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Do you have a child aged 0-6?
Why not join Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries' 1,000 Books Before School program? This easy program is designed to encourage and support parents to read regularly with their child before they start school.
How old does my child have to be to start the program? Your child can begin any time before they turn six. You can even register your newborn baby!
How do I register for the program? Visit your library to register and collect your free starter kit.
Does my child need a library card to join the program? Yes. Getting a library card is FREE and simple.
Can I count the same book over and over? Yes. Repetition is important for learning so record every time you re-read a favourite book.
Can I count books that are read to my child by other people or at programs like Story Time? Yes. Every book that your child completes, or actively listens to, can be counted.
Do we have to read library books? No. Any book that is read counts – whether it's a library book, your own book or a friend's book.
Can I count audiobooks? As long as your child listens to the whole book, it counts.
Can I count books read to my child before I registered for the program? No. Just start counting books from the moment you receive your first reading log.