Your library has everything for kids!

We host exciting special events and regular programs for children. Plus of course the latest and greatest items for loan.

Free regular programs include:

  • Babies Love Books: rhymes, song, reading and play for ages 0-18 months
  • Itsy Bitsy Builders: Duplo building with stories, songs and rhymes for ages 18 months - 3 yrs.
  • Storytime: stories, rhymes, songs and simple craft for ages 2-5 yrs.
  • Mini Makers: build, make, create and play for ages 3-5 yrs.
  • Storytime @ Stocklands: For all ages!

For information and dates please view the flyer.


Special events include:

  • School holiday activities like craft workshops and movie screenings
  • Special storytimes like Halloween Spooky Storytime and Talk Like A Pirate Day
  • Children's Book Week celebrations


You can check out our events calendar to find out what's on at your library or make a booking.

What stuff is there for me to borrow?

There are lots of great things to choose from including bestsellers, new releases, classics and popular titles - not mention best-selling authors too! Some favourites include;

  • Junior fiction and series like Harry Potter and Rainbow Magic
  • Comics like Big Nate
  • Movies and CD's like The Wiggles and Big Hero Six
  • Board Books for babies and magazines for all ages


Our dedicated children's areas offer space to play, host parenting groups, read, study and relax.

Shellharbour City Libraries unattended children and young people policy.