Kids At Home



Our service may be disrupted but we are here for you online...

While we are not able to run our regular programs, keep an eye out on our website and Facebook feed for updates on other great ways we are keeping kids engaged in our programs, fun reading and activities.  Check out our YouTube channel for online sessions of some of our programs and remember to register for Beanstack for great reading challenges and book recommendations.


CLICK HERE To view our weekly YouTube Storytime and STEM episodes (list coming soon).  These are great to watch together anytime of day even at bedtime.

Activity Downloads

Princess And The Pea Repeat Patterns Colour In


CLICK HERE To view our weekly YouTube Rhymetime episodes with songs and a story suitable for babies and toddlers.  Grab your favourite teddy or toy and musical instrument (or make one) and join in from home.


REGISTER for Beanstack! Beanstack is free to City of Albany residents and offers an innovative new way to connect readers of all ages with books, engaging reading activities and reading recommendations. 

Lego Club

We might not be meeting up in the Library for Lego Club but we can still have some build and design fun!

Monthly challenges will be posted here for you to build at home and if you like you can upload a photo to put in our gallery albums. 

Click links to view the challenges or submit your design:



Challenge # April 

Challenge # April 

Challenge # May

Challenge # May


Challenge # JULY


Challenge # SEPTEMBER

Challenge # OCTOBER


Do you love Minecraft?  Click here to find out HOW TO JOIN the LibraryCraft server.

LibraryCraft is a free online 24/7 Minecraft Server for all WA kids aged 7 to 17!

For the Minecraft savvy, there are both Survival and Creative worlds to build on, minigames like Parkour, Spleef and PVP, and competitions galore.

COMPETITIONS: Join in with monthly build competitions and mini games for your chance to win some great prizes including JB HiFi vouchers.

IMPORTANT: Library craft requires a Java Edition of Minecraft for use on PC or Mac, you must own the game and have logged into the game on PC or Mac. 

The Java Edition runs on PC, Mac or Linux and can be purchased from the Minecraft website for approx $35.  Make sure you select Computer when choosing the platform.  

Bedrock Edition is now also available for iOS, Android, Xbox or Nintendo Switch!  There are a few differences here and there, but for the most part it's the same fun experience.

LibraryCraft is supported by the City of Fremantle, City if Canning, City of Bunbury, City of Busselton, Town of Victoria Park and City of Melville.

Kids and Teen eResources

We have loads of great online apps and resources for kids and teens, including study support, video streaming, online picture books and language learning.

Quick Link to Kids & Teens  

National Simultaneous Storytime 

We celebrated National Simultaneous on May 27th but you can still enjoy these great activities.

COLOUR IN PAGES Download your colouring in sheets here. Lots of fun and a great way to pass some time for the kids. After they are coloured in why not display these in your front window to let everyone know you are taking part in NSS2020 and will be reading Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas on Wednesday 27 May. 

RESOURCE PACK Entertain the kids for hours, colouring in, make a tiara, find-a-word or a few! Plenty of things to keep the kids entertained, all from the author herself!

CHICKENS ACTIVITY KIT Lucinda Gifford Activity Pack, Caring For Your Chooks.  Learn some fun things about chickens and design your own chicken coop! Download this awesome activity pack today.

JIGSAW PUZZLE Check out this amazing online Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas jigsaw puzzle! You can make it as hard or easy as you like.

Spy Tank Challenge

View Larger Image  Check out the Spy Tank Challenge poster and see how many things you can spot.