an illustration of a boy and a girl sitting on a rug reading a book together


Storytime supports children's literacy and group learning. For children aged 1-5 years.  
For all storytimes - view dates, program details and make a booking (where necessary) in our event listing


Branch storytimes held every week, including school holidays.

Clayton Library
Mondays and Fridays, 10.30am

Glen Waverley Library
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10.30am

Mount Waverley Library 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10.30am

Mulgrave Library
Tuesdays, 2.30pm

Oakleigh Library
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30am

Wheelers Hill Library
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10.30am.

FREENo bookings required.


Bedtime Storytime


Bedtime storytime welcomes all families, particularly those with work commitments during the day.

For children aged 1-5 years.  

Tuesdays at 7pm. 
FREENo bookings required. 

Online Bedtime Storytime


Online bedtime storytime welcomes all families, particularly those with work commitments during the day.

For children aged 1-5 years. 

Online via Zoom.
Wednesdays at 7pm. 
FREE. Bookings required.
Access details will be provided close to the storytime date.

Storytime at Ashwood

Storytime at Ashwood is an outreach program that welcomes all families, particularly those in the Ashwood area. 

For children aged 1-5 years.

Power Neighbourhood House
54 Power Avenue, Ashwood
Fridays, 10.30am.
FREENo bookings required.

Storytime on Saturday 

Storytime on Saturday welcomes all families, particularly those with work commitments during the week. 

For children aged 1-5 years.

Glen Waverley Library
Saturdays, 11am.
FREENo bookings required. 

Waverley Gardens Storytime

This outreach session supports busy families by helping to combine the  storytime experience with other every day activities. 

A small selection of children's books will be available to borrow.

Located between Telstra and Gloria Jeans. For children aged 0-5 years.

Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre
Corner of Police and Jacksons Roads, Mulgrave
Thursdays, 10.30am
FREENo bookings required. 

NAIDOC Week Storytime with Samantha Richards

Samantha Richards is a proud descendant of the Wurundjeri and Dja Dja Wurrung Tribes of the Melbourne and Bendigo regions.

She is also the founder of Connecting Two Worlds, an organisation established to share traditional and modern Indigenous culture through interactive incursions.

Join Samantha for storytime during NAIDOC Week to explore and celebrate the stories and culture of Australia’s First Peoples. 

Thursday 4 July 2024, 10.30am - Glen Waverley Library
Monday 8 July 2024, 10.30am - Clayton Library
Tuesday 9 July 2024, 10.30am - Wheelers Hill Library
Tuesday 9 July 2024, 2.30pm - Mulgrave Library
Wednesday 10 July 2024, 10.30am - Mount Waverley Library
Thursday 11 July 2024, 10.30am - Oakleigh Library

FREE. No bookings required.


National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

All families are welcome to come and celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day with interactive storytelling, a craft activity, free giveaways and more!

Presented by Jaeden Williams. BOONWURRUNG, BARKINDJI.

FREE Indigenous seedlings for families. FREE gift bags for each child.

Saturday 3 August, 11am

Glen Waverley Library. FREE.
No bookings required.

Enquiries: 9518 3030