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Access a range of free online activities to keep your children engaged at home. Choose from online stories, read-along, craft activities, and science experiments. Keep active with kid-friendly workouts and follow along with sporting drills. Find out what different animals get up to with live streams! All activities are free, some may require your library card and pin number.

If you require assistance please contact the library.

Storybox Library

Enjoy storytime at any time.
Storybox Library contains a virtual reading room where Australian personalities including Missy Higgins, John Schumann, Cal Wilson, Kate Ritchie, and Andy Griffiths read children's stories online.
The videos include accompanying home learning activities.

Choose Holdfast Bay Libraries from the drop-down list of libraries (or type Holdfast to jump to Holdfast Bay Libraries) and then enter your Library card number and click log In.

In2Era

A collection of picture books, Wings Readers, mathematics, science, and languages from well-regarded SA publisher Era Publications. Children can read the story or listen while it is read to them. Fun activities are included with each story to reinforce literary skills.

Overdrive Read-Alongs

Overdrive Read-Alongs have narrated eBooks that are read aloud in your browser using Overdrive Read.
After borrowing, select Read (In your browser) from your Checkouts page (under your Account) to open the eBook in your browser. Then select Start narration on any page to begin the audio from the top-left.

PK Mag

A magazine for creative kids.

Students can experience the thrill of being published with PK. Submissions accepted from all subject areas including short stories, poems, art, craft, reviews, musical performances, science projects, and more. With interviews of popular children’s authors, sporting heroes, and of course plenty of competitions, it’s a fun and funky place for all primary school kids.

Library Programs Online

Enjoy our regular children’s programs at any time. Follow the slides and listen to the songs at home.
Click in the presentation window or use the left and right arrow keys to move through the slides.
You can make the presentation larger by clicking on the icon at the bottom right of the window.