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Children, young people and families' libraries

Junior library membership

You're never too young to join the library and start borrowing from our range of:

  • early years books
  • children's fiction
  • young adult books
  • audio books
  • ebooks
  • DVDs and CDs

Children can borrow a maximum of 6 items, including books and audio books. If you're over the age of 12, you can borrow 2 CDs and 2 DVDs, as part of your 6 items.


Our award winning learning initiative pops up in local libraries. It's a great way to discover digital with:

  • robots
  • coding
  • animation
  • 3D printing
  • gaming
  • virtual reality

Our DigiDabble pop ups are advertised in our events listings.

Homework clubs

Homework clubs meet weekly in libraries for children of primary school age. Homework books are available to support school topics. Places are limited, please book with your local library.


Linking learning at home and at school. Glow is a secure online community for pupils, parents and teachers. Developed exclusively for Scotland's educational community. 

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Seasonal activities

We run activities throughout the school holidays.


Free events for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and families. Help your child develop a lifelong love of books. Sessions lasts about 40 minutes and include songs, stories and rhymes.

Search for Bookbug sessions near you. 

Take part in the Bookbug's Library Challenge, earn stamps and certificates for reading books.

Bookbug is part of Scottish Book Trust, the leading agency for the promotion of literature, reading and writing in Scotland.

Ardrossan Book Group

Ardrossan Book Group meets once a month in Ardrossan Library. Members are aged between 13 and 16 years. Call Anne Noble on 01294 212716 to join and find the date of the next meeting.