Kids and teens

  • What’s on
  • Bilingual storytime @ Haymarket
    Friday 19 April 2019
  • Event details

    Come along to our bilingual storytime. It’s a fun session of storytelling, rhymes, music, singing and craft activities for preschoolers. Stories are read aloud in both English and Mandarin to support literacy development, nurture Mandarin knowledge and provide a wonderful cultural exchange.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required, but session numbers are limited.

    Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Haymarket Library
    Fridays, 11am to 11.45am

    Friday 1 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Except Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Friday Rock 'n Rhyme @ Glebe
    Friday 19 April 2019
  • 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 to 3 year olds.

    Join us on 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
    Fridays, 1.30pm to 2pm

    Friday 1 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Except Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Rhymetime in Mandarin @ Haymarket
    Friday 19 April 2019
  • Event details

    Come along to our animated sing-a-long session for babies and toddlers.

    Songs and rhymes are sung in Mandarin to support literacy development, nurture Mandarin knowledge and provide a wonderful cultural exchange.

    For 0 to 2 year olds.

    Bookings are not required, but session numbers are limited so be sure to arrive early to secure your place.

    Haymarket Library
    Fridays, 10am to 10.30am

    Friday 1 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Except Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Rhymetime @ Surry Hills
    Friday 19 April 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies. The sessions combine rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 2 year-olds.

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

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Fridays, 10am to 10.30am

    Friday 8 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Thursday 31 January 2019 from 10am to 10.30am

    Except Friday 26 April, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Storytime @ Surry Hills
    Friday 19 April 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Surry Hills Library
    Fridays, 11am to 11.45am

    Friday 8 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Thursday 31 January 2019 from 11am to 11.45am

    Except Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Mandarin rhymetime @ Green Square
    Monday 22 April 2019
  • Event details

    Come along to our animated sing-a-long session for babies and toddlers.

    Songs and rhymes are sung in Mandarin to support literacy development, nurture language and provide a wonderful cultural exchange.

    For 0 to 2 year olds.

    Bookings are not required, but session numbers are limited to 50 participants so be sure to arrive early to secure your place.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Mondays, 10.30am to 11am

    Monday 4 February to Monday 16 December 2019

    Except Monday 15 April, Monday 29 April, Monday 8 July, Monday 15 July, Monday 30 September and Monday 14 October

  • Bilingual storytime @ Green Square
    Monday 22 April 2019
  • Book now

    Come along to our bilingual storytime. It’s a fun session of storytelling, rhymes, music, singing and craft activities for preschoolers. Stories are read aloud in both English and Mandarin to support literacy development, foster a love of reading and provide a wonderful cultural exchange.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required, but session numbers are limited to 50 participants per session.

    Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Parents or guardians are required to stay during the session

    Green Square Library
    Mondays, 11.30am to 12.15pm

    Monday 4 February to Monday 16 December 2019

    Except Monday 15 April, Monday 29 April, Monday 8 July, Monday 15 July, Monday 30 September and Monday 14 October

  • Storytime @ Glebe
    Tuesday 23 April 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Tuesday 29 January to Tuesday 17 December 2019

  • Storytime @ Ultimo
    Thursday 25 April 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Ultimo Library
    Thursdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Thursday 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Thursday 2 May, Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 3 October and Thursday 10 October

  • Storytime @ Newtown
    Thursday 25 April 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Newtown Library
    Thursdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Thursday 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Thursday 2 May, Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 3 October and Thursday 10 October

  • Rhymetime @ Newtown
    Thursday 25 April 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies. The sessions combine rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 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
    Thursdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Thursday 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Thursday 2 May, Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 26 September and Thursday 3 October

  • Rhymetime @ Ultimo
    Thursday 25 April 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies. The session combine rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 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 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Thursday 2 May, Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 3 October and Thursday 10 October

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

  • Makerspace school holiday workshops
    Friday 26 April 2019
  • Event details

    Schools out, so to celebrate, we’ve got free hands-on making sessions for kids. They’ll have fun while they get creative with electronics and robotics. Just BYO imagination and get constructing.

    This school holidays we’ll be exploring motion, electronics and robotics.

    Spheros robots: 8-12 years
    Learn about coding with the world’s first app-enabled robotic ball. Navigate our Sphero robots through obstacle courses and challenges.
    Glebe Library – Thursday 18 April
    Waterloo Library – Friday 26 April

    Wind tube: 5-8 years
    Make a flying machine from recycled materials and watch it soar.
    Kings Cross Library – Tuesday 23 April

    Marble run: 8-12 years
    Use our new marble run peg boards to guide balls through a series of courses.
    Ultimo Library – Thursday 18 April

    Balloon rocket: 5-8 years
    Make a rocket out of a balloon and challenge other makers to see who goes the fastest.
    Surry Hills Library – Wednesday 17 April
    Newtown Library – Thursday 18 April
    Haymarket Library – Wednesday 24 April

    Workshops are free, however bookings are recommended as places are limited.

    Everything is provided, and parents or guardians need to stay in the library during the session.

    City of Sydney Library
    Wednesday 17 April 2019 from 11am to 12pm
    Friday 26 April 2019 from 11am to 12pm
  • Bi-lingual storytime @ Ultimo
    Tuesday 30 April 2019
  • Book now

    Come along to our bi-lingual storytime. It’s a fun session of storytelling, rhymes, music, singing and craft for preschoolers. Stories are read aloud in both English and Mandarin to support literacy development, foster a love of reading and provide a wonderful cultural exchange.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year-olds.

    Bookings are not required, but session numbers are limited.

    Please arrive early to ensure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Ultimo Library
    Tuesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Tuesday 29 January to Tuesday 17 December 2019

    Except Tuesday 16 April, Tuesday 23 April, Tuesday 9 July, Tuesday 16 July, Tuesday 24 September and Tuesday 1 October

  • Rhymetime @ Glebe
    Tuesday 30 April 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies. The sessions combine rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 2 year olds.

    Two sessions available:
    10am – 10.25am
    1.30pm – 1.55pm

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

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Glebe Library
    Tuesdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Tuesday 29 January to Tuesday 17 December 2019

    Except Tuesday 16 April, Tuesday 23 April, Tuesday 9 July, Tuesday 16 July, Tuesday 1 October and Tuesday 8 October

  • Rhymetime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 1 May 2019
  • Event details

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

    For 0 to 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 30 January to Wednesday 18 December 2019

    Except Wednesday 17 April, Wednesday 24 April, Wednesday 10 July, Wednesday 17 July, Wednesday 2 October and Wednesday 9 October

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

  • Rhymetime @ Green Square
    Wednesday 1 May 2019
  • Event details

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

    For 0 to 2 year olds.

    Three sessions available:

    Wednesdays:
    10.30am – 11.00am
    11.30am – 12.00pm

    Fridays:
    10.30am – 11.00am

    Each session is limited to 50 participants. Please arrive early to ensure your place. Parents or caregivers must accompany children for the duration of the session.

    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.30am to 12pm

    Wednesday 30 January to Friday 20 December 2019

    Except Wednesday 17 April, Good Friday , Wednesday 24 April, Friday 26 April, Wednesday 10 July, Friday 12 July, Wednesday 17 July, Friday 19 July, Wednesday 2 October, Friday 4 October, Wednesday 9 October and Friday 11 October

    During school terms only.

  • Storytime @ Kings Cross
    Wednesday 1 May 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The sessions foster an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Kings Cross Library
    Wednesdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Wednesday 30 January to Wednesday 18 December 2019

    Except Wednesday 17 April, Wednesday 24 April, Wednesday 10 July, Wednesday 17 July, Wednesday 2 October and Wednesday 9 October

  • Rhymetime @ Waterloo
    Thursday 2 May 2019
  • Event details

    Rhymetime is a lap-sit program for babies. The session combines rhymes, music, singing and puppets to develop early literacy skills.

    For 0 to 2 year-olds.

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

    Parents or caregivers must accompany children for the duration of the session.
    No sessions on NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Thursdays, 10am to 10.30am

    Thursday 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Anzac Day , Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 3 October and Thursday 10 October

  • Storytime @ Green Square
    Friday 3 May 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers that fosters an early love of reading and develops literacy skills and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    Parents or caregivers must accompany children for the duration of the session.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Green Square Library
    Fridays, 1pm to 1.45pm

    Friday 1 February to Friday 20 December 2019

    Except Good Friday , Friday 26 April, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October

  • Maker and creator workshops: 8-12 years
    Wednesday 8 May 2019
  • Event details

    Kids will get to play and create with the all the latest maker kits and electronic gadgets. Build digital and making skills, with sessions suitable for kids 8 to 12 years old.

    Surry Hills Library

    Rubber band car workshop: Wednesday 8 May
    Construct a racer from paper cups and rubber bands and use kinetic energy.

    Book here

    Wind tube workshop: Wednesday 22 May
    Make a flying machine from recycled materials and watch it soar.

    Book here

    Simple Circuits: Wednesday 5 June
    Use paperclips batteries and LED lights to create your own electrical circuit.

    Book here

    Makedo making: Wednesday 19 June
    Use our makedo kits to make a cardboard costume to take home.

    Book here

    Green Square Library and Plaza

    Makedo making: Wednesday 8 May
    Use our makedo kits to make a cardboard costume to take home.

    Book here

    Phases of the moon: Wednesday 22 May
    Make a moon phase board which shows why the moon looks different at different times of the month.

    Book here

    Simple Circuits: Wednesday 5 June
    Use paperclips batteries and LED lights to create your own electrical circuit.

    Book here

    Rubber band car: Wednesday 19 June
    Construct a racer from paper cups and rubber bands and use kinetic energy.

    Book here

    Newtown Library

    Phases of the moon: Wednesday 8 May
    Make a moon phase board which shows why the moon looks different at different times
    of the month.

    Book here

    Simple Circuits: Wednesday 22 May
    Use paperclips batteries and LED lights to create your own electrical circuit.

    Book here

    Wind tube: Wednesday 5 June
    Make a flying machine from recycled materials and watch it soar.

    Book here

    Makedo making: Wednesday 19 June
    Use our makedo kits to make a cardboard costume to take home.

    Book here

    Ultimo Library

    Makedo making: Thursday 9 May
    Use our makedo kits to make a cardboard costume to take home.

    Book here

    Simple Circuits: Thursday 23 May
    Use paperclips batteries and LED lights to create your own electrical circuit.

    Book here

    Phases of the moon: Thursday 6 June
    Make a moon phase board which shows why the moon looks different at different times of the month.

    Book here

    Rubber band car: Thursday 20 June
    Construct a racer from paper cups and rubber bands and use kinetic energy.

    Book here

    Bookings are recommended.

    Parents or guardians are required to stay during the session.

    City of Sydney Library
    Wednesday 8 May 2019 from 4pm to 5pm
    Thursday 20 June 2019 from 4pm to 5pm
  • Storytime @ Waterloo
    Thursday 9 May 2019
  • Event details

    Storytime is a fun session of storytelling and craft for pre-schoolers. The session fosters an early love of reading and social interaction in readiness for school.

    Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.

    Bookings are not required but session numbers are limited so please ensure you arrive early to secure your place.

    Parents or caregivers must accompany children for the duration of the session.

    There are no sessions during NSW school or public holidays.

    Waterloo Library
    Thursdays, 11am to 11.45am

    Thursday 31 January to Thursday 19 December 2019

    Except Thursday 18 April, Anzac Day , Thursday 2 May, Thursday 11 July, Thursday 18 July, Thursday 3 October and Thursday 10 October

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