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6-12 years

Check out what we have on offer for your primary school aged children.

Online Resources

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Download an app to your device to access thousands of free titles.  There is something for the whole family.

Tumble Books

Tumble Books offer interactive picture and chapter books that you can read, or have read to you.  There are games and puzzles to accompany many stories.  Suitable for children in Prep to Grade 6.

Story Box Library

Don't feel like reading?  Then watch your favourite Australian storytellers - sportspeople, musicians, grandparents, teenagers, comedians and actors - share their favourite stories.

Freegal Music

Freegal gives you free access to millions of songs and thousands of music videos.  All you need is your library card number and PIN.  You can download three songs per week and stream three hours of music per day.

 

Fun in the Library

Lego Club

Do you love all things to do with Lego? Join in the fun and master build some awesome creations! Lego Club is held fortnightly at Frankston Library during school terms. Check the ‘What’s On’ page for dates; children of all ages welcome.

School Holiday Program

During the school holidays the library runs a range of sessions at Frankston, Carrum Downs and Seaford libraries.  The school holiday activities can include craft sessions, storytimes, movies, gaming and performances.  To receive the School Holiday Program via email, click here.

Code Club

Learn how to make computer games, animations and websites using Scratch, Python, HTML and CSS.  As the program progresses week to week, a commitment is required for the year.  Code Club runs at Frankston Library after school during term.  Check the 'What's On' page for more information.

Summer Reading Club

Over the Summer Holidays, the library runs the Summer Reading Club, which rewards children for reading books.  Go into the draw for awesome prizes just by signing up!  Information is available on our website from December.

Xbox One and WiiU Gaming Consoles

Game consoles are available for use in the library at Frankston and Carrum Downs libraries.  Frankston has a Xbox One and Carrum Downs has a WiiU.  Come to the desk with your library card to access game controllers. Bring a parent if you are under 12 years old.  To view the games available, click here.

Minecraft

All public computers now have Minecraft installed.  Bring your username to play.  To book a PC, click here.

 

School Resources

Premiers Reading Challenge

The Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge (PRC) is for all Victorian children from early childhood through to students in Year 10. The aim of the Challenge is to promote a love of reading.

The library has an extensive range of Premier's Reading Challenge books for all year levels. The book lists for year leves can be found at the Premier's Reading Challenge website.  Follow the links below to find PRC books by school year level in the Library's catalogue:

PRC P-2       PRC 3-4       PRC 5-6        PRC 6-7       PRC 7-8       PRC 8-9       PRC 9-10

Homework Help

Make homework more fun by finishing it at the library.  Get help with projects, spelling, mathamatics and more.  Homework Help sessions are offered weekly at Frankston and Carrum Downs libraries during school terms.  Check the 'What's On' page on the library website for dates.  Suitable for children in Prep to Grade 6.

Your Tutor

You can also get homework help using Your Tutor, in the library or at home, through our website. Access with your library card number and connect to a tutor for one-on-one assistance.  Suitable for children in Grade 4 to VCE.  This service is available 3pm-10pm, Sunday to Friday during school terms.

Britannica Library

Britannica Library is available through the library’s website, on the eLibrary page. You can access while in the library or at home with your library card number. You will find useful, up-to-date information for school projects and general interest, suitable for children, teens and adults.  You can access Britannica while in the library or at home using your library card number and 4 digit PIN.

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