Bookbug Sessions

In line with government advice, North Lanarkshire Libraries will reopen some of our libraries from Monday 26 April, For more information – including opening hours, please visit our Visiting Our Libraries and Staying Safe webpage.

Bookbug North Lanarkshire

In-person Bookbug Sessions

Some of our in-person Bookbug sessions are returning from Monday 6 September. There will be some changes to how the sessions are organised and delivered. To allow for social distancing, the number of adults attending sessions will be capped and we do have a booking system in operation.

Sessions can be booked by contacting the library by phone or in-person from the Thursday, 1pm prior to the session (or the next time the library is open following this time). To find out more about the changes that will be in place, visit our Bookbug FAQs.


Abronhill Library

01236 731503

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Airdrie Library

01236 758070

Restarting Thursday 23 September

Thursdays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Bellshill Cultural Centre

01698 346770

Restarting Monday 13 September – *please note – change from originally advertised*

Mondays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 18 months
Mondays 10.45am to 11.15am Weekly 18 months – 4 years

Chryston Library

01236 856281

Restarting Friday 10 September

Fridays 10.30am to 11am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Coatbridge Library

01236 856444

Wednesdays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Condorrat Library

01236 736615

Restarting Tuesday 14 September

Tuesdays 10.15am to 10.45am Weekly 0 – 4 years
Tuesdays 11.15am to 11.45am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Cumbernauld Library

01236 632702

Mondays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 18 months
Tuesdays 2pm to 2.30pm Weekly 0 – 4 years
Wednesdays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 4 years
Thursdays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Kilsyth Library

01236 632880

Tuesdays 10.30am to 11am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Wishaw Library

01698 524960

Mondays 10.15am to 10.45am Weekly 0 – 18 months
Tuesdays 10.15am to 10.45am Weekly 0 – 4 years
Wednesdays 2.15pm to 2.45pm Weekly 0 – 4 years
Thursdays 10.15am to 10.45am Weekly 0 – 4 years
Fridays 10.15am to 10.45am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Bookbug Online

We will be continuing with our Bookbug Online videos as well. So you can continue to enjoy these on our YouTube channel. Watch our latest one below. Visit our YouTube channel and subscribe to make sure you don’t miss future videos and catch up with older ones too: www.youtube.com/librariesnl.


Webex Bookbug Group

We have also launched a new weekly Webex Bookbug group for parents who have had children during lockdown and so far have been unable to participate in Bookbug sessions in person. This will be a weekly event for attendees, with a 30 minutes standard session and a chance to chat with other parents afterwards.

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