In light of the bushfires currently burning through so much of our country, our thoughts are with anyone affected, directly or indirectly.
We know that in situations such as these, children are often exposed to messages regarding bushfires through television, radio, fire danger rating signs, and general conversation. Exposure to this information can raise questions and sometimes safety concerns for children, so our Children and Youth Services team has created a list of books to help children and young people understand bushfires.
The Victorian Government’s Better Health Channel has some great resources to help talk to children about bushfires; find it here.
A social story is a learning tool to help people of all ages with autism interpret information.
Young Adult books
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All Geelong Regional Library Corporation branches and mobile libraries will be closed from the usual branch closing time on Wednesday 5 August, for a period of at least six weeks.
The Leopold Library branch is closed following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a staff member of Geelong Regional Libraries.
Please note, you will be asked to present your GRLC library card and photo ID (showing your residential address) to the concierge when you enter a branch.
From late August 2020, we will be introducing exciting new ways for you to find out about what’s going on at the library.
Geelong Regional Libraries’ members are advised that some databases will be removed from the Collection in the coming months.
Geelong Regional Libraries is delighted to announce the winner of our ‘Amazing Lockdown’ Short Story Competition: Ben Mitchell, for his story titled ‘Tunundra Valley’.