Children and Young People
Explore the Children's Library pages below for information
on the Schools' Library Service, Bookstart, homework help and
national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy
books with children from as early an age as possible.
Details of awards
for children's books.
The library is the best place to come for all your homework needs.
A number of libraries run after school homework clubs, please
your local library
for further details. Don't forget to ask the
library staff if you can't find what you want - they are there to
Information on the Worcestershire Schools' Library
Project and Literacy Packs Online
Mobile Library Service.
Offer for Schools and
What Libraries and Learning and the Schools' Library Service can
offer to Schools and Children (PDF 179
Volunteer for the
Summer Reading Challenge
Reading Challenge (SRC)
is a national initiative, co-ordinated
by The Reading Agency, which runs throughout the UK's Libraries
annually during the school summer holidays. This year's theme is
project which seeks to find the best young poet in Worcestershire.
To find out more and enter the competition check out the Word Up Young Poet Laureate
When children ask: “Who can I read next?” or “Who writes like my
favourite author?”, the answers are here in
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.
Visit the Who Next? website
is designed to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to
expand the number of writers they read. It is designed to answer
the perennial question "I've read all the books by my favourite
authors, who shall I read next?"
Visit the Who Else? website
A funky new 'street art' library card
has been launched
for use by the county's teenagers.
- BBC Learning
Online learning resources
parents and carers to enjoy books with children
- Federation of Children's Book
An established national group. Be part of this dynamic team to
bring books and authors to your school.
- Reading Connects, a
DfES-funded National Reading Campaign initiative, seeks to support
schools in building their own reading culture.
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This page was last reviewed 24 June 2014 at 16:10.
The page is next due for review 21 December 2015.