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As part of Library and Information Week, Whitsunday Regional Libraries will again participatein National Simultaneous Storytime at 11.00 a.m. on Wednesday 21 May.
Mayor Jenny Whitney said Bowen, Collinsville, Proserpine and Beach Libraries will be joininglibraries across Australia in reading the delightful story "Too Many Elephants in this House" byUrsula Dubosarsky. Proserpine Library will celebrate the event at Proserpine Pre-school.
“National Simultaneous Storytime is an important annual campaign that aims to encourage moreyoung Australians to read and enjoy books,” Mayor Whitney said.
“It is now in its 14th year and is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value ofreading and literacy to children using Australian books.
“It is a great opportunity to take part in a fun community event which promotes the fun of booksand benefits of reading to children,” she said.
This years sessions are geared towards children aged 3-5 years, but all ages are welcome toattend from 10.50 a.m. (Bookings not required).
Please contact your local library for further details:
Bowen Library 4761 3670Beach Library 4946 1366Collinsville Library 4785 5366Proserpine Library 4945 0275
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