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“The books he borrows from the Living Paintings library give him a love of reading and a vivid imagination.”
Mum of Louie, age 13
About our FREE library
Our postal library contains a wide range of books which provide education and lifelong learning, enhance lifestyle and inspire leisure interests.
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Pre-school picture books plus resources for Key Stages 1- 3 and relaxation.
For Young People
A range of books which provide an inspiring, fact-filled guide to pop culture.
Books on a wide variety of subjects – rich in story, informative and entertaining.
What people say
Ted gets hands-on with science
Our accessible books give blind children fun, active and engaging experiences.
Guest blogger: Paralympic cyclist Sophie Thornhill shares her story
Hear from record-breaker and world champion, Sophie Thornhill
Library members share their thoughts about Living Paintings
Young library members feedback to Living Paintings
Lovely feedback from one of our library members
Hear what one library member thought of our teddy bears album.