There are thousands of fun, free Bookstart events for families held every year – come along and join in the fun!

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National Bookstart Week

From 8 to 14 June 2015, we'll be having Jungle Adventures and celebrating the benefits of reading every day with nationwide events and fun online activities.

Bookstart Rhymetimes

Songs, rhymes, rhythm and Bookstart Rhymetimes are for everyone!

Bookstart Bear Club

Make visits to your local library even more rewarding by getting stamps and collecting beautiful certificates.


Listen to classic tales and exciting new stories as you and your child explore the wonderful world of books with other families.

Fun for everyone

There are thousands of great Bookstart events for families held every year – from rhymes to stories, there's something for everyone!

Sharing Bookstart stories

We love hearing from Bookstart families about the joys and benefits they have experienced through reading every day.