If you want to support and encourage your own or other children in reading, if you want to learn more about children’s books or set up a family reading group, if you are a teacher or librarian who would like to share your passion and expertise about books with your local community, the Federation of Children’s Book Groups offers you the opportunity to do all of these.

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If you join the Federation you will be able to:

How do we do this?

The Federation is a national voluntary self-funded organisation whose aim is to promote enjoyment and interest in children’s books and reading and to encourage the availability of books for children of all ages, from first picture books to young adult. Our groups around the country, whose members include parents and carers, teachers and librarians, along with our individual and professional members, all want to nurture a love of reading through the sharing of books with children.

We have strong national links with children’s publishers, authors, illustrators and all organisations who support our aim of encouraging children to enjoy, read and share books and stories. This allows members to:

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If you are inspired to be part of this and you would like to find your local Children’s Book Group click here.

If you would like to start your own Children’s Book Group you can find out more about the process here.

To find out how you can become involved as an Individual or Professional Member please click here.

If you would like to support us through donation or sponsorship please click here to find out how you can do so.

If you would like to receive a copy of our booklists please email info@fcbg.org.uk.