Reading Resources For Children

Find out about all the different types of books and resources available in East Dunbartonshire libraries for children and young people.


Thousands of story books

Your libraries have thousands story books to suit all ages and interests.  We have special sections in the libraries for junior fiction (7 – 11 years), I can read (5 – 7 years), Quick reads (for readers in a hurry), teenage reads (12 – 16.)  

Board Books

For our youngest readers. Sturdy books for little fingers to explore and share..

Picture books

Katie Morag, The Gruffalo,  The Loon on the Moon.  Find your favourite! Make bedtime fun with favourite stories.

Picture books in lots of languages as well as English

From Tagalog to Spanish to Gujarati. Get a taste for languages from around the world.   

Gaelic books

To help you keep our language and heritage alive.

Graphic teens

Manga and graphic novels for older children and teenagers to enjoy.

Story Sacks

Explore soft toys, hand puppets and stories  themed round a great story or topic ..

Spotlight story sacks

6 books of the same title accompanied by a spoken word version.  Good for community groups, reading groups and schools

Information books for homework or just ‘to find out'

From the Romans to the Victorians to Andy Murray to the Olympics! .

Books on CDs and MP3s

Prefer to listen?We have all the latest titles on spoken word in a format to suit you..

Book and CD sets

Read and listen  along to your favourite stories.

Large print books

Your favourite authors  but with bigger text.


Lots of nursery characters, cartoons, factual films and  feature films. There is a small hire  charge for feature films but factual DVDs are free.