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Croydon Library will be closed  Sun 30 Jan 2022 due to AUS NET Services planned electricity outage.
Please note:
Due to COVID-19 isolation and testing requirements impacting on our staff, Your Library’s branches will continue with modified opening hours until Sunday 13 February. There may also be unforeseen branch closures over lunch periods or weekends. We will provide as much notice as possible of these closures and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Please note: Knox Library has closed. Knox Express is now open!
Face masks must be worn in the library by everyone aged 8+. View our conditions of entry.

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  • Monday
    Tiny Tots
    0-12 months
    • Belgrave Library
      2pm
    Preschool
    3-5 years
    • Mooroolbark Library
      10am
    • Rowville Library
      11am
    Family
    0-6 years
    • Bayswater Library
      11am
    • Yarra Junction Library
      10am
  • Tuesday
    Tiny Tots
    0-12 months
    • Boronia Library
      1pm
    • Ferntree Gully Library
      2pm
    • Healesville Library
      10am
    • Realm
      11am
    Toddler
    1-3 years
    • Yarra Junction Library
      10am
    Preschool
    3-5 years
    • Knox Express
      11am
    Family
    0-6 years
    • Belgrave Library
      11am
    • Lilydale Library
      11am
  • Wednesday
    Tiny Tots
    0-12 months
    • Knox Express
      2pm
    • Lilydale Library
      2pm
    Toddler
    1-3 years
    • Realm
      11am
    • Rowville Library
      11am
    Family
    0-6 years
    • Boronia Library
      10am
  • Thursday
    Tiny Tots
    0-12 months
    • Mooroolbark Library
      11am
    Toddler
    1-3 years
    • Croydon Library
      11am
    Family
    0-6 years
    • Montrose Library
      9.30am
    • Ferntree Gully Library
      11am
    • Healesville Library
      2pm
  • Friday
    Toddler
    1-3 years
    • Bayswater Library
      10.30am
    • Mooroolbark Library
      10am
    Family
    0-6 years
    • Croydon Library
      11am

Storytime returns Monday 31 January!

We are so excited to welcome you back to Storytime!

Due to COVID-19 isolation and testing requirements impacting on our staffing, from Monday 31 January until Friday 4 February, storytimes will run at reduced frequency.

We hope to resume our full storytime schedule after that – be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay posted.

Bookings essential for all sessions

Bookings are essential for adults and children over 12 months. Bookings open five days before each session.

All visitors must abide by our conditions of entry.

All sessions will offer take-home craft & activity packs.

Watch Storytime online!

You can still catch up on heaps of great storytime sessions online!

Our YouTube Channel has a wide range of Storytimes from all of our storytellers, available to view 24/7.

Get your free activity pack!

Stay entertained and get crafty with our home-delivered activity packs!

Each child is entitled to one activity pack per month. They are full of popular colouring activities, word searches and educational fun, and can be tailored to your child’s interests. There are packs for all ages including babies, toddlers, preschoolers, early primary and primary aged children.

The following conditions apply to all Storytime sessions:
  • Bookings are essential for every adult and child over 12 months
  • Bookings open 3 days before the session
  • Numbers are limited
  • Social distancing will be observed
  • Sessions will run for 20 minutes and include stories, songs, finger-plays and rhymes, plus a take-home craft activity
  • A face mask must be worn at all times, unless the person has a *lawful reason not to.  
  • Conditions of Entry to the library must be observed
 
  • Children must sit with their parent(s) or guardian(s)
  • One Storytime session per week will be delivered online
  • Saturday Storytime will return on Saturday 17 July
  • Chinese Storytime will return on Friday 16 July

Face masks – *lawful reasons:
Face masks must be worn, unless a person has a lawful reason not to.

Examples:

  • Infants and children under the age of 12 years.
  • A person who is affected by a relevant medical condition, including problems with their breathing, a serious condition of the face, a disability or a mental health condition.
  • Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication.
  • Persons for whom wearing a face mask would create a risk to that person’s health and safety related to their work, as determined through OH&S guidelines.
  • When directed to remove the face mask to ascertain identity.
  • During emergencies.
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