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Children’s Book Week at City of Sydney Library

Where
Online
Online
See event description for details on how to connect.
When

Every day, all day Saturday 17 October to Friday 23 October

Cost

Free

City of Sydney Library is celebrating Children’s Book Week in 2020 with a great line-up of online book readings and activities.

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together each year for Children’s Book Week. Book Week recognises the work of quality Australian authors and illustrators.

Join City of Sydney librarians online reading books from the CBCA shortlist.

These fun sessions for 3 to 5 year-olds are available to watch anytime.

Goodbye House, Hello House, written by Margaret Wilds (watch now)

A story about letting go of one house and starting anew and moving from the country to the city. Presented by City of Sydney librarian Beth.

My Friend Fred, written by Francis Watts (watch now)

A book about a friendship between an excited and loveable dachshund and his retiring, neat housemate. Presented by City of Sydney librarian Caitlin.

Bat vs Poss, written by Alexa Moses (watch now)

A fun story about learning to share. Presented by City of Sydney librarian Rubi.

If you’re a City of Sydney Library member you can borrow or read CBCA shortlisted titles for Book of the Year in our collection. Search the online catalogue to borrow the books using our reserve and collect service or download the ebook.

Members can also listen to the shortlisted books read by well-known Australian storytellers on Story Box Library and access lots of fun activities. Login using your library membership number.

There are also some great activities available from CBCA for you to do with your kids at home. Create prehistoric or feathered friend bookmarks and draw or colour in your own curious creatures. 

Not already a City of Sydney Library member? We’ve introduced temporary online memberships for City of Sydney residents and ratepayers living in NSW, allowing you to join our library without visiting a branch.

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