Storytelling resources for primary and kinder teachers
Keep on writing: creative resources by Sue Dymoke
Sue Dymoke, Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Virtual Writer in Residence at State Library Victoria, has designed three activities to help inspire young minds to explore the Library's collections and stretch their writing muscles.
View creative resources.
Author videos: Sally Rippon
Sally Rippin, creator of the much-loved Billie B Brown and Polly and Buster series.
Author video: Julianne Negri
Hear from the author of The secret library of Hummingbird house.
State Library Victoria YouTube channel
Explore hundreds of videos including collection deep dives, Storytime and author programs.
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Author video: Mat Larkin
Hear from the author of The orchard underground.
Watch story talks with Mat Larkin.
Independent publishing: Zine making resources
Discover resources and lesson ideas for English and creative writing.
Author video: Nicholas J Johnson
Professional magicians share mind-bending tricks from the collection.
Watch the science of magic.
Programs for children and families
Explore our free programs for children and families at the Library. Childcare and Kinder groups welcome.
View our free programs for children and families.
Author video: Boori Monty Prior
Hear from the Indigenous author and inaugural Children’s Laureate, Boori Monty Prior.
Author video: Kirli Saunders
Hear from multi-award winning poet and author of The incredible freedom machine, Bindi and kindred.
Author video: Tai Snaith
Hear from author and illustrator of Slow down world and You might find yourself.
Author video: Nat Amoore
Hear from the author Secrets of a schoolyard millionaire and The power of positive pranking.
Watch story talks with Nat Amoore.
Author video: Rawah Arja
Work through this creative writing workshop with Rawah Arja.
Watch a children's creative writing workshop.
Ergo research skills website
The Ergo website provides tips and tricks to help develop students' research and critical literacy skills.
View Ergo website.