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Babies and toddlers

What is BookStart?

Bookstart is a national programme that works through locally based coordinators to give a free pack of books to babies with guidance materials for parents and carers.

BookStart and Neath Port Talbot libraries

Bookstart song and rhyme sessions have resumed at Neath Port Talbot Libraries. Contact your local library to book a spot or confirm a session. Scheduled times available for those who have already booked are:

Sessions take place during term time only.

BookStart Book Crawl

BookStart Book Crawl encourages young children to join the library.

Children can:

  • receive a collection card
  • gain stickers on each visit to the library
  • collect 4 stickers for a certificate (10 to collect)
  • get a free book with the first certificate (while stocks last)


Ask your local library for more details or contact:

Mair Hambly

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