Activities for children

Story Box Library

Story Library Box logo

Story Box Library - a free online video streaming service featuring story telling by some of Australia’s favourite storytellers.

If you have landed here from the online catalogue, please click on the red story box then log in using your library membership number. Search for your selected title and enjoy!

Baby Bounce @ 10:30am

Each Baby Bounce session provides a half hour of songs, rhymes, stories and movement for very young children, and is designed to introduce 0 to 3 years olds to the wonderful world of books and libraries.

Mother and child

Schedule for 2020:

  • January 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Friday 14 February 2020
  • Friday 13 March 2020
  • April 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Friday 8 May 2020
  • Friday 12 June 2020
  • July 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Friday 14 August 2020
  • Friday 11 September 2020
  • Friday 13 November 2020
  • Friday 11 December 2020

All welcome! For enquiries phone Kempsey Library 6566 3210 or email kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Duplo Builders @ 10:30am

Child with Lego

Bring your imagination to create, build and play with the library’s new Duplo collection. Suitable for children aged 2-4 years, the Duplo Builders program involves using Duplo to develop early literacy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) skills. Through songs and rhymes children will increase their functional vocabulary. The building activities tap into the children’s desire to explore, imagine and learn, providing hands-on opportunities for creativity and imagination.

Duplo Builders meet on the third Thursday of the month. Schedule for 2020:

  • January 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Thursday 20 February 2020
  • Thursday 19 March 2020
  • April 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Thursday 21 May 2020
  • Thursday 18 June 2020
  • July 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Thursday 20 August 2020
  • Thursday 17 September 2020
  • Thursday 15 October 2020
  • Thursday19 November 2020
  • December (none, falls in school holidays)

All welcome! For enquiries phone Kempsey Library 6566 3210 or email kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Storytime @ 10:30am

Storytime sessions include book readings, craft and often a musical activity. The sessions are designed for children aged 3 to 6 years, and aim to develop early literacy skills in a fun and social environment.

Child with sketchpad

Schedule for 2020:

  • January 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Friday 28 February 2020
  • Friday 27 March 2020
  • April (none, falls in school holidays)
  • Friday 29 May 2020
  • Friday 26 June 2020
  • Friday 31 July 2020
  • Friday 28 August 2020
  • Friday 25 September 2020
  • Friday 30 October 2020
  • Friday 27 November 2020 (Christmas session)
  • December 2020 (none, falls in school holidays)

All welcome! For enquiries phone Kempsey Library 6566 3210 or email kempsey.library@kempsey.nsw.gov.au