Featured artist: Shannon Crees


Featured artist: Shannon Crees
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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.

Baby Rhymetime

Baby Rhymetime sessions include songs, rhymes, actions and plenty of fun. Aiming to introduce babies and toddlers to literature, baby rhymetime helps develop vital skills in learning to read and communicate. Suitable for babies 0-2 years. More information.

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime is held weekly at Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, Stanmore and St Peters/Sydenham Libraries during school terms. Each session includes stories, songs, rhymes and a fun, simple craft that may require adult help. Suitable for children 2-5 years. More information.

Storytime at Magic Yellow Bus

The Magic Yellow Bus is a mobile play group held at local parks in the Marrickville Council area that includes reading, crafts, puzzles, sport and games. The play group is designed for children aged six weeks to 12 years, their parents and carers. More information.


Ziptales offers you 500+ interactive stories with voiceovers, animations, games, quizzes and more to help make reading FUN! Login with your library card.

Premier's Reading Challenge

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

School visits

Marrickville Library & History Services welcomes school groups to visit the library. Please contact us on 9335 2173, or by e-mail at library@innerwest.nsw.gov.au to arrange a session. 

Visit the events calendar to see what's on.