BookTrust in Northern Ireland

Welcome to BookTrust Northern Ireland

Through its reader development programmes and work as an arts organisation, BookTrust in Northern Ireland makes a positive impact on children, families and local communities. In line with the rest of the UK our aim is to ensure that everyone has access to books in their home and is inspired to engage with the world of reading for pleasure and to improve their life chances.


For all our up to date information, please read our latest newsletter.



Unit 10, 40 Montgomery Road,

Belfast, BT6 9HL


028 9070 8732



What's happening...

The latest news and blogs from BookTrust Northern Ireland






On the road with the Arts Council NI Stories Tour

Take a look at how the BookTrust/Arts Council NI Stories Tour brought the magic of books, and the brilliant people who make them, to children across Northern Ireland in 2016-17.

Pupils meet Sheena Wilkinson at Belfast Harbour event

Hundreds of teenagers from three Belfast schools attended the finale of a BookTrust NI literacy project and met the acclaimed author of Name Upon Name.

Eoin Colfer chats to Chris Riddell

Authors Chris Riddell and Eoin Colfer met up to chat about storytelling - and it seems they have a lot in common (besides both being a children's laureate).

Juno Dawson talks about mental health

Author Juno Dawson spoke to students in Northern Ireland about her teen advice guide Mind Your Head.

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