October 20, 2020

Libraries Supporting their Communities in Challenging Times

Libraries were among the first to start providing a service to their communities following an adjustment to the regulations enabling local authorities to begin the process of planning how to safely reopen their libraries in May. The phased approach began with offering a ‘click and collect’ loans service.  To support the additional costs accrued as a […]

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October 13, 2020

Turning the Page on Support for Children’s Mental Health

A new scheme is being launched in Wales to help children understand and manage their mental health and wellbeing through reading. The programme, which has been developed by leading health professionals alongside children and their families is being brought to Wales by UK charity, The Reading Agency in partnership with Welsh Government and public libraries. […]

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October 8, 2020

#ExpressYourShelf this Libraries Week to Celebrate Books and Reading

In 2020, Libraries Week will take place between 5-10 October, celebrating the nation’s much-loved libraries and their vital role in the UK’s book culture. It is a chance for libraries in all sectors to celebrate books and reading, showcase their reading offer and the contribution they make towards building a Nation of Readers. ‘Libraries are the […]

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October 5, 2020

Supportive Role of Health & Wellbeing Books

Over the last six weeks, Welsh Libraries in conjunction with Borrowbox, the All-Wales e-books and e-audioBooks provider, have brought you a wealth of Health & Wellbeing book recommendations available through your library’s Borrowbox service. These resources were made available thanks to additional Welsh Government funding made available to support users of public libraries in Wales […]

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