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Storytime Live Streaming

This live-stream was recorded at the Storytime session held at State Library Victoria on Thursday 16 August, 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 16 August 2018 Thurs 10.30am

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2018 Storytime Live Streaming:

16 August 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Welcome to Country
Book: Welcome to Country © 2016 by Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy. Text copyright © 2016 by Joy Murphy. Illustrations © 2016 by Lisa Kennedy. Published by Black Dog Books and imprint of Walker Books Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 333KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Grubs activity (PDF, 117KB)

20 September 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA
18 October 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA
15 November 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA
20 December 2018 Thurs 10.30am Theme: TBA Books: TBA Songs: TBA

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Previous Streams

2018 Storytime Live Streaming:

19 July 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: In the Bush
Book: Go Home Cheeky Animals © 2016 by Johanna Bell and Dion Beasley. Text copyright © 2016 by Johanna Bell. Illustrations © 2016 by Dion Beasley. Published by Allen and Unwin, Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Book: Bush Bash © 2012 by Sally Morgan and Amberlin Kwaymullina. Text copyright © 2012 by Sally Morgan. Illustrations © 2012 by Amberlin Kwaymullina. Published by Little Hare Books an imprint of Hardie Grant Egmont. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 319KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Gum leaf activity (PDF, 365KB)

21 June 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Rain/Clouds
Book: Waakarl © 2008 by Dorothy Yurleen Winmar and Karen Winmar. Text copyright © 2008 by Dorothy Yurleen Winmar. Illustrations © 2008 by Karen Winmar. Published by Batchelor Press, Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Book: Big Rain Coming © 1999 by Katrina Germein and Bronwyn Bancroft. Text copyright © 1999 by Katrina Germein. Illustrations © 1999 by Bronwyn Bancroft. Published by Puffin Books, Penguin Group Australia. All Rights Reserved.
Songs: Download the song list (PDF, 334KB)
Craft activity: Download the craft activity info - Rain clouds (PDF, 248KB)

17 May 2018 Thurs 10.30am
Theme: Birds
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)

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)

For more information about the Storytime Live streaming in 2017. Please go to Storytime Live Streaming 2017


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