Bookbug West Lothian

Bookbug encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with their children from as young an age as possible, developing a lifelong love of books.

Bookbug Returns to West Lothian Libraries

 

We are really happy to announce that our Free Bookbug Story, Song and Rhyme Sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families are resuming gradually in West Lothian libraries.

 

Bookbug sessions resuming in September at:

 

Almondbank library:

  • Tuesday 14th September 2pm - 2.30pm, fortnightly thereafter.

Carmondean library:

  • Monday 6th September 10am - 10.30am, fortnightly thereafter.

Whitburn library (Booking essential):

  • Thursday 9th September 10.15am - 10.45am, fortnightly thereafter.

 

To ensure the safety of our customers and staff, Bookbug session numbers will remain limited based on the capacity at each library. Face coverings should be worn by adults, unless exempt and Test and Protect procedures through Check in Scotland remain in place.

All visitors will also be encouraged to maintain good hand hygiene with washing and sanitising facilities available in every venue, with a one-way system in place and windows and doors open where possible to increase ventilation.

Bookbug sessions will gradually resume in our other libraries soon, please check back here or visit West Lothian Bookbug Facebook page for updates. 

 

Download the Bookbug's Songs and Rhymes app to enjoy Bookbug songs and rhymes

Find us on the West Lothian Bookbug Facebook page 

Online Bookbug session videos

Bookbug Library Challenge

This is a free programme that encourages children up to four years old to discover and enjoy their local library. All those taking part are given a collector's card and can collect a selection of beautifully illustrated certificates along the way.

Five easy steps to starting Bookbug's Library Challenge:

  • Enrol your child at the library
  • Ask for your Bookbug Library Challenge Collector Card
  • Collect a stamp for each library visit
  • Exchange six stamps for a beautiful certificate
  • Get a new Collector card and start again

Visit the Scottish Book Trust website for more information about Bookbug and how to help your child learn to love books.

 

Colouring sheets to download and print: