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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 k.waters@poole.gov.uk  or phone 01202 262429. Alternatively please ask in your local Poole library.

 Address
212 - 220
Ashley Road
Parkstone
Poole
Dorset
Postcode
BH14 9BY
 Telephone
01202 262429
 E-mail
k.waters@poole.gov.uk
Contact Name
Katy Waters
Contact Position
Bookstart Co-ordinator
Directions
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
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.
Availability:
All Year Round
Age:
From 0 years  4 months to 4 years  6 months.
Costs:
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:
English
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes
Recognised As (Scheme):
Free Activity