The RICE library is located in the RICE building at 59 Power Crescent Port Augusta.

There are 3 main parts to the RICE library namely:

  • The Toy Library
  • The Travelling toy library
  • The Parent Library

The Toy Library includes a variety of books, talking books, puzzles, board games, construction, DVD’s, CD’s,  role play animal, farm barns, shopping and kitchen play items, science activities, baby & toddler toys and much more. Items in the Toy Library are for children up to 12 years old.

Also included in the toy library is a “Hospital Kit’ with books, role play items, information and activity sheets for if a child has a stay in hospital  and a “New Sibling Kit” with books, doll, baby bath, bassinet etc to help ease children in to having a new baby in the house.

The Travelling Toy Library  has a variety of outdoor sport equipment, water play, construction, dress ups, puppets, art and craft gear, dolls and role play items. These are mainly used for Outback childcare - In home care, Creches. Play Days and Activity Days where the vehicles can be backed up to the roller door and loaded up.

The Parent Library  includes a variety of books, DVD’s and CD’s on

  • Child development
  • Babies and toddlers
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Relationships and Personal Development
  • General interest

all for parents to borrow.

All resources can be borrowed for up to 2 months. They are returned with a RICE reply paid label at no cost to the borrower.

Theses items can be borrowed by contacting the RICE Librarian Jess French on phone 08 86424477, Freecall call 1800 631 301 or by e-mailing