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Explore a great range of services, information and activities for FREE right across Leeds.

    Libraries have so much on offer for children and young people including:
  • Free membership
  • Free internet and computer access
  • Free to borrow - books for all ages
  • Free enquiry service to help with homework
  • Free events and activities​ for children and young people of all ages
  • Free workshops
  • Free reservations for under 16s
  • Children's Audio, eAudio and eBooks

From fantastic author events, performances and activities suitable for different ages we guarantee there is something for everyone.

Count Me In

It’s never too early to start sharing books, which is why Leeds Libraries and Yorkshire Bank joined forces on the Count Me In project. Count Me In bags are available to borrow at your local library; they are a fun way to improve mathematical skills through games, activities and books.

Count Me In 123 for pre-school children (check out our Under 5s page in the 'Related Pages' section on this page).

There are three bags : -

  • One Little Duck
  • Wobble Bear Says Yellow
  • Oliver's Vegetables

Count Me In Primary

There are three bags : -

  • The Great Pet Sale
  • Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick
  • Ancient Greece

Count Me In Web Game is an online game designed for young people where players have to : -

  • Earn pocket money
  • Budget their money
  • Make financial decisions

Players just need to have their library card number to login, create their character and play the game.

To find out more about Count Me In have a look at our leaflets which you will find in the 'Documents' section on this page.

To discover more you can also visit the Bookstart website and the Who Next guide to children's authors. Leeds also has its own Book Awards​.

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