Storytime in the Park

storytime in the park small2Join us for songs, stories and craft activities in the beautiful parks and gardens of Hobsons Bay. Please bring a picnic rug and a hat as we celebrate summer and share our love of books and the great outdoors.

Bookings are not required.

November

Seaside stories

Thursday 21 November
10.30am to 11am
Logan Reserve, Altona

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a rug and enjoy seaside stories, songs and craft beside the sea. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Altona Library.

December

How does your garden grow storytime

Wednesday 11 December
10.30am to 11am
Williamstown Botanic Gardens

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a picnic rug and enjoy 'how does your garden grow" stories, songs and craft under the golden elm tree. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Williamstown Library.

Bedtime storytime: Christmas magic

Wednesday 18 December
6pm to 7pm
Altona Library

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Altona Library. Get ready for a magical bedtime storytime. Join a special guest all the way from the North Pole for an evening of stories, songs and carols.

Christmas storytime in the park

Thursday 19 December
10.30am to 11am
Paine Reserve, Newport

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Newport Community Hub. Bring a rug, bring a friend, bring plenty of Christmas cheer for storytime in the park! A special guest in a red suit will join the fun!

January

Teddy bear's picnic

Wednesday 15 January
10.30am to 11am
Williamstown Botanic Gardens

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a picnic rug and your Teddy Bear to enjoy a Teddy Bear's Picnic with stories, songs and craft under the golden elm tree. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Williamstown Library.

Teddy bear's picnic

Thursday 23 January
10.30am to 11am
AB Shaw Reserve, Altona Meadows

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a picnic rug and your Teddy Bear to enjoy a Teddy Bear's Picnic with stories, songs and craft. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre.

February

Where the wild bugs are storytime

Wednesday 19 February
10.30am to 11am
Williamstown Botanic Gardens

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a picnic rug and enjoy wild bug stories, songs and craft. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Williamstown Library.

Doggy tales storytime

Thursday 27 February
10.30am to 11am
Brooklyn Reserve

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a picnic rug and enjoy doggy tales, songs and craft. In case of rain this storytime will be held at Altona North Community Library.

These sessions will replace the regular early years sessions. In the event of rain, the storytimes will be held at the local library. Check Hobsons Bay Libraries social media for updates.
Please bring a picnic rug!