JUNIORS

The library provides a number of services and collections for children of all ages.

 

Services

  • Storytime for Littlies
    It is held every Wednesday and Saturday at the Biloela Library from 10am. It gives pre-school age children and their parents the opportunity to listen to stories and enjoy craft activities. Storytime does not take place during school holidays.

  • Lapsit
    This is held every Thursday at Biloela Library from 10.00am. Designed for babies and toddlers, it provides an opportunity to develop literacy, numeracy and social behaviours from an early age.

  • School holiday activities
    Activities are run during school holidays at Biloela library, and at branch libraries by request. Please enquire at your local branch library.
    Places are limited so book early on (07) 4992 7362.

  • Materials Selection
    Library staff are available to assist children and parents in the selection of reading material and/or find information for school projects.

  • School visits & Library tours
    School visits and tours of the Library are encouraged. Library staff appreciate at least a week's notice to allow time to prepare a relevant programme and to ensure staff are available.

 

Collections

 

Tumblebooks:  Online books, games, videos and Math stories for Kids

Click on the Tumblebooks link here, enter you Library Membership card number, click submit and away you go!  Please ask library staff should you require assistance.

Junior Collection

Books are available for ages 0 –12 years (board books, picture books, independent readers, junior fiction and junior non-fiction books), magazines, videos, DVDs, talking books, and games that can be used in the Library.

 

Young Adult Collection

Items are available for ages 12-18 (books, DVDs, Comics, talking books)

 

Parent Collection

Picture books are available to help parents to explain some sensitive issues to their children. Eg death, feelings, stranger danger. There is also a range of adult non fiction titles available on various aspects of parenting. They are located on the shelves at 649.1