Find Out About Our Children and Young People's Section

All children need books, whether for homework or for pleasure.

HBN Library provides a wide range of services to children, young people and their parents and carers. It's easy for children to become members. Parents or carers just need to fill in an application form and provide proof of their address: it's that simple. The application form can even be filled out online just click here.

Don't forget even babies can join - no one is too young!

The library has a collection of books for children from board books and picture books for the very young, to stories and information books, through to books for teenagers and graphic novels.

Sharing books from an early age feeds the imagination, encourages the enjoyment of reading and forms the foundation of literacy.



Pre-School Children

It's never too early to join the library - bring your baby along and see what's available:


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Young People

Whether you’re studying for your exams or looking for the latest YA novel, the library can help.


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eBooks and Homework Help

Have you got a smart phone or a tablet?

If yes then we have a special section on our eBooks page of audio and eBook downloads for children and young people.

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5 -12 Year Olds

The library has books to suit every child; from joke books to geography books and funny books to scary books you’ll be spoilt for choice!


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