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Children

also known as: Libraries.

There is lots for children in our libraries - books, audiobooks and DVDs. Find reading ideas based on your child's favourite author with our recommendations. Or if your child needs homework help why not take a look at Britannica.

Ideas for Children
Half Term Events in the Library

Various Libraries are holding events during the half term holiday. To find out more please click on the individual event.

26 May: Alnwick Library-Mad Hatter's Crazy Cups Workshop for children 5+yrs at 10am – 11.30am.

26 May: Bellingham Library- Dr Seuss’ Themed Stories and Crafts for 4-12yrs at 10.30am – 11.30am.

26 May: Berwick Library-Mad Hatters Tea Party at 10.30am – 11.30am.

26 May: Rothbury Library-Mad Hatter's Crazy Cups for children 5+yrs at 2pm – 3.30pm.

27 May: Newbiggin Library-Terrific Tea Trays in the Sky for children 5+yrs at 10.30am – 12pm.

27 May: Seaton Sluice Library-Terrific Tea Trays in the Sky for children 5+yrs at 2.30pm – 4pm.

28 May: Ashington Library-White Rabbit Tales with Northern Print for children 5+yrs at 10am -11.30am.

28 May: Bedlington Library-White Rabbit Tales with Northern Print for children 5+yrs at 2pm – 3.30pm.

To book a place please contact the individual library.

Announcing the 2015 Carnegie and Greenaway Shortlists

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are awarded annually for outstanding writing and illustration in books for children and young people.

See if you think that any of the following are worthy of winning one of these prestigious awards!

When Mr Dog BitesApple and RainTinderCuckoo SongThe Fastest boy in the World

Buffalo SoldierThe Middle of NowhereMore Than ThisThe PromiseSmelly Louie

Children's Items

It's free for children to join the library, borrow and reserve books and audiobooks.

 

You are never too young to join the library - our youngest readers get their own special membership card and under 4s can take part in Bookstart Bear Club. All of our libraries provide children's books - if you need ideas about what your child should read next, click on the links above for some great ideas!

Fines for children are charged at a reduced rate. Please note that any children's items borrowed on an adult's card incur adult charges. For more information on loans, fees and charges please click here.

As well as books, libraries have large print, audiobooks, DVDs and computers for children.



 


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