Children's Activities

Newcastle Region Library offers a fun and dynamic range of activities that allow children to explore their creativity and provide early learning opportunities. Your library provides a welcoming environment for children and parents and activities are run for children of all ages throughout the year across our network of branches. View our ongoing programs below or check out our What's On Calendar to find out about our special events and activities for kids, adults and families.

Baby Book Time

Songs, rhymes and books for you and your baby. Our four week program '10 Minutes a Day' Baby Book Time runs at most of our library branches and is suitable for bubs 0 - 2.

Bookbusters Book Club

Are you in Year 4, 5 or 6 and like to read? Join us at New Lambton Library each month to share your favourite books, play games, puzzle over quizzes and enjoy a snack!

Friday Fun at Beresfield Library

Songs, stories, music, games, fun and play for kids from 0-5.

LEGO® Club

Come along to our weekly LEGO® Club to share your skills, master cool builds and make new friends.

Readers Theatre

Serious drop in fun! No need to learn a script, make costumes or have special props.

Rock & Rhyme Time

These action packed sessions include songs, finger plays, nursery rhymes, dancing, simple stories and lots of action! Ideal for children 0 - 3 years.

Stories Come Alive!

Your child will be enthralled as they participate in bringing much loved stories to life. Presented by professional performers these storytimes are perfect for 3 - 5 year olds.

Stories in the Street

A relaxed family story time with rhymes, songs, toys, puppets and stories. These sessions are on every Tuesday morning at 10am during the school term at Wallsend District Library.


Our Storytimes introduce stories, songs, rhymes and craft to help prepare your little one for reading once at school. The sessions are suitable for ages 3-5 and run for 45 minutes.

Out Loud Bookclub

Join us for our fun, new after-school kid's book club. Each week we'll share favourite stories, play puzzles, quizzes and games, and relax with craft and colouring.

Other Activities

View our What's On calendar to find out about the range of special events and activities for kids, adults and families across our network of branches.