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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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December 24, 2015

Christmas Opening Hours at Your Library

To find out when your library will be open (or closed) over the festive period, click on Find Your Library and follow the links to your local library service. Don’t forget to let us know what you are reading over Christmas and check back here for details of events and activities taking place across Wales […]

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December 17, 2015

Have you planned what you will be watching on TV this Christmas?

From Radio Times and TV Times to Heat and Grazia the Welsh Libraries e-zine service has something for everyone, and it’s just got better! Do you spend more than you should on magazines? Why not browse our collection of more than 200 top magazine titles including BBC titles, top health & fitness publications, gossip magazines […]

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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

New online shopping initiative launched by Businessline of Wrexham Library service

Easter Monday (6th April) marked the official launch of Virtual Wrexham; Wrexham’s online shopping destination: www.virtual-wrexham.co.uk Businessline of Wrexham Library service first began working on the Virtual Wrexham concept in 2014, with the aim of creating a new and convenient ??buy local scheme, to allow local residents along with people living outside of the Wrexham […]

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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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February 6, 2015

Deputy Minister pledges commitment to quality library services

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has pledged his commitment to providing quality community services for library users, despite the challenging times. Speaking ahead of National Libraries Day (Saturday 7th February), the Deputy Minister said Wales is ahead of the game in modernising and co-locating services to make libraries more sustainable and […]

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January 13, 2015

Cerrigydrudion Community Library is launched

An exciting partnership between Conwy County Borough Council and Cerrigydrudion Community Library Support Group aims to safeguard library services in the Uwchaled area. The keys to the town’s library building was presented to Cerrigydrudion Community Library Support Group 12/12/14, officially marking the launch of the second community library of its kind in the County Borough. Conwy […]

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