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Coronavirus guidance for Bookbug Session Leaders

Last Updated: December 2021

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Please note that this guidance may change at short notice, so please check this page regularly.

Welcoming families back to in-person Bookbug Sessions

The past year has been challenging for everyone. We have been encouraged and amazed by the response of our Bookbug community to the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, adapting to online Bookbug Session delivery and then moving on to find creative ways to safely deliver in-person Bookbug Sessions whilst complying with COVID-19 guidelines.

Following the Scottish Government decision to move out of the Coronavirus Level system(this will open in a new window) from Monday 9 August 2021 Bookbug Sessions can resume across Scotland.

Guidance for running in-person Bookbug Sessions

Key guidance documents from Scottish Government:

Things to consider when planning and delivering Bookbug Sessions

Key reminders for parents

Further support from Scottish Book Trust

To help you prepare for sessions restarting we have a range of resources to support you as Session Leaders, including webinars and training, themed Bookbug Session plans and the Song and Rhyme library.

You can also find films of an indoor and an outdoor Bookbug Session from May 2021 which will give you some more ideas you could incorporate in your Sessions.

The Early Years team at Scottish Book Trust can be contacted at bookbug@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).