Bookstart - Branksome 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01202 262429. Alternatively please ask in your local Poole library.
212 - 220
- BH14 9BY
- 01202 262429
- Contact Name
- Katy Waters
- Contact Position
- Bookstart Co-ordinator
- See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times, Age & Costs
- 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
Cultural & Additional Needs
- 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