Children’s Storytelling Times
- Bellingen – Wednesdays 10.30am
- Dorrigo – Wednesdays 10.30am
- Grafton – Thursdays 10.30 am
- Iluka – Fridays 10.30 am
- Maclean – n/a
- Urunga – Tuesdays 10:30am
- Yamba – n/a
Let’s keep storytime fun for everyone.
- talk to your child about storytime before your first visit.
- arrive in plenty of time to settle your child. – Young listeners can be easily distracted and late-comers become the focus of attention.
- join up everyone in your whole family and get a card each.
- join in the rhymes and songs that you are familiar with. – Set an example and your child will soon join you.
- switch off your phone and listen to the stories too – sharing stories helps develop language and listening skills.
- if your child becomes unsettled, please feel free to move away from the storytime area until he or she is settled again, then quietly re-join the group.
- craft is for kids. Develops your child’s fine motorskills
- choose some books and other library items together. – Library staff are here to help.
- read regularly to your children and open up magical new worlds.
- share songs and finger rhymes together.
- visit Storytime again and again!
Educate yourself and your children about online safety
- eSafety is the Australian Government’s online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.
- Books held in the library for Premier’s Reading Challenge
- Books held in the library on Parenting
- Clarence Regional Library’s “Parent’s guide to the Internet“
- Clarence Regional Library’s Childrens & Young Adults policy