Children's special events


Get With the Program

Our school holiday program, Get With the Program (GWP), is scheduled every school holidays. The program is available approximately two weeks before the holidays begin.

The program, when available, can be accessed here. 

Picture book launch "Little Treasure" by Chanelle Gosper

Please join us to help celebrate the launch of Chanelle Gosper's picture book, Little Treasure!

A tender picture book that will touch the hearts of children and parents alike, with its poetic observations about the unbreakable bond between mother and child and its reminder to treasure every moment together.

Listen to a reading of the book, meet the author and stay for some kids yoga and craft.

  • When: Sunday 2 April 2023
  • Time: 2pm - 3pm
  • Location: West Torrens Auditorium
  • Bookings essential - book online via Eventbrite or phone 8416 6228.

Reading challenges

Get involved in our reading challenges using Beanstack!

National Simultaneous Story Time

Every year in May, the Australian Library and Information Association organises National Simultaneous Story Time to support reading and literacy.

National Simultaneous Story Time aims to promote:

  • the value of books
  • Australian writers and publishers
  • activities in public libraries and communities around the country.

In 2023, National Simultaneous Story Time was celebrated on Wednesday 24 May with the book 'The Speedy Sloth' by Rebecca Young.

Find out more about National Simultaneous Story Time.

Book Week

In August every year schools and public libraries throughout Australia enjoy a week celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators.

2023 Theme: Read, grow, inspire
19 - 25 August 2023

Find out more about Book Week and the Children's Book Council of Australia.

More information

Email the Library, contact 8416 6228 or search our events.