Library Programs

Customers are advised that social distancing measures apply, with 1 person per 4m2. The delivery of some programs may be impacted by Covid-19 restrictions. Please check in-branch or call us on 1300 366 616.

Cassowary Coast Libraries provides a broad and diverse range of programs for all members of the community.  Details of upcoming events are posted on our Online WebsiteFacebook page, Events Calendar and Library News page.


First five forever logo square rzFirst Five Forever

A family literacy program that aims to provide strong early literacy foundations for all Queensland children age 0-5 years. Funding enables Cassowary Coast Libraries to develop and deliver a range of early literacy activities, books & resources, from regular Baby Bounce and Story Time programs, to commmunity outreach programs, pop up libraries, and more.

Proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland


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Music, movement, rhythm and rhyme for littles ones under 2 years of age and their parents and carers. Part of our First Five Forever program, Baby Bounce supports the development of language skills in babies and toddlers. Older siblings are welcome.

Covid-19 Update: Now available online on our Facebook page


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Stories, singing and craft for children age 2-5 years and their parents and carers. Make reading a fun activity through Story Time and encourage early literacy, communication and social skills. Siblings welcome.


Covid-19 Update: Now available online on our Facebook page


Jigsaw image square rzGames: Mah Jong, Scrabble, Puzzles & more

Meet with friends or like-minded people and enjoy a selection of games and jigsaw puzles available for use in the library. (Games may vary between branches).

Jigsaw puzzles also available for loan.


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Imagine, create and play with Lego in the Library. A mix of guided and free play sessions encouraging imagination, creativity and sharing. Duplo is available for smaller children upon request.

Children under 12 to be accompanied by an adult.


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Innisfail Regional Library hosts a free movie on the 3rd Friday every month*. Come for a cuppa and a chat as we compare the book and the movie. Movies are usually subtitled for the hearing impaired. 

*Dates may vary. Check in branch for details.

Covid-19 Update: Online movies available to members through Kanopy. Kids movies also available.


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We have lots of great acitivities, workshops, games and shows available for children and teens over the school holidays.  

Covid-19 Update: September 2020 holiday activities via Take Away packs. View more details.


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A free program that aims to encourage and sustain literacy skills in primary and secondary school children over the long summer school holidays, and encourages recreational reading through a range of activities and programs. Runs from December to January. 


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Learn the digital skills you need to access information online and keep in touch with family, friends and community. Open to all members of the community and ideal for people with no or limited experience in using technology. Topics include: smart phones, tablets, computers, email, internet, online banking, online shopping, social media and more.

Covid-19 Update: Tech Savvy program is currently on hold due to restrictions.

Tech Savvy Regional Queensland has been funded by Telstra and the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.


Wooden spoon recipe club rzWooden Spoon Recipe Club

A club for home cooks, and those who love to share food. Each month there is a different theme, and taking part is easy. Cook a dish at home that fits the theme, bring your dish and recipe along to the library, and share your food and recipes.  Our friendly library staff will photocopy your recipes so that everyone can get a copy of the recipes they want. Available monthly at all branches. Call us on 1300 366 616 to see when the next meeting is happening at your local library. 

Covid-19 Update: Adapted for online delivery. See our Recipe Club page.


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Library services and resources are funded by Council and the Queensland State Government. Cassowary Coast Libraries receives financial assistance from the Queensland Government through the State Library of Queensland