Bookstart Bear with familiesBookstart is the national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible.

We do this by gifting free book packs at around 7-9 months and 4 years.

For more information about Bookstart check out the links below.

Bookstart Baby Pack – children 0-12 mths

Bookstart Treasure Gift – children turning four this academic year

Bookstart Corner – children aged 12 mths – 24 mths – speak to your local Children’s Centre

Booktouch – children with visual impairment

Bookshine – children with hearing impairment

Bookstart Star – children with fine motor skill delay