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Birmingham City Council

Young Readers Birmingham

Young Readers Birmingham


Young Readers Birmingham is an annual festival featuring the best children’s authors, illustrators, storytellers and poets at libraries and other venues around the city.

See what's happening in 2013 at the new Library of Birmingham and in libraries around the city.

Young Readers Festival 2013



Half Term Fun for all the Family

Look out for Family Fun Days, author visits and theatre shows happening across the city at half term during the festival.

Important Update: Birmingham Libraries will not be hosting the Young Readers Festival events this year during the Spring Bank Holiday. Look out for some fantastic events for children during the new Library of Birmingham's Opening Season.




Schools Programme

Events for school classes and home educated children take place during the Young Readers festival. There are also Young Readers Year Round events.

Important Update: Birmingham Libraries will not be hosting Young Readers School Events this year during the Spring Bank Holiday. Look out for the next Young Readers schools events after the new Library of Birmingham opens in September 2013.

** Young Readers is now on Facebook and MySpace and Twitter**


Events for Children and Young People All Year

Don't forget there are lots of fun events throughout the year in Birmingham Libraries. Find out What's On now!

Young Readers is supported by Arts Council England: www.artscouncil.org.uk

Lottery funded. Birmingham City Council