Rhyme Time and Toddler Time
Rhymetime sessions are designed for babies up to 24 months. This is a time for carers and children to enjoy rhymes, songs and stories together.
Toddler Time sessions are aimed at children aged 18 to 36 months. This active session includes stories, songs and rhymes to develop early literacy, communication and social skills for children to enjoy with their carers.
|Baby Rhymetime||Fridays ||9.45am||Bayswater Library||No|
|Baby Rhymetime||Tuesdays ||9.45am||Morley Library||No|
|Baby Rhymetime||Mondays ||9.00am and 9.45am||Maylands Library||No|
|Toddler Time||Thursdays||9.45am||Maylands Library||No|
Story Time sessions are designed for children aged 2 to 5 years. Children and carers can enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a simple take home craft activity that will continue the learning at home.
|Storytime||Mondays and Fridays ||10.30am||Bayswater Library||No|
|Storytime||Tuesdays ||10.30am||Maylands Library||No|
|Storytime||Wednesdays ||10.30am||Morley Library||No|
*Please note, Pop-Up Storytime at Hawaiian's Noranda is postponed until further notice.*
Mike's Nutrition Mission (Ages 2-8)
Candice the Caterpillar joins Bobby the Broccoli and Mike on a journey to understand the impact unhealthy eating has had on her. Bobby and Mike will undertake the task of helping Candice to return to her old self by returning to healthier eating habits. No bookings necessary.
|Monday 23 May||10.30am||Bayswater Library||No|
|Tuesday 14 June||10.30am||Maylands Library||No|
POSTPONED - Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) - Ages 3-5
Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) assists families to improve their English.
- Includes songs, rhymes, stories and activities.
- Helps develop confidence and school readiness
- It's for ages 3 to 5 years and a parent or carer
- Parents and children participate together
Participants must be able to attend all 7 sessions in the term.
The City of Bayswater Libraries have partnered with Midvale Hub Parenting Service (MHPS) to provide venues for their free parenting workshops. MHSP run different workshops such as Circle of Security, Tuning into Teens, Protective Behaviours, 1,2,3 Magic & Emotion Coaching. Bookings are essential and participants must be able to attend all sessions. All bookings to be made through MHPS by phoning 9290 6888. For their full calendar of events visit www.midvalehub.org.au/copy-of-midvale-hub-parenting-servi
|Circle of Security Parenting - Dads||Online via a video conferencing platform||Wednesdays||7pm-9pm||23 March - 11 May|
|Circle of Security Parenting - Couples||Online via a video conferencing platform||Tuesdays||7pm-9pm||29 March - 17 May|
|Tuning into Kids ||Maylands Library (creche facilities available at The RISE)||Wednesdays||9.30am-11.30am||25 May - 29 June 2022|
Bayswater Bilbies (Year 1 - Year 6)
Join the hottest new club around, the Bayswater Bilbies! Students in Years 1-6 can become a Bayswater Bilby and will receive a special rewards card to collect stamps. You will get a special lanyard and pouch to keep your card in. As you fill out your card, you will collect prizes along the way. Once your card is complete, you will go into the draw to win a book prize or voucher. Bilbies also get invitations to special events throughout the year. It’s free to join, all you need is a library membership to get started.
Write It Club (Year 2 - Year 6)
Join our young writers’ group and take part in fun sessions with games, challenges and writing prompts. There will also be special workshops throughout the year with guest authors. Every second Monday during school term.
| || || ||16 May||No|
| || || ||30 May||No|
| || || ||13 June||No|
| || || ||27 June - Special guest author Deb Fitzpatrick||No|
Make it Club
Make It Club is a place where you can learn and make something new every week. It might be craft, Lego or a science experiment.
No bookings required unless stated. Make It Club runs during the school term.
|Bayswater||Wednesdays||4pm-5pm||11 May||Board games and Lego||No|
| || || ||18 May||Mystery Make It||No|
| || || ||25 May||Ceramics||No|
| || || ||1 June||Lego freeplay||No|
| || || ||8 June||Mystery Make It||No|
| || || ||15 June||Lego freeplay||No|
| || || ||22 June||Mystery Make It||No|
|Maylands||Tuesdays||4pm-5pm||10 May||Lego freeplay||No|
| || || ||17 May||A-tishoo!||No|
| || || ||24 May||Family tree||No|
| || || ||31 May||Lego freeplay||No|
| || || ||7 June||Beady bears||No|
| || || ||14 June||Mystery Make It||No|
| || || ||21 June||Lego freeplay||No|
| || || ||28 June||Marshmallow challenge||No|
|Morley||Friday||4pm-5pm||6 May||Pipecleaner flower bouquet||No|
| || || ||13 May||Cardboard paintings||No|
| || || ||20 May||Tiny animal houses||No|
| || || ||27 May||Lego houses||No|
| || || ||3 June ||Mini marshmallow paintings||No|
| || || ||10 June||Sphero robots||No|
| || || ||17 June||Twig decorations||No|
| || || ||24 June||DIY perfumes||No|
Do you love playing Minecraft? The City of Bayswater Libraries have joined with Fremantle Library and other local governments to bring you LibraryCraft. LibraryCraft is a Minecraft server with multiple worlds for WA players aged between 7 and 17 years old. This creative world will keep young people busy and their minds active, with exciting challenges and monthly competitions to win. Moderators are also available to help players if they are lost or stuck and ensure player safety online. To join, visit https://librarycraft.net/
School Holiday Activities and Special Events
Bookings for school holiday events will open 1 week prior to the event.
|National Simultaneous Storytime in the Park (Ages 0-5)||Join the nation in reading this year’s National Simulatanous Storytime book, Family tree by Josh Pyke and Ronojoy Ghosh. Relax in the park while you listen to the story and then stay for crafts in the library and fun activities in the park!||Wednesday, 25 May||10.30am-12pm||Bayswater||Book now|