Library Activities & Borrowing

We provide a range of books suitable for babies, toddlers and children up to 16 years old. Young people have their own area in each library with a wide selection of books, DVDs and computers for free internet access.

What will I find in the Young People’s Library?

• board books

• picture books

• young readers selection

• information books

• graphic novels

• talking books on CD

• DVDs at selected libraries

• computers

• Storysacks- books, toys and games

The computer service is free, but please book in advance. If you are under 16, you can use the internet unsupervised, if your parent has signed a parental permission form. Please ask staff for details.

Additional information

Storytelling, crafts, workshops and fun days take place regularly. The young people’s librarian is always happy to talk to groups of young people or adults. Visits to the library by nurseries, schools and other groups/clubs can also be arranged.


Our annual Imprint Book Festival also has many events of interest to young people and school groups. Follow the external link for more information.