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. It doesn’t matter if they are not yet reading independently; sharing a story with an adult is a great way to take part. An activity such as this can ensure children get into the habit of reading and become lifelong readers.

The challenge this year is themed the mysterious Animal Agents, and will begin this year on Friday 1 July!

Find out more about the summer reading challenge 2017

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.