Noel Harvey 8 January 2019

Published on 08 January 2019


With the January school holidays now in full swing, our popular school holiday program kicks off this week.

The Maryborough Regional Library and Engage! Youth have put together comprehensive programs to help overcome any school holiday boredom kids might be suffering from.

The Library has a great series of activities beginning this week.

Starting yesterday, the Library is hosting several STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) activities which are designed for eight to 14 year olds.

Engage! Youth is also hosting a fantastic school holiday program, with the junior program (11 to 15 year olds) kicking off next Tuesday 15 January and the senior program (15 to 18 year olds) beginning on Tuesday 22 January.

For a full program of activities visit or

If you had a baby in 2018 or if you have four-year-old child about to start kinder this year, there is still time left to register them to receive a commemorative medal or book during the Maryborough Australia Day celebrations.

To register your child for a medal, email a copy of their birth certificate to or mail to Central Goldfields Shire Council, PO Box 194, Maryborough, 3465 by Friday 25 January, 2019.

Alternatively, to register your child for a free book, email their name, kindergarten they are attending, your name and contact phone number to by Friday 25 January, 2019.