First 5 Forever Programs – Children 5 and Under


Programs for Children 5 Years and Under

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a lap sit program designed for babies and young toddlers with their parents or carers.  It runs for 30 minutes and includes songs, rhymes, and actions. Baby Bounce is only held during school terms.

Boyne Island Library: 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month at 10:30 am
Gladstone Library: every Friday at 11 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is a music and movement program for young children.  This program encourages co-ordination and a love of dance and music. Toddler Time is only held during school terms.

 Boyne Island Library: 2 sessions every       Wednesday at 9:30 am and 10:30 am
Gladstone Library: Fridays at 9:30 am


Storytime is a half-hour program of stories, rhymes and craft.  This program is aimed at children under five years and their families. Storytime is held throughout the year, including during the school holidays.

Agnes Water Library: Wednesdays at 10:15 am
Boyne Island Library: Fridays at 10:30 am
Calliope Library: Fridays at 10:30 am
Gladstone Library: Wednesdays at 11 am and Saturdays at 11 am



Playtime is a two-hour program of explorative learning and fun for children under five years.  This program combines aspects of Baby Bounce, Toddler Time and playgroup style activities. Playtime is only held during school terms.

Calliope Library: Wednesdays at 9:30 am 
Gladstone Library: Thursdays at 9:30 am 

Kids Time

Kids Time is full of rhymes, stories, and craft for children under five years. Kids Time is only held during school terms.

Miriam Vale Library: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10 am


Kids Happy Hour

This one-hour program includes a combination of music, rhymes, stories, and craft aimed at children under five years. Kids Happy Hour is only held during school terms.

Mount Larcom Library: Tuesdays at 10:30 am


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