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.
Join Booktrust and Northumberland Libraries from 6 to
12 July to celebrate reading and share the joy of books with
children and young people. Booktrust have lots of tips and
advice on reading with children and book recommendations.
a look at their website by clicking here.
Lasy year Booktrust asked the nation to vote for their favourite
book. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was voted
number one. The Hungry Caterpillar and The BFG also
featured. Take a
look at the top 10 here.
The Summer Reading Challenge will be in our libraries soon.
Libraries across the Country will also be launching an official
attempt to set a Guinness World Records title for the most pledges
received for a reading campaign. Children can pledge to visit the
library and read over the summer, and adults can pledge to
encourage and support them. Northumberland is hosting four Pledge
Events and families are invited to come along to any of
these. Click here for more information.
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.