Libraries provide an essential service to communities. Parents and children can gain so much from attending libraries and making it a regular routine.

Libraries provide a hub of services, for example: parent and toddler story time sessions, a vast range of books, magazines, newspapers, internet services, books in different languages, audio books, free educational resources.

You can talk to others and meet other people. Have access to training courses and initiatives. Gain a sense of community and build a network.

Many libraries offer multilingual books for adults and children to help new English learners master the language in fun and engaging ways.

Staff are trained to help, assist and advise.

Libraries are truly a gem to connect communities and families can gain so much from making it a regular activity.

Derby has 14 libraries and a Local Studies and Family History Library, follow the link below to find your local library and lots more information.

© School Toolkit. All Rights Reserved. Website and VLE by School Spider