For 1-5 year olds. Designed to foster a love of reading and books.
During restrictions our Storytimes will remain on Zoom.
Storytimes are held regularly but are currently suspended. We will review the situation once we have reopened, in light of branch density limits.
Check below for branch program times. Sessions run for 45 minutes and are free! Bedtime Storytime now at Clayton and Oakleigh Libraries.
Bookings are required and numbers may be limited. Adults AND children must have a booking (except children under 12 months).
Clayton Library: Book now. Monday & Friday 10.30 am.
Glen Waverley Library Weekly Storytimes : Book now. Tuesday & Thursday 10.30 am.
Glen Waverley Saturday Storytimes the third Saturday of the month 11.00am. Book now.
Mount Waverley Library: Book now. Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30 am.
Mulgrave Library: Tuesday 2.30pm. Book now.
Oakleigh Library: Book now. Wednesday & Thursday 10.30 am.
Power Neighbourhood House: First Friday of the month at 10.30 am. For babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Run by library staff at 54 Power Avenue, Ashwood. No bookings required. For more information and dates.
Wheelers Hill Library: Book now. Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30 am.
Storytimes in other languages
The library holds Storytimes in Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Greek, Russian and AUSLAN.
Italian song lyrics now available.
View these Storytimes.
The library holds Storytimes in AUSLAN at Glen Waverley Library and some are available online through our You Tube Channel.
11 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September, 14 October, 11 November. Please book on TryBooking for the Glen Waverley Storytime.
Bring a cuddly toy and wear your pyjamas while enjoying stories and songs at the library! For families with young children. Free and bookings required. Bookings open 7 days before each session. A Zoom storytime may also be held during library closures.
Generally held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Enquiries: 9563 4138
Bookings on TryBooking.
On selected Wednesdays at 7pm. Enquiries: 9541 3120
24 February, 17 March, 21 April, 12 May, 23 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 20 October, 17 November, 8 December
Bookings required on TryBooking.
Check our YouTube Channel for recent Online Storytimes.
Includes Zoom, Zoom, Zoom trilingual song, Auslan Storytime and others.
Online stories are also available through Storybox Library. Check our Play and Learn page.