Victorian Library

There are a number of publications for loan and items to purchase.

Items for purchase are available in the online store. Click here to visit the Sands Online Store

A special way commemorate you baby who has died is with either a Name-giving Certificate or a “In Memory” certificate. Both are available at no cost and can be ordered through the Sands Victoria office. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 9874 5400.

“In Memory” Certificate
This certificate commemorates your child and it's naming. This certificate is printed on parchment paper and are available for parents following the death of a baby. This is a free certificate. Please contact us to place an order.

Library of publications/books for loan

Some of the books currently in the Sands library are:

 Am I Still a Sister Alicia Sims 
 Beginnings & Endings with Lifetimes in Between  Bryan Mellone& Robert Ingpen
 My Sister Danielle Mel & Paul Ryan 
 No New Baby  Marilyn Gryte
Remembering and Going On J Macklin
When Dinosaurs Die Laurie Krasny-Brown & Marc Brown
How Do We Tell the Children? Dan Schaffer & Christine Lyons
How Teenagers Cope with Grief Doris Zagdanski
On Children and Death Elisabeth Kubler Ross
What's Dead Mean Doris Zagdanski
Three Seasons Jane Hansen
Always a Part of Me Amanda Collinge, Sue Daniel & Heather Jones
A Silent Love Adrienne Ryan
Empty Arms Sherokee Isles
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart Deborah Davis
Layla's Story Vanessa Gorman
Still to be Born Pat Schwiebert& Paul Kirk
When a Baby Dies Nancy Kohner&Alix Henley
When the Dream is Shattered Judith &Michale Murray
Pregnancy After Loss Jane Warland
Swallowed by a Snake Thomas Golden
Grieving Grandparents Sherokee Isles & Lori Lenninger

These are some of the titles available. If there is a particular book you are looking for, please contact the office on (03) 9874 5400 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a full list of books.