Events

Jun
29
Thu
Rock n Rhyme @ Wallsend Library
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes, dancing, music, stories and lots of fun! These action packed sessions are perfect for children ages 0-3. Each session runs for 30 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Wallsend Library –  Wednesday at 9:30am or Thursday at 9:30am

* Rock n Rhyme Time continues to run on Wednesdays at Wallsend during school holidays.

Come as a group. Playgroups, mothers groups, assisted playgroups and preschools are all welcome at our programs. Special activities can also be arranged by appointment. Let us know you are visiting so we can prepare for your group! For group booking enquiries call Mala Scorse on 4985 6692

Storytime @ New Lambton Library
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

New Lambton Library: Thursdays at 10am.

Storytime @ Stockton Library
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Stockton Library – Thursday at 10:30am.

Storytime @ Rutherford Library
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Storytime @ Thornton Library
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Jun
30
Fri
Friday Fun @ Beresfield Library
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Songs, stories, music, games, fun and play for kids from 0-5! Every Friday morning from 10am – 11am at Beresfield Library.

Free! No bookings necessary.

* Does not run during school holidays

Jul
1
Sat
‘The Chalk Rainbow’ Book Launch @ Wallsend Library
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Deborah Kelly and Gywnneth Jones for the launch of The Chalk Rainbow on Saturday 1 July at Wallsend Library at 10:30m. Food drinks and a craft activity will follow a reading of the book. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favourite colour!

Jul
3
Mon
Music! Storytime @ Mayfield Library
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Music! Storytime @ Mayfield Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Get ready to make music with stories, songs, instruments and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Mon 3 July 11am
Mayfield Library

Thurs 6 July 10am
New Lambton Library

Wed 12 July 10.30am
Wallsend Library

Thurs 13 July 10.30am
Stockton Library

Fri 14 July 10am
Beresfield Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ Mayfield Library
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Mayfield Library – Monday at 11am.

Storytime @ East Maitland Library
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Lego® Master Builders Challenge @ Beresfield Library
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lego® Master Builders Challenge @ Beresfield Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Try your hand at building something from your favourite movie. What can you create?

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free
Age: 5 – 12

Mon 3 July 2pm
Beresfield Library

Wed 5 July      2pm
Adamstown Library

Mon 10 July     2pm
Mayfield Library

Tue 11 July      2pm
Hamilton Library

Thurs 13 July   2pm
Stockton Library

Fri 14 July 2pm
New Lambton Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Unique Masks @ Mayfield Library
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Unique Masks @ Mayfield Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Create something rather special – all you need to bring is your imagination.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free
Age: 7 – 12

Mon 3 July  2pm
Mayfield Library

Fri 7 July  2pm
Hamilton Library

Thurs 13 July   2pm
Adamstown Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

I Spy and Memory Game @ Maitland Library
Jul 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
I Spy and Memory Game @ Maitland Library | Thornton | New South Wales | Australia

Do you have awesome searching and memory skills? Challenge your friends to find the hidden objects after you create your very own I Spy book and Memory game.

Maitland Library
Monday 3 July
2.30pm – 4.00pm
5-12 years
Free

 

 

 

Jul
4
Tue
Dance! Storytime @ Hamilton Library
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:20 am
Dance! Storytime @ Hamilton Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Wear your dancing shoes to spin and twirl as we enjoy stories, songs, dance and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Tue 4 July 10.30am
Hamilton Library

Wed 5 July      10.30am
City Library (Civic Park)

Thurs 6 July     10.30am
Stockton Library

Wed 12 July 10am
Adamstown Library

Thurs 13 July 10am
New Lambton Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ Hamilton Library
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Hamilton Library – Tuesday at 10:30am.

Storytime @ Rutherford Library
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Storytime @ Maitland Library
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Join the circus @ Wallsend Library
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the circus @ Wallsend Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Try your hand at being a circus performer with juggling, balances, diabolo and flower sticks hula hoops. Presented by Circus Avalon.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $10
Age: 7 – 13

Tue 4 July 2pm
Wallsend Library

Mon 10 July 2pm
Wallsend Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Jul
5
Wed
Rock n Rhyme @ Wallsend Library
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes, dancing, music, stories and lots of fun! These action packed sessions are perfect for children ages 0-3. Each session runs for 30 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Wallsend Library –  Wednesday at 9:30am or Thursday at 9:30am

* Rock n Rhyme Time continues to run on Wednesdays at Wallsend during school holidays.

Come as a group. Playgroups, mothers groups, assisted playgroups and preschools are all welcome at our programs. Special activities can also be arranged by appointment. Let us know you are visiting so we can prepare for your group! For group booking enquiries call Mala Scorse on 4985 6692

Put on your crazy clothes! Storytime @ Adamstown Library
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Put on your crazy clothes! Storytime @ Adamstown Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Come dressed in crazy clothes for our fun storytime of stories, songs and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Wed 5 July 10.30am
Wallsend Library

Wed 5 July 10am
Adamstown Library

Mon 10 July 11am
Mayfield Library

Tue 11 July 10.30am
Hamilton Library

Wed 12 July    10.30am
City Library (Civic Park)

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ Adamstown Library
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Dance! Storytime @ Civic Park
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:20 am
Dance! Storytime @ Civic Park | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Wear your dancing shoes to spin and twirl as we enjoy stories, songs, dance and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Tue 4 July 10.30am
Hamilton Library

Wed 5 July      10.30am
City Library (Civic Park)

Thurs 6 July     10.30am
Stockton Library

Wed 12 July 10am
Adamstown Library

Thurs 13 July 10am
New Lambton Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Minion Madness @ Thornton Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Minion Madness @ Thornton Library | Thornton | New South Wales | Australia

Where would a villain be without their loyal henchmen and henchwomen? Learn about famous fictional villains and their minions from books and movies, and create your very own Minion to assist with your despicable plotting!

Thornton Library
Wednesday 5 July
10.30am-12.00pm
5-12 years
Free

 

 

 

 

Possum @ New Lambton Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Possum @ New Lambton Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Stories, puppets and a Possum Skin Cloak. You’ll even create your own artwork on a possum skin armband. Presented by Speaking in Colour.  

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $5
Age: 6 – 12

Wed 5 July      10.30am
New Lambton Library

Thurs 6 July     10.30am
Wallsend Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Put on your crazy clothes! Storytime @ Wallsend Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:20 am
Put on your crazy clothes! Storytime @ Wallsend Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Come dressed in crazy clothes for our fun storytime of stories, songs and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Wed 5 July 10.30am
Wallsend Library

Wed 5 July 10am
Adamstown Library

Mon 10 July 11am
Mayfield Library

Tue 11 July 10.30am
Hamilton Library

Wed 12 July    10.30am
City Library (Civic Park)

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ Newcastle City Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Storytime @ Wallsend Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Wallsend Library: Wednesday at 10:30am.

Storytime @ East Maitland Library
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Lego® Master Builders Challenge @ Adamstown Library
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lego® Master Builders Challenge @ Adamstown Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Try your hand at building something from your favourite movie. What can you create?

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free
Age: 5 – 12

Mon 3 July 2pm
Beresfield Library

Wed 5 July      2pm
Adamstown Library

Mon 10 July     2pm
Mayfield Library

Tue 11 July      2pm
Hamilton Library

Thurs 13 July   2pm
Stockton Library

Fri 14 July 2pm
New Lambton Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

NAIDOC Week Art @ Wallsend Library
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NAIDOC Week Art @ Wallsend Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Be inspired by Traditional Aboriginal art to create something contemporary. Presented by Speaking in Colour

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $5
Age: 8 – 13

Wed 5 July     2pm
Wallsend Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Jul
6
Thu
Rock n Rhyme @ Wallsend Library
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes, dancing, music, stories and lots of fun! These action packed sessions are perfect for children ages 0-3. Each session runs for 30 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Wallsend Library –  Wednesday at 9:30am or Thursday at 9:30am

* Rock n Rhyme Time continues to run on Wednesdays at Wallsend during school holidays.

Come as a group. Playgroups, mothers groups, assisted playgroups and preschools are all welcome at our programs. Special activities can also be arranged by appointment. Let us know you are visiting so we can prepare for your group! For group booking enquiries call Mala Scorse on 4985 6692

Music! Storytime @ New Lambton Library
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Music! Storytime @ New Lambton Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Get ready to make music with stories, songs, instruments and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Mon 3 July 11am
Mayfield Library

Thurs 6 July 10am
New Lambton Library

Wed 12 July 10.30am
Wallsend Library

Thurs 13 July 10.30am
Stockton Library

Fri 14 July 10am
Beresfield Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ New Lambton Library
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

New Lambton Library: Thursdays at 10am.

Dance! Storytime @ Stockton Library
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:20 am
Dance! Storytime @ Stockton Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Wear your dancing shoes to spin and twirl as we enjoy stories, songs, dance and craft.

Duration: 50 min
Cost: Free
Age: 3-8

Tue 4 July 10.30am
Hamilton Library

Wed 5 July      10.30am
City Library (Civic Park)

Thurs 6 July     10.30am
Stockton Library

Wed 12 July 10am
Adamstown Library

Thurs 13 July 10am
New Lambton Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Possum @ Wallsend Library
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Possum @ Wallsend Library | Mayfield | New South Wales | Australia

Stories, puppets and a Possum Skin Cloak. You’ll even create your own artwork on a possum skin armband. Presented by Speaking in Colour.  

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $5
Age: 6 – 12

Wed 5 July      10.30am
New Lambton Library

Thurs 6 July     10.30am
Wallsend Library

Bookings essential for all programs 

www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/library/whats-on

Storytime @ Stockton Library
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 3 to 5 years. Our Storytime sessions are a fun way to help prepare your child for reading once at school. Each sessions runs for 45 minutes. Free! No bookings necessary.

Stockton Library – Thursday at 10:30am.

Storytime @ Rutherford Library
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Storytime @ Thornton Library
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Storytellers from Maitland City Library know how to make reading fun!

Storytime sessions at Maitland City Library are designed to develop a love of reading in all children and to help eager young minds develop an awareness of basic literacy skills. Storytime is ideal for children under 5 years.

Jumanji if you dare @ East Maitland Library
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jumanji if you dare @ East Maitland Library | Thornton | New South Wales | Australia

Create and play your own Jumanji board game. In this wild jungle game you will be pursued by stalking lions, charging rhinos and lunging, snapping crocodiles all with a roll of a dice.

East Maitland Library
Thursday 6 July
2.00pm-3.00pm
8-14 years
Free

 

 

 

 

Jul
7
Fri
Blast from the past @ Rutherford Library
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Blast from the past @ Rutherford Library | Thornton | New South Wales | Australia

Experience a blast from the past at Rutherford Library. Play old favourites like quoits, jacks and hopscotch and make your very own Jack in the Box!

Rutherford Library
Friday 7 July
10.30am-11.30am
5-12 years
Free