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Fraser Coast Libraries offers a range of activities for older children and teenagers.

S.T.E.A.M. Club
Science |Technology | Engineering | Art | Mathematics

Fraser Coast Libraries present a weekly S.T.E.A.M. Club at Hervey Bay and Maryborough branches.  Children 8 years of age and older are encouraged to put on their thinking caps, explore, invent, tinker and problem solve with each session based around a common theme.  These sessions may include coding and robotics.  Themes and topics will be advertised each week through Facebook, Eventbrite and at the libraries.
No previous coding and robotics experience is necessary.
No Bookings required. Ages 8+

Classes are run during school terms at:

Location Time
Hervey Bay Library Wednesdays from 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Maryborough Library Tuesdays from 3.30pm - 4.30pm


Classes are advertised before the start of each term through Eventbrite, on our website and on Facebook.

Available to children 8 years and over.  Bookings are essential.  

Tweentopia Book Club

Want to read, share and talk about books and discuss your favourite authors.  Join a junior book club to swap and recommend books, meet friends and play games.

Location Time
Hervey Bay Library 3rd Monday of each month from 3.30 pm -4.30 pm (February to November)
Maryborough Library 3rd Wednesday of each month from 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (February to November)

Holiday activities

Each school holiday period, Fraser Coast Libraries organises a range of fun, exciting and budget-friendly activities for kids.  Details of the activities are released 3 weeks before the start of the holiday period in our libraries, on Eventbrite, on our webpage and on Facebook.

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club is a national program which is run during the summer holidays each year.  It aims to encourage children to keep reading over the summer break to maintain their reading levels.  The club is based around a theme each year. Incentive prizes are given during the program as well as a major prize draw and break-up party at the end of the program. 

Contact us

For more information contact your local library branch.