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Children's Programs

The library has programs to support children from 0 to 12 years in the development of skills to encourage literacy, creativity and lifelong learning. These free programs provide the opportunity to explore and are designed to grow with your child from early years to primary school.

Baby Bounce, Toddler Time and Storytime run during school terms only. Registrations are not required.

Baby bounce (0-23 months)

Songs, stories and rhyme time for parents and carers and babies aged 0-23 months.

Wednesdays 10.30am-11am at Dandenong Library

Fridays 10.30am-11am at Springvale Library

Toddler time (2-3 years)

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-3 years.

Mondays 10.30am-11am at Springvale and Dandenong Libraries.

Storytime (3+ years)

Storytelling, songs and craft for children aged 3+ years.

Thursdays 10.30am-11am at Springvale and Dandenong Libraries.

Sensitive storytime (3+ years)

Sensitive storytimes are adapted to assist children aged 3+ years with sensory processing or developmental challenges and children on the autism spectrum to feel more comfortable and have fun. To read a Social Story about the program, read the Going to Sensitive Storytime at the Library document.

Going to Sensitive Storytime at the Library - 14.65MB

For more information and to register an interest to attend sessions, phone the library on 1300 630 920.

Family literacy program - Reading buddies

A special literacy program that provides reading support for primary school aged children and their families.

For more information on these programs, see What's On in the Libraries or phone the library on 1300 630 920.

See What's On in the Libraries

On
Thursday 23 May, 10:30am
Thursday 23 May, 10:30am
Friday 24 May, 10:30am
Saturday 25 May, 3:00pm
Monday 27 May, 10:30am
Monday 27 May, 10:30am
Wednesday 29 May, 10:30am