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

National Bookstart Week

This June, we celebrated the magic of fairy tales with nationwide events and fun online activities.

Bookstart Bear Club

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

Bookstart Rhymetimes

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


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!