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Libraries for children and young people

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A child's library card is an amazing free ticket to fun, exploration and enjoyment that starts from birth and lasts into adulthood.

  • Baby and book Children (0 - 5 years old)

    Libraries are magical places for babies and toddlers to explore.

  • iStock - Boy in library Children (6 -12 years old)

    Dorset libraries are a gateway to fun exploration and learning that will last a lifetime!

  • Teen area picture 1 Information for teenagers

    Libraries are about more than just books....

  • Woman in Library Programmes for schools

    Dorset Library Service welcomes class visits and we aim to work with schools to boost a love of reading and to enable pupils to feel confident about visiting their local library in order to support their learning and development.

  • Arts Award Arts Award

    Dorset Library Service is now an Arts Award Centre and Arts Award Supporter.

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