Young bookworms can join library club

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By The Citizen | Friday, February 15, 2013, 06:00

BOOK clubs for babies, toddlers and pre-school children are springing up across Gloucester.

The Bookstart Bear Clubs are running at libraries in Bishop's Cleeve, Churchdown, Gloucester, Hucclecote and Quedgeley.

Young visitors can collect a stamp at each visit to the club and after 10 visits they are given a certificate.

Councillor Mark Hawthorne, leader of Gloucestershire County Council, said: "I hope families with pre-school children sign up to this service through their library to help children learn to love books and ready from a young age."

Club members can take part in games and activities too.

For more information visit www.bookstart.org. uk/bookstart-bear-club.

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  • Profile image for Beekeeper

    Thank you so much for all you've done for the library service in Gloucestershire, Mark
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    By Beekeeper at 10:35 on 15/02/13

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