Children and youth programs

Babytime

Read stories and sing songs in a fun and interactive session for babies aged birth to 18 months. 

Bookings are currently essential for Babytime. 

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Aldinga Library

  • Fridays 10am

Hub Library

  •  Thursdays 10am

Seaford Library

  •  Tuesdays 10am

Noarlunga Library

  •  Wednesdays 10am 

Willunga Library

  •  Thursdays 10am 

Woodcroft Library

  •  Wednesdays 2pm

Please contact your local library for more information.

 babies playing with bubbles and shakers at babytime

Toddlertime

Read stories and sing songs in a fun and interactive session for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

Bookings are currently essential for Toddlertime. 

Book Toddlertime sessions here 

Aldinga

  • Mondays 10:00am

Hub Library

  • Fridays 10am

Noarlunga Library

  • Thursdays 10am 

Seaford Library

  •  Mondays 10.30am

Willunga Library

  • Tuesdays 10am

Woodcroft Library

  •  Tuesdays 10am

Please contact your library for more information. 

 Child playing under parachute at Toddlertime

Storytime

Read stories and sing songs in a fun and interactive session for children aged 3 to 5 years. 

Bookings are currently essential for Storytime. 

Book Storytime sessions here 

Aldinga Library

  •  Mondays 10am

Hub Library

  • Wednesdays 10am

Noarlunga Library

  •  Thursdays 10am

Seaford Library

  • Wednesdays 10.30am 

Willunga Library

  •  Tuesdays 10am

Woodcroft Library

  •  Thursdays 10am

Please contact your library for more information.

Children listening to a story at Storytime

Sensory-Friendly Storytime

Sing songs, read stories, and enjoy sensory activities in an inclusive and welcoming space. These sessions follow a regular and predictable routine and are particularly suitable for children who prefer smaller group settings, minimal distractions, and a calmer Storytime environment. All families are welcome. The Storytime session will be followed by a 30-minute free play session. For ages 2+ years. 

Naorlunga Library

  • Tuesdays Fortnightly (begins 10 May) 9.30-10.30am

Auslan Storytime & Toddlertime

Enjoy stories, songs and activities, which will be interpreted by Auslan interpreters. These sessions aim to support your child’s early literacy and language development, while introducing them to sign language communication. All children and families are welcome. Bookings essential. 

Please contact your library for more information

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  • Woodcroft Library: Thursday 10 March, 10am
  • Noarlunga Library: Thursday 31 March, 10am
  • Aberfoyle Community Centre: Wednesday 13 April, 10am
  • Seaford Library: Monday 16 May, 10:30am
  • Willunga Library: Tuesday 21 June, 10am
  • Aldinga Library: Monday 18 July, 10am

Please note: This session will be filmed as part of the ALIA Online Storytime program and will be uploaded to our library website and the City of Onkaparinga YouTube channel. By attending this event you consent for you, and any persons you are responsible for, being photographed and/or filmed and agree that the City of Onkaparinga and other organisations may use the resulting photographs and film for promotional purposes, including by publishing them in print and other media. Please see one of our event staff if you do not wish to be photographed or filmed.

Virtual Storytime

Check out our pre-recorded picture book readings with our library staff.

After School Activities

Maker Groups

A place to have fun and be creative! Enjoy activities including science experiments, robots and other technology, craft and more!

Runs during the school term. Please contact your library for more information.

Bookings are currently essential for our Maker Groups. 

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Hub Library

  •  Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm

Noarlunga Library

  •  Tuesdays 4-5pm 

Seaford Library

  • Tuesday every 3 weeks (begins 24 May) 3.30-4.30pm

Willunga Library

  •  Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm

Woodcroft Library

  • Each term a variety of workshops are held after school on Wednesdays. Please contact Woodcroft library on 8384 0050 for information about when the next session will be. 


Minecraft & Coding clubs

Calling all Minecrafters! Join us each week to create and explore in Minecraft. Beginners welcome. For ages 8+. Bookings essential

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Seaford Library

  • Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

Woodcroft Library

  • Tuesday 3:45-4:45pm

Lego Club

Build and create with Lego! Suitable for ages 5+ (due to small pieces). Parent/caregiver supervision required. Lego supplied. 

Please contact your library for more information.

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Aldinga Library

  • Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 (begins 15 March)

Hub Library

  • Thursdays fortnightly 3.45-4.30pm 

Noarlunga Library

  • Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm

Seaford Library

  • Mondays 3.30-4.30pm   

Wonder Club

An after-school Storytime for both avid and reluctant readers. Enjoy a reading of new favourites and classic stories, followed by an activity. For ages 5-10. 

Please contact your library for more information.

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Hub Library

  • Thursdays fortnightly 3:45-4:30pm

Inky Fingers Comic Book Gang

Inky Fingers Comic Gang is a monthly comic group led by local Adelaide comics artist George Rex for young humans who love drawing. Held on the fourth Monday of the month, each session stands alone and is open to all drawing levels. All materials supplied. Suitable for ages 8-14. Supported by Onkaparinga Youth.

 Please contact your library for more information.

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Noarlunga Library

  • Fourth Monday of the month 4-5pm

Dungeons & Dragons

Enjoy a game of Dungeons & Dragons in a fun, friendly and welcoming environment. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experienced players. Bookings are not required. For ages 12+.

Please contact your library for more information. 

Aldinga Library

  • Thursdays 3:30-6:45pm

 

School Holidays

Onkaparinga Libraries offers a variety of children's activities during the school holidays. Bookings are available 2 weeks prior to the holidays.

Bookings are essential for all school holiday activities.

Contact your library for more information. 

Children's University

Children's University offers educational experiences for children aged 7 to 14 years and volunteering opportunities for 15-18 year olds outside of school.

Students who complete the program receive a formal certificate and participate in a graduation ceremony.

Onkaparinga Libraries offer approved activities for students in the Children's University program.

For more information visit childrensuniversity.com.au or contact Woodcroft Library on 8384 0050.