15 minutes prior to the start of the session, and will be offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis. See staff on the day for ticketing information.

Hoppers Crossing Library (Greek/English)

2nd Thursday of the month at 2pm

Hoppers Crossing Library (Italian/English)

4th Thursday of the month at 2pm

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit (Punjabi/English)

4th Thursday of the month at 4pm

Manor Lakes Library (Karen/English)

1st Monday of the month at 10.30am

 

Point Cook Library sessions require bookings. Book up to 7 days in advance.

Point Cook Library (Chinese/English)

3rd Friday of the month at 10.30am

 

 

Important

  • COVID Safe guidelines will be followed to ensure public safety.
  • Please do not attend the library if you or your child have any Covid-19 symptoms. 
  • Social distancing is also encouraged during the program.

Rhyme Time at Pop Up Libraries

Our Pop-Up Library takes Rhyme Time to community centres across Wyndham. Join us for a 30 minute session then stay to talk to our friendly staff, borrow some books or become a library member!

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Rhyme Time

Join us for Rhyme Time! The 30-minute sessions include stories, songs and rhymes designed to develop early language, literacy and numeracy skills.

To attend this session, you must have a child aged 1 - 5 years. Rhyme Time was previously called Songs and Stories

 

Booking Information:

Sessions at Hoppers Crossing, Julia Gillard Library Tarneit, Manor Lakes Library and Werribee Library do not require bookings.

Tickets will be available on the day, 15 minutes prior to the start of the session, and will be offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis. See staff on the day for ticketing information.

Hoppers Crossing Library 
Thursdays and Fridays 10.30am

Julia Gillard Library Tarneit
Tuesdays 2pm 
Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30am

Manor Lakes Library 
Mondays 1:30pm
Thursdays 10.30am

Werribee Library 
Mondays 10:30am
Thursdays 10.30am

 

All sessions held at Point Cook Library require bookings. Book up to 7 days in advance.

Point Cook Library 
Tuesdays 9:30am
Thursdays 9.30am 
Saturdays 10.30am
 

Important

  • COVID Safe guidelines will be followed to ensure public safety.
  • Please do not attend the library if you or your child have any Covid-19 symptoms. 
  • Social distancing is also encouraged during the program.

Story Time

Join us for Story Time! The 45-minute sessions include stories, songs and rhymes, and a simple craft activity designed to develop early language, literacy and numeracy skills.

This session is for children aged 3 years and older.

Booking Information:

Sessions at Manor Lakes Library do not require bookings.

Tickets will be available on the morning, 15 minutes prior to the start of the session, and will be offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis. See staff on the day for ticketing information.

Manor Lakes Library Fridays 10.30am

Point Cook Library
Story Time sessions at Point Cook Library require bookings. Book up to 7 days in advance.

Wednesdays 10.30am

 

Important

  • COVID Safe guidelines will be followed to ensure public safety.
  • Please do not attend the library if you or your child have any Covid-19 symptoms. 
  • Social distancing is also encouraged during the program.

Screencaps of our online programs

Online Programs - Anytime!

Visit our Library YouTube channel and watch Online Baby Time, Rhyme Time and Story Time episodes at a time that suits you.

See all our Online Baby Time episodes on Youtube

See all our Online Rhyme Time episodes on Youtube

See all our Online Story Time episodes on YouTube

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! 

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