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Holiday Programs
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School Holiday Programs

Make the most of the holidays with Ipswich Libraries and check out our range of events and activities. 

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Summer Reading Challenge

Stories are everywhere, waiting to be discovered. Join the Summer Reading Challenge and get reading for a chance to win great prizes.

Early Years (In the Library)
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Story Time

Enjoy the magic of stories and make new friends as we explore a different theme each month with books, songs, rhymes and movement. 

Story Time

Enjoy the magic of stories and make new friends as we explore a different theme each month with books, songs, rhymes and movement.

Ipswich Central Library – Thursday morning.  AUSLAN (Australian Sign Language) interpreted session 2nd Thursday of the month.

Springfield Central Library – Tuesday and Friday morning. AUSLAN (Australian Sign Language) interpreted session 4th Friday of the month.

Redbank Plaza Library – 1st Monday of the month.

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Baby Rhyme Time

Share rhymes, songs and stories with other parents and babies in this four week program aimed at supporting early language learning.

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Book Beats

Get into the groove of early language learning through music, movement and fun.

For Ages 18 months – 6 years with mums, dads, and/or carers.

Book Beats

For Ages 18 months – 6 years with mums, dads, and/or carers.

Ipswich Central Library – Final Friday of the month.

Springfield Central Library – Final Monday of the month. 

Redbank Plaza Library – Final Wednesday of the month. 

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Celebrate

Connect with culture within our library community in a special celebration of language and literacy.

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School and Group Visits

Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or we can come to you.

Early Years (Out and About)
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First 5 Forever

Get active with your under five child as we bring interactive library programs that include movement, singing and sharing stories to venues in your community.

F5F: Pop-Up Library Fun for Little Ones

Spark your child’s creativity with different activities each session including stories, songs, music making and block play.

F5F: Pop-Up Library Fun for Little Ones

Spark your child’s creativity with different activities each session including stories, songs, music making and block play. Meet Bee-Bot, our child-friendly mini robot and other characters. Collect free books and activities to continue the fun at home.

Morning tea provided.
Ages 0-6 years

No bookings required.
Drop in and enjoy. Bring family and friends.

F5F: Visit to Playgroups & Community Groups

Introducing early literacy and numeracy as anywhere, anytime, interactive and fun experiences for the whole family to enjoy.
Let our First 5 Forever team bring the magic of stories, songs and rhymes to your group or centre.

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School and Group Visits

Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or we can come to you.

Primary School Age Programs
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Friday Fun

Feed the creativity, imagination and curiosity of primary school aged children with a different STEAM inspired theme each month.

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School and Group Visits

Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or we can come to you.

Kid's Technology
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Get Coding

Build skills to code through fun challenges in Scratch, robotics and more. No coding experience needed.

Get Coding

Build skills to code through fun challenges in Scratch, robotics and more. No coding experience needed.

Ages 8+ years

No bookings required.

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Minecraft Multiplayer

Claim your space and add your design to our new group build.

Minecraft Multiplayer

Claim your space and add your design to our new group build.

Ages 8+ years

No bookings required, turn up and join in if there is a spare computer!

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School and Group Visits

Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or we can come to you.

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Bricks and Clicks

Explore, Create and Share with Lego bricks,  WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorms EV3

Bricks and Clicks

Explore, Create and Share with Lego bricks,  WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorms EV3

Ages 8+ years

No bookings required.

Makerspace Challenges

Every month compete in the ultimate Makerspace Challenge to test your skills and win amazing prizes!

Challenges change monthly and can be completed using the technology and software currently available in the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces. 

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