Children

Young children benefit from being read to because it helps them learn to read and develop a lifelong love of reading. The library can supply you with all the books you will need to make sure bedtime stories are enjoyable for both of you. 

Did you know? No overdue fines for children aged under 14!

To encourage our children to read more there are now NO overdue fines on all children's items (lost charges still apply).

E-comics for kids

Comics Plus - e-comics for FREE with Slough Libraries Did you know - we now offer e-comics for children including Adventure Time, Angry BirdsMy Little Pony and many more?

Please note, Comics Plus offers titles for a range of ages including some titles only suitable for ages 16+. Please supervise your child's reading choices.

Summer reading challenge

This summer, children can join the Summer Reading Challenge. Reading is a vital skill that can also bring a lot of joy to children throughout their lives.

The challenge this year is called Mischief Makers, and runs from Saturday 30 June till Sat 15 September!

It doesn’t matter if they are not yet reading independently; sharing a story with an adult is a great way to take part. They can also read  e-audiobooks, and comics with some of our online resources on their tablets or phones. As well as reading other comics with Comics Plus (mentioned above), this year, linking with the theme and their 80th anniversary you can read The Beano for FREE online with PressDisplay - an app that also gives access to a wide range of newspapers and magazines. (more info on e-reading)

Find out more about the summer reading challenge 2018

Need help with homework? Ask us for help

Don’t know where to start with your homework?

All the people working in our libraries will be delighted to help you look for what you need. We have books you can take home on different topics and also dictionaries and encyclopaedias, as well as online help too! Search Slough Libraries online catalogue and check which books are in the library.

Our online reference library gives you free access to a wide range of information sources, many of them from your home computer – just log in with your library card number.

You can also ask for help finding information and resources by contacting the library by telephone, email, online via the library contact form or just pop in to your nearest library.