Parents, carers and under 5's room
Bookstart in Richmond upon Thames
Free books for babies and children! We participate in the national programme that encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible by giving them free books. Visit our Bookstart page for details.
Join us at our free Tiny Teddies bounce and rhyme sessions for very young children accompanied by adults. Come join the fun with songs, rhymes and stories.
Come along to one of the free weekly storytime sessions held in each library.
Early years fun
Visit our early years fun page for online fun and games for young children.
Children and internet safety
Useful online safety websites to help children and parents do the right thing while using the internet.
Take a look at our selection of education websites covering a range of topics for parents and carers, including up to date information on the national curriculum.
Help and advice for parents and carers
Visit our help and advice page for details of organisations offering advice, support and specialist information on a range of different issues.