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Children’s Month: April 2019

A mouse and a mole holding a Children's Month banner

Illustration by James Mayhew

Children’s Month is our celebration of everything we offer children and young adults. Find out about events and activities, how we can help improve literacy and wellbeing and our wonderful range of books.

Help us find Suffolk’s favourite children’s book!

Tell us yours and you could win an iPad or a £20 John Lewis voucher!

Tell us your favourite book →

Our libraries’ favourite books…

Composite image of Fairy Tales, The Land of Never Endings and A Skinful of Shadows

We’ll be revealing our libraries’ top children’s books over Children's Month. See our libraries’ favourite books →

What’s on across our libraries

Children glueing things at a table

Dozens of events throughout April and the Easter holidays, including crafts, performances, films, storytelling and more.
Find an event near you →

Improving wellbeing

Parenting advice

Parents and toddlers playing

Looking for reading advice on all sorts of family problems such as ADHD, bullying and sibling rivalry? Try our reading suggestions.

Open Space for 11-17 year olds

Children sat in a circle in a library

A space to drop in to listen, chat and think for anyone interested in their wellbeing.

Bloc: Youth arts in libraries

BLOC is our youth arts programme. Across the county we're working with young people and artists to develop fun and creative activities, happenings & events.

Find out about BLOC →

Woman and school children laughing and dancing
Woman displaying BLOC bag
Two teenage girls at a desk

…And thousands of reading ideas!

We have thousands of fiction, non-fiction and eBooks for babies, developing readers and young adults. Reserve online or download to your device.

Don’t have a library card? It’s free, and you can join online.
(And we don’t charge for children’s late returns!)

Get a library card →