We present a host of youth and children’s programs, including Storytimes, Babytime Rhymes, Read and Grow reading sessions, and school holiday programs.

We also hold events for Teens, focusing on study help, and provide extra space during study periods in our Study With Us program.   

Kids Booklists

The following booklists provide a selection of picture books on topics relevant to children. 

This booklist is helpful for children learning to count.


This booklist is about families that are put together in all sorts of different ways.

Diverse Families(PDF,266KB)

This booklist is about the loss of a loved one or family pet.

Loss and Grief(PDF,284KB)

This booklist is about introducing a new baby into the family and all the excitement and new feelings that it’s sibling will feel.

New Baby(PDF,332KB)

This booklist is about the transition between kindergarten and school, as well as making new friends.

Starting School(PDF,304KB)

This booklist is about the new experiences that come along with toilet training.

Toilet Training(PDF,344KB)

KIds_GamesGaming at Prahran Library

We have a PS4 with a big range of games! Featuring games such as Minecraft, Fifa 17, NBA 2K17 and Lego Marvel Superheroes.

Guidelines to our game console:

  • Borrow controllers and headphones from the front counter with your library card
  • Take turns when necessary
  • Do not leave children under 12 unattended in the gaming area
  • No games above an M rating
  • Games are downloaded onto the console

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