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Bookbug

 

Bookbug and baby

Bookbug is the government's book gifting programme for the under fives.Shetland Library, in partnership with NHS Shetland, provides four stages of packs to encourage a love of books and reading.

Bookbug web page

  • Packs 1 and 2 can be collected from your Health Visitor at 7 week and 18 month checks, or from the Library.
  • Pack 3 is gifted to children in their early years setting for every 3 year old.
  • Pack 4 is gifted to every primary one pupil each November.

News: Find out about our Bookbug Extra funding bid to Shetland Community Choices.

Download our special Shetland 10 things to do before you're 3 placemat

 

Bookbug now has sessions for Babies (simple songs, rhymes and stories) and Toddlers (active songs and rhymes, a longer story plus lycra games).

Please choose the session which you feel would best suit you and your child.

 

Toddler Sessions in Lerwick

Wednesday 25 October 2017 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 29 November 2017 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 13 December 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm

Baby Sessions in Lerwick

 
Friday 27 October 2017 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 1 December 2017 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 15 December 2017 10.30 am - 11.15 am

 

Bookbug

Bookbug Session in Baltasound Junior High School

 
Every Tuesday during term time at 11.30am  

 

 

Bookbug Session in Burravoe Primary School

 
Friday 27 October 2017 at 10.00 am - 10.45 am  
   

Bookbug Session in Mid Yell Junior High School

 
Wednesday 25 October 2017 at 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm  

 

Bookbug Session in Sandwick School Library

 
Wednesday 1 November at 9.00 am and 1.30 pm  
 

Sign up to the Bookbug Email Alert system at http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/bookbug/signup to find out when your baby, toddler or three year old will receive their free Bookbug pack of books.

 

For further information on Bookbug please contact Morag Nicolson, Young People's Services Librarian on 01595 743864.

 

 

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