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Children and young people

We have resources and activities for children and young people. Even a baby can have their own library card!

In your library

All libraries have collections of

  • books for children
  • board books
  • picture books
  • stories and information books
  • books for teenagers and graphic novels

We also have:

Digital and online

Activities and events

  • Regular clubs and activities including Rhymetimes, Storytimes and reading groups
  • Half term and holiday activities
  • Visiting authors, illustrators, poets, storytellers, puppeteers and musicians
  • Bookstart distributes free books and other learning materials to young children

  • Microbit computer

    The micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer that is used to develop coding skills. You can borrow them for up to 3 weeks.

  • Reading challenge for children, complete a wide variety of activities each month