I always knew reading to my kids was important, but this has opened my eyes to how important and how much.
Free books for four and five year olds
Schools and Community Kindergartens are invited to participate with their local public library to receive free reading packs for every Kindergarten aged child. Your child's teacher can contact their local library to ask about being involved in the program.
Families with home-schooled children can contact their local public library to collect their free reading packs. You find your nearest library using the Find a Library search at the top of this page.
Pick up a Reading Pack
Your child's reading pack includes:
- a beautiful Australian children's picture book and activity
- a library bag and
- a green folder
- activities and information about reading
Borrow A Discovery Backpack
Your library may also have one of these great Discovery Backpacks for you to borrow.
Discovery Backpacks contain:
- picture books
- audio CDs
- puzzles, musical instruments or other reading games
- reading tips and online activities for you and your child to do together