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Mobile Toy & Book Library

Mobile Toy and Book Library Bus

Would you like to have access to free toys, books and resources for your child under 5 years of age?  

Ambar-Rose Learn and Play Supported Play Session

Do you live in the Ambarvale, Rosemeadow community and are looking for an exciting supported play session for children 0 - 5 years?

Ambar-Rose Learn and Play(492KB, PDF) is a two hour supported play session provided once a week during school terms.

Mobile Toy and Book Library Early Childhood Educators plan and deliver educational play activities and fun story time experiences for children and their parents/carers, assist with parent/child engagement, provide information and support and facilitate social connectedness.

This project is part of the Communities for Children initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Fine Motor Skills Program

Campbelltown Council's Mobile Toy and Book Library, in partnership with Macarthur Paediatric Occupational Therapy and Ambarvale Public School, offers a Fine Motor Skills Program(403KB, PDF) for children 3 - 5 years living in the Ambarvale and Rosemeadow community who are attending school next year. This program aims to increase children's development of fine motor skills required to successfully function in a kindergarten classroom.

This project is part of the Communities for Children initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. The program will run during terms 3 and 4 starting Wednesday 2 August 2017.

Bookings are essential.

PALS (Playing and Learning to Socialise) - Social Skills Program

The Mobile Toy and Book Library in partnership with Junction works will deliver a social skills program for children aged 3 - 5 years who are living in the Ambarvale/Rosemeadow communities and will be attending school next year.

The PALS Program aims to increase children's social competence and emotional maturity in preparation for school.

This project is part of the Communities for Children initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. The program will run during terms 3 and 4 starting Monday 24 July 2017.

Bookings are essential.

Glenquarie Story Time 

The Mobile Toy and Book Library will be offering a story time  and free borrowing of educational toys and books for children aged 2 - 5 years at Glenquarie Library.

Glenquarie Story Time(480KB, PDF) sessions will be run once a fortnight on Wednesday mornings between 10.30am and 12.00 noon during terms 3 and 4  (commencing 2 August 2017).

Koshigaya Playgroup

Koshigaya Playgroup(910KB, PDF) is held weekly on Thursday's during school terms. These play sessions feature group reading/story time, child development tips and information from trained early childhood educators, as well as a range of learning activities and the chance to borrow a variety of books and toys. This is a free service offered to families. All children and parents welcome. See you there!

Mobile Toy and Book Library

Council's Mobile Toy and Book Library offers a free service to families with children aged 0-5 years that allows families to:

  • borrow free educational toys, books and parent resources on a weekly or fortnightly basis during school terms
  • participate in story time, play and early learning experiences
  • develop skills and confidence to assist their children in their learning through discussion, information and demonstrated role modelling from trained early childhood educators
  • receive support and referral to local community services including child health, child assessment and child and family support agencies.  

This service operates in partnership with other local community groups. By attending these groups, participants are eligible for free Mobile Toy and Book Library membership and free borrowing of toys, books and resources.

Campbelltown City Library Service

When you join the Mobile Toy and Book Library, you will be issued with a membership card and will automatically become a member of Campbelltown City Council's library branches.

Funding

The project is funded by a number of Federal, State and non-government organisations, and operates across different sites in the Campbelltown Local Government Area.

More information

For more information about the Mobile Toy and Book Library service or to become a member, please call 4645 4723

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