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School holiday activities at the library
 Learning about science
Learning about science at the library
Free homework help 
 Free homework help at Auburn Library
Kids corner
Come and join some of our programs for children and their families.  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time is half an hour of bouncing songs, rhymes and giggles for mothers or carers and babies aged 0-2.  It introduces the very young to language and books through the pleasure of singing together and sharing appropriate books.

Pick up a flier at the library or visit the What's on page for more information.

Preschool Story Time

This program is for children up to 5 years of age and their carers. Listen to stories, rhymes and songs, watch finger puppet plays or do craft!

Story time is free of charge and everyone is welcome. Booking is not required.

Pick up a flier at the library or visit the What's on page for more information

Reading Buddies

Do you need help with reading? Then join the Reading Buddy program at Auburn library. You’ll be able to book regular half hour sessions with a volunteer who will sit with you after school and help with your reading. The Reading Buddy program is open to all Primary and High School students. Visit the What’s On page for more information.

Pick up a flier at the library or visit the What's on page for more information

Holiday Programs

Our libraries offer a fun and creative program of holiday activities for school students which may include craft, science workshops, special shows and cookery.

A flier will be available on the What's On page prior to the school holidays.

Bookings open two weeks before the school holidays and are essential. Places are limited so book early.

Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club is run during the December and January school holidays. The Club is designed to encourage children to maintain their reading during the long summer break from school.

Details are available one month before the December/January school holidays begin. Visit the What's on page for more information.

Homework Help

Free study support from a qualified teacher is available on the ground floor of Auburn Library during the school term.

Sessions are run from 4.00pm-7.00pm on Mondays-Thursdays and from 4.00pm-6.00pm on Fridays.

Homework Help is also available at Regents Park Library from 4.00pm-6.00pm on Monday afternoons.

Computers, internet access and printing facilities are available for students to use. Visit the What's on page for more information.

Premier's Reading Challenge

The Premier's Reading Challenge aims to encourage a love of reading and to enable students to experience quality literature.

To assist students who are participating in the Premier’s Reading Challenge, the library has added stickers to titles included in the Challenge to indicate the reading level.
• K-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-9

In the library’s catalogue students can also search for Premier's Reading Challenge.For further information about challenge rules and booklists check the NSW Premier's Reading challenge website.

Auburn Future Writers Competition

The Auburn Future Writers Competition is hosted each year by the Friends of Auburn Library Services (FOALS) and Auburn City Library. It is a short story writing competition for Primary and High School students to encourage them to develop their creative potential.

The 2016 Auburn Future Writers Competition runs from 5 April-1 July 2016. Entry forms, including competition rules and this year’s theme, can be downloaded here from 5 April 2016.

Visit the What's on page for more information.

Children's Book Week Competitions

Enter our Children’s Book Week competitions in August for your chance to win an exciting book prize! Download an entry form for your year level below. Competitions close Thursday 18 August 2016.

CBCA Preschool Competition.pdfCBCA Preschool Competition
CBCA K-2 Competition.pdfCBCA K-2 Competition
CBCA 3-4 Competition.pdfCBCA 3-4 Competition
CBCA 5-6 Competition.pdfCBCA 5-6 Competition


Story Box
Story Box is an interactive experience of Australians reading aloud Australian children's books.
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Tumble Books
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
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Yourtutor allows students to connect with qualified tutors online using the Library’s public computers or at home using their own computer. Get help with homework, assignments, projects and exam revision. You will need to enter your Library membership number for access. You can access Your Tutor between 3.00pm and 10.00pm on school days only..
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