Children and Young Adults

CityLibraries Townsville hosts heaps of fun, free and low-cost activities for children and young adults including First 5 Forever, Story Time, Baby Rhyme Time, Let's Read, Children's Book Week celebrations, Summer Reading Club, and a range of School holiday programs.

Parents and caregivers can sign children up for their very own library card. For young adults, CityLibraries offers the Loud Lounge at CityLibraries Aitkenvale and CityLibraries Thuringowa Central.

Check out our eBook When Bully-Wind Bob Comes To Town.

What does the library have for children?

  • picture books
  • readers, chapter books, junior fiction, magazines, and graphic novels
  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, DVDs, and music
  • a Parents' Collection
  • TumbleBooks, ZipTales and many more programs online
  • games and puzzles at Thuringowa branch, and toys in the children's area of each library
  • The Children's and Youth Services team, specialists in young people's programs and reading, and
  • Link to The Corner Toolkit from State Library of Queensland

We also have a range of programs and activities for children, young adults and families.

NAFA Kids School Holiday Guide – Winter 2019 edition!School Holiday

The School Holiday Guide – 2019 Winter Edition is now available for download below.

With so many low-cost and no-cost activities on offer, Townsville’s youth won’t have a moment to spare.

Download the 2019 Winter Edition - School Holiday Guide