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January 18, 2016

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! Over 83,000 e-books were downloaded for free from Welsh Libraries last year.  There were over 155,000 downloads of e-zines in 2015 saving the people of Wales approximately £310,000. The people below are all regular […]

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September 21, 2015

Developing Wales as a nation of Coders

During National Coding Week starting 21st September 2015, WEA YMCA CC Cymru, Wales’ largest Adult Learning provider, is aiming to put Wales at the forefront of coding by offering taster sessions called “Coding for Adults – a Beginners Guide”, with follow on courses being delivered throughout the year. There will be sessions in every Unitary […]

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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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April 16, 2015

Classic Welsh Read

What is a classic? Do you have a favorite book that you consider a classic? If so, there is a campaign launched today that asks readers across Wales to nominate their classics for inclusion in a list that will be distributed to libraries, bookshops and colleges to encourage others to read and enjoy them. The […]

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April 2, 2015

Fantastic Easter activities in Libraries across Wales!

There are some great events happening in libraries across Wales during the Easter break.  Here is a list of some of the fantastic events, contact your local library for more information:   Rhondda Cynon Taff – E-Teens Room in Treorchy Library, Ages 11+ Monday 6th April:             Skate 3 Tournament (11am – 12 noon) Teenage Mutant […]

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March 5, 2015

Welsh sporting stars launch World Book Day #bookselfie challenge

Welsh rugby stars George North and Scott Williams, together with their coach Robin McBryde, launched the World Book Day selfie challenge this week, ready for the big day on 5 March. The 2015 World Book Day campaign sees the launch of the World Book Day selfie challenge #bookselfie. The challenge, as taken by George, Scott […]

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