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Library at home

Keep your mind active while in isolation with this collection of online resources, learning opportunities and research tools we've compiled to make your time at home a little easier.

Watch our storytime video

Even though we can't have storyime in the same place, we can still enjoy a story together.

Want more? See all of our storytime videos in our Youtube playlist

Young minds

Keep the whole family occupied with these interactive and educational activities suitable for all ages:

  • Story Box
    Watch our favourite storytellers read celebrated stories. It's storytime, anytime!
  • Learning at Home with the State Library NSW
    Find activities and learning programs for pre-school, primary and secondary students suitable for use by teachers, parents and students. Includes valuable HSC resources!
  • ScratchJR
    An app for young children to learn how to program their own interactive stories and computer games using code.
  • Learning@home with the Digital Technologies Hub
    Build your child's digital technology knowledge with this collection of fun activities. Suitable for ages 5 to 16.
  • That Brick Life, 30 Days of Play Calendar
    Design, build and create with the 30 day Lego Challenge.
  • ABC Kids Playschool Story Time
    A delightful series featuring some of Australia's most loved celebrities reading illustrated children's books by Australian authors.
  • The Exploratorium Science Snacks
    Safe and easy science activities for the while family using everyday household items.
  • Switch Zoo
    Play games, solve puzzles and learn fun facts about animals from around the world.
  • Funbrain
    Challenge your mind with fun games or learn something new with the books and videos featured on Funbrain. Suitable for primary school-aged children.
  • How Stuff Works
    Simple answers and explanations of how the world actually works.

Explore the world

Visit world famous museum, galleries, zoos and amusement parks without stepping foot out your front door:

Take on a project

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Dive deep into your family's history with the world's largest genealogy database. Our Ancestry Library Edition account is now available for use at home. Log in with your library membership card details to get started.
  • Mango languages
    Learn practical grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and cultural skills with Mango languages. Choose from over sixty languages and a range of course delivery styles to suit your needs.
  • Mayor's Writing Competition
    An annual competition for Eurobodallas' young authors aged 5 to 18 years.

Explaining COVID to kids

Contact us

Batemans Bay Library

Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay

Current opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am-12pm

Visitor numbers are limited to 10 patrons at a time for a maximum of 30 minutes.

Moruya Library

Vulcan Street, Moruya

Opening hours from Saturday 27 June, 2020

  • Monday to Sunday, 10am-4pm

Visitor numbers are limited to 10 patrons at a time for a maximum of 30 minutes.

The Bas

On the corner of Vulcan and Campbell streets, Moruya

Opening hours from Saturday 4 July, 2020

  • Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm

Narooma Library

Field Street, Narooma

Current opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday, 10am-2pm
  • Friday, 10am-4pm
  • Saturday, 9.30am-12pm

Visitor numbers are limited to 10 patrons at a time for a maximum of 30 minutes.