Library services for children and young people

It's easy for children and young people to join the library. There's no minimum age and you don’t have to live in the borough.

Children's library

All our libraries offer a good selection of children's books.

We offer a wide range of services to children including:

Need to print school related activities for your children? We have free printing available from the children’s computers in our libraries.

Please speak to library staff for more information.


Bookstart gives free books to every child in England and Wales at two key stages before school, as well as free packs for children with additional needs, tips and guidance on reading together, resources and activities.

To receive your Bookstart pack, email [email protected] and mark it FAO Children’s Officer.

Read more about Bookstart.

Young people'slibrary

Our services for young people aged between 12 and 15 include:


Last updated: 26 September 2022