Coronavirus disease (COVID-19):

For the continued good health of our community and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Glen Eira Libraries are closed until further notice.

Reading and literacy for kids

Sharing books at home is a great activity for families.

At the libraries you can borrow from a huge selection of board books, picture books, easy readers, junior fiction and teenage fiction. 

Try these interactive online reading and learning tools specially for kids.


Fun and exciting interactive English language learning for primary aged students based on Graeme Base's award-winning book "Animalia".

Get it on Google Play

Get it on the App Store 


Play and learn activities to support literacy and phonic skills in primary school aged kids. 

Go to Busythings 


600+ books, phonics, activities, videos, music and educational games - by Australian educators and with Australian voices - to help children read and learn with confidence. 

Go to In2Era

Literacy Planet

Fun, interactive games play to build reading confidence in kids of all ages. 

Go to Literacy Planet 

StoryBox Library 

An online 'reading room' filled with online stories for Australian primary aged kids - the stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun!

Go to StoryBox Library