Children's special events


School Holiday Program

Our school holiday program (SHP) offers a range of activities and events during the school holidays. The program is available approximately two weeks before the holidays begin.

The program, when available, can be accessed here. 

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 2024, National Simultaneous Story Time will take place on Wednesday 22 May with the book 'Bowerbird Blues' by Aura Parker.

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.

2024 Theme: Reading is Magic!
17 - 23 August 2024

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.