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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 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

Looking for a new challenge in 2016… but not quite ready for the zip wire?

Why not sign up for a year of Reading Daringly with north Wales’ libraries. Each month two of the twenty four specially chosen books, one English language and one Welsh language, will be revealed creating a calendar of captivating reads. Librarians from across North Wales will choose books that challenge you to read something different.  […]

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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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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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November 25, 2015

ACCESS YOUR LIBRARY WHEREVER YOU ARE

This week libraries in Wales are highlighting their amazing digital services. From free downloads, free wifi and free family history resources to a wide range of courses and drop-in sessions to help you get online, use an iPad or learn new skills, libraries can help you access a wealth of digital services and save you […]

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November 21, 2015

New titles added to the FREE E-zines service from Welsh Libraries

From Heat and Grazia to Who do you think you are and Radio Times 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 & […]

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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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