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What's in the Read to Me bag?

Baby Books:

Babies Love Hugs from Cottage Door Press


All About Me DK Publishing

Each Read to Me bag contains a selection of carefully chosen, age-appropriate baby books. The books are selected by a team of experts in early literacy and early childhood development and are changed every few years. Below is a description of materials in the English bag.

Read to Me bags are also available in Arabic, Chinese, FrenchGaelic and Mi'kmaq. Click on each language to see the contents of each bag. Please note the selection of books in these bags can vary. We also offer individual books in 26 languages upon request, based on availability.

Babies Love Books Reading Guide:

Babies Love Books is a month-by-month guide featuring information on reading development, tips for activities as well as book suggestions and rhymes to sing. Parents and caregivers can hang the guide on the wall as an easy and informative daily reference. This resource is available to other literacy programs from Nimbus Publishing.



50 Best Books for Babies Booklet:

Between birth and two years of age babies are growing and developing at an amazing rate and its important that parents choose the right books for each developmental stage. Our 50 Best Books for Babies booklet contains age appropriate book suggestions for parents to enjoy with their baby from birth to age 2. This resource is available to other literacy programs from Nimbus Publishing.

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Library Welcome Card:

This card welcomes your baby to Nova Scotia's Public Libraries. Libraries have books, programs and other services for the whole family to enjoy, Simply bring this card to your community library to register for your baby’s permanent library card. (Some identification will be required). To find your closest public library, visit

To discover more books as your baby grows, visit Read to Me's Pinterest page.
You'll find great book lists for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children.
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