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.

Kindergo is a reading app for children that the First 5 Forever program is providing for free until 1st December 2020; you need to be a resident of Queensland and register online via the link/image. Or open the Kindergo Guide.

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.

Selected Sites for Children’s Literature & Reading.

Premier’s Reading Challenge registrations have opened for 2020. 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.

State Library of Queensland is running a free Reading Adventure Club.

Click on the picture to join the club. Add your local Gladstone Regional Library branch to the sign-up form and start reading!

Complete challenges and the online log to go in a draw to win prizes. Or enjoy sharing your own writing and artwork online with other fans of reading.

Want some ideas? See what others have created and shared in the Reading Adventure Gallery.

You could write stories, book reviews, or poems (perhaps an extra one for our Gladstone Regional Libraries’ Micro Poetry Competiton).