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Top tips from the First 5 Forever Sensory Storytime webinar

Last week during the Sensory Storytime webinar we heard from three different library services on the approaches they take to program and facilitate early literacy programs that are inclusive and responsive to children and families who experience sensory challenges. These sensory challenges can include developmental delays, children that live with Autism, children with sensory processing … Read more

The Cultural Diversity Database a great place to find titles for Queensland Multicultural Month

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature The Cultural Diversity Database is funded and developed by The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inc an independent not for profit organisation. The NCACL collects, preserves and shares works by Australia’s children’s book authors and illustrators. The Cultural Diversity Database offers a comprehensive list of books which … Read more

Sphero SPRK+ robotics add new dimension to Maker Space at Cannonvale library

KIds and an adult playing with spheros in a library

The introduction of Sphero SPRK+ robotics have added a new and exciting dimension to Maker Space activities at Cannonvale Library and were given an enthusiastic thumbs-up by kids, parents, and staff when launched at the after-school maker session on Thursday 16 May 2019 in the lead up to Library and Information Week. The Sphero brings … Read more

Innovative Learning Tools are a highlight at Longreach

Child paying with light up blocks

Grandparents, carers, friends and parents were invited to attend and celebrate Easter with our little people in the Longreach Library. The First 5 Forever group enthusiastically sang, danced and rhymed with much adult participation. Storytime focused on the Easter theme and the session was extended to include creating rabbit ears. All small attendees received ears … Read more