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Mobile Toy and Book Library

MTBL Play Session

Free borrowing of educational toys and books for children under 5 years of age. 


Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

Our Parent-Child Mother Goose Program(901KB, PDF) aims to support and secure parent-child attachment, promote children's speech and language development and enhance family inclusion and social connectedness through the involvement of stories, songs and rhymes.

Our Parent-Child Mother Goose Program(901KB, PDF) runs on Tuesday mornings at Glen Alpine Community Hall.

This project is part of the Communities for Children initiative. Communities for Children is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services and is offered to children 0 to 5 years and their families living in the Ambarvale/Rosemeadow Community.



Fine Motor Skills Program

Our Mobile Toy and Book Library, in partnership with Macarthur Paediatric Occupational Therapy offers a Fine Motor Skills Program(777KB, PDF) for children aged 3.5 to 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. Communities for Children is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.



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

Our Mobile Toy and Book Library offers a social skills program PALS Social Skills Program(1MB, PDF) for children aged 3.5 to 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. Communities for Children is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.



Glenquarie Story Time

Our Mobile Toy and Book Library will be offering a story time program, which offers free borrowing of educational toys and books for children aged 2 to 5 years at Glenquarie Library.

Glenquarie Story Time(812KB, PDF) sessions will be run once a fortnight on Wednesday mornings from 10:30am to 12pm.



Koshigaya Playgroup

Koshigaya Playgroup(759KB, PDF) is held weekly on Thursday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am during school terms. These play sessions offer 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 are welcome to attend.



Mobile Toy and Book Library

Our Mobile Toy and Book Library offers a free service to families with children aged 0 to 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

Projects are funded by a number of Federal and State Organisations and operate across different sites in the Campbelltown Local Government Area.


More information

For more information about the Mobile Toy and Book Library service, to make a booking or to become a member, please contact us.

Call 02 4645 4723

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