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City of Sydney Library: Auslan and English storytime online

Storytelling to enjoy at home.

Storytime is a fun session of storytelling for pre-schoolers. These videos presented in partnership with the Deaf Society are suitable for deaf and hearing children. New videos are added regularly below.

Auslan presenter Thomas

Big Beach BBQ

This episode features Big Beach BBQ by Carly Taylor, illustrated by Vaughan Duck and published by Larrikin House


Auslan presenter Danni

Jacaranda Magic

This episode features Jacaranda Magic, written by Dannika Patterson and illustrated by Megan Forward, with permission of Ford Street Publishing.


Auslan presenter Salomon

My Possum Plays the Drums

This episode features My Possum Plays the Drums written and illustrated by Catherine Meatheringham and illustrated by Max Hamilton, with permission of Windy Hollow Books.


Auslan presenter Salomon

Ori's Clean Up

This episode features Ori's Clean Up, written and illustrated by Anne Helen Donnelly with permission of Anne Helen Donnelly.


Auslan presenter Salomon

On the Day You Were Born

This episode features On the Day You Were Born, written by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Ron Brooks and published by Allen & Unwin.


Auslan presenter Danni

Mannie and The Long Brave Day

This episode features Mannie and The Long Brave Day, written by Martine Murray and Sally Rippin and published by Allen & Unwin


Auslan presenter Tegan

Emus Under the Bed

This episode features Emus Under the bed written and illustrated by Leann J Edwards and published by Allen & Unwin


Auslan presenter Danni

A House of Mud

This episode features A House of Mud by Sophie Masson, illustrated by Katrina Fisher and published by Little Pink Dog Books.


Auslan presenter Sheena

Belinda the Ninja Ballerina

This episode features Belinda the Ninja Ballerina by Candida Baker, illustrated by Mitch Vane and published by Ford Street Publishing.


Auslan presenter Sheena

Kissed by the Moon

This episode features Kissed by the Moon, by Alison Lester, published by Penguin Books.


Auslan presenter Melanie

Window of Hope

A fun session of storytelling for pre-schoolers presented by Melanie from the Deaf Society. Suitable for deaf and hearing children, this episode features Window of Hope by Robert Vescio, illustrated by Demelsa Haughton and published by Little Pink Dog Books.


Auslan presenter Danni

Six sleepy mice

A fun session of storytelling for pre-schoolers presented by Danni from the Deaf Society


Auslan presenter Danni

It's Up to U!

A fun session of storytelling for preschoolers presented by Danni from the Deaf Society. Suitable for deaf and hearing children, this episode features It’s up to U by Jeremy Kalbstein illustrated by Leigh Brown and published by Empowering Resources


Other storytime and rhymetime videos

A collection of storytime sessions for pre-schoolers and rhymetime for 0 to 2 year-olds are available in English and Mandarin. Presented by our librarians.

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