Rock, rhyme and storytime

Rock, rhyme and storytime

Sessions for babies and toddlers

Our libraries present Storytime, Rock 'n' Rhymetime and Rhymetime sessions to introduce young children to the wonderful world of books, music and craft.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission is free and no bookings are required.

Sessions resume 2 February 2015.

Rhymetime

Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills. Suitable for 0–2 year olds.

10am–10.30am

  • Monday: Newtown Library
  • Wednesday: Kings Cross and Green Square libraries
  • Thursday: Surry Hills and Ultimo libraries
  • Friday: Waterloo Library
No sessions on school or public holidays.

Storytime

Stortyime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for preschoolers that fosters an early love of reading and develops literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school. Suitable for 3–5 year olds.

11am–11.45am

  • Monday: Newtown Library
  • Wednesday: Green Square and Kings Cross libraries
  • Thursday: Surry Hills and Ultimo libraries
  • Friday: Waterloo Library
No sessions on school or public holidays.

Rock, Rhyme and Storytime at Glebe Library

Programs include Rhymetime and Storytime. Rock 'n' Rhyme is for toddlers who are ready for action with music, rhymes, movement and stories but too wriggly for Storytime. Suitable for 2–3 year olds.

  • Rhymetime: 9.30am–9.55am and 1.30pm–1.55pm
  • Rock 'n' Rhyme: 10.15am–10.45am
  • Storytime: 11am–11.45am (Tuesdays)

Please note: Room restrictions apply, limit of 60 people per session. No sessions on school or public holidays.

Chinese Rhymetime

Chinese Rhymetime is an animated singalong session in Mandarin for babies and toddlers. Suitable for 0–3 year olds.

10am–10.30am

  • Monday: Green Square Library
  • Friday: Haymarket Library 

No sessions on school or public holidays.

Bilingual Storytime 

Bilingual Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft activities for preschoolers. Stories are read in Mandarin and English. Suitable for 3–5 year olds.

11am–11.45am

  • Monday: Green Square Library
  • Tuesday: Ultimo Library
  • Friday: Haymarket Library 

No sessions on school or public holidays.

2015 NSW school term dates

  • Term 1: 27 January–2 April
  • Term 2: 20 April–26 June
  • Term 3: 13 July–18 September
  • Term 4: 6 October–18 December.

Last updated: Tuesday, 23 December 2014