For parents and teachers
First 5 Forever Visit the first5forever website
First 5 Forever is about improving the outcomes for all Queensland children 0-5 years by supporting confidence around communication and learning through everyday experiences. The Burdekin Library's Storytime, Toddler Time, Messy Play and Baby Rhyme Time programs follow the First 5 Forever principles.
Parent TV Access Parent TV
Reliable advice on a wide range of topics from leading parenting and educational experts.
MumSpace Access the MumSpace website
The resources on MumSpace will help parents ‘step-through’ to the level of support that suits them best, from advice and support in the transition to parenthood, to effective online treatment programs for perinatal depression and anxiety.
DadSpace Access the DadSpace website
DadSpace is a website dedicated to supporting fathers across Australia by providing information, strategies, tips, resources, and advice specifically for dads who are expecting or have just welcomed a baby into their life.
Raising Children Network Visit the Raising Children website
The complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens.
Parenting.org Visit the Boys Town website
Valuable resources, articles and tips offering parenting help in today's world. From Boys Town.
Reading Rockets Visit the Reading Rockets website
A wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read.
Children's eSafety Visit the eSafety website
Enhancing online safety for children.
Sparklebox Visit the Sparklebox website
Free teaching resources. Just browse, download and print.
For Teachers For Students Visit this website
Free Australian government and selected private sector education resources and programs for both primary and middle-years teachers and their students.
School group visits and library orientation tours are conducted by request. Contact the library to make arrangements.