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February 2, 2016

Scorch is hiding in your local library!

A competition for children aged 12 and under will be taking place in libraries across Wales with some fantastic WRU prizes up for grabs! The competition aims to encourage children to discover what they can find in their local library and will take place in libraries across Wales between the 7th February and the 19th […]

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January 28, 2016

Kids Take Over the Library and Family Information Services

Ever wanted to see what it would be like to work in your local library or family information service? Here’s your chance. Museums, galleries, arts organisations , archives and heritage sites across the UK are gearing up to invite children and young people to take over for the day – so how can Wrexham children […]

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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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January 4, 2016

Libraries & schools across Wales join forces to get kids reading

A scheme which sees libraries join forces with their local primary school to make every child a library member is today rolled out to every local authority in Wales. The Every Child A Library Member initiative aims to improve the reading literacy and communication skills of children across Wales by introducing them to the wealth […]

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November 5, 2015

Young reading volunteers presented with certificates

A group of young volunteers who helped encourage children take part in this year’s summer reading challenge have been rewarded for their efforts. 27 high school pupils from across Powys become ‘Reading Activists’ and helped children aged four to 12 to choose books, listen to them read and even reading to the children who took […]

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September 18, 2015

National Rugby Stories competition winners announced at new rugby display

With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup. First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones officially launched the Kick-offs and Keep-sakes display […]

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August 11, 2015

Looking for something FREE for the children to do this summer?

Libraries are running the amazing Summer Reading Challenge – over 23,000 children in Wales have already signed up! Just drop in to your nearest library, borrow some books and collect stickers, rewards and if you go 3 times and read at least six books your child will receive a certificate and a medal. Organised by […]

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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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