Read to Me at Balmain Library too from March!

Read to Me, our one on one literacy programme, will be starting at Balmain Library this year, every Tuesday between 3.00pm and 5.00pm.


This is our third year at Leichhardt and it has been going well.


There are a couple of spots still available. If you are between the ages of 5 and 12, come along and have a read with us.



Read to Me – 2016

Dear Young Readers,


Read to Me, our one on one reading programme, will start back on Tuesday, 2nd February.

Every Term Tuesday from 2nd February, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm.

Some spots are already booked for this year, but please note that a couple have become available due to moves and age changes.

Read to Me is a fun reading programme with incentives for 5-12 years.

Come and join us.

The slots are for 20 minutes.



Read To Me – New Year starts today!

Don’t forget our Read to Me classes. Every Tuesday in school terms, between 3.00 and 5.00. Children between 5 and 12 are welcome to read to our librarians for 20 minutes (or more if there are only a few children booked). You can pick your own book to read or choose from our special collection. Last year our classes were a great success with special prizes and surprises. We have some new incentives for the children this year. Come along and join us! It is not like school, it is much more fun!

One on one sessions with the children.

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Spaces are limited. Please call 93679266

Leichhardt Library


Programmes coming soon to Leichhardt and Balmain Libraries….and there will be more!

Special Easter programmes. Tomorrow at Balmain Library and 14th April at Leichhardt – Easter Rock, Paper, Scissors for 5-12’s at 3.30pm,

Easter Storytimes with Egg Hunt  – Leichhardt  Wednesday, 16th April at 11am, Balmain Thursday, 17th April at 11am.  3-5’s (big brothers and sisters are welcome)

Game Day at Leichhardt Wednesday 23 April 2014 at 1pm  5-12’s (Board Games)

Junior Book Cubs every 1st Tuesday of the month at 3.3opm at Leichhardt, every 3rd Tuesday at Balmain. – 5-12’s

Rock, Paper, Scissors every 3rd Monday at Leichhardt, every 1st Thursday at Balmain at 3.30pm, 5-12’s.

Special guests coming soon, including: Sophie Masson, Ursula Dubosarsky and other authors and special guests.

Naidoc week special events – Puppet Shows.

Read to Me every Tuesday between 3-5 at Leichhardt.

National Simultaneous Story Time, 21st May at 11am at Leichhardt.

And lots more!

All under 5’s programmes will be operating in the school holidays.






Read to Me at Leichhardt Library – Every Tuesday between 3pm and 5pm

“The way to get children reading is to leave the library door open and let them read anything and everything they want. ” Terry Pratchett

Our first official Read to Me session was on today, and it was great fun. The programme is a one on one reading session, which can be as simple or as challenging as the child wants or needs it to be.

If your child is between the ages of 5-12 and would like to share 20 minutes of fun reading with me or other members of the library staff, please give us a call and we can book you into a session.





New Programmes at Leichhardt and Balmain Libraries for 5-12’s

Don’t forget folks, that every 1st Tuesday of the month at Leichhardt Library and every 3rd Tuesday of the month at Balmain Library, we have Junior Book Cubs, a book club for 5-12’s with a different theme every month.  These programmes are held after school at 3.30pm


At Leichhardt Library we have Read to me,  a programme for 5-12’s – this is a one on one reading programme to encourage children to enjoy reading. (3pm to 5pm) every Tuesday.


Enjoy and learn the fun way!






Read to Me

Read To Me – School aged Children only, will start in February when the children go back to school at Leichhardt Library on Tuesdays between 3.30pm and 5pm, then later at Balmain Library, once a week, after school. A one on one reading programme.

More details soon.