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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

Book Buddies

Book Buddies is a new program for children in grades prep, 1, 2 and 3 who love books, reading, crafts, puzzles, and games. Interactive learning experiences are offered to enjoy and explore books, science, maths, arts and crafts.  Led by the Library Family Literacy Resource Officer who is qualified in children’s literacy development, these fortnightly sessions will commence in Term 2 of 2018 at Carrum Downs Library.  These sessions are FREE but booking are essential because numbers are limited.

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 and Carrum Downs Libraries 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.  As the program progresses week to week, a commitment is required for the school term.  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.

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

 

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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