Alice Springs Public Library

Children and Youth

Cur­rent Open­ing Hours (as of Mon­day the 31st of August, 2020):

Mon-Fri | 10am – 1pm & 3pm-6pm (closed 1pm-3pm for Spring Cleaning).

Sat-Sun | 10am-1pm

Thank you for help­ing to keep our com­mu­ni­ty and staff safe.
Please con­tact the library via [email protected]​astc.​nt.​gov.​au or phone 8950 0555 if you have any ques­tions

Click here to learn about the lat­est COVID updates from the Library.

Chil­dren’s & Youth Pro­grams @ HOME

We miss you and are think­ing of you! We are bring­ing your favourite Library Pro­grams direct­ly to you in the com­fort and safe­ty of your home.

Click here to view our online pro­grams on Face­book: @ASPLibrary

Join Boof the Barramundi the Water Safety Mascot for Water Safety Week with Alice Springs Library @ Home and Water Safety NT!


1. Story Reading with Boof @ Home- Wednesday 23rd September at 10.15 am

Story Reading, Singing and dancing plus all things Water Safety!

2. Baby Rhyme Time with Boof @ Home - Friday 25th September at 10.15 am

Songs, dancing and rhymes with Boof and Booka!

Join us from the comfort of your home for these two exclusive online only events at:

Preschool Sto­ry­time @ HOME

Wednes­days at 10.15 am

Join us for online for our Preschool Sto­ry­time @ HOME ses­sions. Find us on Face­book @ASPLibrary 


For 2 – 5 year olds. Learn­ing can be as sim­ple as one book. Preschool Sto­ry­time is a fun and inter­ac­tive ses­sion using books, rhymes, songs and play to stim­u­late lit­er­a­cy development.

Baby Rhyme Time @ HOME

Fridays at 10.15 am 

Just like our regular sessions but online and in the comfort of your home. Join us on  Fridays at 10.15 am!

Simply follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary to sing along!

Want to read along? You can view and download our digital edition of Baby Rhyme Time songs here:


For 0 – 2 year olds. Songs, rhymes, sto­ries and play are a won­der­ful way to devel­op a love of lan­guage. This inter­active ses­sion is designed to sup­port pre-lit­er­a­cy edu­ca­tion in a fun and social way.