Childrens collections


Picture books

We have a wide range of picture books ideal for preschool and early primary school children including board books, which are great for babies and toddlers.


We have the following four children’s fiction collections: 

  • first readers
  • easy readers
  • fiction
  • graphic novels.

Non fiction

Our children’s non fiction collection covers a range of interesting topics including:

  • dinosaurs
  • transport
  • pets
  • art and craft
  • science
  • jokes
  • geography
  • history.

Audio visual

A range of audio visual items are available including:

  • DVDs
  • book and CD kits
  • audio books (CD and MP3)
  • music CDs
  • PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch games (located in the Youth area)
  • VOX books (audio-enabled book).

Toy and sports collection

The toy collection contains toys and games suitable for babies and young children. This is based around different learning and developmental skills. Toys and games can be borrowed by adult members.

Sporting equipment can be borrowed by adults and children. The sports collection includes equipment for individuals and groups for various sporting activities.

Find out more about our toy and sports collection.

Magazines and eMagazines

Our children’s magazine collection includes humorous and factual magazines such as:

There are also a small number of eMagazines available through Libby.

Find out more about eMagazines.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Thousands of children's eBooks and eAudiobooks are available with your library card.

Find out more about eBooks and eAudiobooks.


A variety of online educational games, storytelling and information services for children, youth and adults are available with your library card.

Find out more about our eResources.