Local governments and librarians are encouraged to embrace National Shared Reading Week from Monday 27 November to Sunday 3 December.
National Shared Reading Week is an opportunity for Street Librarians all over the country to connect with their community – young and old – and enjoy the benefits of this shared experience.
Shared Reading is about simply reading with others, and builds language and literacy skills in children and strengthens their ability to connect socially.
Signing up is free and participants will receive a Shared Reading Pack. Street Library Australia will also publish details of Shared Reading Events via on their event map so communities around the country.
More information on National Shared Reading Week is available on the Street Library Australia website.