Programs & Events

Programs for Kids

First 5 forever website new with book tickets for each session

First 5 Forever storytime is an interactive program for preschool children and babies featuring songs, rhymes and stories. This is a free event conducted in a relaxed atmosphere with a focus on fun for all preschool children, babies and their caregivers.  These activities are designed to help prepare your children for school and encourage:

  • good listening skills and developing a love of reading and learning
  • fine and gross motor skills development and coordination
  • memory, sequencing and rhyming skills
  • social interaction, creativity and family fun

First 5 Forever sessions include singing, rhymes and stories. Sessions are held fortnightly.

For more information about these sessions please contact the Library on 4671 7470.  You can also visit the First 5 Forever website


Imagine astronauts reading stories from space to school children & families in an exciting new program that combines literature with science! 

This year NSS takes place on Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 11:00am from the International Space Station and you can join in by sharing Give Me Some Space written and illustrated by Philip Bunting. 

Visit ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime 2021 for all details about the event including some great resources for parents and educators.

Programs for Adults

stack of books with a click here button for the library book lovers group

This group normally meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the library to discuss great authors and exciting reads, themed quizzes and crosswords. The content for this group is now also online.  For more information contact Ilona at the Library on 4671 7470.

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be connected program web grab

Be Connected is an Australia wide intitiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world.  Discover FREE online learning resources or join us in tech classes for in-person support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence.

Learn how to access the Argus online, the GRC website, Library website, use QR codes, book tickets online and access myGov with our deeply local workshops or become confident with technology in our digital literacy workshops.

Session Information (printable pdf)
List of topics (printable pdf)

Contact Goondiwindi Library to Book 07 4671 7470 or (maximum of 5 people per session).

All COVID-19 restrictions at time of workshop will be adhered to. As a part of our COVID Safe Plan Queensland Health requires businesses keep a register of contact details for all attendees on their premises to assist with contact tracing in the event of an outbreak.

For more information on how we use your information Click here.

Be Connected Consent Form (printable pdf)


Watch this space for coming exhibitions to the Library.  A list of booked exhibitions to the Art Space can be found on the Art Galleries page of this website