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Bookbug - ALL Bookbug sessions are cancelled until further notice.

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.

Saturday Bookbugs - sometimes we have Saturday Bookbugs in the school holidays. If there is not a Bookbug there will be a storytime in the main Library at 11.30am.

 

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.

 

Todder and Baby Session in the Shetland Library, Lower Hillhead, Lerwick

Toddler Sessions

 
Wednesday 15 April 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 20 May 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 10 June 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 26 August 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 16 September 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 28 October 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 18 November 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm
Wednesday 16 December 2020 2.00 pm - 2.45 pm

Baby Sessions

 
Friday 17 April 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 22 May 2020 *At Shetland Museum 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 12 June 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 28 August 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 18 September 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 30 October 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 20 November 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am
Friday 18 December 2020 10.30 am - 11.15 am

Bookbug

   

Storytimes for under 5s

 

Remember our weekly storytimes at 10.30am at Mareel every Thursday and 11.30am at the Library every Saturday.

 
   

Bookbug Session in Baltasound Junior High School

 
Every Tuesday during term time at 11.30 am  

 

 

Bookbug Session in Burravoe Primary School

 
Friday 24 April at 10.00 am  
Friday 29 May at 10.00 am  
Friday 26 June at 10.00 am  
   

Bookbug Session in Cullivoe Primary School

 
Tuesday 21 April at 2.20pm  
Tuesday 26 May at 2.20pm  

 

Bookbug Session with Peerie Breeks Baby and Toddler Group - Mid Yell Hall

 
Friday 17 April at 9.30am  
 

Bookbug Session in Sandwick Junior High School

 
Friday 17 April at 1.30pm  
Friday 8 May at 1.30 pm  
Friday 5 June at 1.30 pm  
 

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

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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