Children and young people
Young people's services provides state wide consultancy and advice on library services for young people to library staff and local Government.
Dads Read provides tips and tools to encourage and support fathers in reading to children. Dads Read is an early childhood literacy initiative developed by State Library of Queensland to promote family literacy.
First 5 Forever is a universal family literacy program aimed at creating stronger language and literacy environments for Queensland children before they start kindergarten and school.
Australian children's literature centres and Australian and international children's book awards, with links to more information.
Read4Life is a community-based early literacy program designed to build awareness and understanding of the importance of reading to children under the age of five.
Selected resources that offer librarians practical help in managing youth services in libraries.
Storytelling resources available for loan to public library staff to supplement their own resources and storytelling programs, including storytelling kits and big books.
The Australian Summer Reading Club is an annual program delivered in libraries and online that aims to encourage a continued love of reading and ongoing multi-literacy skills development amongst children and young people during the summer holidays.
A themed suite of original creative learning activities developed by State Library artworkers for children up to 8 years of age.
Further selected resources for library staff working with young people.
Information about storytelling and storytellers in Australia. This site provides a forum for storytellers to share their skills and information about workshops, coaching, resources, and accreditation for storytellers.
Titles searchable by level, subject, author, illustrator, and series.
A forum for Public Library staff working with young people in Queensland that facilitates networking and information exchange.