Shire libraries offer parenting support

Bellingen Shire Libraries now have special stickers on books aimed at helping parents with advice on raising children.

Shire Librarian, Surinder Kaur said parenting can be a mixed blessing with its range of new challenges and wonderful rewards, and at some stage all parents can benefit from information and advice.

“Bellingen, Dorrigo and Urunga libraries have a large range of books on all aspects of parenting and these can help with children of any age,” she said.

Ms Kaur said topics covered included: childbirth and early development, illnesses and nutrition, raising children with disabilities, dealing with emotional and psychological challenges, learning obstacles or and dealing with family issues like divorce and adoption.

“Libraries are here to help the community members on their journey through life, and parenting is a big part of this journey.

“To make it easier for parents this information, the library has placed stickers on the spine of all relevant books that identify them as part of our parenting collection.

“Staff members are more than happy to show library users how to search the online catalogue for books on the various aspects of parenting.”

Call into one of the Bellingen Shire Branch Libraries and see how we can help you with the right information for raising a healthy, happy family.