To help parents develop their children's literacy skills right from the very start, Stirling libraries has introduced weekly Baby Rhymetime and Preschool Storytime sessions at all City of Stirling Libraries. Get your free 'Better Beginnings' gift bag for more information.


Baby Rhymetime

For children aged 0–2 years, Baby Rhymetime sessions offer a fun and educational experience for both young ones and parents. Each Baby Rhymetime session will help your child to develop early literacy skills through simple rhymes, action songs and stories. See the table below for session times at each library.

Library Day Time
Karrinyup LibraryWednesday 10.30 - 11.00 am
Dianella Library Friday 10.30 - 11.00 am
Scarborough Library Thursday 10.30 - 11.00 am
Osborne LibraryMonday10.30 - 11.00 am
Inglewood LibraryTuesday 10.30 - 11.00 am
Mirrabooka Library Friday10.30 - 11.00 am


Pre-school Storytime

These sessions are suitable for children aged 2–6 years and include stories, songs and colouring. Pre-school Storytime is a fun way to introduce your child to books, stimulates your child's imagination and is a great way for your child to make new friends. See the table below for session times at each library.

Library Day Time
Karrinyup LibraryThursday 10.30–11.00 am
Dianella LibraryMonday 10.30–11.00 am
Scarborough LibraryWednesday10.30–11.00 am
Osborne LibraryTuesday10.30–11.00 am
Inglewood Library Friday 10.30–11.00 am
Mirrabooka Library Tuesday 10.30–11.00 am


Saturday Songs & Stories

Did you miss us during the week?

Stirling Libraries are now running Songs & Stories from 10.00am every Saturday, focusing on children from 0 – 5 years of age.  This means siblings and the whole family can join in the fun together.  What a great way to start the weekend!

Better Beginnings : Learning from Birth

Research shows that 75 per cent of brain development occurs between birth and the age of three. Ask at your library for your 'Better Beginnings' information pack and gift book for your new baby.

For more information about the importance of sharing books with your baby visit the Better Beginnings website.