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Storytimes | Goldfields Library Corporation

Help your child catch the reading bug!

Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time

Nurture your child’s listening, language and learning skills in these fun filled sessions running each week of the school terms.

Drop in to your local Goldfields Library and pick up a Storytimes card to hang on your fridge and download our latest program for special storytimes and more children's activities!

Get your child ready for school with the 1000 Books Before School program!

Special Storytimes - Winter

  • Reconciliation Week Storytime
    Join special guest Auntie Julie as we celebrate Reconciliation Week with indigenous storytelling and craft activities.
    Friday 2 June, 10:30-11:30am
    Castlemaine Library
     
  • Winter Solstice Story Theatre
    Join us on the shortest day of the year for spooky kooky Story Theatre and song from Robin and Min. Dress up in your creepiest gear! For young families.
    Wednesday 21 June, 6pm
    Bendigo Library
     
  • Playgroup Library Week
    Playgroups are invited to visit their local library during Playgroup Library Week for a very special Storytime session. Contact your local Goldfields Library to book.
    Monday 17 - Friday 21 July

2017 Term Dates

Term 1: Monday 30 January - Friday 31 March
Term 2: Tuesday 18 April - Friday 30 June
Term 3: Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September
Term 4: Monday 9 October - Friday 22 December

Regular Session Times

Rhyme TimeRhyme Time
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for 0-1 year olds.

Library Day Time
Romsey Monday 10-10.30am
Bendigo Monday 10.30-11am
Kyneton Tuesday 10.30-11am
Woodend Tuesday 11.30am-12pm
Kangaroo Flat Tuesday 10.30-11am
Castlemaine Wednesday 10.30-11am
Gisborne Friday 10.30-11am

Toddler TimeToddler Time
Stories, songs and rhymes for 1-3 year olds.

Library Day Time
Gisborne Monday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Kyneton Monday 10.30-11am
Bendigo Tuesday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Castlemaine Tuesday 10.30-11am
Kangaroo Flat Wednesday 10.30-11am
Romsey Thursday 10.30-11am
Woodend Friday 10-10.30am

StorytimeStorytime
Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for 3-5 year olds.

Library Day Time
Romsey Monday 10.30-11.15am
Woodend Tuesday 10-10.45am
Eaglehawk Tuesday 10.30-11.15am
Bendigo Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Friday 10.30-11.15am
Kyneton Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Castlemaine Friday 10.30-11.15am
Kangaroo Flat Friday 10.30-11.15am

Saturday StoriesSaturday Stories
Young families - enjoy fabulous stories, activities and songs to start your weekend!

Times and dates for Saturday Stories in 2017 are coming soon.

Library Agency Session Times

Library Agencies

Below are inital storytime session times for Library Agencies, more to come during in the year. Storytimes will be held at the agencies unless otherwise stated below. See more information on library agencies.
BOORT
Boort Resource and
Information Centre
119-121 Godfrey St
THU 2 MAR 10.30-11am
THU 6 APR 10.30-11am
THU 4 MAY 10.30-11am
DINGEE
Dingee Memorial Hall
Bendigo-Pyramid Rd
TUE 28 MAR 9.30-10am
TUE 20 APR 9.30-10am
TUE 30 MAY 9.30-10am
ELMORE
Elmore Athenaeum Hall
62 Michie Street
FRI 17 MAR 11.30am-12pm
FRI 21 APR 11.30am-12pm
FRI 19 MAY 11.30am-12pm
HEATHCOTE
Heathcote Library
125 High St
FRI 17 MAR 9.30-10am
FRI 21 APR 9.30-10am
FRI 19 MAY 9.30-10am
INGLEWOOD
Inglewood Town Hall 
20 Verdon St
TUE 28 MAR 11.30am-12pm
TUE 18 APR 11.30am-12pm
TUE 30 MAY 11.30am-12pm
WEDDERBURN
Session will be held at: 
Wedderburn College,  
15-29 Hospital St, Wedderburn
 
Wedderburn Library Agency
is located at: Wedderburn
Community Centre, 24 Wilson St
TUE 21 MAR 11-11.30am