eKids Online & Assignment Essentials
Whether it’s for school or for play we’ve got something to help and to also keep everyone amused.
If you’re accessing some these resources outside a library, have your library card number and PIN handy.
Everything you’ll need to help you complete your assignments, or just to learn for fun.
Need Research Assistance?
Ask a librarian – if you need help with research for your assignment, simply fill out the form and a librarian will get back to you as soon as possible.
State Library of Queensland ‘Ask Us’ – The State Library of Queensland can also help answer your questions and offer research guidance.
Get informed and complete your assignment research with free access to authoritative databases and online encyclopaedias.
Books, Comics, Movies & More
Our eLibrary for kids has lots of books, audiobooks, comics and videos all in one kid-friendly place.
Free Assignment Printing
All library branches provide free black & white photocopying and printing for school assignments and homework. The school student must be present and have a copy of their homework/assignment sheet.
Homework Help can include free printing or photocopying, and/or quick help and advice by volunteers or library staff; however, it does not provide a tutoring style service.
The branches below also provide the following assistance for school assignments and homework:
Agnes Water Library – assistance after school depending upon staff knowledge and availability.
Boyne Island Library – assistance after school depending upon staff knowledge and availability.
Calliope Library – assistance after school depending upon staff knowledge and availability.
Gladstone City Library – assistance after school depending upon staff knowledge and availability.
Online Craft Ideas
We’ve created a massive range of online crafts for all ages.
Each School Holiday a craft pack is created for you to take home when you borrow from your local library.
For previous crafts visit our CraftTime Online page.
Reviews & Recommendations
Looking for recommendations for what to read next? Browse our comprehensive list below or check out our latest featured item.
Selected Sites for Children’s Literature & Reading.
Children’s Book Council of Australia – provides provides lists of short-listed and award winning books and information about Book Week.
Scholastic Kids Club – includes author information, book reviews, games and activities.
Storyline Online – has videos of actors reading picture books.
Online Storytime & Other Virtual Programs
Can’t wait or the next Storytime session?
Gladstone Regional Libraries have signed up to be a part of the Online Storytime program. This program was created working with the Australian Library and Information Association, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic halting in-person library programming.
So now, no matter where you are you can attend one of our sessions virtually and still get your library fix whenever and wherever you like.