Young People

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

• 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. 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.