School Kids & School Tours

School Holiday Programs

Rocket made from blocks, butterfly paper craft and board game

During school holidays, whenever the library is open, free games and craft activities are offered, and everyone is welcome to burn off energy in front of the Xbox Kinect.

Some special events have limited places, so bookings are essential for those. Check our Library Events page or contact the library to find out when the next program is due to commence.

School Tours

Children sitting on the floor of the library displaying mouse paper craft activity

Your school group is most welcome to visit us anytime throughout the year for a school tour. If you'd like your class to learn more about their Public Library and the FREE resources and events we have to offer, we'd love to help.

Tours are available primarily on Thursdays (and Tuesdays except for March, June & September), and can potentially be coordinated with tours of the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. If other days suit your timetable better, we will try to be flexible. A standard session usually runs for around 45 minutes (or longer if you'd like to stick around and explore for yourselves).

Program options include:

K-2: Storytime (Stories, rhymes, songs and craft, presented by library staff). 60 Students max. per session.

3-4: Library Trivia Hunt (self-guided – with assistance from library staff – group activity that allows the students to explore the library in a fun, informative way). 50 students max. per session.

5-6: Doin’ the Dewey (self-guided – with assistance from library staff – group activity similar to the Trivia Hunt, but more challenging). 40 students max. per session.

Online Resources

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Check out our other online resources such as Story Box Library (picture books narrated by well-known Australians)  and a great selection of eAudio and  eBooks.

The Premier's Reading Challenge is a significant program that challenges all students to increase their reading outside the classroom and to take up reading as a habit in their personal time.