eKids – online & digital resources

Gladstone Regional Libraries' eresources with content for Young People

A Ziptales flyer and Quick Guide are available for information about their literacy library.

For more eresources, plus descriptions and guides for some of them, go to the category tabs of our eLibrary page.

Or for more digital and online resources try our Information Links page or try out our Stay Home Learning & Virtual Visits for ideas.


Summer Reading Club is here so get ready to read!

Join the state-wide Summer Reading Club online, and find some Tales of Wonder, with reading challenges, fun activities, and rewards.

But don’t forget to come into one of our libraries to join the local program.  When you register you’ll receive a Summer Reading Club pack with a reading challenge sheet, bookmark, tattoos, reading journal, book list, craft activities, and stickers! Anyone under 18 can sign up for the Summer Reading Club but your whole family could join the library for lots of summer reading.

Sign up for the online club or the local program or both!



Selected Sites for Children’s Literature & Reading.

Premier’s Reading Challenge The site includes Book Lists for a variety of language and ages.

Slime Kids has a collection of book trailers organised by year and by grade level and language-arts related games in categories such as spelling, typing, vocabulary and grammar. The website also showcases an array of exceptional literacy-related resources such as author and book review websites.

Little Big Book Club  a website to promote reading, the discussion of books, and the promotion of Australian authors and illustrators.

Storyline Online  has videos of actors reading picture books.

Children’s Book Council of Australia provides lists of short-listed and award winning books and information about Book Week.