What's On For Kids

Due to concerns for the wellness and safety of our patrons & Community - All Library programs are suspended until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience, but believe it is in the best interest of keeping our Community safe.


Kangaroo Island Library runs a Storytime session every Wednesday at 11am in the Kingscote Library. Sessions last for 45 minutes and include a mix of stories, rhymes, finger plays and a craft activity. Sessions are free and no bookings are required –come as often as you like.

Storytime is aimed at preschool children and helps to:

  • provide an introduction to a wide range of children’s books
  • stimulate new ideas & interest
  • develop language skills
  • provide an opportunity to socialise with other children
  • encourage a life-long interest in books and libraries.

*** NEW online story time sessions ***

Be entertained with over 20 NEW stories from the talented staff from public libraries across South Australia, click here https://bit.ly/2UTD3Ro to access a total of over 50 videos!

School Holiday Activities

Kangaroo Island Library runs a holiday program each school holiday. Sessions run for approximately 1 hour and are held in Kingscote Town Hall. Children aged 4 to 12 are welcome to joing in a great range of activities and entertainment. School holiday activities are free of charge and no bookings are required however parents should accompany their child. For more information on upcoming holiday programs please check the Events calendar or contact the library on 08 8553 4516.

Group Visits

Groups from schools, or similar, can arrange visits to the library. The structure of the visit can be tailored to suit the group’s needs and could include storytelling, a library quiz, a library tour and browsing/borrowing time for the participants. Please contact the library for more information or to arrange a visit.