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Kids & Teens Health: About Us

The Child Health Collection (Perth Children's Hospital)

The Child Health Collection is located in the CAHS Medical Library (Level 4) at Perth Children's Hospital. The collection provides books and DVDs on child and adolescent health suitable for health professionals and parents.

We also partner with the Ronald McDonald Family Room or Kulunga Moort Mia (Aboriginal Family Lounge) located at Perth Children's Hospital.   Family Resource Centre staff can register with the library to borrow on a parent's behalf.

 Access to the physical collection at CAHS Medical Library - Registered Child and Adolescent Health Service staff only. 

Find Books & DVDs


FREE access to ebooks and e-resources

Whats on in State Library WA (SLWA) for children:

Florette | State Library of Western Australia (slwa.wa.gov.au)
The Story Place | State Library of Western Australia (slwa.wa.gov.au)
Drawing with Anna Walker | State Library of Western Australia (slwa.wa.gov.au)
Make a butterfly | State Library of Western Australia (slwa.wa.gov.au)

Join the State Library of WA for free access to e-resources

How to join, follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the online form at http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/selfreg~S2  (Note: Fill out all fields, including Middle Name)
  2. You'll receive an email from the State Library.
  3. You'll need to provide evidence that you are a resident of Western Australia. Identification showing your residential address needs be faxed or scanned and emailed.
  4.  Allow 5 working days for a membership card to be sent to you.  With the membership number, you can then login to access ebooks and e-resources.

If you have any problems with registration, please contact the State Library (ph. 9427 3111 or email info@slwa.wa.gov.au)

We encourage you to join so you can access the wide variety of electronic resources available.

ebooks available at http://slwa.wa.gov.au/find/eresources/e-books/ebooks_info
Story Box Library
OverDrive Kids
e-resources available at  http://slwa.wa.gov.au/find/eresources/categories
Mobile apps

 

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Contact Us

Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4pm (excl. public holidays)           t. (08) 6456 0407           f. (08) 6456 0498        e. CAHS.MedicalLibrary@health.wa.gov.au                              Feedback / Need Help?