Continue the library experience with this range of online resources for fun and reading to use at home.

Activities at Home

Join Kate to explore some simple science experiments that you can try using items you probably already have in your home. 
This series is supported by an Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grant provided by the Queensland Government.

Catapults

Cup structures

Crystals

Oobleck

Fantastic Fiction 
Looking for the next book in a series or books by a favourite author? Fantastic Fiction is the place to look! 

Kinderling Radio
Kinderling is Australia’s most popular kids radio station playing family friendly music, stories and podcasts for children aged 0-9 years. Content is tailored for routines throughout the day including bedtime, playtime, car rides and the “witching hour” and covers a variety of genres and interests – from fables and traditional stories to science-based series, language and cultural explorations around the world, and more. A small bilingual section is also included with stories in English and another language such as Arabic, Greek, Mandarin, or Hindi. Download the app to start listening now. You will need to create an online State Library of QLD app when you click the link.

Lote Online for Kids
Lote Online for Kids is an online resource that allows children to enjoy the magic of books and stories in a range of languages. Each book also includes an English translation to help develop multilingual reading and listening skills.

National Geographic Kids
Online version of the magazine that teaches kids about the environment, animals, science, history and culture, from 2009-present (3-month embargo).

Story Box Library

See how the professionals do it! Watch Australian actors and authors reading your favourite picture books. Log on using your library card via the link above for an entertaining story time any time you like. 

Storynory
Storynory is a website and podcast bringing free audio books to children. Featuring original stories, fairy tales, myths, poems and music.

Tumblebooks
Listen and watch ebooks for kids online. Read a review. Write a book report and play games!

Who Next…?
When children ask: “Who can I read next?”, the answers are here.