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Children & Families


spine festival 2021

Spine festival is an annual festival across London for young people and families to get them to engage with the written and spoken word through a variety of creative art projects run by specially commissioned artists.

idea store story time
Idea Store staff broadcast a new Storytime every day of the week except Sundays. Subscribe to the Idea Store YouTube channel to listen to a favourite book or nursery rhyme. Join in make some noise and have some fun!

You can also see them here on our website


ebooks and audiobooks

audio books and ebooks

With Idea Store membership you can download eBooks and audiobooks directly to your smartphone or tablet.

overdrive kids

OverDrive Kids is a special collection of eBooks and audiobooks just for children, hosted by Overdrive. Download the Overdrive app to explore!

download overdrive on the app store  download overdrive on google play store


Download the Borrowbox app to find more children’s audiobooks

download borrowbox on app store  download borrowbox on google play store

Need help? eBook and audiobook FAQs and help



britannica junior

Britannica Library junior is designed especially for children aged 6-14