Kids' Corner

Activities at Fremantle Kids Library


Please note our programs have been cancelled until further notice as a precautionary measure during the COVID-19 situation. 

The following is currently running online:

LibraryCraft

The City of Fremantle has partnered with a number of local governments including the City of Canning, City of South Perth, and many more to create LibraryCraft, a Minecraft server with multiple worlds for WA players aged between 7–17 years old. This creative world will keep young people busy and their minds active, with exciting challenges and monthly competitions to win. To join, simply fill in the form online at https://librarycraft.net/

 

Children's Library

Picture books, board books, easy readers, DVDs and fiction can be found in the Children's Library at Fremantle Library.

It's All About Rhyme for 0-2 years

Come and learn new rhymes and songs in an interactive activity your baby will love.  Enjoy sharing books, meeting and talking with new friends.
Tuesdays 9.30am during school terms. 

It's All About Story for 2-5 years

Introduce your child to stories and reading, enjoy rhymes and craft and interact with other children.
Thursdays 9.30am during school terms. 

Better Beginnings

Supports parents in reading to children, helping them to develop necessary literacy skills to become good readers and succeed at school. Collect a Better Beginnings parent toolkit with a beautiful board book for your baby from your child health nurse or from the Library. Visit Better Beginnings for more information. 

Buster It's All About Play

Free, multi-sensory, hands-on, active and child-centred program that offers creative and fun opportunities for families to learn and play together. Ages 0-5

Runs during school term, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - check the Buster page for locations and times. 

Fremantle Toy Library

Choose from over 1900 toys, games, costumes, puzzles and ride ons to borrow at Fremantle Toy Library.

Membership is open to families, playgroups, parent groups and centres. 

Storybox Library

Story Box Library is a subscription based educational website, created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand, storytellers. Follow the link on the Downloads page for access. 

Kanopy Kids

Free unlimited streaming of children's videos including ABC Kids. Visit the Kanopy website, create an account and click on the Kanopy Kids link on the homepage. 

Busy Things

Busy Things provides educational games and activities for ages 3-11, learning skills in language, math, art, music and more. 

Young adult collection

We have a section dedicated to Young Adult fiction, alongside graphic novels and manga. Send us your requests for the collection. 

CoderDojo

Young people who use code to develop apps, games and websites are invited to bring their own inspiration, ideas and knowledge into the Dojo. Develop your skills in Scratch and much more! Mentors are on hand to help learn new skills and solve problems. Bookings are essential but you can join at any time if there are vacancies.

3.30pm – 5pm on Wednesdays during school terms
For ages 7+
Email or check Eventbrite

Freo Plays

Have a go at Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Labo, LEGO robots, Minecraft and board games.
Tuesdays fortnightly from 15 Oct - 10 Dec 3.30-5pm
Ages 7+ 

Download music, magazines, ebooks and audiobooks

Freegal offers thousands of songs and albums from the Sony catalogue. Three MP3s per week can be downloaded per card.
Download magazines from RBDigital via the app, or read online.
Ebooks and audiobooks are available via Overdrive and Borrowbox.

Study spaces

The library has a small number of desks and seating areas suitable for study on a first come, first served basis. There are also some powerpoints and a chargebar for devices.  

Contact us

Fremantle Library
Fremantle Oval
70 Parry Street
Fremantle WA 6160
08 9432 9766
TTY 08 9432 9777
frelib@fremantle.wa.gov.au

 

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