For 1-5 year olds. Designed to foster a love of reading and books. 


Santa Storytimes

Trilingual Storytime

Storytimes in other languages

Story Time from Space


Bedtime Storytime at Oakleigh Library



Storytimes are held regularly. Check below for branch program times. Sessions run for 45 minutes and are free! No need to book!

Clayton Library: Monday & Friday 10.30 am.

Glen Waverley Library Weekly Storytimes : Tuesday & Thursday 10.30 am.

Glen Waverley Saturday Storytimes  the third Saturday of the month 11.00am

Mount Waverley Library: Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30 am.

Mulgrave Library: Tuesday 2.30pm.

Oakleigh Library: Wednesday & Thursday 10.30 am.

Power Neighbourhood House: First Fridays at 10.30 am. For babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Run by library staff at 54 Power Avenue, Ashwood.

Wheelers Hill Library: Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30 am.

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

Regular program times will resume from Tuesday 28 January 2020.

Santa Storytimes 2019

Santa Storytimes

Free! No bookings required.

Ashwood (Power Neighbourhood House) :  Friday 6 December, 10.30am

Clayton:  Monday 2 December, 10.30am 

Glen Waverley:  Thursday 5 December, 10.30am

Mount Waverley:  Wednesday 4 December, 10.30am

Mulgrave: Tuesday 3 December, 2.30pm

Oakleigh: Saturday 7 December, 11am

Wheelers Hill: Tuesday 3 December, 10.30am


Trilingual Storytime

Enjoy A Giraffe in the Bath by Mem Fox in English, Italian and Chinese (Mandarin), followed by an activity.

Clayton Library Wednesday 11 December at 10.30am - 11.30am.

FREE! No bookings required. Enquiries: 9541 3120

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Storytimes in Other Languages

The library holds Storytimes in Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Greek and AUSLAN.
View these Storytimes.

AUSLAN Storytime

The library holds Storytimes in AUSLAN.

View these Storytimes.

Bedtime Storytime at Oakleigh Library

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Bring a cuddly toy and wear your pyjamas while enjoying stories and songs at the library! For families with young children. Held monthly generally on first Tuesdays at 7.00pm.


Storytime from Space

Read along with the astronauts in this 50th year of the first moon landing. 

Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation, a nonprofit education foundation.

Children’s books are sent to the International Space Station. While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves reading these books to the children of Earth. These videos are being edited and placed on this Story Time From Space website- look under the heading of ” Video Library”.

"What you cannot imagine, you cannot do."

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Last updated: 25 November 2019