Activities for children at local libraries

Library service at home

Our branches may be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we’ve got loads of online resources that you can start using from the comfort of your own home.

Join online today to get started… it’s free!

Online resources

Library membership gives you free access to a huge range of online resources including:

  • BorrowBox: eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages.
  • PressReader: a huge range of international and Australian eMagazines and newspapers.
  • Beamafilm: a free, high definition film streaming service with nearly 1000 films to choose from.
  • Story Box Library: a collection of online stories read aloud by excellent storytellers.
  • BusyThings: fun educational games for kids with a focus on literacy, numeracy, problem solving and creative development.

For more kids online resources, visit Play and Learn.

Babytime and Storytime online

Our branches are currently shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however you can still enjoy our Storytimes and Babytimes with the Monash Youth Librarians online!

Reading and singing with your baby

Reading and singing with your baby is so valuable for their development. It’s one of the best things you can do to give your baby a head start in life! Find out more on Raising Children website.

Check out our downloadable Monash Public Library Babytime song book.

We look forward to meeting you in person when our library branches reopen!

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Last updated: 04 May 2020