Kids and teens

Kids and teens

  • What’s on
  • Make and Create @ Glebe
    Tuesday 16 February 2016
  • Book now

    Come to the library to make and create! One of our inspired library staff will help you create your very own artwork. From paper hats through to felt badges, jewellery making, and more.

    All materials are provided, just bring your imagination and enthusiasm.

    For 5-12 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Fortnightly on Tuesdays, 4pm to 5pm

    Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 24 May 2016

    No sessions on NSW school and public holidays.

  • Rhymetime @ Glebe
    Tuesday 1 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesdays, 1.30pm to 2pm

    Tuesday 1 March to Tuesday 31 May 2016

    Except Tuesday 12 April and Tuesday 19 April

  • Rock ‘n Rhyme @ Glebe
    Tuesday 1 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rock ‘n Rhyme is for toddlers who are ready for action with music, rhymes, movement and stories but too wiggly for Storytime.

    For 2-3 year olds.

    Join us on Tuesdays at 10.15am and Fridays at 1.30pm.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesdays and Fridays, 1.30pm to 2pm

    Tuesday 1 March to Friday 27 May 2016

    Except Good Friday, Tuesday 12 April, Friday 15 April, Tuesday 19 April, Friday 22 April and Tuesday 26 April

  • Storytime @ Glebe
    Tuesday 1 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Tuesday 1 March to Tuesday 31 May 2016

    Except Tuesday 12 April, Tuesday 19 April and Tuesday 26 April

  • Rhymetime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 2 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Wednesday 2 March to Wednesday 25 May 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April and Wednesday 20 April

  • Storytime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 2 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Wednesday 2 March to Wednesday 25 May 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April and Wednesday 20 April

  • Kids Makerspace: Intro to 3D Printing
    Wednesday 2 March 2016
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    Interested in learning more about 3D printing?

    Join us for an intro session to learn about what 3D printing is and how you can use it.

    Create and print an object.

    For 8–18 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    Kids Makerspace
    Try out your hands-on, developer skills and MAKE something at the library. Work on projects that will help you develop different “maker” skills. The Autumn sessions will explore 3D printing, learning computer code, stop-motion animation, making short videos, and building a rocket car!

    Surry Hills Library
    Wednesday 2 March 2016 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Storytime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 2 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Wednesday 2 March to Wednesday 25 May 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April and Wednesday 20 April

  • Rhymetime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 2 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Wednesday 2 March to Wednesday 25 May 2016

    Except Wednesday 13 April and Wednesday 20 April

  • Rhymetime @ Ultimo
    Thursday 3 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Ultimo Library
    Thursdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Thursday 3 March to Thursday 26 May 2016

    Except Thursday 14 April and Thursday 21 April

  • Rhymetime @ Surry Hills
    Thursday 3 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

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    Surry Hills Library
    Thursdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Thursday 3 March to Thursday 26 May 2016

    Except Thursday 14 April and Thursday 21 April

  • Storytime @ Ultimo
    Thursday 3 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Ultimo Library
    Thursdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Thursday 3 March to Thursday 26 May 2016

    Except Thursday 14 April and Thursday 21 April

  • Storytime @ Surry Hills
    Thursday 3 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Thursdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Thursday 3 March to Thursday 26 May 2016

    Except Thursday 14 April and Thursday 21 April

  • Rhymetime @ Waterloo
    Friday 4 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

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    Waterloo Library
    Fridays, 10am to 10.30am

    Friday 4 March to Friday 27 May 2016

    Except Good Friday, Friday 15 April and Friday 22 April

  • Storytime @ Waterloo
    Friday 4 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Fridays, 11am to 11.45am

    Friday 4 March to Friday 27 May 2016

    Except Good Friday, Friday 15 April and Friday 22 April

  • Make and Create @ Surry Hills
    Monday 7 March 2016
  • Book now

    Come to the library to make and create! One of our inspired library staff will help you create your very own artwork. From paper hats through to felt badges, jewellery making, and more.

    All materials are provided, just bring your imagination and enthusiasm.

    For 5-8 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    Please note: no sessions on NSW public holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Mondays, 4pm to 5pm

    Monday 7 March to Monday 30 May 2016

    Except public holidays

  • Make and Create @ Newtown
    Monday 7 March 2016
  • Book now

    Come to the library to make and create! One of our inspired library staff will help you create your very own artwork. From paper hats through to felt badges, jewellery making, and more.

    All materials are provided, just bring your imagination and enthusiasm.

    For 5-12 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Newtown Library
    Every 1st Monday, 4pm to 5pm

    Monday 7 March to Monday 2 May 2016

  • Storytime @ Newtown
    Monday 7 March 2016
  • Event details

    Storytime is fun storytelling and craft for preschoolers.

    It nurtures a love of reading, initiates literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Newtown Library
    Mondays, 11am to 11.45am

    Monday 7 March to Monday 30 May 2016

    Except Easter Monday, Monday 11 April, Monday 18 April and Anzac Day

  • Rhymetime @ Newtown
    Monday 7 March 2016
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0-2 year olds.

    Session numbers are limited. Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Unfortunately, Newtown Library’s Gallery is not wheelchair accessible. We apologise for this inconvenience.

    Newtown Library
    Mondays, 10am to 10.30am

    Monday 7 March to Monday 30 May 2016

    Except Easter Monday, Monday 11 April, Monday 18 April and Anzac Day

  • Lego Free Play
    Tuesday 8 March 2016
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    Join the Lego Club to explore, imagine, learn and play.

    Bring your friends and meet new ones.

    Suitable for kids aged 5–10.

    Bookings not required.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

    Tuesday 8 March to Tuesday 31 May 2016

    Except Tuesday 12 April

  • Tut 101 @ Kings Cross (12-18 years)
    Wednesday 9 March 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 12-18 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesday 9 March 2016 from 6pm to 7pm
    Wednesday 20 April 2016 from 6pm to 7pm
  • Tut 101 @ Surry Hills (12-18 years)
    Thursday 10 March 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 12-18 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Thursday 10 March 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
  • Tut 101 @ Surry Hills (8-12 years)
    Thursday 10 March 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 8-12 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Thursday 10 March 2016 from 5.30pm to 6pm
    Tuesday 19 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm
  • Easter Eggstravaganza!
    Thursday 24 March 2016
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    Join us for a special Easter story session for the whole family. Hunt for chocolate Easter eggs in the library and make a colourful Easter bunny.

    Parents of children with a nut allergy should be aware that chocolate Easter eggs may contain nut products.

    Suitable for kids aged 3-7.

    Customs House Library
    Thursday 24 March 2016 from 10am to 11.30am
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Glebe
    Monday 4 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or a special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential

    Glebe Library
    Monday 4 April 2016 from 5pm to 6pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Kings Cross
    Monday 4 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years with accompanying adult.

    Bookings essential.

    Kings Cross Library
    Monday 4 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Waterloo
    Tuesday 5 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential

    Waterloo Library
    Tuesday 5 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Newtown
    Wednesday 6 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, Newtown Library’s Gallery is not wheelchair accessible. We apologise for this inconvenience.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential

    Newtown Library
    Wednesday 6 April 2016 from 5pm to 6pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 6 April 2016
  • Book now

    at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesday 6 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Kids Makerspace: Intro to stop-motion animation
    Wednesday 6 April 2016
  • Book now

    This fun workshop is a hands-on introduction to stop motion animation for children.

    Participants will create their own story, design a scene and create their own characters using a variety of materials.

    Use our iPads, characters and props or bring your own.

    For 8-18 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    Kids Makerspace
    Try out your hands-on, developer skills and MAKE something at the library. Work on projects that will help you develop different “maker” skills. The Autumn sessions will explore 3D printing, learning computer code, stop-motion animation, making short videos, and building a rocket car!

    Surry Hills Library
    Wednesday 6 April 2016 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Ultimo
    Wednesday 6 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential.

    Ultimo Library
    Wednesday 6 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Grandparents Storytime @ Surry Hills
    Thursday 7 April 2016
  • Book now

    Celebrate Seniors Week at a special pre-school twilight storytime with your grandparent or special older person in your life.

    Stories will be themed around grandparent relationships followed by a craft that all the family can enjoy doing together.

    Suitable for children under 8 years old accompanying adults.

    Bookings essential.

    Surry Hills Library
    Thursday 7 April 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Tut 101 @ Newtown (8-12 years)
    Monday 11 April 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 8-12 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Newtown Library
    Monday 11 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm
  • Tut 101 @ Glebe (8-12 years)
    Tuesday 12 April 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 8-12 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesday 12 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm
  • Tut 101 @ Newtown (12-18 years)
    Wednesday 13 April 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 12-18 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Newtown Library
    Wednesday 13 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm
  • Tut 101 @ Green Square (8-12 years)
    Monday 18 April 2016
  • Book now

    Learn how to tut – the dance craze inspired by ancient Egypt – with teachers from acclaimed contemporary dance outfit Shaun Parker & Company.

    These workshops will get you started with the basic moves so you can create your own audition video for a tut battle, or get more from the live main event.

    Tutting features making intricate and rhythmic patterns with the hands, fingers and arms, and is inspired by the hieroglyphics drawn on the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

    Part of Art & About Sydney, Tut by Shaun Parker & Company is an epic new urban work that takes place live on the city streets, projected on buildings, and posted online for all to enjoy.

    Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold new company that creates critically acclaimed productions renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores and theatrical invention.

    For 8-12 year olds. Bookings essential.

    This session doesn’t work for you? Learn how to tut at different dates and library branches throughout the school holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Monday 18 April 2016 from 11am to 12pm
  • Kids Makerspace: Code Club
    Tuesday 3 May 2016
  • Book now

    A free club for children in school years 4-6 who want to learn how to make computer games, animations and websites.

    Code Club explores technology works, strengthens problem-solving skills, logical thinking and supports key academic subjects such as science, maths and technology.

    Bookings essential.

    Surry Hills Library
    Tuesdays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

    Tuesday 3 May to Tuesday 31 May 2016

  • Kids Makerspace: 3Doodler
    Wednesday 4 May 2016
  • Book now

    Try out the 3Doodler, a pen that allows you to create 3D objects out of plastic. The 3Doodler works similarly to a glue-gun in that it has a hot metal.

    For 8–18 year olds.

    Bookings recommended.

    Kids Makerspace
    Try out your hands-on, developer skills and MAKE something at the library. Work on projects that will help you develop different “maker” skills. The Autumn sessions will explore 3D printing, learning computer code, stop-motion animation, making short videos, and building a rocket car!

    Surry Hills Library
    Wednesday 4 May 2016 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm