Grab a book and read along with Mamma! Story times are a magical thing. Not only are they FREE in your local library, but they are also a chance to chat to other families, make some buddies for your little ones AND test out some new - and sometimes old - favourite stories. Your library or a library nearby, is a great destination to take your little ones and begin the love of stories from almost day dot! Generally you don't need to book, they run even when it is raining, and you get to borrow a whole handful of stories for a couple of weeks too.
You might like to stick to your local or make a day of if someplace new ... so Mamma has gathered as many links as she can to help you plan your next story time adventure!
Eastern Regional Libraries (Yarra Ranges, Maroondah and Knox)
Wednesday mornings (during school terms) - Is there anything sweeter than enjoying a hot chocolate, the view and having your little ones entertained? Mamma thinks not!
The local library is also an amazing place of community and story times sessions provide a time where you can sing and dance just like a kid again alongside your neighbours.
Tiny Tots on Tuesdays and Thursdays during school terms- no bookings required. Story Time! Story Time! Mamma loves her Story Time!
We give the Montrose Town Square two thumbs up!
There is a new library in Lilydale!
You might find it difficult to find a library that wallpaper more beautiful or more Aussie than Camberwell Library.
The library has had a shuffle and gained a new entry - a big beautiful sliding door, making the library more accessible to all including those prams!
Take the stairs or open the 'doors' to the lift up to level 2 where you will find the children's story room - it is beautiful.