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Storytime Live Streaming

This live-stream was recorded at the Storytime session held at State Library Victoria on Thursday 17 May, 2018. The program is proudly supported by Auslan interpreter. The video is available for 1 month. By attending Storytime on this day, patrons have consented to be photographed and/or recorded. If you have any concerns about this, please contact the Privacy Officer: privacy@slv.vic.gov.au

The next live streaming will commence on 21 June 2018 Thurs 10.30am

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2018 Storytime Live Streaming:

17 May 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Book: Telephone © 2014 by Mac Barnett and Jen Corace. Text copyright © 2014 by Mac Barnett. Illustrations © 2014 by Jen Corace. Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. All Rights Reserved.
Book: Hooray for Birds © 2017 by Lucy Cousins. Published by Candlewick Press, Massachusetts. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 324KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Tropical birds (PDF, 209KB)

21 June 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA
19 July 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA

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Previous Streams

2018 Storytime Live Streaming:

19 April 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Transport
Book: The Great Balloon Hullabaloo © 2013 by Peter Bently & Mei Matsuoka. Text copyright © Peter Bently 2013. Illustration copyright © Mei Matsuoka 2013. First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Andersen Press. Published in Australia by Random House Australia. Reproduced by permission of Andersen Press Ltd, London. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 312KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Hot Air Balloons! (PDF, 71.6KB)

15 March 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Space
Book: Zoom © 2017 by Sha'an d'Anthes. Text and illustrations copyright © Sha'an d'Anthes 2017. A Lothian Children's Book. Published in Australia and New Zealand in 2017 by Hachette Australia. Reproduced by permission of Hachette Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 405KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Rocket ships (PDF, 129KB)

15 February 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Dogs
Book: Hairy Maclarey from Donaldson's Dairy © 2013 by Lynley Dodd. Copyright © Linley Dodd 1983. First Published in Great Britain in Puffin Books 1985. Reproduced by permission of Puffin Books. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 354KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Puppy Dog Puppet (PDF, 153KB)

2017 Storytime Live Streaming:

All 2017 songlists and craft activity info can be download here: 2017.7z (zip, 1.82MB)

21 December 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Cakes
Book: Can We Lick the Spoon Now © 2010 by Carol Goess and Tamsin Ainslie. Text copyright © Carol Goess 2010. Illustrations copyright © Tamsin Ainslie. First published by Working Title Press 2010. Reproduced by permission of Working Title Press. All Rights Reserved.
I'm a Hungry Dinosaur © 2015 by Janeen Brian and Ann James. Text copyright © Janeen Brian 2015. Illustrations copyright © Ann James 2015. First published by Penguin Group (Australia), part of the Penguin Random House Group, 2015. Reproduced by permission of Penguin Group (Australia). All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 336KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info (PDF, 156KB)

16 November 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Crocodiles
Book: Solomon Crocodile © 2011 by Catherine Rayner. First published by Macmillan Children's Books a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Reproduced by permission of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Snap! Went Chester © 2003 by Tania Cox and David Miller. First published by Lothian Children's Books, an imprint of Hachette Australia, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Hachette Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 364KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info (PDF, 147KB)

19 October 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Creepy Crawlies
Book: Wombat Stew © 1984 by Marcia K Vaughan and Pamela Lofts. Illustration © 1984 by Pamela Lofts. First published by Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 1984. Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 349KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info (PDF, 170KB)

21 September 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: The Jungle
Book: Where the Wild Things Are © 1963 by Maurice Sendak. Text and illustration copyright © Maurice Sendak 1963. First published by The Bodley Head, an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK. Reproduced by permission of Penguin Group Pty Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 357KB)

17 August 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Polar Bears
Books: The Very Hungry Bear © 2012 by Nick Bland. Text and illustration copyright © Nick Bland, 2012. First published by Scholastic Press, a division of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 2012. Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? © 1991 by Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle. Text copyright © Estate of Bill Martin Jr, 2004. Illustrations copyright © Eric Carle, 1991. Reproduced by permission of Henry Holt and Company, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 194KB)

20 July 2017 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Whales
Books: Blue Whale Blues - Peter Carnavas (New Frontier Publishing) And If You Want to See a Whale - Julie Fogliano (Pan Macmillan)
BLUE WHALE BLUES © 2015 text and illustrations by Peter Carnavas. First published in Australia by New Frontier Publishing Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
IF YOU WANT TO SEE A WHALE © 2013 by Julie Fogliano. Illustrations © 2013 by Erin Stead. Reprinted by permission of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 38.5KB)


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