Children's and family activities

Families with children

We welcome children of all ages, and their parents and carers, to our libraries. There is no age limit - even the youngest babies can have their own library ticket!

All our lending libraries have special collections of books and magazines for children and young people.  These include board books for babies and toddlers, picture books, books for children learning to read, stories and information books for all ages, books to help with homework, books for teenagers, graphic novels and Manga, audiobooks on CD, stories in large print format, comics and popular interest magazines. We also have a small collection of children's books in Braille, to find out more please speak to a member of staff. Our eBooks subscription gives access to over 600 titles for children and young people which can be downloaded for free.