First 5 Forever Programs

Programs for Children 5 Years and Under     

Discover ways to help young children learn and develop via talking, playing, singing, and reading.

Gladstone Regional Libraries offers a variety of programs at all branches.

Plus the first5forever website has information about interacting with children aged five and under; including reviews and recommendations for books and activities.

Please note: our programs have changed due to COVID 19 restrictions.

Some of the programs do now require bookings, in order to comply with social distancing restrictions inside buildings, and some are being held in local parks. 

Click here to open a pdf of the Term 4 Children’s Programs brochure, which includes our COVID Safe details.

Gladstone City Library has ToddlerTime with Stories on Thursdays from 10.30 to 11.30 am.  

Join us at the library on the following dates:

November 12th, 19th, & 26th

December 3rd & 10th


BabyTime at Gladstone City Library is on twice a week!  Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 am.

Remember to book (phone 4976 6400) as spaces are limited.

StoryTime in the Park at Benaraby

Gather your hats, sunscreen, water bottles, and something to sit on and join us at Pershouse Park in Dedekind Avenue, Benaraby for some StoryTime fun!  

Friday 27th November – 10-10:30 am


StoryTime has stories, songs, and craft for 3-5 years.

PlayTime includes songs, craft, and play for 0-5 years.

ToddlerTime includes songs, rhymes, and movement for 18 months to 3 years. 

BabyTime (formerly Baby Bounce) has rhymes and movement for 18 months and under. Click on a button below to open a booklet with some songs and rhymes for you to try at home.