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Southport Library has Books, Games & Activities for Families

Southport Library has a large range of facilities including;

  • Community meeting room available for hire.
  • An after-hours chute,
  • Self-service loan facilities,
  • Disabled parking, disabled toilets, lift, wheelchair accessible drinking fountain, Café/kiosk,
  • PCs with internet access and Microsoft Office,
  • Email kiosk,
  • Local studies library,
  • Wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books for adults, young people and children.
  • Children’s section with books, CDs, DVDs, graphic novels and games,
  • Books and magazines in community languages,
  • Language tapes,
  • CDs and DVDs,
  • Adult literacy resources.

Activities for children at Southport Library

Southport Library is very family friendly with free activities to suit all age groups. Bookings are essential.

Regular events include:

  • Baby rhyme time for babies to 2 years
  • Story time for 3-5 year olds
  • Multicultural homework club for school aged children
  • Chess club
  • Scratch Animation (coding) for 6-12 year olds

There are also one-off events scheduled through the year such as Lego club, craft activities and building your own robot throughout the year,

For more information and bookings please click here.

Opening Times & Access

Address: Corner Garden and Lawson Streets

Southport QLD 4215

  • Closed on public holidays

Monday: 9am – 6pm

  • Tuesday: 9am – 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 6pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 8pm
  • Friday: 9am – 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 4pm
  • Sunday: Noon – 4pm

For more details, please see the Southport Library webpage here.

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Regina is a fan of finding 'things to do with kids' in South East Queensland (specifically Brisbane and surrounds). As the Listings Editor of the popular Families Magazine (2013 - 2020), she was instrumental in hunting down and finding all the best things to do for families and sharing that information with her audience. She is extremely community-minded and makes it her personal mission to contribute content that is low cost (or free!) and suitable for families. This thirst for knowledge and desire to experience the things she writes about makes her an irreplaceable member of the team. Now working for blogs as a free-lancer, she contributes around raising two smaller humans and working with many, many more.

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