Library services for 5-11 year olds

Cambridgeshire Libraries have a wide range of books, online resources and activities, which can help children develop a love of reading and learning.  

What you will find in our libraries

Books to borrow 

  • Picture Books/Graphic Novels
  • FS/YR
  • JF
  • JNF
  • Digital

If you need help finding good children’s books, please ask library staff. You can also look at the websites below for recommended reads, information on favourite children's authors and the latest children's book reviews.

Homework help

Library staff are always happy to help with finding information for homework.

Children have free use of our library computers. We also have free WiFi.

They can also access our online reference databases in libraries and at home, where they will find reliable sources of information to help with homework. One of the best of these for children is Encyclopaedia Britannica Junior

Other useful websites for homework are:

Staying safe online

For some really useful advice on staying safe online take a look at Think U Know, NSPCC online safety information and Childnet.

The UK Safer Internet Centre has a guide for parents and carers.

Events and activities

To discover what is happening in your local library please visit: