Storytimes | Goldfields Library Corporation

Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time

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

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

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

2020 Term Dates

Term 1: Monday 3 February - Friday 27 March
Term 2: Tuesday 14 April - Friday 26 June
Term 3: Monday 13 July - Friday 18 September
Term 4: Monday 5 October - Friday 11 December


Special Storytime sessions

Saturday Storytime

Saturdays 7 March, 4 April & 2 May, 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Library

Saturdays 21 March, 18 April & 16 May
Kangaroo Flat Library

Gruffalo Week Storytimes

Tuesday 10-Friday 13 March, 10.30-11.15am
Bendigo Library

Three Billy Goats Gruff Storytime

Friday 20 March, 10.30-11am (3-5 years)
Eaglehawk Library

Tuesday 24 March, 10.30-11.15am (1-3 years)
Eaglehawk Library

Bilingual Storytime

Saturday 21 March, 11-11.45am
Bendigo Library

Proud to be me Storytime

Friday 27 March, 10.30-11.15am
Bendigo Library 

 Egg-tastic Toddler Time

Friday 27 March, 10.30-11am
Eaglehawk Library

Coding Storytime

Wednesday 1 April, 10.30-11.30am
Castlemaine Library
Bookings required

Wednesday 8 April, 10.30-11.30am
Bendigo Library
Bookings required

National Simultaneous Storytime

Wednesday 27 May, 11am
All libraries


Regular Session Times

Baby Rhyme Time 

Simple stories, songs and rhymes for 0-1 year olds.
Download the PDF. 

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

Toddler Time 
Stories, songs and rhymes for 1-3 year olds.
Download the PDF.

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


Stories, songs and rhymes for 3-5 year olds.
Download the PDF.

Library Day Time
Bendigo Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Friday 10.30-11.15am
Castlemaine Friday 10.30-11.15am
Eaglehawk Tuesday 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Heathcote Friday 9.30-10.15am
Kangaroo Flat Friday 10.30-11.15am
Kyneton Monday 10.30-11.15am
Romsey Monday 10.30-11.15am
Woodend Tuesday 10.00-10.45am

Library Agency Storytimes

Library agency and outreach storytime sessions February to June 2020.
See more information on library agencies.
Download the PDF.

Boort Resource and 
Information Centre
119-121 Godfrey St
Thu 6 Feb
Thu 20 Feb
Thu 5 Mar
Thu 19 Mar
Thu 16 Apr
Thu 30 Apr
Thu 14 May
Thu 11 Jun
Thu 25 Jun
Bridgewater Playgroup
34 Eldon st
Mon 24 Feb
Mon 23 Mar
Mon 20 Apr
Mon 18 May
Mon 15 Jun
Elmore Athenaeum Hall
62 Michie Street
Mon 3 Feb 
Mon 17 Feb
Mon 2 Mar
Mon 16 Mar
Mon 27 Apr
Mon 11 May
Mon 25 May
Mon 22 Jun
Inglewood Town Hall 
20 Verdon St
Tue 4 Feb
Tue 18 Feb
Tue 3 Mar
Tue 17 Mar
Tue 14 Apr
Tue 28 Apr
Tue 12 May
Tue 26 May
Tue 9 Jun
Tue 23 Jun
Pyramid Hill
Neighbourhood House
Unit 5-8/34 Kelly St
Tue 4 Feb
Tue 18 Feb
Tue 3 Mar
Tue 17 Mar
Tue 14 Apr
Tue 28 Apr
Tue 12 May
Tue 26 May
Tue 9 Jun
Tue 23 Jun
Pyramid Hill Playgroup
67 Kelly St
Fri 7 Feb
Fri 6 Mar
Fri 27 Mar
Fri 24 Apr
Fri 22 May
Fri 12 Jun
Serpentine Playgroup
Memorial Hall,
20 Chapel St
Wed 5 Feb
Wed 4 Mar
Wed 15 Apr
Wed 13 May
Wed 10 Jun
Community Centre, 
24 Wilson St
Wed 12 Feb
Wed 26 Feb
Wed 11 Mar
Wed 25 Mar
Wed 22 Apr
Wed 6 May
Wed 20 May
Wed 3 Jun
Wed 17 Jun
Wedderburn Playgroup,  
15-29 Hospital St
Tue 25 Feb
Tue 24 Mar
Tue 5 May
Tue 2 Jun

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