For families

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In Scarborough, Whitby and Filey, we work with children from birth until the end of primary school.

Reading to children from the moment they're born is great for their development, so we want to inspire families to share stories with their children every day.

Things to do

  • NYC storytelling tent

    The storytelling tent

    See where our stripy storytelling will be appearing next!
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  • Books from launch

    Join your local library

    Find your nearest library and sign up for free online.

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  • Story Quest children looking in bags

    Look for a book!

    Keep your eyes peeled for book hidden around Whitby, Scarborough and Filey! Take them home, enjoy them and then re-hide them for other families to enjoy.

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Things to download

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    Local book recommendations

    Check out the most popular children's books in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey.

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  • Cressida Cowell

    Top writing tips from the Children's Laureate

    Encourage your child's writing with these top tips from best-selling children's author Cressida Cowell
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  • Pencils for colouring in sheets

    Free activity sheets

    Download and print wordsearches, mazes and colouring sheets.

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