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The Library of Birmingham will give you wonderful opportunities to read, learn and enjoy activities in the libraries and online.

Young Poet Laureate Birmingham

Young Poet Laureate Birmingham

Could you be the next  Young Poet Laureate? Apply online now - you could win an Ipad!
The Reading Agency and Libraries present Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge 2014

Summer Activities in Community Libraries 2014

Join in the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge at your local library this summer. Plus craft, stories, music, parties and more.
Teddy and Book in the Children's Library, Library of Birmingham

Children's Library at the Library of Birmingham

Come and visit our fantastic space especially for children and young people. 
School Holiday Fun

School Holiday Fun

Fun activites in the Library of Birmingham for children and young people during the school holidays.

Monthly Film Club

In 2014 we are teaming up with Flatpack Festival’s family programme Colour Box to present a truly magical selection of films to be enjoyed by all.
Baby playing

Children Under 5

Little ones love libraries! Discover more about what's on offer in the library for under 5s 
Book covers of books reviewed by Birmingham Virtual School

Birmingham Virtual School Reviews

Get some great ideas about what to read next from these reviews written by children and young people from Birmingham Virtual School
Two boys share a story

Read Me

Discover a magical world of books, stories, riddles and rhymes for children.
Dick and Tom go to prison

Glad ur not...

... a poor child living in the 19th century!  
Photograph by Daniel Meadows

Schools events in the Images Season

Find out what exciting events specifically aimed at school groups are happening during our Images Season, May - August 2014.

Name the New Owl at Library of Birmingham

Can you think of a name for this lovely bird of prey who is now a regular visitor to the Library of Birmingham? Enter our competition and you could meet our new owl.
Wood of Words

Wood of Words

Wood of Words is a fun interactive website which aims to encourage children to read and enjoy books and share their experiences.