Young People’s Services

Young People Services

Story Time

Story Time mixes stories, rhymes, songs and crafts to help children discover the magic of reading. Story Time is perfect for children aged zero to five, but all are welcome.

Story Time is held at the Burdekin Library on Friday from 10.30am to 11.15am. Each week has a different theme that the stories and crafts are based on. No bookings are required.

There is no Story Time during the school holidays.

Wink and Blink

Every school holidays the Burdekin Library creates two activity booklets for children to take free of charge. Wink is the booklet for younger children and Blink is for older school aged children. The booklets are available from the weekend that holidays start and can be collected from the front desk at both the Ayr and Home Hill Libraries

Children’s Area

Both library branches have a designated Children’s Area. This includes:

  • Books
  • DVDs, CDs and CD-ROMs
  • Magazines
  • Comfy chairs and beanbags
  • Toys

The Burdekin Library has a Wii gaming console for use, as well as an iPad 2, blackboard and boardgames.

Upcoming Events for Young People

    DateEventTimeLocation
    Wednesday
    3rd December
    Carols-on-the-Green-poster---kel-edit-newCarols By Candlelight Lantern Workshop3:30pm-4:30pmHome Hill Library
    Saturday
    6th December
    Carols-on-the-Green-poster---kel-edit-newCarols by Candlelight Lantern Workshop10:00am-11:00amBurdekin Library
    Saturday
    6th December
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceMinecraft Challenge2:00pm-4:00pmBurdekin Library
    Wednesday
    17th December
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceTeddy Bears Picnic with Kindergym10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library
    Tuesday
    23rd December
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceChristmas Crafts at the Library10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library
    Wednesday
    7th January
    Train Mosaic - Library EntrancePaint Like Michelangelo10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library
    Friday
    9th January
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceKite-Making Workshop10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library
    Wednesday
    14th January
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceHungry Caterpillar with Kindergym10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library
    Friday
    16th January
    Train Mosaic - Library EntranceRecycled Book Sculptures10:30am-11:30amBurdekin Library

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