A FUN new initiative is being launched at the Leeton library and it is aimed at the shire's youngest citizens.
Titled "baby rhyme time", the weekly event will run every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11am throughout the year.
The first session will be held this Tuesday.
Baby rhyme time has been specially developed for babies and pre-walkers.
It is a fun, interactive half hour of nursery rhymes, songs, musical instruments and action rhymes.
The program aims to support the important role parents and primary caregivers play in their baby's language and early literacy development.
Through fun rhymes and simple action songs, it will facilitate parent-baby interactions and communication development.
A key part of each session will be book sharing, to introduce baby to the joy of reading.
Book sharing also helps develop a rich language environment for baby, helping parents develop storytelling and conversation confidence when interacting with their child.
Though the content of baby rhyme time is aimed at babies and pre-walkers, everyone is welcome to attend.
Each session will conclude with a supplied morning tea, providing parents with an opportunity to enjoy the company of other attendees.
There is no need to book for the weekly event.
For more information contact the library on 6953 0945.
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