Children and Young People

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

Library services have temporarily changed due to Covid restrictions, see the latest Library service information

See information about changes to services

We have great books and eBooks for children and young people to enjoy at BCP Libraries. Activities for children are currently online only on @BCPLibraries Facebook and our YouTube due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Summer Reading Challenge

This year's Summer Reading Challenge, Wild World Heroes, will be virtual and accessible online.


Bookstart is a scheme to provide free book packs for pre-school children.


eBooks for children and teenagers at Bournemouth Libraries

BookTrack 100

Read 100 books and tell your local library about them to get stickers and badges

Wriggle & Rhyme

Our Wriggle & Rhyme sessions can help improve your baby's speech development, and they're fun

Toy Libraries

We have toys for your child in our Toy Libraries, and your child can get their own library card.

Children Under Five

We have books and toys for your child at our libraries, and your child can get their own library card.

Children's Reading Groups

Chatterbooks is a national network of children's reading groups. There are Chatterbooks groups in Bournemouth.