Cairns Libraries

Phone the Children’s Librarian on 4044 3785 or contact via email CairnsLibraries@cairns.qld.gov.au

Educational Resources

Library membership provides you with free access to many premium online subscription-only resources including:

  • Tumblebooks – Free online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Includes games, puzzles, and titles in languages other than English

School Tours

Including story times, membership talks and resource overviews, customised to suit age levels and interested and delivered in a Cairns Library branch, the classroom or at your school library. Tours can be tailored to suit your needs. Ask us if Dewey the Frog, the Libraries' mascot, is available to hop along too!

Here are two examples of school tours:

Primary school groups – 1 hour
  • Membership overview
  • ‘Show and Tell’ of library resources
  • Storytime
  • Free time to explore/borrow
  • Small gift or library show bag to take home
High school groups – 1 hour

  • Membership overview
  • ‘Show and Tell’ of library resources
  • Overview of online databases
  • Demonstration of online reservations
  • Free time to explore/borrow

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Last updated: 31 July 2017