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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September/October School Holiday Program

These school holidays we're celebrating silliness and the creations of master story teller Roald Dahl! With performances, hands on activities, stories and crafts there's something for everyone.

For more information and event bookings visit our events page.
 
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Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition

Have you written a great story or think you may have one bubbling away? If so, why not enter the Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition! Entries open 18 September and close 13 October.

Click HERE for more information.

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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.