City of Subiaco - Virtual storytime
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National Simultaneous Storytime
Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas 

Enjoy this very special virtual Storytime of the National Simultaneous Storytime book Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas by Lucinda Gifford, read by our very own Neale. 

This book has been read in schools and libraries around Australia at 11am on Wednesday 27 May. Now you can enjoy it any time you like! 

Click here to download a free activity booklet to make your own diva tiara, enjoy some colouring pages and a crossword.

Giraffes Can't Dance

Join Neale for a special virtual Storytime as he reads Giraffes Can't Dance written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees. 

To keep the fun going at home, visit the Scholastic website to download a free activity pack including colouring sheets, a Gerald the Giraffe mask and a jungle maze. 

The Snail and the Whale 

Neale and Scruffy are back with another virtual Storytime. Enjoy The Snail and the Whale written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 

Visit the Pan Macmillan website to download free activities for your at home Storytime session, including how to make an origami whale and a guide to drawing your own snail. 


Join Scruffy and Neale for a pet themed virtual Storytime. Neale reads Rover by Michael Rosen, the beloved author of We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Visit Michael Rosen's website to access lots of activities and listen to Michael read his classic Bear Hunt story for an added extra Storytime. 

The Wonky Donkey and The Giant Jam Sandwich 

Enjoy this special double headed Storytime with The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith and The Giant Jam Sandwich by Janet Burroway and John Vernon Lord. 

Download the free activity sheet from The Little Big Book Club and create your own crazy donkey mask at home. While you're at it, why not make a jam sandwich for lunch!  

Magpie Learns a Lesson 

Neale is back at Subiaco Library hosting another fantastic virtual Storytime. Enjoy his reading of Magpie Learns a Lesson by Sally Morgan, accompanied by his trusty sidekick Scruffy. 

Subiaco Library will reopen on Monday 25 May. Unfortunately our regular children's programs will not resume until further social distancing measures are lifted. Until such time we shall continue to provide virtual Storytime offerings here on our website.