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Storytimes | Goldfields Library Corporation

Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time

Nurture your child’s listening, language and learning skills in these fun filled sessions running 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!

Special Storytime sessions

Saturday Storytime

Weekday workers, discover the joys of Storytime! Bring along your little ones and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 3-5 years.

Saturdays 1 June, 6 July & 3 August, 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Library

Saturdays 15 June, 20 July & 17 August, 10-10.45am
Eaglehawk Library

Science Week Storytime

Little kids love science too and we are giving Stortytime a scientific twist! It will be stimulating, interactive and fun. Ages 3-5 years.

Monday 12 August, 10.30-11.15am
Romsey Library

Tuesday 13 August, 10-10.45am
Woodene Library

Wednesday 14 August, 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Library

2019 Term Dates

Term 1: Monday 4 February - Friday 5 April
Term 2: Tuesday 23 April - Friday 28 June
Term 3: Monday 15 July - Friday 20 September
Term 4: Monday 7 October - Friday 13 December

Regular Session Times

Baby Rhyme Time 
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for 0-1 year olds.
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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 Time 
Stories, songs and rhymes for 1-3 year olds.
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Library Day Time
Gisborne Monday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Bendigo Tuesday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Castlemaine Tuesday 10.30-11am
Kangaroo Flat Wednesday 10.30-11am
Kyneton Wednesday 10.30-11am
Romsey Thursday 10.30-11am
Woodend Friday 10-10.30am
Eaglehawk Friday 10.30-11am

 

Little World Storytimes 
Bi-lingual stories, songs and rhymes for pre-schoolers.
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Library Date Time Language
Kangaroo Flat Fri 15 Feb 10.30-11.15am Karen
Bendigo Fri 22 Feb 10.30-11.15am Karen
Eaglehawk Fri 15 Mar 10.30-11.15am Dinka/Arabic
Bendigo Fri 22 Mar 10.30-11.15am Dinka/Arabic
Kangaroo Flat Fri 12 Apr 10.30-11.15am Hindi
Bendigo Fri 26 Apr 10.30-11.15am Hindi
Heathcote Fri 17 May 9.30-10.15am Dari
Bendigo Fri 24 May 10.30-11.15am Dari
Eaglehawk Fri 21 Jun 10.30-11.15am Karen
Bendigo Fri 28 Jun 10.30-11.15am Karen
Kangaroo Flat Fri 19 Jul 10.30-11.15am Dinka/Arabic
Bendigo Fri 26 Jul 10.30-11.15am Dinka/Arabic
Heathcote Fri 16 Aug 9.30-10.15am Hindi
Bendigo Fri 23 Aug 10.30-11.15am Hindi
Eaglehawk Fri 20 Sep 10.30-11.15am Dari
Bendigo Fri 27 Sep 10.30-11.15am Dari
Kangaroo Flat Fri 18 Oct 10.30-11.15am Karen
Bendigo Fri 25 Oct 10.30-11.15am Karen
Heathcote Fri 15 Nov 9.30-10.15am Dinka/Arabic
Bendigo Fri 22 Nov 10.30-11.15am Dinka/Arabic

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

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

Agency Storytimes 
Below are Storytime session times for library agencies from February until June. More will be released throughout the year. Storytimes will be held at the agencies unless otherwise stated below.
See more information on library agencies.
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BOORT
Boort Resource and 
Information Centre
119-121 Godfrey St
Thu 7 Feb
Mon 11 Feb
Thu 21 Feb 
Thu 7 Mar 
Thu 21 Mar
Thu 4 Apr 
Mon 29 Apr
Thu 2 May 
Thu 16 May
Thu 30 May 
Thu 13 Jun 
Thu 27 Jun 
10.30-11am
ELMORE
Elmore Athenaeum Hall
62 Michie Street
Mon 4 Feb
Mon 18 Feb
Mon 4 Mar 
Mon 18 Mar
Mon 1 Apr 
Mon 29 Apr 
Mon 13 May 
Mon 27 May 
Mon 24 Jun 
 11.30am-12pm
INGLEWOOD
Inglewood Town Hall 
20 Verdon St
Tue 5 Feb
Tue 19 Feb 
Tue 5 Mar 
Tue 19 Mar
Tue 2 Apr
Tue 30 Apr
Tue 14 May
Tue 28 May
Tue 11 Jun 
Tue 25 Jun 
 10.30am-11am
WEDDERBURN
Session will be held at: 
Wedderburn College Playgroup,  
15-29 Hospital St
 
Wedderburn Library Agency
is located at: 
Wedderburn Community Centre, 
24 Wilson St
Tue 5 Feb 
Tue 7 May
10.30-11am
SERPENTINE
Session will be held at:
Serpentine Playgroup
Memorial Hall,
20 Chapel St
Wed 6 Feb
Wed 6 Mar
Wed 3 Apr
Wed 1 May
Wed 5 Jun
11-11.30am

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