Baby reading

Meet other carers in your local library and enjoy stories and rhymes with your baby. Babytime is for babies aged 12 months and under.

Regular Babytime sessions will conclude for 2019 the last week of November.

Regular Babytime program will resume from Tuesday 28 January 2020.


Clayton: Tuesday 2.00pm

Glen Waverley: Wednesday 2.00pm

Mount Waverley: Thursday 2.00pm

Mulgrave: Tuesday 1.30pm

Oakleigh: Monday 2.00pm

Wheelers Hill: Monday 2.00pm

Sessions run for 20-30 minutes. No need to book!

Babytime Songs

Prepare to sing along with our librarian! Download the Babytime Song Book (PDF, 1MB) with our most popular songs and rhymes, complete with lyrics and hand movements!

Song List

  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Once I caught a fish alive
  • A B C
  • Baa baa Black Sheep
  • Can you keep a secret?
  • Garden snail
  • Hey Diddle Diddle
  • Hickory Dickory Dock
  • Horsey horsey
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • If you're happy and you know it
  • Incy Wincy spider
  • Jingle Bells
  • Old Macdonald
  • Open Shut Them
  • Pat a cake
  • Peekaboo
  • Rockabye baby
  • Row row row your boat
  • Starlight Star Bright
  • The Grand Old Duke of York
  • These are baby's fingers
  • This is the way the farmer rides
  • This is the way we wash our hair
  • This little piggy
  • To market, to market
  • Twinkle twinkle little star
  • Warm Kitty


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Last updated: 20 November 2019