Please note that Torquay Library will close to the public for the afternoon from 1.30pm on Wednesdays 28 February
and 14 March.
This is to enable staff consultations to take place as part of our move towards Torbay’s library services being delivered and managed by Libraries Unlimited from April 2018.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Research has shown that reading for pleasure is important for children's cognitive development. Children who read books often at age 10 and more than once a week at age 16 gain higher results in maths, vocabulary and spelling tests at age 16 than those who read less regularly. And the earlier you introduce your child to books and reading, the better
Have a look at how our services for children can help get your child into the reading habit.
There's a whole world of learning, leisure and community waiting for you at your local library. You're never too young to join the library or too old to enjoy it. Membership is free - but the rewards are priceless.