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Bookstart - Broadstone Library

Bookstart packs are offered FREE to every child in the UK. The Bookstart Baby pack is given out during the child's 6 week health check and the Bookstart Treasure Pack is given out through early years settings in the year before starting school.

Bookstart packs are given to a child at their 6 week health check and through early years providers. 

Packs are available in dual-languages (please contact for details), and Bookshine and Booktouch packs are available for children with visual or hearing impairements.

If you have not received a pack and you think you should have, please email Bookstart Co-ordinator Katy Waters on  or phone 01202 262429. Alternatively please ask in your local Poole library.

10, Story Lane
BH18 8EQ
01202 262429
Contact Name
Katy Waters
Contact Position
Bookstart Co-ordinator
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Times Available:
Bookstart pack is given to a child at 6 week health check and through early years providers, therefore no specific date or time. Bookstart Rhymetimes are held in libraries.
Check times with your Poole library.
All Year Round
From 0 years  4 months to 4 years  6 months.
This Service/Activity is free
Referral Criteria:
Via GP or other health professional
Referral Procedure:
Early Years Settings also give out Bookstart packs before the child attends school.
Languages Spoken:
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Recognised As (Scheme):
Free Activity