February 21, 2022

Celebrating 25 years of World Book Day

  This year’s packed programme will help more children than ever to discover a love for reading. The charity World Book Day turns 25 on Thursday 3rd March 2022 and is inviting everyone to its party celebrating the past, present and future of children’s reading. Reading for pleasure is the biggest indicator of a child’s […]

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February 14, 2022

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with 25 books children and young people in Wales love!

On 14 February, public libraries in Wales and The Reading Agency announced their Winter of Wellbeing shortlist, a collection of 25 brilliant books nominated by children and young people across Wales for their power to make them feel better, more connected and more understood.   This exciting strand of the cross-sector Winter of Wellbeing campaign […]

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February 4, 2022

Rhymes and songs take centre stage as the Big Welsh Rhyme Time returns for 2022

BookTrust Cymru, the children’s reading charity, is encouraging families, schools, and early years spaces across Wales to join in with Big Welsh Rhyme time this February. Now entering its fourth year, Big Welsh Rhyme Time is a week-long national celebration of sharing bilingual rhymes, poems, and songs with children in their early years. It is […]

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February 3, 2022

Original Features Restored in Penarth Library Upgrade

Penarth Library reopened in May 2021 following extensive refurbishment work. Funded jointly by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Welsh Government, the redecorated ground floor includes new furniture, enquiry desk, carpet and shelving. LED lighting has been installed throughout the building, which has also seen many of its features revived. Some of the finishing touches […]

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