Creating more inclusive libraries

The Libraries as Community Connectors project provides New South Wales libraries with training and resources to enhance the visiting experience for young children with disability and their families.

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The Libraries as Community Connectors free online training course contains resources to make your library more inclusive. The resources are also suitable for early childhood intervention practitioners, allied health professionals, council policymakers, and families and carers.

Libraries as Community Connectors is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services

Video resources

Exploring the Library
Ellen, Physiotherapist at Plumtree Children’s Services talks about supporting and including families of children with disability or developmental delay at the library—and the kids tell us what they like!
Resources for running inclusive storytimes at libraries
Julie, Jodie and Maryam, Speech Pathologists, talk about ways to make Storytime more inclusive at libraries.
Alternative communication methods for inclusive library storytimes
Liora, Speech Pathologist, talks about using different communication methods to enhance the Storytime experience for children with disability or delay.
Let’s tell a story online! | Inclusive storytelling
Join Amanda and Daniel for a 35-minute online storytelling session facilitated by Plumtree Children’s Services and the Libraries as Community Connectors project.

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Program Manager

Marie

Team Leader;
Parent Peer Worker

Kylie

Parent Peer Worker

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