Children and families
- Things to do
Every school holiday there are events on in a library near you, most are free and great fun. For younger children popular rhymetime and storytime sessions run weekly in many libraries.
- Recommended books
As well as books and DVDs the Digital Library provides resources you can use at home or in your local library.
Bookstart is a national programme that encourages parents and carers to enjoy books with children.
Bookstart Baby packs are gifted by Health Visitors during the child’s first year. A second pack is gifted by infant and primary schools as part of the induction into Year R.
Parents of Home Educated children can email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0845 6035631 to obtain a pack for their child.
Symbol based display software to support those with communication impairments.