Children's Library

You'll find a spectacular array of books and services on offer Children and Young People in the Vale.


We also offer a fantastic set of online resources that children and young people can access at any time of day. We provide ebooks, audiobooks, games, homework help and much more. 


 Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Animal Agents Logo BilingualJoin the awesome Animal Agents sleuthing their way into a Vale of Glamorgan library near you this summer.

It’s the Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 from Saturday 15th July to Saturday 9th September.

Use your eagle-eyes and test your skills and ingenuity by reading 6 books to collect stinky stickers for your case file. Super sleuths who read all six books to complete the challenge and solve the case get a bookmark, fortune teller, Zip pull and a snazzy wristband as well as a medal + certificate.

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Animal Agents

The Reading Agency and libraries are delighted to present the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents  a whole host of clever creatures, ready to solve all kinds of crimes! This band of furry, slippery and feathered friends is specially trained to use their skills and natural instincts to unravel mysteries – with a huge helping of fun along the way.

Everyone aged 4-11 can sign up to take part in Animal Agents at Vale of Glamorgan Libraries this summer holidays. It’s fun, friendly and absolutely free! 



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To learn more about Chatterbooks visit the

Reading Agency website.


A number of libraries run 'Chatterbooks' reading groups for children aged between 4-12 years.

We celebrate all kinds of books and introduce our members to lots of different genres! 

Get in touch with your local library to join

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Homework Help 

In need of some help with your homework?

We provide 24 hour access to lots of books and resources that will help you with your homework and school projects.



Homework Help

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Cyber Safety

The Internet is a great place to learn new and exciting things. Most important, you should be safe and have fun. Here are some tips for you to learn how to be smart and safe whilst you are online.


Stay Safe Online Tips

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Under 5s

Check out our baby section for lots of useful information about Storytimes, Bookstart and Bookstart Bookcrawl sessions happening in Libraries across the Vale of Glamorgan.


Support and information

Useful Websites


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Ziptales helps to make reading FUN!

The online library consists of over 550 interactive stories and activities with voice overs, animations, quizzes, games and more for children aged 4 - 12+ years.


Please visit the Ziptales website to login. You will be automatically logged in if accessing via a library computer.

If you are logging in remotely, e.g. from home, you will be asked for your library card number.

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Who Next...?

Have you read all of the books by your favourite author and would like some help to find where to go next? Are you looking for authors who write in a similar style, or are you searching for inspiration to find something different to read? Who Next...? can help! You can find out more on the Who Next...? website.


Visit Who Next...? on a library PC

Visit Who Next...? remotely, e.g. from home: you will be asked to type in your library card number.




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