Storytime Anytime

Are you missing the special storytimes our Librarians host? To help keep your children reading we have put together some online books and activities so you can create your own storytime at home.

Use your library membership number to access the online books and resources from home. 

Parents, not yet a member?  Hills Residents who are over 18 can join online.


Australian Animals 

Enjoy these stories together from Storybox. Each story comes complete with an activities link, full of creative ideas and activities for you and your child to complete. 

Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French & Bruce Whatley
Koalas eat gum leaves by Laura and Phillip Bunting
Saved!!! by Lydia Williams
Benny Bungarra's Big Blush Clean-up by Sally Morgan


Use “Animal” as a subject to search Tumblebooks where you will find some interesting books, videos and playlists to enjoy.

Check out some amazing facts about Australian animals on Britannica Kids

Zoos Victoria brings you Animals at Home live!  Watch their live stream videos to get a glimpse of Noojee the Koala or watch the echidnas and tree kangaroos from the Healesville Sanctuary.