The Corner

Welcome to The Corner — a creative space especially for children under 8 and their families!

Hello families!

Join us in The Corner for a free First 5 Forever early literacy session. Get ideas to try at home, meet other parents and carers and access fun activities for your child. Alternatively, drop in anytime 10 am – 3 pm daily to use the space.

Level 1, entry via Infozone
3840 7927
ypf@slq.qld.gov.au

Events

Baby play in The Corner

Mon & Fri · 10–10:45am
A special First 5 Forever session for babies 0-12months.  These sessions focus on baby-paced play, rhyme and shared story in a way that supports you as your baby’s most important educator – with plenty of opportunity to learn and grow together.  Baby Play takes place every Monday and Friday at 10am. No bookings required. First 5 Forever is an initiative of the Queensland Government and State Library of Queensland. It is delivered in The Corner and at public libraries across Queensland.

Rhyme time in The Corner

Tue, Thu & Sat · 10–10:45am
Songs and rhymes for babes in arms to children ready to dance.   This First 5 Forever session is a special time for you and your little one where you can share rhymes, songs and stories in a creative and relaxed environment.   Rhyme Time takes place every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10am. No bookings required. First 5 Forever is an initiative of the Queensland Government and State Library of Queensland. It is delivered in The Corner and at public libraries across Queensland. 

Story time in The Corner

Wed & Sun · 10–10:45am
A fun selection of stories for everyone!   Join us for our First 5 Forever Story Time sessions for children aged 0-5 and explore stories through specially selected picture books and oral storytelling.  Story Time is held at 10am every Wednesday and Sunday. No bookings required. First 5 Forever is an initiative of the Queensland Government and State Library of Queensland supporting Queensland families to make the most of the first 5 years. It is delivered in The Corner and at public libraries across Queensland. 

Frequently asked questions

No bookings are required for our regular programs in The Corner and The Parlour is open for you to drop in anytime 10am to 3pm daily.

If you are planning to come with a large group (more than 10 people including children and adults), please email us at ypf@slq.qld.gov.au so we can provide you with the best possible experience.

If you or your children have any specific needs please contact us on (07) 3840 7927 or email ypf@slq.qld.gov.au so we can assist you. 

Yes. The carer's room is located in the Infozone on level 1, right beside our spaces for families. It has an accessible toilet, seating area, baby change facilities and microwave.

Follow us on First 5 Forever and slq Play for updates and fun family activities.

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