Libraries

Parents and littlies

Gold Coast Libraries offers a diverse and exciting range of free programs and events for all interests and ages. There is something for everyone.

Events calendar

Did you know that reading, playing and talking to your child every day from birth helps your child’s brain develop?

Popular parents and littlies events

View events for our popular Parents and littlies activities below.

Baby rhyme time

Baby Rhyme Time

Find library session times for you and your 0 – 2 year old.

 
Story time

Storytime

Find library session times for you and your 3 - 5 year old.

 
Toddler time

Toddler Time

Find library session times for you and your 2 - 4 year old.

 

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We have a huge range of early literacy resources available and our librarians are only too happy to assist you to select the right books and storytime sessions for your child's age.

Book Box

Book Box

Book Box is an early years lending library and play-based learning space.

 
Story time tips

Storytime tips

Tips and tricks for storytime with your child.

 
Reading with your baby tips

Reading with your baby tips

Tips and tricks for using books with your baby.

 

Reading with your child at home can be a relaxing and enjoyable routine, so drop into your local library to explore and choose some books to enjoy at home or join in the Baby Rhyme Time, Storytime and Toddler Time. You can also visit Book Box, which is an early years lending library and play-based learning space perfect for a visit with your little one.


Share, talk and read sessions in the park

Share, talk and read sessions in the park

Free sessions 9.30am–11am for parents/carers and children 0–5 years. (Not held during wet weather).

You and your little one can relax on bean bags with books and:

  • share tips on language and how children learn to read
  • talk with other parents and our library team
  • enjoy together time.

Frascott Park
Opposite 23a Yodelay Street, Varsity Lakes
23 January

Macintosh Island Park
Main Beach Parade, Main Beach
22 January

Norm Rix Park
119 Government Road, Labrador
23 January

Pacific Pines Central Park
149 Pacific Pines Boulevard, Pacific Pines
22 January

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