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Children's Page

Welcome to our Children's page Welcome to our Children's page

Brilliant! You have reached the Children's Library catalogue page!

As well as the usual stuff such as renewing your books you can do loads of other things too including finding lots of new books to reserve and read, what books have won awards, and get free online homework help. 

Have you got a tablet? Check out the free e-books that you can read.

We know you're really excited by now but don't forget to log in to your account in the box to the right before reserving any books.

Suggested books for 4 to 7 years Suggested books for 4 to 7 years
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Children's eBooks Children's eBooks

Visit our eBooks website
and go to Browse then Genre for loads of free to loan children's eBooks

How do I borrow an eBook?

Book awards and websites Book awards and websites




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Suggested books for 8 to 11 years Suggested books for 8 to 11 years

When children ask: “Who can I read next?” or “Who writes like my favourite author?”, the answers are here in Who Next…?  Writers of children’s fiction are listed with suggestions of other authors who write in a similar way, together with key book and series titles.


  • in four age groups: 5-7, 8-11, 12-14 and 14+
  • by genre and theme
  • graphic novels, read out loud titles, short stories and titles for dyslexic or struggling readers
  • prize-winning children’s books
  • by country of birth of authors

Go to Who Next? (You will need your library card number to log in)

Homework help Homework help

The Britannica Junior website is designed for Primary School students aged 5 - 11.

The Britannica Student website is designed for Secondary School students aged 12 -18.

Stuff for the grown ups Stuff for the grown ups

BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading and is the UK's largest children's reading charity.

Their flagship programme Bookstart reaches every child in England and Wales in their first year.

BookTrust books and resources are delivered via health, library, schools and early years practitioners, and are supported with guidance to encourage the reading habit. Reading for pleasure has a dramatic impact on educational outcomes, wellbeing and social mobility, and is also a huge pleasure in itself.