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Library Catalogue

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Borrow a Deadly Backpack Programs & Initiatives

Come in to South Hedland Library to borrow a Deadly Backpack! Perfect for 2 to 5 year olds, the packs feature books written and illustrated by Aboriginal people, games, puppets, songs, activities and more. Each backpack = 1 book loan. There are three backpacks to choose from: frog, dingo or crocodile.

This is a Better Beginnings initiative, developed by the State Library of Western Australia as a family literacy program that supports parents as their child's first teacher. It works through strong partnerships with public libraries, local governments, health professionals and schools to:

  • Build awareness in the whole community of the value of reading and sharing stories with young children from birth;
  • Encourage and support parents in sharing books and activities that foster language and a love of reading with their young children; and
  • Promote the vital role of public libraries as community hubs that provide ongoing support to parents and caregivers in giving their children a love of reading

Click here to access the printable poster