Libraries for children and young people

You are never too young to enjoy and join the library. Find out more about services and events for children and young people.

Children and young people

Information on a wide range of services offered by libraries for children of all ages and young people aged between twelve and fifteen.

Toddler mornings

There are free events for under fives at all our libraries. Children and their carers can join in songs and rhymes or listen to stories.

Young people

Your local library has services for young people aged between twelve and fifteen. See the Young People's Zone.


Information about Chatterbooks which are reading groups for children aged eight to 12 years old. The groups meet once a month.


Bookstart is the national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible

Help with homework

Information on help with homework which is offered at your local Kensington and Chelsea library.

Class visits to libraries

Information on the aim of class visits to libraries, what your library offers and how to arrange a visit.

Enjoy reading

Information on the resources libraries have to help your child to enjoy reading, plus links to useful websites.

Story and craft

Libraries hold story and craft sessions where children are read stories and have the opportunity to get creative.