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What's In the Bag?

Every child born or adopted in Nova Scotia receives a free Read to Me! bag. The bag is currently available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese and Mi’kmaw. photo of English Read to Me! bagSpecial materials are also available for families who are hearing and visually impaired.

The English Read to Me! bag includes:

  • A quality canvas bag
  • High quality baby books
  • 'Hey Diddle Diddle!' - A CD of lullabies and nursery rhymes
  • A link to library programs and resources for babies
  • A month-by-month family reading guide
  • Download our letter to parents

The Read to Me! bag is also available in:

French, Arabic, Chinese, and Mi’kmaw. These bags contain books and other materials in each language. Click on the bags below to see our letters to parents and our reading tips brochures in French, Arabic, Chinese and Mi’kmaw. (all files are in PDF file PDF)

Lis-moi une histoire

Read to Me! in French
French Bag

Letter to parents
Reading tips

Arabic Bag

Read to Me! in Arabic
Arabic Bag

Letter to parents
Reading tips

Chinese Bag

Read to Me! in Chinese
Chinese Bag

Letter to parents
Reading tips

Chinese Bag

Read to Me! in Chinese
Mi’kmaw Bag

Letter to parents

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