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The most popular reads for kids right now. Hand picked and available on shelf.
Comprehensive range of books with information, ideas and support for grown ups and families.
Fiction and Non-Fiction graphic novels and comics for kids.
Huge range of books for kids of primary school age. Great for developing and independent readers.
Need something for the little ones to read that is entertaining, fun and educational? Ipswich Libraries offers a variety of children’s magazines to provide children with stories, activities and more.
Simple, short stories for young children just learning to read.
Picture books and board books suitable for 0-2 years old.
Picture books suitable for 2-3 years old.
Picture books suitable for 4-5 years old.
Ipswich Libraries offers family friendly movies that are suitable for all kids and kids-at-heart. Movies include new releases, Marvel movies and all-time favourites.
We love to talk books, information and reading. The specialised Children’s Library team is waiting to help. All you need to do is ask.
Britannica Online encyclopaedia provides extensive coverage of a huge range of subjects. Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information for kids, teens and adults.
Busythings has over 130 games for 3-11 year olds teaching early literacy, numeracy, art, music concepts, and also just for fun. There are also free & paid iPhone, iPad & Android apps available.
Story Box Library features Australian children’s books read by Australian voices, presented in high definition streaming videos you can watch on your PC, Mac, tablet or Smartphone.
Sing, dance and chill out with this award winning Australian audio streaming service that not only broadcasts music, but also stories, fun fables, nursery rhymes, meditations and edutainment programs for children aged zero to nine years old. Includes podcasts for parents and multi-lingual stories in Hindi, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Arabic and Greek.
Kids Movies and TV Series on Demand Kanopy Kids offers unlimited plays of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social and emotional skills. You can set parental controls to access age-appropriate, valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages.
Allows children to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). The collection covers over 45 languages.
ParentTV offers hundreds of on-demand videos and courses
to support the parenting and care of children from birth to teens.
Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or have the Public Programming team come to you.
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