August 10, 2015

It’s National Allotments Week, so get involved!

It’s National Allotments Week, so get involved!  From veggies to chick lit… Would you like to save money and reduce your carbon footprint? With almost a quarter of the UK population growing their own vegetables and an estimated  three quarters of a million people keeping chickens in their back garden, recreating a bit of ‘the […]

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August 4, 2015

Summer Craft in Coedpoeth Library!

A fun packed afternoon of seaside themed craft was held at Coedpoeth Library on Tuesday 4th August. Lots of local children came along and got stuck in!

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July 22, 2015

Over 500 entries received in Rugby Stories competition

Libraries, archives and museums have joined forces with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to hold a competition for young people to celebrate rugby in Wales as part of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup celebrations. The competition closed on Monday with over 500 entries received from children and young people aged between 7 and 16 years […]

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July 10, 2015

Can you and your children help break a record this Summer?

Libraries across Wales are getting ready to encourage young readers to explore some of the astonishing real-life achievements and world records featured in the Guinness World Records Books as part of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Launching the challenge at Cefn Mawr Library in Wrexham today, Ken Skates, AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & […]

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July 2, 2015

Do you have a great rugby story you’d like to share?

Libraries, archives and museums have joined forces with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to hold a competition for young people to celebrate rugby in Wales as part of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup celebrations. Launching the competition today (Monday 27th April) at the Millennium Stadium, alongside WRU chief executive Roger Lewis and chairman Gareth Davies, […]

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June 15, 2015

Join thousands of learners at hundreds of events in libraries across Wales this week

Adult Learners’ Week 13th – 29th June 2015 is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning and inspires thousands of people each year to discover how learning can change their lives. Across Wales hundreds events will be held with around 20,000 people attending an event and trying something new! Libraries in Wales are key venues […]

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May 15, 2015

First-time author scoops Tir na n-Og Award

Cardiff-raised author, Giancarlo Gemin, has won the annual Tir na n-Og Award with his début book,  Cowgirl. The Tir na n-Og Award  – organised by the Welsh Books Council, and sponsored by CILIP Cymru/Wales  – celebrates the best English-language title with an authentic Welsh background. In a prestigious event held at Swansea Central Library on […]

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April 24, 2015

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism celebrates World Book Night in Wrexham Library

World Book Night is an annual celebration of books and reading which takes place across the world on Thursday 23rd April and many libraries across Wales and the UK will be taking part. As part of Wrexham’s first Carnival of Words, Wrexham Library is hosting an evening of World Book Night celebrations, inviting people to […]

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April 22, 2015

Wrexham Library celebrates World Book Night

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books which takes place across the world on Thursday 23rd April. Libraries across the UK will be taking part As part of the Carnival of Words, Wrexham Library is hosting an evening of celebrations to promote World Book Night inviting people to come along to […]

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