Children & families

Better Beginnings

Every child should have the very important experience of sharing books with the adults in their life from the time they are born.

A special space for children aged 0-8 and their parents or carers.
Did you know that it's never too early to read to your child?

Upcoming Events

An hour with Leigh Hobbs
Join renowned author/illustrator Leigh Hobbs for a fun, interactive drawing experience for the whole family!
at the launch of his new children's book, RUNT
Westbooks presents Craig Silvey talking about his new book, 'Runt'. A heart-warming and hilarious tale of kindness, friendship, hurdles, hoops, tunnels, see-saws, being yourself and bringing out the best in others.
Interviewing a living legend
In Land of Legends, St John shares 20 of the most captivating true stories from our staff and volunteers. Childrens workshop, author story reading, illustrator duel, learn how to conduct an interview, write a story and meet a St John paramedic! For 7–12 years old.

If you are looking for fun rhymes, stories and activities for kids, then head on over to the Better Beginnings YouTube channel.

Amenities, baby changing room and public toilets.
Access video content and digital books for children of all ages.
This page last updated on 5 April 2022