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Browse the history of Waimakariri District
Watch and listen to some of your favourite stories being read by Australian and New Zealand storytellers.
Watch your favourite stories read aloud by fabulous storytellers, at home as well as in the library.
Reading aloud to children, in particular by diverse and engaging storytellers, greatly improves language and literacy skills, especially in the early years of a child’s development. Story Box Library is committed to supporting and encouraging the practice of storytelling. It is intended for use as a complementary form of delivering the precious experience of being read aloud to, in order to improve children’s lives.
Connecting children with literature through the complementary medium of film providing a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of everyday storytellers - sportspeople, musicians, grandparents, teenagers, comedians, actors, with varying accents and from different cultures - each sharing past and present book titles.
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Please note the following Story Box Library features: