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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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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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March 5, 2015

Automatic library card for every child in Wales

Welsh libraries and primary schools are joining forces to provide every primary school child with a library card – the project started in March this year with six local authorities piloting the initiative and, thanks to Welsh Government funding from the Department of Culture, Sport & Tourism, this has now been rolled out to ten […]

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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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January 16, 2015

Automatic library card for every child in Wales

Welsh libraries and primary schools are joining forces to provide every primary school child with a library card. The Welsh Government is supporting a campaign to make sure every child in Wales becomes a member of their local library. As he prepared to launch the initiative in Denbighshire on January 15th in Prestatyn and Rhyl […]

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