Juniors

Banana Shire Council

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) 49927362.
  • 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