Kids & Parents

Storytimes, activities, events and educational games for children from 0-12 years. Find out more about what the library offers for children and their parents.

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School Holiday Activities

Looking for things to do in the School Holidays? It's a time for curious creatures this summer - join us for craft, stories, games, tech and more.

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Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club

We are encouraging everyone to get reading these holidays - the more you read, the more chances you have of winning.

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Reading Games

Have fun while developing reading, literacy and numeracy with our selection of educational online games, stories and activities.

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Storytime

Come along to Storytime and hear stories read aloud, sing songs, watch a film, participate in a S.T.E.A.M. activity or make some craft. Storytimes are a fun way to learn new concepts through stories and play.

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Game On: A Special Sharkies Storytime

We're holding 3 special storytime events at Menai, Engadine and Sutherland Libraries celebrating the importance of developing resilience in children.

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Children's Reading Guides

Find new children's authors and books to read with these resources. Search by author, book title, subject or genre.

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Premier's Reading Challenge

The NSW Premier has challenged children in Kindergarten to Year 9 to read 20-30 books between March and September each year.

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Children's Book Week

We spend a week in August celebrating children's books and Australian authors & illustrators. Our Libraries offer activities and tell stories to highlight the importance of reading to children.

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What's On for Kids & Parents

More Information

Children & Young Adult Services
Phone 9710 0178
Email library@ssc.nsw.gov.au