|Port Macquarie||Tuesday & Wednesday||10.30am|
Storytime sessions are held at the above libraries during the school term. Activities are aimed at pre-school aged children and are free. Along with the storytelling, there are craft activities related to the books being read by library staff. No bookings required just join in the forty five minutes of fun!
Your cooperation is essential in making Storytime an interesting and enjoyable activity for your children.
- Plan to arrive on time for the activity
- Please remain with your child during Storytime
- If your child is restless or crying, please leave the Storytime area until your child is composed
- Please join in with the stories, songs and craft
- Please do not distract the children by talking to other parents/carers during Storytime. However, please feel free to stay and chat with other parents after Storytime is finished! Thank you for helping to make Storytime such a success. We can't do it without you!
Free online storytime books on all sorts of topics together with suggested activities. This is great for children learning to read or those who enjoy the online format. Books can be read out loud with the text highlighted. Bookflix is available via the Library Catalogue. On the left of the catalogue screen you will see Bookflix from home. All you need to do is type in your library card number. Let us know what you think!
Fun With Music For 2 & 3 year olds
"Each Fun With Music session will give parents lots of fun & practical ideas to try at home. Sessions will focus on rhythm, cooperation, listening & social skills, expressing ideas through movement & actions. Children & Parents/Carers will learn in a safe & relaxed environment! "
Time 10.30am to 11.15am
Place Port Macquarie Library Meeting Room
Leader Beate Karbstein
Bookings essential - 6581 8755 or via https://funwithmusic2017.eventbrite.com.au
***Parents/Carers will need to stay and join in the fun!***
"Children love music. It can comfort, entertain and divert. Musical activities make communication fun and can assist in your child's early language development. Children gain confidence through knowing rhymes and being able to join in."
Come along to one, two, three or all sessions
* Friday 10th February
* Friday 10th March
* Friday 28th April
* Friday 12th May
* Friday 9th June
* Friday 14th July
* Friday 11th August
* Friday 8th September
* Friday 13th October
* Friday 10th November
* Friday 8th December
Music for toddlers will be held on the same day as Fun With Music. See above for dates. The starting time is 9.30am and the session will be for 30 minutes. Join in all the fun.
Bookings essential - 6581 8755 or https://musicfortoddlers2017.eventbrite.com.au
You will find a wide range of resources to share with your preschooler including picture books, board books, stories on CD, DVDs, magazines, multimedia packs, music CDs and simple fact books. Prechoolers are welcome to join the library themselves if you are happy to be their Guarantor. This will start them on their own library journey.
And for you, there is the Parenting Collection - books, magazines, DVDs and resources about your children's health and development.
Sharing stories and joining in with our library activities will help your child be prepared for starting school. The NSW Department of Education and Training offers advice in all languages via the Family Guide to Starting Kindergarten