Welcome to BookTrust Northern Ireland

Through our 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.

BookTrust programmes in Northern Ireland

Bookstart in Northern Ireland

There is currently no government funding for Bookstart in NI, but BookTrust NI is working hard to form alternative partnerships to deliver as many Bookstart packs as possible, along with author tours and annual National Bookstart Week celebrations.

Letterbox Club in Northern Ireland

The Letterbox Club in Northern Ireland is funded by Fostering Network Northern Ireland as part of its Fostering Achievement programme, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Government.

The BookTrust Northern Ireland newsletter

A 3-year partnership with Belfast Harbour, a Letterbox Club Fun Day, author tours, programme information and lots more - get all the latest BookTrust NI news for 2017-18.

Download the newsletter

BookTrust NI news and blogs

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Also for Northern Ireland

Tell us what you think!

Let us know your thoughts

What do you think of our new website? We would love hear what your thoughts are - good and bad. You can even enter a free prize draw to win a bundle of books by completing the survey.

New books we love

Our favourite reads of the month

We review lots of new books every month, and here's where you can find the ones we liked best of all.