Five things you may not expect to do at the library

Check out these great activities at Gin Gin Library!

If you think libraries are just for bookworms, think again!

With a range of activities on offer for all ages, Sharon Millett from the Gin Gin Library gives a rundown of what you can expect on your next visit.

Story Time

To keep the kids entertained, Story Time incorporates craft, hands-on activities and of course, stories for preschool children (0 – 5 years) and their parent/carer.

When: First and third Monday and second Thursday of each month (excluding school holidays)
Time: 9.30 am
Term 1 dates: 4, 14, 18 February, 4, 14, 18 March, 1 April

Kids' book club is back at the library by popular demand.

Kids’ Book Club

New in 2019 due to popular demand! After the success of the Summer Reading Club residents can now be a part of their All Year Reading Club! Share your favourite books, learn about the authors and participate in fun activities.

When: First Thursday of each month
Time: 3 pm – 4 pm (excluding school holidays)
Term 1 dates: 7 February, 7 March


As a social group for young adults, Connections is an ongoing event full of exciting ice-breaker games and different activities.

When: Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 10 am – 11.30 am
Term 1 dates: 20 February, 20 March

Book Club

For the adults needing a moment of peace and quiet, book club may be for you! Hosted by a library member, patrons meet on a regular basis to read and discuss the chosen book. Contact the library to see how you can join.

When: One Thursday each month (decided at each meeting)
Time: 10.30 am
Next meeting: 21 February

Live Local and Learn

The Live Local and Learn program provides a great platform to showcase local individuals and community groups often suitable for all ages. Residents interested in hosting a session can contact the library for further details.

When: Fourth Thursday of each month
Time: 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm (subject to change, bookings preferred)
Coming up: 21 February – Gordon Whitby presents a session about the benefits of worms in your garden, 21 March – Gin Gin Multicultural Group share games and activities which promoting cultural diversity.