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Hollyhill Family Opening
Thinking of visiting the library? Our welcome social story can help your child or class prepare for their library visit, what to expect, and how things work Welcome to Hollyhill Library (PDF file 3.7 MB)‌

Scroll down this page to find:

  • Information on access and joining children
  • Services for Kids
  • What's On For Kids
  • PDF Guide to Reading with Babies and Young Children

For a more comprehensive list of our favourite books for kids and teens visit our Readers' Guides page.

Services for Kids

  • Books for reading
  • Books for homework
  • Magazines
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Audio books on CD
  • Public computers
  • Study spaces
  • Colouring Competitions
  • Connect Four Club
  • One Book One Community support
  • Children's Book Festival
  • Author visits
  • Events and competitions
  • Private library visit for children with autism or sensory issues

Access and Joining

Membership is free for children and young people under 18 years. Please be advised that:

  • Parents are responsible for their child’s safety and behaviour at all times in the Library
  • Children aged 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the Library
  • Children and teens aged 8 and over must bring their library card, or be accompanied by a parent or guardian to enter the Library
  • A parent or guardian must be present when registering and renewing  memberships for children and teens under 18 in the Library
  • Children using our public toilets must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Reading With Babies and Young Children

Download our PDF guide to Reading With Babies and Young Children.

reading with babies cover

Reading with Babies (PDF file 958 KB)