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Children and families in libraries

Aims: To explore successful library provision for children and families, identifying methods for attracting children and families to libraries, meeting their needs and encouraging family literacy.

Expected learning outcomes:

  • more understanding of children’s and families’ needs and how libraries can help
  • ideas for family-friendly libraries
  • greater knowledge of current educational practice and how it relates to libraries
  • increased awareness of children’s reading development and family literacy
  • extra strategies for promoting effective and continuing library use
  • new ideas for supporting literacy and promoting reading enjoyment
  • greater confidence when helping children, parents and carers 

To book this course, please complete our booking enquiry form

Trainer: Anne Harding

library provision for children
school libraries