Storytime at the Library

Storytime sessions are resuming at Ku-ring-gai Library branches the week beginning 28 January 2020.

Share the excitement and love of reading with your child as we interact with stories, fingerplays, rhymes, singing and music.

Check out our selection of children's storytimes at Ku-ring-gai Library - stories and rhymes for all ages under 6 years old.

Rocking Rhyme Time

Stories and rhymes for children with specific needs or developmental delay.

Rocking Rhyme Time comprises four weekly 30 minute sessions of social and learning time to connect with your child and other families. Extra support is available to help you and your child participate in songs and book time - let us know how we can help you and your child.

Term 1

Wednesday 19 February, 11.15am

Wednesday 26 February, 11.15am 

Wednesday 4 March, 11.15am

Wednesday 11 March, 11.15am

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Term 2

Wednesday 29 April, 11.15am

Wednesday 6 May, 11.15am 

Wednesday 13 May, 11.15am

Wednesday 20 May, 11.15am

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Ku-ring-gai Library in partnership with EarlyEd Early Intervention Services.

Made possible through community Chest Grants from Turramurra and Lindfield.

Rock a bye

This introduction to early literacy encourages interaction between adult and child through activities including board books, rhymes and songs.

25-minute program is suitable for babies aged 0-18 months.

  • Tuesdays at 11.15am - Lindfield Library
  • Thursdays at 11.15am - Turramurra Library
  • Fridays at 11.15am - Gordon Library & St Ives Library

No need to register, just come along and join in the fun.

Rock 'n' Rhyme

This session includes short stories, action rhymes and songs.

30-minute program suitable for toddlers aged 18-36 months.

  • Tuesdays at 10.15am - Lindfield Library
  • Thursdays at 10.15am - Turramurra Library
  • Fridays at 10.15am - Gordon Library & St Ives Library

No need to register, just come along and join in the fun.

Rock 'n' Tales

It includes stories, songs and may include simple craft activities.

45-minute program suitable for children aged 3-5 years. Younger children are also welcome to attend.

  • Tuesdays at 10.30am - Gordon Library
  • Wednesdays at 10.30am - Turramurra Library & St Ives Library
  • Thursdays at 10.30am - Gordon Library 
  • Fridays at 10.30am - Lindfield Library

No need to register, just come along and join in the fun.

Storytime tips

  • Introduce your child to the library before attending a story time session.
  • Arrive on time.
  • Switch off your mobile or turn it on silent.
  • Keep conversation to a minimum during story time.
  • If your child becomes upset or disruptive during story time, take them outside for a moment. Come back when you're both ready.
  • Never leave your child unattended.
  • Have fun!

Story Box Library

story box logo.jpgYou can now have a special story time at home! We're very excited to announce that Library patrons can now access the Story Box Library using their Library card number. Story Box Library is an online library full of videos of Australian authors, comedians, actors, musicians, and illustrators reading Australian stories aloud. To access the service, simply visit storyboxlibrary.com.au and log in via the Public Library option. If you have any questions about Story Box Library, please ask one of the friendly librarians next time you visit us.

Contact us

For further information contact Ku-ring-gai Libraries Children's Services on 9424 0116 / 9424 0109 or email us at younglibrary@kmc.nsw.gov.au.