Babies Need Books
Children who listen to stories learn lots of new words and sentences. Learning to enjoy books gives young children a good start when they go to playgroup, nursery and school.
What's more, reading is a great way of sharing time together and its fun!
You're never too young to join the library
Babies and toddlers really are welcome in libraries even if they are sometimes restless and noisy.
We want children to enjoy libraries and learn to love books from an early age.
Your local library has a range of books for babies and pre-school children including board books, picture books, books in Welsh, nursery rhymes and poetry.
More than just books
Come and enjoy Baby Rhymetimes, story times and holiday activities. Libraries also offer free internet access, and you can borrow CDs and DVDs at a charge.
The Bookstart Book Crawl
Ask for a Book Crawl collector card at your local library!
Get a sticker each time you visit the library and collect colourful certificates.
Better with books
All families have questions or difficulties from time to time. The Better With Books collection contains books giving useful information about a variety of subjects, such as bullying, sleep problems, divorce and many other issues.
Playgroups and Toddler Clubs
If you are a registered childminder or are involved in running an under 5s' group you can borrow up to 20 books at a time for your group to use.
Library staff are always pleased to arrange playgroup and toddler club visits.
For further information, contact your local library.
Last Modified: 05/12/2018
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