Where does the Bookstart Bear Club run?

Where does the Bookstart Bear Club run?

Find the local authorities in England that run the Bookstart Bear Club

The Bookstart Bear Club currently runs in 109 local authorities around England – over two thirds of the country.

 

The easiest way to discover whether the Club runs in your local library is to call in and ask. Even if they don't take part at the moment, don't worry. You can still:

 

  • Attend fun, free family events held in libraries such as storytimes and Rhymetimes
  • Get personalised book recommendations, wishlists, games and much more in the online Bookstart Bear Club
  • Check back here soon as new local authorities continue to sign up to run the Club

 

Not a library member yet? It's never too early to join!


Which local authorities run the Bookstart Bear Club?

Sorted alphabetically:

 

Barking and Dagenham
Barnet
Barnsley
Bath and North East Somerset
Bexley
Blackburn
Bolton
Bracknell Forest
Bradford
Brent
Bristol
Buckinghamshire
Bury
Cambridgeshire
Camden
Cheshire (East)
Cheshire (West and Chester)
City of London
Cornwall
Coventry
Croydon
Cumbria
Darlington
Derby City
Derbyshire
Devon
Doncaster

Dorset
Dudley
Ealing
East Riding
Enfield
Gateshead

Gloucestershire
Hammersmith and Fulham
Haringey
Harrow
Hartlepool
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Hillingdon
Hounslow
Hull
Isle of Wight
Kensington and Chelsea
Kent
Kingston upon Thames
Knowsley
Lambeth
Lancashire
Leeds
Leicester City
Leicestershire
Lincolnshire
Luton

Manchester
Medway
Milton Keynes

Newcastle
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
North Tyneside
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Northumberland
Nottingham City
Nottinghamshire
Oxfordshire
Peterborough
Plymouth
Poole
Redbridge
Rochdale
Rotherham
Rutland
Salford
Sandwell
Shropshire
Solihull
Somerset
South Gloucestershire
South Tyneside
Southend
Southwark
St Helens
Staffordshire
Stockport
Stockton on Tees
Stoke-on-Trent
Sunderland
Surrey
Swindon
Tameside
Telford and Wrekin
Thurrock
Torbay
Trafford
Wakefield
Walsall
Warrington
Warwickshire
West Berkshire
West Sussex
Westminster
Wiltshire
Wirral
Wolverhampton
Worcestershire

The Bear Club: online!

As well as at your library, you can also join the Bookstart Bear Club online. Get personalised book recommendations, exclusive games and much more!

What's on near you?

There's fun for all ages at your local library – why not attend a Bookstart Rhymetime or storytime session?