For the little ones
- Burdekin Library Ayr – every Friday at 10:30am (during school terms). Please note, the last Friday of every month is Nature Play Storytime located at the Plantation Park Nature Playground.
- Home Hill Branch Library – every Tuesday at 10:30am (during school terms).
Storytime is a fun, interactive half hour program for children aged 0-5 and their families. A story is either read or told and interaction with the content is encouraged and supported. Stories may be combined with an activity, song or similar stories on a related theme with a fun activity to do at the end. It facilitates adult-child interaction, pre-literacy support and communication development.
Baby Rhyme Time
- Burdekin Library Ayr – every Thursday at 10:30am (during school terms). Except for the last Thursday of every month, due to Messy Play.
- Home Hill Branch Library - every Wednesday at 10:30am (during school terms)
Baby Rhyme Time is a fun, interactive half hour program for children aged 0-2 and their families. Parents and primary caregivers can share in simple songs and action rhymes with their baby to nurture their communication, language and social skills.
Messy Play occurs on the last Thursday of every month. It is perfect for children aged 0-5 years. Messy Play includes play with paint, water, sand, slime, kinetic sand and so much more. Children’s smocks are available for use. It is recommended that children wear sun safe clothing and sun cream.
- Last Thursday of every month, 10:30am at the Burdekin Library entrance (during school terms).
- February 27
- April 30
- May 28
- June 25
- July 30
- August 27
- September 25
- October 29
- November 26
Nature Play Storytime
Located at Burdekin's new Plantation Park Nature Playground, Nature Play Storytime is a fun, interactive half hour program for children aged 0-5 and their families. The storytime will combine story, play and movement together utilising the playground's natural elements
- Last Friday of every month
- February 28
- March 27
- April 24
- May 29
- June 26
- July 31
- August 28
- September *NO Nature Play Story Time due to school holidays*
- October 30
- November 27
OverDrive for Kids
Like to read or listen to stories? We have lots of books to download to your computer, iPad, tablet or e-reader.
Kanopy for Kids
You can find movies, TV series, animated storybooks and anime favourites for pre-schoolers and up on the Kids section of the Kanopy website