Kids Couch

Looking to get lost in a great story? We’re here to help you find your next adventure! With picks from our children’s team and some super junior guest reviewers, you’re bound to find a great new read. Check out the links for more great ideas and stories you can watch, listen to or read right now!     

Staff Reviews

Looking for your next great read?

Click on the covers to read staff reviews:

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Black Lives Matter!

KidsCouch1-(1).JPGOur staff have put together a great selection of children's books to create awareness and foster discussion early.
Black lives matter - Picture books  - great reads here for older children too
Black lives matter - Junior Fiction
All titles are available for loan or reservation at our libraries. Search the catalogue or click on the link under each title.


Can't get enough? Click here to see some great titles. All are available at Newcastle Libraries and are suitable for ages 6 to 9 years.



Understanding Coronavirus, self-quarantine, and social distancing is difficult enough when you’re an adult. What about if you’re a child?

Click on the links below to access free books that you can download right now and start reading to your children tonight!

My Hero is You by Helen Patuck

Corona Virus: a book for children by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson, Nia Roberts and Axel Schpeffler

Why we stay home by Samantha Harris, Devon Scott and Harriet Rodis