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[SUSPENDED] Playgroup NSW Play Van Visits Constitution Hill@ Richill Park
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will be at Richill Park in Constitution Hill on Thursdays from 9am to 11am. It starts back in 2020 on 30th January.

Richill Park Constitution Hill

This is your chance to come along and meet other local families and enjoy play time with your little one. Playgroup NSW is all for play so you can expect a wide range of activities including LEGO® DUPLO, Crayola colouring, sensory play, story and music time and lots more.

Here is the Playgroup NSW Play Van weekly schedule for term 1, 2020:

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Baby Rhyme Time (0-12months) | Merrylands Library@ Merrylands Library
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Baby Rhyme Time (0-12months) | Merrylands Library @ Merrylands Library | Merrylands | New South Wales | Australia

Reading is important for every child and it’s never too early to start. Bring your baby to the Cumberland Council’s Baby Rhyme Time for songs, rhymes, reading and fun. Each session runs for 15 minutes.

Baby Rhyme Time – Cumberland Council Locations & Times for 2019

  • Auburn Library  – Tuesday at 10:00am
  • Greystanes Library – Monday at 10:00am
  • Lidcombe Library – Tuesday at 10:00am
  • Merrylands Library – Monday and Thursday at 10:00am
  • Regents Park Library – Friday at 10:00am
  • Wentworthville Library – Wednesday and Friday at 10:00am

There are no Baby Rhyme Time sessions during Public and School Holidays.

Redsee’s Bibs ‘n’ Books (rhyme time for under 2s) | Parramatta Library@ Parramatta Library
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Redsee's Bibs 'n' Books (rhyme time for under 2s) | Parramatta Library @ Parramatta Library | Parramatta | New South Wales | Australia

A fun and exciting session to develop early literacy skills through rhymes, fingerplays and stories. Share and bond over a story with your baby and learn new literacy skills to improve brain development.

Baby Bounce | Baulkham Hills Library@ Baulkham Hills Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Bounce | Baulkham Hills Library @ Baulkham Hills Library | Baulkham Hills | New South Wales | Australia

Baby Bounce is a program developed for parents and babies aged 0-24 months. It consists of 20-30mins of songs and rhymes. The sessions are interactive, fun and beneficial to both parent and child.

Singing and rhymes are a part of early literacy. Early literacy is the foundation of learning to read. Singing develops your child’s communication, voice development and helps with their emotional well-being.

During school terms only.

Session Times

  • Baulkham Hills: Thursday 10.30am
  • Castle Hill: Thursday 2.00pm
  • Rouse Hill: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10.30am
Baby Bounce | Vinegar Hill Memorial Library, Rouse Hill@ Vinegar Hill Memorial Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby Bounce | Vinegar Hill Memorial Library, Rouse Hill @ Vinegar Hill Memorial Library | Rouse Hill | New South Wales | Australia

Baby Bounce is a program developed for parents and babies aged 0-24 months. It consists of 20-30mins of songs and rhymes. The sessions are interactive, fun and beneficial to both parent and child.

Singing and rhymes are a part of early literacy. Early literacy is the foundation of learning to read. Singing develops your child’s communication, voice development and helps with their emotional well-being.

During school terms only.

Session Times

  • Baulkham Hills: Thursday 10.30am
  • Castle Hill: Thursday 2.00pm
  • Rouse Hill: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10.30am
Redsee’s Bibs ‘n’ Books (0-2yrs) | Carlingford Library@ Carlingford Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Redsee's Bibs 'n' Books (0-2yrs) | Carlingford Library @ Carlingford Library | Carlingford | New South Wales | Australia

City of Parramatta libraries encourage parents and caregivers to read to their children from birth.

Join us for a fun and exciting session geared towards little ones under two years of age to develop early literacy skills.

Age: 0 to 2 years

Contact Carlingford Library on 02 9806 5850.

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | Ryde Library, 10:30am@ Ryde Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | Ryde Library, 10:30am @ Ryde Library | Top Ryde | New South Wales | Australia

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time is for children aged 0 to 2 years. Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays, basic books and other bouncing babies.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Wednesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 10.30am
  • North Ryde Library – Monday 2pm, Tuesday 10.30am
  • Ryde Library – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am
  • West Ryde Library – Monday and Tuesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am

All the songs and rhymes for Rhyme Time are available in the Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time Booklet(PDF, 3MB).

Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs) | Auburn Library@ Auburn Library
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs) | Auburn Library @ Auburn Library | Auburn | New South Wales | Australia

Each 45 minute Preschool Storytime session includes stories, songs and a simple craft.

Preschool Storytime – Locations & Times for 2018

  • Auburn Library – Monday and Thursday at 11:00am
  • Granville Library – Wednesday at 11:00am
  • Greystanes Library – Tuesday at 11:00am
  • Guildford Library – Wednesday and Friday 11:00am
  • Lidcombe Library – Wednesday at 11:00am
  • Merrylands Library – Tuesday and Friday at 11:00am
  • Regents Park Library – Monday at 11:00am
  • Wentworthville Library – Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00am

There are no Preschool Storytime sessions during Public and School Holidays.

Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs) | Wentworthville Library@ Wentworthville Library
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs) | Wentworthville Library @ Wentworthville Library | Wentworthville | New South Wales | Australia

Each 45 minute Preschool Storytime session includes stories, songs and a simple craft.

Preschool Storytime – Locations & Times for 2018

  • Auburn Library – Monday and Thursday at 11:00am
  • Granville Library – Wednesday at 11:00am
  • Greystanes Library – Tuesday at 11:00am
  • Guildford Library – Wednesday and Friday 11:00am
  • Lidcombe Library – Wednesday at 11:00am
  • Merrylands Library – Tuesday and Friday at 11:00am
  • Regents Park Library – Monday at 11:00am
  • Wentworthville Library – Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00am

There are no Preschool Storytime sessions during Public and School Holidays.

Storytime | Eastwood Library@ Eastwood Library
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Storytime | Eastwood Library @ Eastwood Library | Eastwood | New South Wales | Australia

Preschool Storytime is for children aged 2 to 5 years. Introduce your child to the wonderful world of books.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Tuesday and Thursday 11 am (note: on the 1st Thursday of the month, 11 am, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 11 am
  • North Ryde Library – Wednesday 11 am
  • Ryde Library – Tuesday 10 – 10.45 am and 11.15 am – 12 noon (note: on the 1st Tuesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime)
  • West Ryde Library – Wednesday 11am (note: on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
Storytime for Preschoolers (3-6yrs) | Chatswood Library@ Chatswood Library
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Storytime for Preschoolers (3-6yrs) | Chatswood Library @ Chatswood Library | Chatswood | New South Wales | Australia

Preschool Storytimes involve stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft activity. Storytimes are run by the children’s library team, are free of charge and do not require a booking.

They are held at Chatswood Library on The Concourse every week from February to December, and at Artarmon, Northbridge, West Chatswood and Castle Cove Libraries during school terms.

  • Artarmon Library: Mondays 10.30 – 11.15am (during school terms)
  • Northbridge Library: Tuesdays 10.30 – 11.15am (during school terms)
  • Chatswood Library: Wednesdays 11.15am-12noon; Thursdays 11-11.45am
  • West Chatswood Library: Thursdays 10.30 – 11.15am (during school terms)
  • Castle Cove Library: Fridays 10.30 – 11.15am (during school terms)

To ensure each session is an enjoyable experience for all, no arrivals will be admitted 10 minutes after each session starts.

Toddler Rhyme Time (1-3yrs) | Merrylands Library@ Merrylands Library
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Rhyme Time (1-3yrs) | Merrylands Library @ Merrylands Library | Merrylands | New South Wales | Australia

Bring your child to our Toddler Rhyme Time sessions for songs, rhymes, reading and fun especially for active toddlers. Each session runs for 30 minutes.

Toddler Rhyme Time – Locations & Times for 2018

  • Auburn Library every Tuesday at 11:00am
  • Greystanes Library every Monday at 11:00am
  • Merrylands Library every Monday and Thursday at 11:00am
  • Wentworthville Library every Wednesday and Friday at 11:00am

There are no Toddler Time sessions during Public and School Holidays

Redsee’s Toddler Rhyme Time (2-4yrs) | Parramatta Library@ Parramatta Library
Apr 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Redsee's Toddler Rhyme Time (2-4yrs) | Parramatta Library @ Parramatta Library | Parramatta | New South Wales | Australia

Redsee’s Toddler Rhyme Time is a movement based session that encourages literacy through action based songs, rhymes and stories.

Baby Bounce | Castle Hill Library@ Castle Hill Library
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Baby Bounce | Castle Hill Library @ Castle Hill Library | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia

Baby Bounce is a program developed for parents and babies aged 0-24 months. It consists of 20-30mins of songs and rhymes. The sessions are interactive, fun and beneficial to both parent and child.

Singing and rhymes are a part of early literacy. Early literacy is the foundation of learning to read. Singing develops your child’s communication, voice development and helps with their emotional well-being.

During school terms only.

Session Times

  • Baulkham Hills: Thursday 10.30am
  • Castle Hill: Thursday 2.00pm
  • Rouse Hill: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10.30am