Book week 2021
'Bookweek 2021 Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other worlds' - Join us for special Bookweek Storytime's and participate in our two Bookweek competition's - there are prizes up for grabs!
Storytime and Baby Rhyme Time
Bathurst Library will run weekly children’s programs during school term.
Sessions times are as follows:
Storytime will be Tuesdays at 10:30am
Baby RhymeTime will be Wednesdays at 10:30am
Join the team at Bathurst Library for Storytime online!
Watch as the librarians read fun picture books for you to listen and view from anywhere, anytime.
Just click here to view individual stories via Youtube.
The program for 2021 will commence in February with updated session times & programs.
Little Bang Discovery Club
Little Bang Discovery Club is a fun-filled and hands-on free STEM program for children aged 3-5 years, with an accompanying adult. It is a six-week program where children will build their science knowledge, experimenting with everyday objects and exploring scientific processes such as classifying, measuring, and collecting.
Children will get to borrow a special take home Little Bang Discovery Box filled with objects to get them started on their STEM journey along with a booklet filled with activities to keep learning.
Little Bang Discovery Club will be run over 6 weeks on Mondays during school term, starting February 1st 2021, from 10:30am – 11:15am.
Bookings are essential, call 6333 6281.
Numbers are limited and bookings are essential! All bookings are subject to NSW Government and Health regulations, changes to programs and booking restrictions may apply. Please DO NOT attend if you or your child feel unwell.
Code Club is a fun and free after school activity for tech loving kids. It is a six week program for children aged 8-12 years focusing on learning basic computer coding with the MIT University’s Scratch program.
Participants will work through basic coding modules creating activities, games and puzzles with the option of challenges along the way.
Code Club 2021 will start with a 6 week Beginners program on Wednesdays during school term, from February 3rd, between 4pm – 5pm.
Bookings are now open, call 6333 6281.
Numbers are limited and bookings are essential! Participants are also encouraged to bring their own laptop or device where possible.
All bookings are subject to NSW Government and Health regulations, changes to programs and booking restrictions may apply. Please DO NOT attend if you or your child feel unwell.
Online resources for kids & teens
Also, check out the other great online resources Bathurst Library is offering, like;
Story Box Library – watch stories read aloud
Busy Things – online learning games
Literacy Planet – thousands of exercises to make literacy fun
CoderZ – learning computer coding
Ziptales – interactive stories, animations, games and quizzes.
Online Library - e-books, e-magazines and e-audio selections
Kanopy film streaming – films, documentaries for adults and kids
Looking for a playgroup or mother's group?
For further information phone Bathurst Regional Council Children's Services on (02) 6338 2800 or contact Natalie or Rhiannon on (02) 6333 6281.