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Kids and Youth

Books, DVDs, jigsaws, board games, parenting resources and other items are available for loan. Regular special events and holiday activities are held for babies, children, young people, and their families and friends.


Kids and Young Adult Activities

Activities include:

Theme based story reading, singing and craft activities for preschoolers called Encounter, Rhyme and Storytime,

After school book clubs for primary school children and young adults

Mayors' Short Story Challenge run through the local schools
Select link to view the most recent results

Work experience and community service opportunities

Audio books and Audio-Read for children with specific learning difficulties and/or print disabilities

Library tours and library skills sessions

Holiday activities for all ages

National Simultaneous Storytime

Children’s Book Week events run through the local schools 

Young Writers' Workshops

Supervision and the Victor Harbor Public Library:

All children under the age of 8 attending the library require guardian supervision in the library.

All children under the age of 15 attending the library require guardian supervision in the Civic Centre.

guardian is someone over the age of 18 who is responsible for the child's (under 18) welfare.

Children's programme

Click here for 
our regular Preschool & Primary School Program  


Holiday Fun at Your Library

Click here for the
School Holiday Program


 Teen Unwind at the VHPL

Click here for information about 
Teen Unwind




encounter kids club

Encounter Kids' Club!

Featuring our mascots Matthew Flinders, Nicolas Baudin, & Trim the Cat

Our library club for kids around 10 years and under. Have a parent or guardian fill in a membership form to join you up to the library, and you can choose to become a member of the Encounter Kid's Club. The booty you receive will be:

  • a Kids' Club lanyard and sticker for your library card
  • colouring booklet, character stickers,  and a bookmark
  • emailed invitations to all our kids library events.






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