Children's Book of the Year Awards 2014
The Children's Book Council of Australia has released the shortlist for this year's awards.
Your Library's own blog for kids!
Check the Let's Read website for tools and resources that help families to read anywhere and anytime with children every day from birth.
Boys Only - books to grab the interest of almost any boy - from prep to the end of primary school
For lovers of Harry Potter - if you are done with Harry and Hogwarts, try these magical and adventurous series
Humour - for those who love a good read and a good laugh
Spies - James Bond move over
Spooky - a bit of haunting and spookiness
Sporty Reads - champions apply here
It's a Girl Thing - Books for Girls about Girls
Death and Dying - books to help young children understand and accept loss - from pre-school to upper primary
New baby - stories to help young children accept a new baby.
We have a wide range of titles for children from our two e-book suppliers, Borrowbox and Axis 360. Check them out through our e-book page or find selected titles through our catalogue. They are free to borrow with your library card.
You can read picture books online through Tumblebooks.
Play online games for 3-7 years with Busy Things. NOTE: Can not currently login using an iPad. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Online stories for primary school aged children through Story Box Library.
You can also discover online books in many languages at the:
Check our events calendar for our special events, including school holiday programs and more.
We have a lot of resources to help you with your homework.
XBox, Playstation and Wii
Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 computer game consoles are available for free use in the library at our Cranbourne, Doveton, Narre Warren, Endeavour Hills, Hampton Park and Pakenham Libraries. Doveton, Hampton Park, Narre Warren and Pakenham Libraries also have one Wii machine. Members can book one session per day with one game for 55 minutes. 2nd handsets are available for 2 player games (2nd library card required).
Conditions of use are the same as for the PC and Internet access.