Kids

Explore the children’s area at both Berri and Barmera Libraries.
Discover the treasures within our Children’s Library collections:

Baby Rhyme Time and Children’s Activities sessions

Barmera Library children’s area

Barmera Library runs Baby Rhyme Time sessions every Tuesday at 10.30am. This half hour session includes stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays. Come along and enjoy this special time with your little ones. No bookings are necessary. You are welcome to stay and enjoy the children’s activites that follow at 11am where stories and related craft activities are available for pre-schoolers.

Berri Library holds weekly Storytime and Children’s Activities every Thursday (during school term times) at 10.30am. These sessions are free and aimed at children, 5 years old and under.  All sessions include an interactive song, story and activity and children will require the assistance of a parent or carer. The latest programme can be found on the News and Events pages of this website.

In 2015 Berri Library commenced a weekly Wednesday Baby Rhyme time session, starting at 10.30am.  These lively and stimulating half hour sessions are also free and aimed at babies from newborn to two years.

Children’s Holiday Activities
Berri and Barmera Libraries offer some great holiday fun for kids of all ages. Check out our News and Events posts for the latest program or collect a copy at our customer service desks!

Picture books, board books and story books
Reading to your child and interacting from a young age has been proven to assist in child development and learning.  Our libraries have a large collection of storybooks for all ages. These are complimented by stories on CD and our collection of DVDs and music CDs.

Berri Library children’s area

Parenting Collection
A special collection of books aimed at kids that help parents and carers explain those difficult themes and issues in life.

The Little Big Book Club resources
The Little Big Book Club (TLBBC) program promotes reading across Australia to parents and carers and the early childhood sector.  Both the Berri and Barmera libraries have a range of TLBBC recomended picture books for you to borrow.  These are labelled according to 0-2, 2-3 and 4-5 year age groups.  Both libraries also give out FREE TLBBC It’s Storytime Reading Packs to parents of young children aged 0-12 months.

Magazines and Graphic Novels
We cater for a wide range of ages with subscriptions to some of the more popular magazines for Kids. From Disney to sporting titles, popular girls titles, Mad and The Phantom. Check them out on your next visit. There are more than 80 titles to discover.

Melanie Allder runs Baby Ryhme Time at Barmera Library

Library Catalogue
We have an easy to use Online Catalogue for you to look up the resources in our libraries.  Remember you can use your library card and PIN number (contact the library to get this) to login to the My Account section of the Catalogue and reserve items you want as well as renewing existing items.

For more information on our resources or how to get a library card, contact any of our libraries.