Children's reading resources
Randwick City Library has a wonderful range of resources for children of all ages:
|eBook of the Month||Book of the Month|
|The Strange Case of Origami Yoda |
by Tom Angleberger
If you are a fan of Star Wars and Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid you are going to love the Origami Yoda series. When year six oddball Dwight folds his own origami Yoda finger puppet he discovers he has gained the power to predict the future, solve mysteries and offer wise advice to his classmates. Join the students at McQuarrie middle school as they try to figure out how Dwight is managing to channel the wisdom of Yoda through a piece of folded paper! You can borrow, download and read the whole series through OverDrive.
|Bulging Brain Experiments |
by Nick Arnold
Another fantastic book in the Horrible Science series, Bulging Brain Experiments is full of totally gross experiments. There are also heaps of cool facts and fun quizzes included, so by the time you’ve finished this book you will not only have a had a great time, you’ll also be super smart! We have a great new ‘Horrible Books’ section at the Lionel Bowen Library so you can now find all the books in your favourite series in the one spot.
Children's Book Clubs
Undercover Book Club for kids in school years K-2
Come along to hear great new stories, chat about what you're reading, make cool stuff and be the first to borrow our hottest new books!
When: This free book club is held at Lionel Bowen and Margaret Martin Libraries between 4pm-4:45pm. For dates and more information, please download the Undercover Book Club 2019 flyer PDF, 661.32 KB.
Bookings: Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Click here to book into Undercover Book Club.
Totally Random Book Club for kids in school years 3-6
Come along and find out about the hottest new books and series being released. Each month we'll feature a new book and as a member you'll have exclusive access to our new books!
When: This free book club is held at Lionel Bowen and Margaret Martin Libraries between 4pm-4:45pm. For dates and more information, please download the Totally Random Book Club 2019 flyer PDF, 1442.94 KB.
Bookings: Bookings are essential via Eventbrite. Click here to book into the Totally Random Book Club.
Guaranteed Great Kid's Reads
Looking for the perfect book? Our Children's Services team have combined their years of knowledge and expertise to compile these lists of great kid's reads:
- Best Books for Babies PDF, 741.8 KB
- Terrific Toddler Books PDF, 1304.56 KB
- Fantastic First Chapter Books PDF, 2038.62 KB
Children's book reviews
The Children's Services team have reviewed many great children's titles in a range of our different catalogue categories: