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.


Show off your creativity with weekly art and craft fun. Includes STEAM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) activities. 

Kids Crew

Do we have fun for you! Enjoy story-telling, writing workshops, music, games and gaming, art and craft, coding, journaling, and much more!

LEGO® Club

Come along to our weekly LEGO® Club to share your skills, master cool builds and make new friends. We have bucket loads of LEGO® and a different challenge every week. Fun guaranteed!

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.

Horrendous Histories

Laugh along to 'Horrible Histories', and create your own artefact to display at our 'Night at the Museum'.

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!

Rock n 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.

Story Stomp

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.

Ten Minutes a Day: 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 - 12 months.

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.