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City of Sydney Library: Storytime and rhymetime online

Storytelling and singing to enjoy at home.

Our librarians present fun storytime sessions for pre-schoolers and rhymetime for 0 to 2 year-olds. Sessions available in English, Mandarin and Auslan.

presented by City of Sydney librarian Caitlin

Do Not Open This Book

In this episode, listen to Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee, illustrated by Heath McKenzie and published by Lake Press, and The Scared Book by Debra Tidball, illustrated by Kim Siew and published by Hachette Australia.

presented by City of Sydney librarian Beth

South

In this episode listen to South written and illustrated by Daniel Duncan, and published by Abrams Books.


Presented by City of Sydney Librarian Caitlin

Library rhymetime: Session 8

In this episode listen to classic rhymes: Hello song, Incy wincy spider, I hear thunder, Gulumph went the little green frog, I’m a little teapot, Five little ducks went out one day, Row row row your boat and the Goodbye song.

presented by City of Sydney librarian Beth

Library rhymetime: Session 7

In this episode listen to the rhymes about animals: Baa baa black sheep, Mary had a little lamb, Two little blue birds, Old MacDonald had a farm, Goodbye song.



presented by City of Sydney librarian Martyn

Mandarin rhymetime: Session 2

In this episode listen to the following rhymes: 欢迎歌 (welcome song) , 哈啰歌(hello song) ,猜拳歌(rock scissors paper) ,巴士上的车轮(wheels on the bus) , 火车快开(fast running train) ,丑小鸭(little duck) ,走路走路(walking walking) ,小星星(twinkle twinkle little star) , 做个圆圈(make a circle)

presented by City of Sydney librarian Martyn

Mandarin rhymetime: Session 3

In this episode listen to the following rhymes: 欢迎歌 (welcome song) , 啰歌(hello song), 找朋友 (find friends), 小手拍拍 (Clapping your hands), 小蜜蜂(Busy bees), 小茶壶 (little tea pot), 数鸭子(little duck), 小娃娃打电话 (baby call), 小毛驴 (little donkey), 种树歌 (Tree), 围个圆圈(make a circle).

Auslan and English storytime online

Watch the full selection of videos. This featured episode features Rabbit's Hide-and-seek by Ruth Paul, published by Walker Books.

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