From babies to teenagers, your library has books, ebooks, audiobooks and activities for all ages.
From Baby Rhyme Time to the Summer Reading Challenge, there's always something to do in the library.
You’re welcome to breastfeed at all Hertfordshire libraries.
- board books
- picture books
- beginner reads
- giant print and braille picture books.
Bookstart is a free starter pack provided by schools to encourage younger children to start reading.
Each pack has specific books and activities depending on your children's needs:
- Bookstart is for babies 0-12 months and nursery children of 3-4 years
- Booktouch for children 0-4 years with visual difficulties
- Bookshine for children 0-4 years who are deaf or hard of hearing
- Bookstart star for children 2-4 years with additional needs.
Bookstart Treasure packs are given out at different times of the year for each school's district:
- Dacorum – Autumn 2020
- North Herts – Autumn 2020
- Stevenage – Autumn 2020
- Hertsmere – Autumn 2020
- Watford and Three Rivers – Spring 2021
- St Albans and Harpenden – Spring 2021
- Broxbourne - Spring 2021
- East Herts – Spring 2021
- Potters Bar, Welwyn and Hatfield – Spring 2021
- Nursery aged children in day care and pre-schools - Summer 2021
If you have any questions, email us about Bookstart.
- teenage fiction
- non-fiction books for leisure or homework.
There's free WiFi at every library.