Storytimes | Goldfields Library Corporation

Help your child catch the reading bug!

Storytime, Toddler Time and Rhyme Time

Nurture your child’s listening, language and learning skills in these fun filled sessions running each week of the school terms.

Drop in to your local Goldfields Library and pick up a Storytimes card to hang on your fridge and download our latest program for special storytimes and more children's activities!

Get your child ready for school with the 1000 Books Before School program!

Upcoming Special Storytimes

  • Bedtime Stories: At the Beach!
    Bring your beach towel and your teddy and come dressed in your PJ’s for some fabulous songs and stories with Ginnie, at the Kyneton Library Beach! For families with children aged 2-6 years. No bookings required. Thursday 18 January, 5-6pm, at Kyneton Library.
  • Also don't miss Twilight Book Theatre (19 January), Twilight Dog Tales (16 February) and the Great Toy Contest performances (12 January)!

2018 Term Dates

Term 1: Monday 5 February - Thursday 29 March
Term 2: Monday 16 April - Friday 29 June
Term 3: Monday 16 July - Friday 21 September
Term 4: Monday 8 October - Friday 14 December

Regular Session Times

Rhyme TimeBaby Rhyme Time
Simple stories, songs and rhymes for 0-1 year olds.

Library Day Time
Romsey Monday 10-10.30am
Bendigo Monday 10.30-11am
Kyneton Tuesday 10.30-11am
Woodend Tuesday 11.30am-12pm
Kangaroo Flat Tuesday 10.30-11am
Castlemaine Wednesday 10.30-11am
Gisborne Friday 10.30-11am

Toddler TimeToddler Time
Stories, songs and rhymes for 1-3 year olds.

Library Day Time
Gisborne Monday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Kyneton Monday 10.30-11am
Bendigo Tuesday 10.30-11am
Thursday 10.30-11am
Castlemaine Tuesday 10.30-11am
Kangaroo Flat Wednesday 10.30-11am
Romsey Thursday 10.30-11am
Woodend Friday 10-10.30am

Stories, songs and rhymes for 3-5 year olds.

Library Day Time
Romsey Monday 10.30-11.15am
Woodend Tuesday 10-10.45am
Eaglehawk Tuesday 10.30-11.15am
Friday 10.30-11.15am
Bendigo Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Friday 10.30-11.15am
Kyneton Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Gisborne Wednesday 10.30-11.15am
Castlemaine Friday 10.30-11.15am
Kangaroo Flat Friday 10.30-11.15am
Heathcote Friday 9.30-10.15am

Saturday StoriesSaturday Stories
Young families - enjoy fabulous stories, activities and songs to start your weekend!

Times and dates for Saturday Stories in 2017 are coming soon.

Library Agency Session Times

Library Agencies

Below are inital storytime session times for Library Agencies, more to come during in the year. Storytimes will be held at the agencies unless otherwise stated below. See more information on library agencies.
Boort Resource and
Information Centre
119-121 Godfrey St
THU 1 JUN 10.30-11am
THU 20 JUL 10.30-11am
THU 3 AUG 10.30-11am
THU 7 SEP 10.30-11am
THU 12 OCT 10.30-11am
THU 2 NOV 10.30-11am
THU 7 DEC 10.30-11am
Dingee Memorial Hall
Bendigo-Pyramid Rd
TUE 27 JUN 9.30-10am
TUE 25 JUL 9.30-10am
TUE 29 AUG 9.30-10am
TUE 19 SEP 9.30-10am
TUE 31 OCT 9.30-10am
TUE 28 NOV 9.30-10am
TUE 19 DEC 9.30-10am
Elmore Athenaeum Hall
62 Michie Street
FRI 23 JUN 11.30am-12pm
FRI 21 JUL 11.30am-12pm
FRI 18 AUG 11.30am-12pm
FRI 22 SEP 11.30am-12pm
FRI 20 OCT 11.30am-12pm
FRI 17 NOV 11.30am-12pm
FRI 15 DEC 11.30am-12pm
Heathcote Library
125 High St
FRI 23 JUN 9.30-10am
FRI 21 JUL 9.30-10am
FRI 18 AUG 9.30-10am
FRI 22 SEP 9.30-10am
FRI 20 OCT 9.30-10am
FRI 17 NOV 9.30-10am
FRI 15 DEC 9.30-10am
Inglewood Town Hall 
20 Verdon St
TUE 27 JUN 11.30am-12pm
TUE 25 JUL 11.30am-12pm
TUE 29 AUG 11.30am-12pm
TUE 19 SEP 11.30am-12pm
TUE 31 OCT 11.30am-12pm
TUE 28 NOV 11.30am-12pm
TUE 19 DEC 11.30am-12pm
Session will be held at: 
Wedderburn College Playgroup,  
15-29 Hospital St
Wedderburn Library Agency
is located at: 
Wedderburn Community Centre,
24 Wilson St
TUE 27 JUN 10.30-11am
TUE 19 SEP 10.30-11am
TUE 12 DEC 10.30-11am