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Marrickville Library and History Services has a large selection of children's books, CDs, DVDs, talking books, and kits (books and CDs) for loan. Our children's collection caters for kids of all ages – from babies, to preschoolers and primary school children.

NAIDOC - Songlines Storytime

Join us during NAIDOC week for a special story time session. A leading Aboriginal
story teller from Koomurri will be performing at Marrickville Library. This will be followed by a bush tucker morning tea.

For children aged 3 + and their parents and carers.

  • Wednesday 6 July, 11am-12.30pm, Marrickville Library

Book on the day of the session via 9335 2173.

School Holiday Activities for the little ones

Peter Rabbit's delivery serviceMake a Franken-toy wreath

Let It Go and make some cool crafts‘To Be or Not To Be’ – Shakespeare’s world of improvisation



TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBook Library also includes National Geographic videos, chapter books/read-alongs, puzzles and games.

Click on the image to start Tumblebooks!

Premier's Reading Challenge

Marrickville and branch libraries are actively supporting schools participating in the 2015 NSW Premier's Reading Challenge.

School visits

Marrickville Library & History Services welcomes school groups to visit the library. Please contact us on 9335 2175, or by e-mail at to arrange a session.