Early Learning Programs

Join your local library free of charge and raise a reader.

Libraries all over Tasmania welcome children and families to a range of preschool, baby, and toddler programs.

Find out what’s happening at your local library today.


A fun 30 minute program for older toddlers, pre-schoolers and their carers, with books, stories, rhymes, action rhymes and songs. Aimed at children from 3 to 5 years.

Reading with your child every day can be fun, and helps develop their listening, memory and word skills.

Join Storytime at these locations: Burnie, Cygnet, Deloraine, Devonport, George Town, Glenorchy, Hobart, Huonville, Kingston, Launceston, Ravenswood, Rosny, Smithton, Sorell, Ulverstone, Westbury​, Wynyard.

Rock & Rhyme

Is a fun 30 minute program for babies, young toddlers and their carers, with simple songs, action rhymes and short stories. Aimed at children from birth to 3 years.

Make talking, reading, and singing with your child a daily routine, it helps little brains grow and it's fun!

Join in Rock & Rhyme at these locations: Bridgewater, Burnie, Cygnet, Devonport, George Town, Glenorchy, Hobart, Huonville, Kingston,Latrobe, Launceston, Longford, Rosny, Scottsdale, Smithton, Sorell, Ulverstone.

Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club is a great way to keep kids of all ages reading over the long summer holidays!

The Summer Reading Club runs from 1 December to 31 January every summer, with activities online and at your local library.

School holiday fun

Check out what is happening at your local library in the school holidays.

National Simultaneous Storytime

Join thousands of others around the country reading the same story at the same time.

Held every year in May.