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February 27, 2015

Libraries, museums and archives across Wales scoop national awards for marketing excellence.

Museum, archive and library staff from across Wales have attended a prestigious awards event in the National Library of Wales today (Friday 27 February). The Marketing Excellence Awards recognise the fantastic work being done by staff in museums, archives and libraries across Wales, often with very limited resources. Over forty entries were submitted to this […]

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February 16, 2015

How would you like to save £1000 this year?

Joining your library and accessing the amazing free services they have on offer could save you hundreds of pounds a year! The number of people borrowing from public libraries in Wales went up by almost 5% last year. There were over 14 million physical visits and over 12.3 million books issued to library users. Audio-visual […]

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February 13, 2015

Library officially opens at new ‘shared site’

Llandrindod Wells’ library has officially opened at its new ‘shared site’, Powys County Council has announced. The new venue at the Gwalia building was officially opened on National Libraries Day (Saturday 7 February), replacing the site on Beaufort Road which closed earlier this month. As part of the official opening, celebrations were spread over two […]

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February 6, 2015

Deputy Minister pledges commitment to quality library services

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has pledged his commitment to providing quality community services for library users, despite the challenging times. Speaking ahead of National Libraries Day (Saturday 7th February), the Deputy Minister said Wales is ahead of the game in modernising and co-locating services to make libraries more sustainable and […]

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