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 Who Next or our recommendations. Or if your child needs homework help why not take a look at Britannica.
Have you ever dreamed of being a writer? Think
you might be the next John Green or Suzanne Collins? Or maybe you’d
like to have a go at poetry, scriptwriting or
Whether you’ve already got a novel on your memory stick or are
looking for a bit of inspiration to give your writing a kick-start,
the Cuckoo Young Writers Groups could be the thing you’ve been
looking for. Held on a fortnightly basis, they offer young writers
aged 12-19 a chance to share their work, learn new skills, and give
and receive feedback in a creative and supportive
All sessions are led by a professional writer and are free to
attend. They’re also the place to find out about all the other
exciting opportunities for young writers in the North
You’ll also have the chance to have your work published
in Cuckoo Quarterly, the online
literary magazine for young people.
Every Saturday from 10 January, 11am-1pm
Supported by bait for young writers from South East Northumberland*
The theme for the next sessions are the
influences of television and film on writing.
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
As well as books, libraries have large print, audiobooks, DVDs
and computers for children.