Monday 21 February is IML Day!

What’s IML? International Mother Language Day! Share your language at Newtown Library and be part of our interactive display. Have a look at our “learn a language” CDs, our foreign language collection and our bilingual picture books.

Syndetics book coverRaising a bilingual child : a step-by-step guide for parents / Barbara Zurer Pearson.Raising a Bilingual Child
“Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for parents who want their young children to become bilingual. This friendly manual provides you with solid scientific arguments for raising your child bilingually and practical steps you can take to integrate two (or more) languages into your child’s daily routine.The book also includes many inspirational accounts from parents and childhood bilinguals. It dispels the myths about bilingualism and explains how learning multiple languages at a young age can enhance your child’s overall intellectual and emotional development. Book jacket.” (Syndetics summary)