Kids

We hold a range of weekly activities at our libraries for children aged up to 12 years. These are designed to be fun and educational, helping your child grow and develop in social situations.

Bookings are not required.

We hold other special events and activities, especially during school holidays.

Library membership also opens up a range of online resources for you and your child.

Featured Kids Programs

 
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Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition Announcement

Entries have now closed for this year’s writing competition. Winners will be announced 22 November across all three categories.           

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1000 Books Before School

1000 Books before School is a program which encourages parents and carers to read 1000 books with their children before they begin school. Sharing stories with babies and young children helps develop literacy skills that will prepare them for reading at school.

Find out how 1000 Books Before School works.

Regular Kids Programs

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Preschool Story Time

For ages 2 to 5 years
Join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft activity. Story Time provides your child with a love and appreciation of books and an opportunity to develop language skills. Story Times are held weekly at each branch, but not during school holidays.

Visit our events page for more information.

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Baby Rhyme Time

For ages 0 to 2 years
Baby Rhyme Time involves stories, rhymes and songs to help develop your child’s language and literacy skills, as well as their love of books and reading. Each session runs for 20 to 30 minutes.

Visit our events page for more information.


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Makers Club

For ages 5 to 12 years
Come along to our exciting Makers Club for an imaginative session of themed craft activities.

Visit our events page for more information.

 
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LEGO® Club

For ages 5 to 12 years
Build, play and meet other Lego fans! Lego Club is held monthly at West Footscray Library.

Visit our events page for more information.