What's On for Kids

The Marion Library Service offers exciting, vibrant and fun children's activities for newborns, through kindy, school and beyond as well as resources for learning and a diverse collection of materials.

Visit the library for a fun and enjoyable experience for all the family.

Books don't harm kids; they arm them.” ― Mem Fox
Kids' activities and events

Marion Libraries run exciting activities for kids of all ages from Baby Bounce, Storytelling for Pre-schoolers, School Holiday activities and much more.


Toy library

Learn, explore, create and imagine through play with the help of the Toy Library Service available at Park Holme Library and Cove Civic Centre.


Little Library Monsters page

For information about new books, toys, resources, as well as fun online games to play, visit out Little Library Monsters page. You can also meet all the Little Library Monsters!


Kid's reading

Help your kids catch the "reading bug".


Summer Reading Club

Each year Marion Libraries participates in the Summer Reading Club.


School groups

Tours and class visits
School and class library visits are available on request. Please contact the children's services team on 8375 6755 for more information or to make a booking.

Book Week
Held over one week in August, schools are invited to come along and join in the celebrations with a wide variety of book related activities for R to year 8. Email libraryevents@marion.sa.gov.au for more information.

Kindy and Child Care Centre Visit
Children and Youth Services staff also visit local kindies and child care centres for storytelling sessions.


Online resources

As a library member you can get some great information to help with your homework and projects by accessing great online resources.


Internet safety for your child

Children and teenagers under 18 can book to use the internet at our library branches providing they have written parent/guardian permission to use the service.

Presented by the Australian Government Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner, the eSafety website will help children and young people and their families to find out how to be eSafe and use the internet safely.


Useful Marion Library Service information

Cultural Centre Library
287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046
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Phone: 8375 6785
Cove Civic Centre 
1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove SA 5158
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Phone: 8375 6755
Park Holme Library 
1 Duncan Avenue, Park Holme SA 5043
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Phone: 8375 6745

Sign up to our library email newsletters

The Marion Library eNewsletter aims to keep you updated with library news, events and more!

The Little Library Monsters Online Newsletter provides information about all our upcoming children's programs and events.