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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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February 27, 2015

Libraries, museums and archives across Wales scoop national awards for marketing excellence.

Museum, archive and library staff from across Wales have attended a prestigious awards event in the National Library of Wales today (Friday 27 February). The Marketing Excellence Awards recognise the fantastic work being done by staff in museums, archives and libraries across Wales, often with very limited resources. Over forty entries were submitted to this […]

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