United Way Glenelg Initiative

Magic of Storytime


The Magic of Storytime is providing a rich and meaningful experience for children while sparking their imagination at a time when they are most curious about the world. It also provides parents/caregiver the opportunity to engage with like-minded parents and guardians and from networks and friendships. 

The Magic of Storytime sessions are held on the first Friday of the month (except in school holidays) at Glenelg Libraries Portland. In 2022 we have invited members of our Emergency Services to read their favourite childhood story to children aged from birth to 5 years.

This initiative is supported by Portland Aluminium and Glenelg Libraries.

Check out our events on facebook for the next Magic of Storytime in Portland https://www.facebook.com/pg/unitedwayglenelg/events/?ref=page_internal

Heywood - (Currently on pause)

Motivated by the heart-warming “Old people’s home for 4-year old’s” ABC’s award winning documentary, the Magic of Storytime is held in the Residential Aged Care centre located at Heywood Rural Health.

The program provides the opportunity for the local community, kindergarten and childcare children and Residential aged Care residents to interact and share a love of stories. The books are selected from DPIL and champion nationally significant events. 

This initiative is supported by Portland Aluminium, Glenelg Libraries, Winda Mara, Heywood Rural Health and Heywood Kindergarten.

Check out our events page on facebook for the next Magic of Storytime in Heywood. https://www.facebook.com/pg/unitedwayglenelg/events/?ref=page_interna

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