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.
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
An accessible public library helps children with disabilities thrive. This online course…
Inclusion: Have your say
Children learn about the world, have fun and thrive when they go out into the community. Although society is becoming more inclusive, barriers can remain for families of children with disability and delay to enjoy a day out.
Government and organisations want to hear your experiences and feedback to inform their policymaking and quality of services.
By taking the surveys, you will be providing valuable information that contributes to a more inclusive future.
Stories of change
Children’s librarian Elizabeth Khater discusses how the online course and support helped transform programs for families at City of Canada Bay libraries.
Exploring the Library
Ellen, Physiotherapist, talks about supporting and including families of children with disability or developmental delay at the library—and the kids tell us what they like!