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Services for Children

It's All About Rhymes

Come along to It's All About Rhymes in the Library and join in the fun as we sing songs and action rhymes, and share great books for babies. During sessions parents, grandparents and carers sit with their child and the group leader guides everyone through a selection of songs and rhymes. Rhymes and songs are great for growing baby brains!

Suitable for ages: birth to 2 years.

Clarkson Library - Wed 10am-10:30am & 11am-11:30am
Girrawheen Library - Thur 10am-10:30am
Wanneroo Library - Wed 11am-11:30am
Yanchep/Two Rocks Library - Wed 11am-11:30am

It's All About Rhymes is FREE and runs during term times.

 

Its All About Stories

Preschool Story time aims to introduce children to the world of books, encourage a love of reading, stimulate imagination and enable social interaction with other children outside the home. Come and join the fun as we share a variety of picture books, stories, songs and rhymes. Parents, grandparents and carers are all welcome. 

Suitable for ages: 2-5 years

Alkimos Pop-Up - Sat 9:30am-10am
Clarkson Library - Tues and Thurs 10:30am-11:00am
Girrawheen Library - Fri 10:00am-10:30am
Wanneroo Library - Thurs 10:30am-11am
Yanchep/Two Rocks - Thurs 10:30am-11am

It's All About Stories is FREE and runs during term times.

 

Its All About Play

Its All About Play in the Library is a free, multi-sensory, hands-on active and child centred program that offers opportunities for families with children aged 4yrs and under to play and learn together. The program is also designed to increase the understanding of parents and carers of the importance of play in early childhood development.
Hands-on sessions are held during term time at all four of our library branches. A range of toys and resources is also available at all branches throughout the week.

Suitable for ages: 4 years and under

Alkimos Pop-Up - Tues 9:30am-11:30am
Clarkson Library - Fri 9am-11am
Girrawheen Library - Mon 9am-11am
Wanneroo Library - Fri 9am-11am
Yanchep/Two Rocks Library - Mon 9:30-11:30

It's All About Play is FREE and runs during term times.

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS)

LETS workshops assist families to improve and practise English in an educational environment. LETS includes songs, rhymes and stories plus interactive activities which develop children's confidence and language.

Parents and children participate in the activities gaining the benefits of improving their spoken English. LETS workshops run for a period of 7-10 weeks after which families are invited to attend other story time sessions at their local library

The Learning English Through Storytime program is offered at Girrawheen Library. Bookings are essential.

Visit Girrawheen Library to register your place.

 

Resources for Children

Busythings is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world. Access is available from home and library branches with your City of Wanneroo library membership barcode.

 


Story Box Library is a place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online 'reading room'.

You do not need to register just login with your library barcode. Access is available from home and library branches.

 


Find answers to all of your questions and discover more about the world with Britannica Junior. This site has introductory-level content for young students aged 6-10.

Access is available from home and library branches with your City of Wanneroo library membership barcode.

 

Better Beginnings is a State Library of Western Australia initiative that brings together research and practice, babies and books, families and libraries by introducing children to developmentally appropriate books and language activities. The program supports parents as their children's first teachers and raises awareness of the value of reading. 

Visit the Better Beginnings Website for home fun, games, books, literacy tips and more.