The Children's Library is an exciting treasure trove for all ages in a bright and welcoming space.
Desks to sit and study
Comfortable spaces to curl up and read
Picture books and board books for little ones
Stories for reading by yourself or to share
Graphic novels and dark romance for teenagers
Books to help with issues like bullying or questions on health and wellbeing.
Regular activities and story sessions including visiting authors
Friendly and knowledgeable Children’s Librarians on hand to help you
For all the events we have available check out our What's On section
Download the joining form and fill it in to get your library card.
We offer books for children written in 50 different languages, most of which are available as dual language picture books. We are always looking to expand the range of children's books available in languages other than English. If the language or dialect you are looking for does not appear on this list, please let us know and we will endeavour to source items for you.
A Afrikaans, Albanian*, Arabic*
B Bengali*, British Sign Language*
C Catalan, Chinese*, Croatian*, Czech*
D Danish, Dutch
F Farsi*, French*
G Gaelic, German*, Greek*, Gujarati*
H Hindi*, Hungarian*, Haitian-Creole*
K Kannada*, Korean*, Kurdish*
L Latvian, Lithuanian*
M Malayal, Marathi*
P Polish*, Portuguese*, Punjabi*
R Romanian*, Russian*
S Serbo-Croatian*, Shona*, Somali*, Spanish*, Swahili*, Swedish