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Woman and child playing in the Corner window. Photo by Jeff Camden.
The Corner is currently closed and we miss you at the library. However, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
In the meantime, we encourage you to be inspired online by a range of creative activities for family play and learning with The Corner at Home Activities.
Join us for online Story Time, Rhyme Time and Baby Play sessions, updated weekdays on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 10am on our Facebook page.
Don’t forget to visit First 5 Forever for tips and resources to support early literacy and providing opportunities for children and their families to talk, read, sing and play together every day.
Australian literary gem, Kate Morton joined State Library for a very special Story Time session.
Join your favourite State Library, The Corner staff for an exciting new addition to our digital programming. Be inspired by The Corner at Home Activities, encouraging creative open-ended adventures for family play and exploration at home.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today Mari is encouraging you to play outside finding objects that you could use to make art. She was inspired by the exhibition, Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters in celebration of Under Eights Week here at the State Library of Queensland.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today Nat is encouraging you to find shadows that you could use to make art. She was inspired by the exhibition, Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters in celebration of Under Eights Week here at the State Library of Queensland.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today, join Alarna on a colourful exploration in her backyard and at home, to learn about all the colours of the rainbow.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today, join Mari in a game of scavenger hunt using photographs taken around the library. She was inspired by the exhibition, Twenty: Two decades of Queensland photography, online now at The State Library of Queensland.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today’s activity is inspired by a very popular mode of public transport that people use to travel every day - trains! Join Tom as he creates a paperclip train as impressive as it is long.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Inspired by the exhibition Twenty, join Alarna to explore photography with your little ones by learning to capture a still picture or moment in time together.
Enjoy the magic of The Corner at Home Activities. Today’s activity is inspired by action. Join Tim on an action-packed adventure challenge, to encourage movement and creative play for the little people in your home.
Parents and caregivers play a vital role as your child’s first and most important educator. We encourage you to talk, share stories, sing and play at home every day and give young children the best chance to build strong early literacy skills.
Download the Kindergo app for FREE now! Kindergo is a reading app for children aged 2-7 years, featuring curated picture books and learning games.
Keep up to date with articles and news for children and families of the State Library of Queensland.
Visit First 5 Forever for simple ways to include early literacy in your everyday.
Engage digitally with Graeme Base’s ‘Animalia’ and ‘The ABC of Flying’ – read the stories and have fun with the interactive activities. Available for download on your favourite platform.
Free with State Library membership
Unlimited access to quality children’s films and documentaries including ABC series such as Play School, popular titles and classics such as Where the Wild Things Are and Cinderella.
Get ready for amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
Talk, read, sing and play together every day to build a strong foundation for your child’s future development.